The Calgary Sinus Centre is dedicated to treating patients requiring endoscopic sinus or skull base surgery and will only accept patients with CT scan evidence and symptoms consistent with sinusitis as per Canadian Sinusitis Guidelines.
Priority is given to referrals from other otolaryngologists, pulmonary physicians and allergists.
we do not accept referrals for general otolaryngology concerns. please forward to general otolaryngologist.
If you are an existing patient with a new concern, please discuss with your family doctor first. this office does not offer walk-in services!
if your referral has not been accepted, please contact the referring physician to discuss and they may contact Dr. Mechor directly to discuss - please do not call our office.
We do not accept referrals/ requests for rhinoplasty surgery.
if you are sick or suffering from an acute respiratory illness (cough, cold, etc) do not come to the office and advanced notice of cancellation is appreciated. patients failing to honour this will be discharged from the practice.
patients who fail to attend confirmed appointments will be discharged from this practice.
***What cannot be treated with sinus surgery / balloon sinus therapy***
Post nasal drainage/ phlegm/ cough
Headaches and facial pain, dental pain
Allergies (but can help to administer medical therapy)
please include the following with referrals:
CT SCAN REPORT OF SINUSES FOLLOWING APPROPRIATE MEDICAL THERAPY (ALL SCANS ARE REVIEWED AND TRIAGED APPROPRIATELY)
PAST MEDICAL AND SURGICAL HISTORY
COMPLETE PATIENT DEMOGRAPHICS
Dr. Brad Mechor MD FRCSC
Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery
Rhinology - Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery -
#306 320 23rd Ave SW