Anesthesiologist administers anesthesia to patient while health care professional holds patient

Anesthesiologists make patient care safer and less painful

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 operating room.
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Patients First

Behind the Scenes: Cleaning surgical instruments
See the process and safety measures in place to ensure our patients receive safe, high-quality care.
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NYGH ranked #2 hospital in Canada
In a comprehensive review of 1,000 hospitals in 11 countries, Newsweek recently ranked North York General Hospital the second best hospital ...
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News & Community

  • South Lobby construction
    Tue, May 21, 2019
    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 (... Read Moreread more
  • Dr. Peter Stotland appointed Regional Surgical Oncology Lead
    Thu, May 16, 2019
    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... Read Moreread more
  • North York General study shows prostate biopsies under local anesthetic are safe and effective
    Thu, May 09, 2019
    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... Read Moreread more
  • Physicians honoured by the University of Toronto
    Wed, May 08, 2019
    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. Read Moreread more
  • Marina Brezinov recognized by Ryerson University
    Wed, May 08, 2019
    Marina Brezinov, Professional Practice Leader for Nursing at North York General Hospital, has been awarded the Preceptor Award of Excellence from Ryerson University. Read Moreread more