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... ave to pay. The orthopaedic surgeon I went to currently has a three month waiting list, which isn't bad. I was put right under with general anesthesia, and the surgery was performed in Burnaby General Hospital. I was able to go home a couple hours after waking up, and could get around easily on crutches. ... (9 replies)
... im also a BC'er in need to bunion surgery. ... (9 replies)
... I am not covered under Ohip, but the equivalent coverage for international students, which means that for a number of services I have to pay in advance and then submit a claim form. ... (9 replies)

... I don't know how much help I can be as I live in British Columbia, so medical coverage here may be a bit different from Ontario. But I had bunion surgery last year and I dealt with a podiatric surgeon. ... (9 replies)
... I've inherited my mother's bunions, and I've known for a long time that one day I would need to have the surgery. In the last few years the bunion on my left foot has gotten much worse. ... (9 replies)
... Hi lovelybones - I've been meaning to get back to you for awhile now, but anyways, here I am. As far as choosing between a podiatrist and orthopedic surgeon, I would say an ortho and one who specializes in the foot and ankle. That is just my opinion. I'm sure there are good podiatrists out there, I think that the trick is to choose carefully no matter who you decide to go... (9 replies)
... are you considering an orthopedic surgeon for the second surgery because you think they are better than podiatrists? ... (9 replies)
... What was the severity of your bunion and did you have a simple surgery done with realighnment of the joint and removal of the bump and pins etc or did you have a more elaborate surgery performed. Sorry for all the questions...... ... (9 replies)
... I am approaching the 2 year mark since my surgery and I am still having problems unfortunately. ... (9 replies)
... P.S. After all that and I forgot the mention the name of the ortho dr. that I've been seeing who's public practice is at St. Paul's. He is a foot and ankle specialist and his name is Dr. Murray Penner. He has an excellent reputation and he is who the Vancouver Canucks go to see when they have problems. Good luck and let me know what you decide. tootsie (9 replies)
... Well I had mine done under the national health...but you can have it done privately if you have medical insurance...but getting a bunion under insurance can be quite tricky! I thought in Canada and America that foot surgery is mainly don by Podiatrists? ... (64 replies)

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