To find a family doctor in Ontario, Canada, join the Health Care Connect program. As of 2015, about 80 percent of those who join this program find a family doctor successfully. Patients can also ask their friends and family if their doctor accepts new patients.
Alternatively, the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario offers an online Doctor Search service. Through this service, patients can search for family doctors in their areas. Patients can also contact the college by phone. The phone number is 800-268-7096 at extension 603. In addition, patients can check with their local hospital to see if it has a family practice unit.