Specialty Referral


We are proud to announce that referral veterinary ophthalmology and dermatology services are available at our clinic
Dr. Ford and Dr. Bajwa offer their specialty services once a month. For the most up to date schedule please contact us


Referral process
  • Information for pet owners - these specialty services are available by referral only and referral is available trough your regular veterinarian
  • Information for referring veterinarians - please see the following steps 
-  download referral form, please see below
-  fill it out and fax it to Downtown Veterinary Clinic - 250.410.0279 or email it to contact@downtownvet.ca
-  once we receive the filled out referral form we contact the owner to arrange their appointment with the specialist
-  after the appointment is scheduled we will call you and let you know that the appointment for the referred patient is booked

VETERINARY OPHTHALMOLOGY SERVICES

Dr. Marnie Ford is a board certified veterinary ophthalmologist who has been practicing in Lower Mainland, Okanagan and Vancouver Island since 2004. Born and raised Vancouver, Dr. Ford completed her B.Sc at U.B.C and PhD in Australia before pursuing her veterinary and ophthalmology studies in Ontario, Minnesota and Missouri. Research and professional interests include ophthalmic neurology, corneal disease, and the physiology and toxicology of the retina.
Referral Form

VETERINARY DERMATOLOGY SERVICES

Dr. Jangi Bajwa is a board certified veterinary dermatologist who is practicing in Vancouver and Burnaby.  He is one of only 2 skin specialists for animals in the lower mainland. After working as a veterinarian for a number of years, he pursued his special interest in treating skin allergies and skin problems in dogs and cats, successfully obtaining his skin specialist diploma in 2014. He almost exclusively treats skin & ear related problems in pets. He has a keen interest in ear infections as these can often affect pets’ quality of life and can become a chronic problem if not resolved adequately.
Referral Form
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