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 www.raceapp.ca (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. Cardiac Transplant*
  4. Cardiology
  5. Cardiovascular Risk & Lipid Management
  6. Child & Adolescent Psychiatry* (RACEapp+ only)
  7. COVID – GIM – Post-Infection Care
  8. Emergency Medicine
  9. Endocrinology (RACEapp+ only)
  10. General Internal Medicine
  11. General Pediatrics
  12. General Surgery
  13. Geriatrics
  14. Heart Failure
  15. Hypertension
  16. HIV Care, Treatment and Prophylaxis*
  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*
  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*
  35. Psychiatry – Adult
  36. Psychiatry – Eating Disorders*
  37. Psychiatry – Geriatric
  38. Psychiatry – Perinatal*
  39. Radiology (RACEapp+ only)
  40. Respirology
  41. Rheumatology
  42. Rheumatology – Pediatric*
  43. Sexually Transmitted Infection*
  44. Sexual Assault Service
  45. Sleep Disorders Service*
  46. Thrombosis*
  47. Trans Gender Care*
  48. Tuberculosis
  49. Urology (RACEapp+ only) *
  50. Vascular Surgery*

*Provincially available specialties

**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.