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Dr. Daniel Ho

Dr. Daniel Ho is an IRCC authorized Panel Physician practicing in Calgary, Alberta.

Location: Olive Medical Centre

Spoken Languages: Chinese, English, Mandarin

 

Visit olivemedicalclinic.ca/immigration to submit a form FIRST to request an appointment

 

This clinic provides MEDICAL EXAMINATION ONLY. Any required blood tests, urine tests, and chest x-rays are not done at this location. Please refer to the lab and x-ray information below on how to book these tests.

 

Hours of Operation

Monday–Friday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Closed for lunch
12:00 - 1:00 pm

Weekends and Statutory Holidays
Closed

 

Location Info:

The office is located on the second floor of the Central Landmark building on the South West corner of Centre Street and 16th Avenue.  It is located in the same building as the Tops Supermarket and is right beside the Central Grand Restaurant.

Parking is located on the South side of the building on the main level as well as up the ramp on the second level. Handicapped parking spots are available close to the entrance doors. There is also parking on the West side of the building, entering from 16th Avenue.

Note:  Busy times for the parking lot are around 11:00 am -2:00 pm during lunch. Morning and late afternoon appointments are best for families with young children and any patients with mobility issues.

 

 

Before booking your appointment

Please familiarize yourself with the following details to help make the process as smooth as possible. The following information is to help you prepare for your medical.

  1. Our clinic is e-Medical enabled, which means we will be submitting results electronically to Immigration.

  2. A) If you’re doing an Upfront Medical, please indicate which category you are applying for: (Our office will create the UMI # required for your application when you come in for the medical exam)

    • Express Entry

    • Student Visa

    • Work Permit

    • Visitor Visa

    • Refugee

    • CUAET

    B) For all other applications, please wait until you receive an email from the CIC for the IME or UCI #. This number will be found on the PDF document attached to the email. Be sure to have this number ready when booking your appointment.

  3. Let us know if you live in Calgary or out of town. This helps us ensure you can get your necessary exams done in a timely manner.

  4. For women - If you are on your period, it is advisable that you do not book your immigration medical exam.

  5. Notify our office how many people in the family are requiring an immigration medical exam, as well as how old are each of the applicants.

  6. Our clinic requires a $50 non-refundable deposit upon booking to secure your appointment. We only accept Debit, VISA, and MasterCard. No Cash or American Express.

    • Please make sure that you really need this medical exam as we cannot issue a refund if you end up not needing this medical.

  7. If you need to reschedule or cancel your appointment, please notify us within 48 hours (2 days prior) of the scheduled appointment.

  8. If you are not feeling well, please contact us and we will reschedule your appointment.

What to bring

  • Original valid passport (without this document, we won’t be able to do your medical)

  • Original Refugee ID Document (if Refugee)

    *No other forms of ID are accepted. Please note that if you are unable to provide us with valid proof of ID, you will be refused service. There are no exceptions.

  • Applicants who have been sent the “Medical Report Client Biodata and Summary” (IMM 1017 E) document from CIC. Please provide us with a printed copy

  • If fully or partially vaccinated for COVID-19, please bring a digital or printed copy

  • If taking any medications, please provide us with a list along with the name and dosage

  • If you wear any eyeglasses or contact lenses, please wear them for the appointment for vision testing

  • You are no longer required to bring photographs. We will take the digital photos at our clinic at no extra cost. Please dress accordingly for it will be submitted with your application

  • Translator if the patient does not speak English

  • Our clinic still requires face masks, please bring your own mask

During the medical exam

  1. Our staff will do your vision test using an eye chart, will measure your height and weight, and will take your blood pressure.

  2. The doctor will see you and will ask some questions regarding your health and will do a physical exam.

  3. You will be asked to undress for the medical exam with the doctor as required by the standards set by the immigration authorities.

    • Please note here at Olive Medical, we have a male panel physician. If you are not comfortable, a chaperone can be provided for females if requested or you can choose to have a female relative be with you in the room

    • Men are asked to undress to their underwear and after to sit on the examination table. Drape is not usually offered but can be requested

    • Women are asked to undress to their underwear and bra and after to sit on the examination table. Cape and Drape will be provided

      • A breast exam is not usually done unless there’s a history of breast cancer or a presumption of breast cancer based on the medical history

      • An internal exam is not examined. These parts of the body aren’t required for the immigration medical exam

Duration of medical exam - after the waiting time, the exam for a young, healthy individual may take about 15 min whereas an elderly person or someone with complex medical history may take up to 60 min.

 

After the medical exam

Once you have done your medical exam at our clinic, it is your responsibility to finish your blood, urine tests, and chest x-ray within 10 days after your medical.

Our clinic is not responsible for following up with you if you have completed your tests. If you do not complete your tests in a respectable time frame, you will encounter major delays with your medical process and immigration application. You can help expedite your file by getting everything done as soon as possible.

As soon as you complete the required tests, our clinic will receive all the reports usually in 3 days, we will forward them to IRCC via the eMedical portal. If any of your tests are abnormal we will let you know before sending the report.

If you receive an email from immigration requesting you to do additional testing, please call our office to set up an appointment. Please note this visit will be an additional charge.

The final decision is made exclusively by IRCC, based on the medical facts collected by the doctor, not on the doctor's opinion or recommendation. After the report is submitted, the doctor has no further access to the case and is not informed about the outcome of your application. You will receive an answer directly from IRCC.

Contact Information

Address
1623 Centre St NW #272, Calgary, AB T2E 8S7

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