Pre-Operative Planning Clinic


The Pre-Operative Planning Clinic is open to patients scheduled for a surgical procedure at our hospital. 


Pre-operative Planning Clinic is located on Level 1 of the North tower in Ambulatory Care.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Wednesday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Thursday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Patients are seen on referral from a surgeon. 


Patients are scheduled for an appointment on receipt of the Eventus booking slip.

Ocean eReferral

Joseph Brant Hospital is using Ocean eReferral Network for Ambulatory Care referrals. With Ocean eReferral Network, physicians can make real-time clinical referrals—free of charge.

To get Ocean eReferral Network, contact the eHealth Centre of Excellence.


Once referred, we will call you to book an appointment.  


  • Pre-operative assessment
  • Pre-operative diagnostic testing
  • Pre-operative education 
  • Medical history
  • Medication review
  • Discharge planning 


Most appointments will be virtual. In-person appointments are limited to pre-operative medicine and pre-operative anesthesia. 

  • Ensure you have your Ontario Health Card or proof of medical coverage.
  • Prepare a list of current prescription and non-prescription medication.
  • Obtain a MedsCheck from your community pharmacy 
  • Review your pre-operative planning package. 
  • Complete all relevant forms and documentation
  • Write down any questions you may have.

In-person appointment

  • Arrive 10 minutes prior to your appointment.
  • Check-in at the registration desk. 

Virtual appointment

  • Follow the instructions provided in your virtual visit confirmation.

Hip & Knee Surgery

If you are having a hip or knee surgery, please review Pre-operative Hip & Knee Class video and related educational booklet

Forms & Documentation

Joint Replacement Surgery

What to expect

In-person appointment

  • Your initial visit may take up to an hour.
  • Blood and other laboratory work may be required depending on the assessment.  

Virtual appointment


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Pre-operative Planning Clinic
P: 905-632-3730 Ext. 7139 or 5622
F: 905-681-4879

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