Referring Physicians

Referring physicians must first register and log in to the Online Referral System in order to refer their patient(s) to one of the OBN Bariatric Programs. For more information on these programs and bariatric treatment options available, please click here.

To refer a patient through the Online Referral System, click the button below. 



Please use the above link to: 

  • Register
  • Refer a patient
  • Check patient status
  • and Download a PDF of Managing the Bariatric Surgery Patient: Reference Guide for PCPs

For physicians experiencing issues registering, logging in, accessing their account or other technical issues, please contact bariatricreferral.techsupport@phri.ca for technical support.

Please note that referring physicians accessing the new online referral system for the first time must register to create a new account; username and log-in credentials from the old Bariatric Registry website are not accepted.

Please refer to the documents below for detailed instructions on registering, submitting referrals, and navigating the new Online Referral System.


   Project ECHO OBN 



Managing the care of post bariatric surgical patients or patients with obesity can be complex. Update your knowledge on post bariatric care and obesity management by joining one of our sessions with other colleagues and specialists from the Bariatric Centres of Excellence to share best practices and discuss cases using videoconferencing technology. Learn about:

  • Changing practices in the surgical and medical management of patients with obesity
  • BCOE and primary care collaboration to implement the Shared Care Model
  • Obesity related co-morbidities and treatment options
  • Evidence based approaches to effectively manage patient complications

Sessions are open to primary care practitioners and allied health professionals. There is no cost to participate and physicians are eligible to receive continuing medical education (CME) credits.

Click here for more information and to register for Project ECHO OBN sessions.

Printable Document: Physician User Guide for New Online Referral System 


Physician Registration 

Instructions for how to register in the new online bariatric referral system for physicians/those with an OHIP billing numbers

Printable Document: Physician Registration instructions


Physician Delegate Registration

Instructions for how to register in the new online bariatric referral system for physician delegates/those without an OHIP billing numbers

Printable Document: Physician Delegate Registration instructions


Submitting a Referral

Instructions for physicians and physician delegates as to how to submit a referral using the new online bariatric referral system

Printable Document: Submitting a Referral instructions


Resetting a Forgotten Password

Instructions on resetting a forgotten password for all account types