FOR THE PUBLIC
Are you a patient of Dr. Vincenzo Visconti?
Dr. Visconti will be suspended from practice indefinitely on April 27, 2018. If you are a patient of Dr. Visconti, call Health Link at 811 for more information. Health Link staff are aware of the suspension and can answer questions about your health concerns and connect you with services as appropriate. If you don’t need an appointment right now and you’ve seen a physician other than Dr. Visconti in the past year, consider contacting that physician’s office. You can also contact EdmontonAreaDocs.ca for help finding a new physician.
Seeking information about opioids, methadone, and/or cannabis for medical purposes?
- Physicians have new rules to meet for prescribing opioids and other high-risk drugs. Learn more here
- Be a partner in your own safe care: Opioid Safety for Patients with Acute Pain and Opioid Safety for Patients with Chronic Pain
- Talk to your family physician about these types of medications for your medical condition. The College cannot provide a list of physicians who prescribe specific medications.
The College believes physicians should be responsible advocates for their patients. Through our Code of Ethics, Code of Conduct and Standards of Practice, we have consistently advised our members they have a right and a responsibility to do what is best for their patients, and sometimes that means acting on their behalf.