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Beginning Tuesday, May 21 through Friday, May 31, construction will take place to enhance the Torokvei Atrium (South Lobby, ground floor). The work will include floor coring (...
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Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) recently appointed Dr. Peter Stotland as Surgical Oncology Lead for the Central Regional Cancer Program. Dr. Stotland is a fellowship trained surgeon...
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"I've always enjoyed problem solving, and radiology was a way to solve a diagnosis while making a difference in a patient's life," says our Chief of Radiolog...
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Chief of Anesthesia Dr. Asim Alam leads a group of more than 30 anesthesiologists who provide a wide range of specialized medical care to patients inside and outside the opera...
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Britney Butt believes she's in her chosen profession as a nurse specializing in wound and ostomy care in the Colorectal Cancer Program.
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Urologist Dr. Les Spevack discusses the most common UTIs in women — bladder infections. Any person can get a UTI, but women are at greater risk of developing one.
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The Gale and Graham Wright Prostate Centre at NYGH is advancing prostate cancer care with a new study that shows the benefits of transperineal prostate biopsies under local an...
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Marina Brezinov, Professional Practice Leader for Nursing at North York General Hospital, has been awarded the Preceptor Award of Excellence from Ryerson University.
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A number of NYGH physicians have been honoured by the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine for their commitment and pursuit of excellence in education.
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NYGH proudly announces Dr. Sandy Buchman as the inaugural Freeman Family Chair in Palliative Care. This endowed Chair is a clinical position and the first of its kind in a com...
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Arlene Lieberman received the call from the Graham & Audrey Rosenberg Family Cardiac Care Clinic while she was on vacation in Florida. She remembers the nurse said that he...
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Beginning the week of May 6, NYGH will be moving the Hand Therapy Clinic and the Total Joint Assessment Centre into newly enhanced spaces on the 1st floor as part of the West ...
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EDE course hits 1,000!   04/30/2019
On Monday, April 29 our Emergency Department (ED) team delivered the 1,000th Emergency Department Echo (EDE) course, an ultrasound point-of-care course that has been the stand...
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In a comprehensive review of 1,000 hospitals in 11 countries, Newsweek recently ranked North York General Hospital the second best hospital in Canada and one of the top 100 ho...
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Beginning the week of April 15, NYGH will begin new work on enhancements to the public space in the West Lobby to better meet the needs of our community. These enhancements ar...
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Edith Rolko, Director of Pharmacy and Professional Practice Lead, was awarded the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists Dan Dasko Administrator Award in November 2018.
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In collaboration with the Ontario Telemedicine Network, NYGH has expanded our ability to offer telemedicine visits for a select number of clinics in the Maternal, Newborn and ...
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North York General Hospital's Antimicrobial Stewardship Program promotes and monitors the prudent use of antimicrobials to improve patient outcomes and safety.
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Speech-Language Pathologist Margit Lambas-Weber talks about her important role as part of several multidisciplinary teams at our hospital.
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For the past year, the BMO Financial Group Breast Diagnostic Clinic has been providing same-day genetic counselling appointments for patients newly diagnosed with breast cance...
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The Canadian College of Health Leaders and 3M Canada Company has selected the Breast Cancer Integrated Care Collaborative at NYGH for the 2019 3M Health Care Quality Team Awar...
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For the past year, the orthopedic program has undertaken a significant amount of work to create integrated care coordination for patients undergoing hip and knee surgery.
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On March 19, the Emergency Department (ED) will be undergoing a series of necessary restorations to enhance the existing facilities. These restorations are anticipated to last...
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The desire to help people has always been a passion for Dr. Abheha Satkunaratnam. It's what laid the groundwork for his career in medicine and what guides him to voluntee...
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We only have the best intentions when visiting someone in the hospital. We think about cheering them up, keeping them company and how our visit might comfort them. However, th...
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