List of Specialty Areas (Alphabetical)

Vancouver Coastal Health & Provincial (alphabetical) 

Please note that all requests are returned via telephone no matter the request method. The two methods of requesting a RACE telephone consult from a specialist include:

  • Online request via (or mobile app “RACEApp+” iOS and Android). The Specialist will call you back on the direct line listed in your profile.
  • Direct telephone at 604-696-2131 or 1-877-696-2131. For the telephone selection menu, click here. Note that not all specialties are available via the direct telephone request method.
  1. Addictions – Perinatal*
  2. Addictions Medicine (RACEapp+ only)*
  3. Allergy (RACEapp+ only)*
  4. Cardiac Transplant*
  5. Cardiology
  6. Cardiovascular Risk & Lipid Management
  7. COVID – GIM – Post-Infection Care (RACEapp+ only)* 
  8. Emergency Medicine
  9. Endocrinology (RACEapp+ only)
  10. General Internal Medicine
  11. General Pediatrics (RACEapp+ only)
  12. General Surgery
  13. Geriatrics (RACEapp+ only)
  14. Heart Failure
  15. HIV Care, Treatment and Prophylaxis*
  16. Hypertension (RACEapp+ only)
  17. Infectious Diseases – Adult (RACEapp+ only)
  18. Infectious Diseases – COVID-19 (Clinical) (RACEapp+ only)*
  19. Infectious Diseases – Pediatric*
  20. Infectious Diseases – Tropical & Post-travel Medicine (RACEapp+ only)*
  21. Medical Assistance in Dying Advice*
  22. Medical Refugee Health*
  23. Medical Termination of Pregnancy Advice*
  24. Nephrology
  25. Neurology (RACEapp+ only)
  26. Obstetrics and Gynecology (RACEapp+ only)
  27. Ophthalmology (RACEapp+ only)
  28. Orthopedic Conditions – Hand & Upper Limb
  29. Orthopedic Conditions – Leg, Ankle & Foot
  30. Otolaryngology/ENT (RACEapp+ only)
  31. Palliative Care (see below for details)**
  32. Parkinson’s Disease and Other Movement Disorders*
  33. Pediatric Gastroenterology*
  34. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation (RACEapp+ only)*
  35. Psychiatry – Adult
  36. Psychiatry – Child & Adolescent (RACEapp+ only)*
  37. Psychiatry – Adult Eating Disorders*
  38. Psychiatry – Geriatric
  39. Psychiatry – Perinatal*
  40. Radiology (RACEapp+ only)
  41. Respirology
  42. Rheumatology (RACEapp+ only)
  43. Rheumatology – Pediatric*
  44. Sexual Assault Service*
  45. Sexually Transmitted Infection*
  46. Sleep Disorders Service*
  47. Thrombosis*
  48. Trans Gender Care*
  49. Tuberculosis
  50. Urology (RACEapp+ only)*
  51. Vascular Surgery (RACEapp+ only)*
  52. WorkSafeBC*†

*Provincially available specialties

† Physicians & Nurse Practitioners can only bill if they have a patient with a claim

**BC Provincial Palliative Care Consultation Line (Toll free, 24/7) 1-877-711-5757

  • For those who do not have access to a local palliative care service, for advice or support, call 1-877-711-5757. In ongoing partnership with the Doctors of BC, the toll-free Provincial Palliative Care Consultation Phone Line is staffed by Vancouver Home Hospice Palliative Care physicians 24 hours per day, 7 days per week to assist physicians and nurse practitioners with advice about symptom management, psychosocial issues, or difficult end-of-life decision making.