List of Specialty Areas (Alphabetical)

The following is a alphabetical list of the specialties that are currently available on RACE for telephone advice.

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.

Vancouver Coastal Health & Provincial (alphabetical) 

  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. Emergency Medicine
  8. Endocrinology (RACEapp+ only)
  9. General Internal Medicine
  10. General Pediatrics
  11. General Surgery (NEW)
  12. Geriatrics
  13. Heart Failure
  14. HIV Care, Treatment and Prophylaxis*
  15. Infectious Diseases – Adult (RACEapp+ only)
  16. Infectious Diseases – Pediatric*
  17. Infectious Diseases – Tropical & Post-travel Medicine*
  18. Medical Assistance in Dying Advice*
  19. Medical Refugee Health*
  20. Nephrology
  21. Neurology (RACEapp+ only)
  22. Obstetrics and Gynecology (RACEapp+ only)
  23. Ophthalmology (RACEapp+ only)
  24. Orthopedic Conditions – Pediatric*
  25. Orthopedic Conditions – Hand  & Upper Limb
  26. Orthopedic Conditions – Leg, Ankle & Foot
  27. Otolaryngology/ENT (RACEapp+ only)
  28. Palliative Care** (see below for details) 
  29. Parkinson’s Disease and Other Movement Disorders
  30. Pediatric Gastroenterology*
  31. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
  32. Psychiatry – Adult
  33. Psychiatry – Eating Disorders*
  34. Psychiatry – Geriatric
  35. Psychiatry – Perinatal*
  36. Radiology (RACEapp+ only)
  37. Respirology
  38. Rheumatology
  39. Rheumatology – Pediatric*
  40. Sexually Transmitted Infection*
  41. Sexual Assault Service (NEW)
  42. Sleep Disorders Service*
  43. Thrombosis*
  44. Trans Gender Care*
  45. Tuberculosis
  46. Urology (RACEapp+ only) *
  47. 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.