Frequently Asked Questions

I have a valid OHIP card, do I need anything else to book my ultrasound appointment?

Yes, you do. All tests are covered by OHIP with a valid health and a requisition form signed by a licensed Ontario practitioner.

I don’t have a health card and I need to have a test done. Is there a fee?

Yes, there is. The fees vary depending on the type of the test. Please contact our clinic at (905) 576-2622 to find out more.

*Please note that if you don’t have a valid health card but you do have other types of insurance coverage (Refugee, Blue Cross, etc.) your visit may be eligible. Please contact the clinic so that we can determine your eligibility.

How soon after my test is performed the results will be sent to my doctor?

For non-urgent tests within 2-3 business days.
For the tests that are marked “urgent” by your doctor the preliminary results will be given the same day.

Can a sonographer discuss the results?

No, sonographers are not permitted to discuss the results. Only your doctor can discuss the results.

Are ultrasound tests harmful?

There are no known risks from the sound waves used in an ultrasound scan when performed by physicians or trained technicians.

How do I book an appointment?

You can email your requisition form to or have your doctor fax your referral form to (905) 576-0798, as soon as we receive the referral we are going to give you a call to find a suitable date and time for you to come to our clinic. You are always welcome to give us a call at (905) 576-2622.

We prefer to receive the form first so that we know exactly what kind of ultrasound was requested. Please note that during the pandemic we do not accept walk-in patients.

What happens if I need to reschedule/cancel my appointment?

We all know that sometimes emergencies come up quickly, but please try your best to call our office 24 hours in advance.

How do I get referred to Oshawa Ultrasound Diagnostic Services?

You can conveniently print our requisition off our website and take it in with you when you go in to see your doctor. Your doctor must sign the requisition and choose the specific tests you need done.

Does my requisition/referral have to be from Oshawa Ultrasound Diagnostic Services?

No, your requisition/referral does not have to be from Oshawa Ultrasound Diagnostic Services.
You can use any requisition/referral form from any clinic as long as it’s ordered and signed by a Licensed Ontario Practitioner.

Is there parking available?

Yes, there is a free of charge parking lot at the back of our building.