Skip the wait. Get a hemorrhoids surgery consultation online.
Our Canadian-licensed general surgeons and hemorrhoids experts are available to speak with you in 24 hours or less — from your phone, tablet or computer.
Available in British Columbia, Nunavut, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland. Coming soon to other provinces.
Seeing a hemorrhoids expert on Maple is easy.
First, submit your request
Simply select the topic you'd like to discuss, and attach any relevant files or images. Your request will be securely sent to a Canadian licensed general surgeon. You'll hear back in 24 hours or less.
If you’re providing any photos, they’ll need to be high quality — click here for guidelines.
Consultations are $150 and include the hemorrhoids surgery assessment, and any necessary notes for your family doctor.
Next, you'll be matched with a hemorrhoids surgeon
The matching process typically takes several hours — a response is guaranteed in no more than 24 hours.
Once the surgeon reviews your request, they will determine whether they can help you on Maple. If they're able to help, the surgeon will begin your assessment.
If the surgeon cannot help, your visit will not start and you will not incur a charge. The surgeon will advise if you need to visit an in-person clinic instead.
Review your consultation and report
If the doctor feels you are a good surgical candidate during your consultation, they'll give you a medical letter to bring back to your family doctor for next steps.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is a hemorrhoids specialist?
A hemorrhoids specialist is a Royal College certified general surgeon who specializes in hemorrhoidectomy surgery, the removal of hemorrhoids.
How can an online hemorrhoids specialist help me?
An online hemorrhoids specialist can determine whether you’re a suitable candidate for hemorrhoidectomy surgery and can provide additional information around the surgery, including hemorrhoid surgery recovery time, hemorrhoidectomy complications, and details about how the procedure will be done. They can also help you through your recovery from a hemorrhoidectomy surgery.
To find out if a hemorrhoids specialist can help you, simply submit a request and you’ll hear back in 24 hours or less. If your request is not suitable for online diagnosis and treatment, the surgeon will let you know, and you won't be charged.
What should I expect during my consultation with a hemorrhoids specialist?
Before your consultation with a hemorrhoids specialist on Maple, you’ll be asked to upload information including your medical history and previous lab results so the specialist can go over them with you during your consultation. This additional information can also help the specialist determine whether you’d be a good candidate for hemorrhoidectomy. If a hemorrhoids surgery is the right approach for you, the specialist will provide you with a referral letter which you can take to your family doctor for next steps.
How can an online specialist help me before my hemorrhoid surgery?
An online specialist can help you understand the benefits and risks of hemorrhoidectomy, and whether you’re a suitable candidate for the surgery. They can also help you prepare for the surgery and provide clarification on what will happen during the procedure.
Getting a consultation with a general surgeon is easy.
Skip the travel time and wait, and do it online instead. Connect with a licensed surgeon online in 24 hours or less.