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 medications, management, and diagnosis on the very same day, completely covered by OHIP.

This service is currently available in Ontario. 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 medication you need.

Book a Virtual Consultation

Select a time for your consultation with a medical doctor.

Pay Nothing Out of Pocket

We bill OHIP directly. You have nothing to pay for your consultation.

Common Diabetes Symptoms

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

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!   

What Our Doctors Can Help You With

Primary Care Consultations

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

ePrescriptions

Our doctors can fill ePrescriptions for non-controlled substances.

Labs & Referrals

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

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

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 Ashley O'Driscoll (CFPC)

Head of Family Medicine
University of Toronto MD, CCFP

Dr. Shaan Pawa

MD BC Lead
McMaster University MD, CCFP (EM)

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 $65 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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Do you have a valid/unexpired OHIP card?

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Do you have a referral?

If you do not have a referral and would like to book an appointment with our General Medicine providers please

If you have a referral that has already been faxed to Rocket Doctor and would like to follow up on its status.

Please Call
1 867 670 2273

If you have a referral for any of the below available specializations.

  • Allergy / Immunology
  • Dermatology
  • Cardiology
  • Family + Lactation Consulting
  • General Surgery
  • STI
  • Genetics
  • Obstetrics
  • Gynecology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Lifestyle Medicine for Stroke Neurology
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Nephrologist
  • Pediatric Neurology
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Respirology

Please Fax
1 647 696 8973

Live Text Chat with a Doctor

Get the answers to your healthcare concerns from a licensed Ontario physician in real-time.

 

Connect with a doctor and chat in real-time via live text chat. Choose a time and connect with a doctor who can diagnose, prescribe medication, handle refills, write lab requisitions, order imaging, and more.

Appointments: $55

Live Video Call with a Physician Assistant

Connect with a qualified Physician Assistant through live video call from your smart phone, tablet or computer.

 

Schedule your video medical consultation at a time that works for you. Rest assured, you’re in good hands. Our dedicated Physician Assistants are highly trained, and all cases are reviewed by a fully licensed Ontario doctor.

Appointments: $65

Substance Use Services Clinic

Rocket Doctor’s Substance Use Service is dedicated to providing support, resource, and advice to individuals struggling with substance use. Our service is tailored to give individuals the freedom to seek help in a safe, secure and confidential environment.

 

If you or someone you know is dealing with substance use issues, we are here to help.

Substance Use Services appointments are completely free with OHIP

Live Text Chat with a Doctor

Get the answers to your healthcare concerns from a licensed Ontario physician in real-time.

 

Connect with a doctor and chat in real-time via live text chat. Choose a time and connect with a doctor who can diagnose, prescribe medication, handle refills, write lab requisitions, order imaging, and more. 

Appointments: $55

Live Video Call with a Physician Assistant

Connect with a qualified Physician Assistant through live video call from your smart phone, tablet or computer.

 

Schedule your video medical consultation at a time that works for you. Rest assured, you’re in good hands. Our dedicated Physician Assistants are highly trained, and all cases are reviewed by a fully licensed Ontario doctor.

Appointments: $65

Live Video Call with a Doctor

Connect with a Doctor via live video call from your smart phone, tablet or computer.

As a result of changes made by the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) and the Ontario Ministry of Health, there are a very limited number of doctors providing appointments that are free of charge for OHIP-covered patients on Rocket Doctor.

Appointment wait times are expected to be significantly longer on this service, compared to our other virtual care services.

Appointments: $0 with OHIP

Substance Use Services Clinic

Rocket Doctor’s Substance Use Service is dedicated to providing support, resource, and advice to individuals struggling with substance use. Our service is tailored to give individuals the freedom to seek help in a safe, secure and confidential environment.

 

If you or someone you know is dealing with substance use issues, we are here to help.

Substance Use Services appointments are completely free with OHIP

Live Text Chat with a Doctor

Live Text Chat with a Doctor

Get the answers to your healthcare concerns from a licensed Ontario physician in real-time.

 

Connect with a doctor and chat in real-time via live text chat. Choose a time and connect with a doctor who can diagnose, prescribe medication, handle refills, write lab requisitions, order imaging, and more.

Appointments: $55

Live Video Call with a Physician Assistant

Live Video Call with a Physician Assistant

Connect with a qualified Physician Assistant through live video call from your smart phone, tablet or computer.

 

Schedule your video medical consultation at a time that works for you. Rest assured, you’re in good hands. Our dedicated Physician Assistants are highly trained, and all cases are reviewed by a fully licensed Ontario doctor.

Appointments: $65

Substance Use Services Clinic

Substance Use Services Clinic

Rocket Doctor’s Substance Use Service is dedicated to providing support, resource, and advice to individuals struggling with substance use. Our service is tailored to give individuals the freedom to seek help in a safe, secure and confidential environment.

 

If you or someone you know is dealing with substance use issues, we are here to help.

Substance Use Services appointments are completely free with OHIP

Live Video Call with a Doctor

Live Video Call with a Doctor

Connect with a Doctor via live video call from your smart phone, tablet or computer.

As a result of changes made by the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) and the Ontario Ministry of Health, there are a very limited number of doctors providing appointments that are free of charge for OHIP-covered patients on Rocket Doctor.

Appointment wait times are expected to be significantly longer on this service, compared to our other virtual care services.

Appointments: $0 with OHIP

Live Video Call with a Doctor

Connect with a Doctor via live video call from your smart phone, tablet or computer.

As a result of changes made by the Ontario Medical Association (OMA) and the Ontario Ministry of Health, there are a very limited number of doctors providing appointments that are free of charge for OHIP-covered patients on Rocket Doctor.

 

Appointment wait times are expected to be significantly longer on this service, compared to our other virtual care services.

Appointments: $0 with OHIP

Book an Appointment

Please fill in your details and you will be added to the waiting list for an appointment completely covered by OHIP.

Due to high demand and limited physician availability for this service, wait times are likely to be significant longer than our other virtual care services. Patients will be contacted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Please do not call our support team for an update on your appointment. Our Patient Care team will contact you as soon as your appointment is ready to be scheduled.

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