Panel Physicians perform Immigration Medical Exams for IRCC but do not make decisions on admissibility!
However, Registered panel physician plays an important part in the immigration process and help ensure the health and safety of Canadians. .
Panel physicians are approved by IRCC to conduct immigration medical exams for them and submit results using the eMedical system. They perform duties as per the guidelines of IRCC.
During your immigration medical exam, panel physicians will analyze your past medical history (if available), then conduct a series of medical tests to check your height, weight, skin, blood pressure etc. The results will then be submitted to IRCC.
IRCC-registered panel physicians must stay updated with the latest information regarding immigration and IMEs. They must also submit all medical results accurately to IRCC, and in case of abnormal findings, they must refer the patients to specialists.
No, panel physicians do not make admissibility decisions. They submit the medical results to IRCC. IRCC makes the final decision.