What are the financial obligations when booking a consultation, a procedure, or a service?
For surgical procedures, a 10 percent deposit of Dr. Dawes' fee(s) is required at the time of booking to secure your surgery date. The remaining balance is due no later than three (3) weeks prior to the scheduled date of the procedure. Otherwise, your surgery Payment may be cancelled. Payment may be made by cheque, money order, certified cheque, debit (Interact), or e-transfer to firstname.lastname@example.org. No cash payments for surgery will be accepted. If surgical booking is cancelled or changed without (3) weeks notification 50% of Dr. Dawes' fee(s) will be non-refundable. Facility and anesthesia fees are to be paid directly and not through the office of Jeffrey C. Dawes MD, Plastic Surgery.
For non-surgical procedures, a 10% deposit for any treatment over $1000 is required to book and the full amount is required 48 hours in advance. Payment may be made by cheque, money order, debit (Interact), or e-transfer. For procedures under $1000, payment is made at the time of your appointment.
Patient financing is also available upon request through Medicard – our preferred third-party provider.
All surgical, cosmetic injection and skin care treatment recommendations are individualized and may be different for different patients. While ‘ballpark’ figures may be given upon request, actual fees are only provided in person, once a patient has been assessed and the appropriate treatment recommendations are made.
The decision for cosmetic enhancement is extremely personal – your privacy is of the utmost importance to the practice of Dr. Jeffrey C. Dawes, MD, Plastic Surgery. If you have any privacy needs that require special consideration, please let us know.
All business practices of Dr. Jeffrey C. Dawes, MD, Plastic and Dermatologic Surgery adhere to applicable Canadian Federal law, specifically the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA), 2004. Any information you supply will be held in confidence and will not be used or disclosed.
We collect the following personal information:
- Identification and contact information (name, address, date of birth, emergency contact, etc.)
- Billing information (provincial plan)
- Health information (symptoms, diagnosis, medical history, test results, reports and treatment, record of allergies, prescriptions, etc.)
You have the right to access your record in a timely manner. If you request a copy of your record, one will be provided to you at a reasonable cost. If you wish to view the original record, one of our staff must be present to maintain the integrity of the record, and a reasonable fee may be charged for this access. Patient requests for access to the medical record can be made in writing.