Health Care Professionals
The BC Centre for Vulvar Health offers different programs and services to adult women in British Columbia with chronic and complex vulvar disorders.
HOW TO REFER
Women need a referral in order to be seen by a physician at the BC Centre for Vulvar Health.
Please fill out page 1 of the referral form (pdf) to the BC Centre for Vulvar Health.
Submit by email or fax 604-875-5807 to our office.
The referral letter will be reviewed and patients will be directed to the appropriate clinic for assessment. Complete and accurate information will facilitate the triage to the appropriate clinic.
INCLUSION AND EXCLUSION CRITERIA FOR CLINICS
|Clinic||Inclusion (patients accepted)||Exclusion|
|Vulvar Disease Clinic||Women >16 years old with
||Women referred for
|Multi-disciplinary Vulvodynia Program||Women >18 years of age with >6 months of
|Vulvar Intra-epithelial Neoplasia (VIN) Follow up Clinic||Women >16 years of age with
||Women who have
|Vulvar Oncology Clinic||Women >16 years of age with
ALTERNATIVE HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS IN BC
For adult women with herpes, recurrent or complex vaginitis, consider a referral to the Infectious Disease Clinic at BC Women’s Hospital. http://www.bcwomens.ca/our-services/pregnancy-prenatal-care/complications-in-pregnancy/infectious-diseases-clinic
For young women (<18 years of age) and or girls consider a referral to a Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecologist. In Vancouver, patients can be referred to Dr. Debra Millar, Dr Ellen Giesbrecht, and/or Dr. Nicole Todd. See attached referral form.Paeds-Adolescent Gynaecology Referral 2017-06-15
For adult women with sexual concerns (including sexual pain) consider a referral to the BC Centre for Sexual Medicine. The Centre offers assessment and treatment of: difficulties with sexual interest, arousal and orgasm; experience of pain associated with sexual activities; problems in completing chosen sexual acts such as intercourse. http://psychiatry.vch.ca/bccsm.htm
For women with pelvic pain or deep dyspareunia consider a referral to the Centre for Pelvic Pain and Endometriosis at BC Women’s Hospital. The Centre offers an interdisciplinary approach to chronic pelvic pain that includes a combination of pain education workshops, pelvic floor physiotherapy, clinical counselling, medical management and surgery (including advanced excisional laparoscopic surgery). http://www.bcwomens.ca/our-services/gynecology/pelvic-pain-endometriosis/
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