To access this program, you need a referral from a family physician. If you do
not have a local family physician, click HERE to search Wood Buffalo PCN physicians accepting new patients.
Does the Wood Buffalo PCN provide or coordinate Bariatric Surgery?
our Weight Management clinicians can explain different
types of weight loss surgery, we do not refer or arrange these
the WB PCN. If you are considering bariatric surgery, please talk to
your physician. To pursue this treatment option further, you will need
referred to a bariatric clinic in Edmonton.
What kind of care related to Bariatric Surgery does the WB PCN provide?
Our Weight Management team frequently provides follow-up
support for patients who have had bariatric surgery completed, regardless of
whether the procedure was completed in Canada or internationally. We can help
you to manage your food intake, and help to guard against nutrient deficiencies
and other issues which are sometimes seen following bariatric surgery.
If you received bariatric surgery in Alberta:
You may be referred directly to the WB PCN for follow-up care
by your local family physician.
If you received bariatric surgery outside of Alberta and are
Prior to accessing WB PCN services, your physician must refer
you to the Edmonton
Adult Bariatric Surgery Revision Clinic to be assessed and cleared.