St Joseph's Health Care London

Site: St Joseph's Hospital

Service: Osteoporosis and Bone Disease Program

Contact Information
Office Phone 519-646-6100 ext 64434
Fax 519-646-6183
E-Mail comdept@sjhc.london.on.ca
Website www.sjhc.london.on.ca/osteoporosis
Primary Contact Christine Tsao, Clinic Nurse and Program Contact
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Regional program provides specialized outpatient assessment and care for people living with osteoporosis, Paget's disease (chronic disorder that can result in enlarged and misshapen bones), renal bone disorder (kidney-related condition that weakens the bones in the body), and other metabolic bone disease (disorders of bone strength)

Services for the prevention, education, diagnosis, management and rehabilitation of osteoporosis (porous or brittle bones) and related conditions
  • treatment of primary and secondary osteoporosis
  • education for patients with bone and mineral metabolism disease
  • Osteoporosis Infusion Clinic
  • referrals for vertebroplasty (surgical procedure for increasing spinal stability and relieving back pain caused by fractured vertebrae), rehabilitation and exercise programs as needed
  • clinical trials
Hours Osteoporosis Clinic: Tue-Thu 9am-5pm
Administration: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
Areas Served Brant County ; Bruce County ; Chatham-Kent ; Elgin County ; Essex County ; Grey County ; Haldimand County ; Huron County ; Lambton County ; Middlesex County ; Norfolk County ; Oxford County ; Perth County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County
Boundaries Southwestern Ontario
Eligibility People with metabolic bone diseases, including osteoporosis patients or people who require screening
Application Medical referral required for most services
Languages English
Fees Covered by OHIP unless otherwise stated
Agency Information
Established 1986
Primary Executive Lisa Anne Fraser, Doctor and Medical Director
Funding Provincial - OHIP ; Provincial - SWLHIN
Site Information
Site Location London (North)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
268 Grosvenor St
London, ON
Intersection Richmond St and Grosvenor St
Mailing Address PO Box 5777 
Stn B 
London, ON N6A 4V2
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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