Notice To Dr. Di Lena’s patients:
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are limiting all non urgent in-person visits to our offices. Please do not come to the office unless we contact you. Patients with urgent office appointments will be contacted. If you have traveled out of country, been in close contact with someone who has, or have any flu-like symptoms (cough, fever, etc.) you will not be permitted into the office. Please call 1-866-797-0000.
Starting March 16th, and for the foreseeable future most clinic appointments will be done by telephone. Please keep your clinic appointment time and date and expect to receive a phone call within a two hour window of your scheduled appointment. Due to volume of callers your voicemails may not be able to be returned in a timely manner.
Dr. Michael Di Lena – Urologist
Dr. Di Lena practices in all areas of urology, with special interest and expertise in complex kidney stones and minimally invasive surgery, particularly for urologic cancers.
After obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences from Queen’s University, he earned his Medical Degree at the University of Ottawa. He then moved back to Kingston, Ontario, to complete five years of residency training in Urology. Dr. Di Lena undertook further fellowship subspecialty training in Endourology and Kidney Transplantation at the University of Toronto. The fellowship focused on research, advanced surgical procedures for kidney stone removal, and minimally invasive surgery for a wide variety of urologic diseases.
Dr. Di Lena has authored numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and has presented research findings at national and international conferences. He is currently involved in ongoing clinical research.
Dr. Di Lena is delighted to be practicing and raising his young family in the community of Barrie.
- Kidney stones
- Kidney cancer
- Prostate cancer
- Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
1 Quarry Ridge, Suite 206
Barrie, ON L4M 7G1
Phone : 705-728-2280 x 8
Please allow up to 2 business days for voice messages
to be answered.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I meet with Dr. Di Lena?
An appointment to meet with Dr. Di Lena will be made once a written referral is received from another physician. Dr. Di Lena will review all new referrals and prioritize them in order of medical urgency. Your referring physician will inform you of your initial appointment, and our office will contact you prior to your first appointment.
How can I be prepared for my appointment?
You must bring a valid Ontario health card to every appointment. Please bring a complete list of all of your medications (both prescription and over-the-counter), and be prepared to answer some questions about your medical history. Dr. Di Lena will have access to all X-ray and imaging studies at RVH and in Barrie, but not at other facilities – for imaging done elsewhere, please bring a CD (disc) of the CT scan or MRI images.
Do I need a new referral if I have seen Dr. Di Lena in the past?
If you have been seen by Dr. Di Lena in the past 12 months, you can contact us directly for an appointment. Otherwise, we would be happy to see you again, but a new referral from your doctor will be needed.
Is there free parking for my appointment?
The Royal Court Medical Centre has free parking onsite for you while you are seeing us. Please note that, for appointments for procedures or imaging (X-rays, CT, etc.) at the Royal Victoria Hospital, you will need to park on hospital property.
Is there a pharmacy on the premises?
Yes, there is a Pharmasave on the first floor.
How can I get a note for work? I need disability forms filled out for work for my illness/recovery from surgery.
Documentation can be completed by Dr. Di Lena. A fee will be charged. You will be contacted once the forms have been completed- you can either pick them up, or we can mail them to you.
I am waiting to meet Dr. Di Lena for the first time. How long will it take?
Dr. Di Lena personally reviews all new referrals and prioritizes them by the medical urgency. Your family physician (or other referring physician) will contact you with your appointment date and time.
Where can I get my labwork done?
Any lab will do, but there is a LifeLabs on the first floor. www.lifelabs.com