Book a virtual appointment and see a doctor for diabetes the exact same day.

It's time to skip the waiting room. With Rocket Doctor, you'll be able to speak with a fully vetted physician for diabetes medication, management and diagnosis on the very same day, completely covered by Alberta Health.

This service is currently available in Alberta. All consultations are free of charge for patients.

How Rocket Doctor Works

Tell Us About You

We collect all the information we need ahead of your consultation, through our secure platform.

Tell Us What You Need

Tell us about the diabetes medications you need.

Book a Virtual Consultation

Select a time for your consultation with a medical doctor.

Pay Nothing Out of Pocket

We bill Alberta Health directly. As a covered Alberta resident, you pay nothing.

Common Diabetes Symptoms

Increase Thirst

Extreme Hunger

Fatigue

Frequent Urination

Weight Loss

Blurred Vision

If you are experiencing any of the above or other symptoms of diabetes, book an appointment to speak with a doctor.

Specialists

Get access to a specialist within days.

Book same-day appointments with pediatricians & addictions specialists.

Online doctor support offers

Our Patients Love Us

Over 90,000 patients seen

4.5/5

4.7 out 5 stars

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Michelle

Toronto, ON

I appreciate how prompt everyone is at Rocket Doctor. Bea, the patient care coordinator communicated appointment availability and booked me in promptly. My appointment with the endocrinologist, Dr. Alexa Clark was amazing!    Block end icon

What Our Doctors Can Help You With

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Primary Care Consultations

Our doctors can help you with any family medicine and primary care needs.

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ePrescriptions

Our doctors can fill ePrescriptions for non-controlled substances.

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Labs & Referrals

Doctors can order lab work and give you a lab work requisition.

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Medical Notes

Doctors can give you a sick note for work or school for short absences.

What Our Doctors Can't Help You With

Medical Emergencies

Rocket Doctor is not intended for medical emergencies. If you believe you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911 or proceed to your nearest emergency room.

Controlled Medication

Our doctors cannot prescribe controlled medications such as narcotics.

Disability and School

Doctors cannot fill out WSIB or specialty disability forms, such as school absence forms.

Backdated Sick Notes

Doctors cannot provide sick notes for an illness that occurred in the past.

Long-term Absence Sick Notes

Our doctors cannot provide sick notes for absences greater than a week.

Our Founder
and Mission

Dr Cherniak - Online Doctor

Our Founder
and Mission

As a practicing Emergency Room Doctor, William Cherniak saw first-hand how the lack of options to in-person care negatively impact patients, families, and doctors.

 

With Rocket Doctor, Dr. Cherniak is creating an accessible and comfortable way for patients and families to access the care they need.

Our Medical Leadership

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Dr. Sam Montasser

MD Alberta Lead
University of Calgary MD, CCFP

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Dr. Rohit Gandhi

MD Lead Eastern Canada
University of Ottawa MD, McGill University CCFP (EM)

Dr Jennifer RD

Dr. Jennifer Ashley O'Driscoll (CFPC)

Head of Family Medicine
University of Toronto MD, CCFP

Dr Shaan RD

Dr. Shaan Pawa

MD BC Lead
McMaster University MD, CCFP (EM)

Dr Frank

Dr. Frank Myslik

Head of POCUS
Schulich School of Medicine MD
University of Ottawa CCFP (EM)

Dr. George Mastoras

Dr. George Mastoras (FRCPC)

Head of Emergency Medicine
University of Calgary MD,
University of Ottawa FRCPC

Dr Christopher Byrne

Dr. Christopher Byrne (MSc FRCPC)

Head of Addiction Services
UWOMD, University of Toronto FRCPC,
University of Oxford MSc

FAQ

Questions and Answers

Your online virtual appointment is done via a secure video call, just like FaceTime or Skype, but on our secure HIPAA-compliant video platform. No downloads necessary! Join your appointment right from your phone or computer browser. You don’t need to be tech savvy, it’s simple and easy to use. We’ll text you a link for your appointment.

Online visits with one of our doctors are free with your provincial health card or only $75 if you do not have a health card or are visiting from out of province.

Yes, we can prescribe most medications. Our doctor will write you a prescription in real time and send it to the local pharmacy of your choice. Please come prepared with your preferred pharmacy’s contact information.

Physicians on the Rocket Doctor platform can see patients for a wide range of medical complaints, including COVID-19 symptoms, common infections (e.g., UTI, pneumonia, cellulitis), mental health concerns, colds and flu, and doctor’s notes.

Asthma, COPD, primary health care conditions like blood pressure, cholesterol, diabetes, pain relief (aside from controlled substances), lifestyle advice, stress, sleep issues, and much more.

Book an Appointment

Tell us about your symptoms and what worries you.


Schedule a virtual appointment with a Rocket Doctor who is an expert in your condition.

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Choose your care

Primary Care Appointment with a Doctor

Connect with a doctor in Alberta for a primary care consultation. Through Rocket Doctor’s platform, you can see and speak to the doctor virtually, just like you’re in the clinic.

 

The doctor can assess symptoms or concerns through a video or audio visit in order to diagnose, prescribe medication, handle refills, write lab requisitions, order imaging, refer to a specialist and more.

Appointments:
FREE with Alberta Health Card

Choose your care

Primary Care Appointment with a Doctor

Connect with a doctor in British Columbia for a primary care consultation. Through Rocket Doctor’s platform, you can see and speak to the doctor virtually, just like you’re in the clinic.

 

The doctor can assess symptoms or concerns through a video or audio visit in order to diagnose, prescribe medication, handle refills, write lab requisitions, order imaging, refer to a specialist and more.

Physicians’ calendars are currently full, please check back for updated availabilities, these can change hour to hour. Currently, we are prioritizing patients in need of a follow up visit. If you are a patient who has been seen by a doctor on the platform before and require a follow-up appointment, kindly review your email, and register your account on Rocket Doctor’s patient portal.

 

Please click on Forgot Password and input your email address. After completing this step, you will be able to access your account and chat with our patient care team to arrange a follow-up appointment.

Appointments:
FREE with BC Health Card

Mental Health Counselling (Mental Health Nurse)

Struggling with low mood? Unable to sleep? Experiencing a challenging time in life? Feeling stressed, overwhelmed, or burnt out?

 

Book an appointment virtually or via phone with a mental health professional. Registered mental health nurses provide counselling and comprehensive care. Chat with a trusted medical professional and receive tailored support to start feeling like yourself again.

Appointments: $80
(60 Minute Consultation)

Primary Care Appointment with a Doctor

Primary Care Appointment with a Doctor

Connect with a doctor in British Columbia for a primary care consultation. Through Rocket Doctor’s platform, you can see and speak to the doctor virtually, just like you’re in the clinic.

 

The doctor can assess symptoms or concerns through a video or audio visit in order to diagnose, prescribe medication, handle refills, write lab requisitions, order imaging, refer to a specialist and more.

Physicians’ calendars are currently full, please check back for updated availabilities, these can change hour to hour. Currently, we are prioritizing patients in need of a follow up visit. If you are a patient who has been seen by a doctor on the platform before and require a follow-up appointment, kindly review your email, and register your account on Rocket Doctor’s patient portal.

 

Please click on Forgot Password and input your email address. After completing this step, you will be able to access your account and chat with our patient care team to arrange a follow-up appointment.

Appointments:
FREE with BC Health Card

Mental Health Counselling (Registered Mental Health Nurse)

Mental Health Counselling (Mental Health Nurse)

Struggling with low mood? Unable to sleep? Experiencing a challenging time in life? Feeling stressed, overwhelmed, or burnt out?

 

Book an appointment virtually or via phone with a mental health professional. Registered mental health nurses provide counselling and comprehensive care. Chat with a trusted medical professional and receive tailored support to start feeling like yourself again.

Appointments: $80
(60 Minute Consultation)

Mental Health Counselling
(Registered Mental Health Nurse)

Accepted plans that cover this service include:

  • Medavie Blue Cross – VAC (Veterans Affairs Canada), RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Polic), the CAF (Canadian Armed Forces), and IRCCC (Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Canada)
  • NIHB (Non-Insured Health Benefits) – Government of Canada program providing mental health counselling benefits for First Nations and Inuit peoples.
  •  Canada Life – (responsible for claims under the PSHCP – The Public Service Health Care Plan)

In some cases you may be required to pay for your appointment and then submit a claim for reimbursement, for more details, please contact your provider.