University Health Network

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R. Fraser Elliott Building, 190 Elizabeth St., Toronto, M5G 2C4, ON, CA



University Health Network (UHN) is a medical centre that comprises four hospitals: Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. These are a network of teaching hospitals affiliated with the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. It is a recognized leader in patient care, research and education.

UHN has a proud history of achieving many "world firsts" including discovering stem cells, pioneering deep brain simulation to treat patients with depression, performing the world's first single and double-lung transplant and pioneering the Cobalt machine, the technology that allowed modern radiation therapy to develop. UHN is committed to continually breaking new ground in research and treatment so it can enhance patients' experience and outcomes.




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Experts (95)

Dr. Charles Chan

Dr. Charles Chan

Executive Vice President, Chief Medical Officer

An experienced hospital administrator and leading researcher in infectious lung complications and diseases

Immunosuppression Clinical Epidemiology Respiratory Infections Pulmonary Fibrosis Hospital Administration Healthcare Quality Best Practice in Health Care Physician Practice Respirology

Dr. Ed Cole

Dr. Ed Cole

Physician in Chief

A leading researcher in kidney transplants and immunosuppressive drugs

Multi-Organ Transplant Renal Transplantation Immunosuppressants Medical Education Nephrology Medical Leadership Renal Medicine Renal Transplant Department of Medicine Academic Department of Medicine Complex Medical Diseases

Dr. Gaetan Tardif

Dr. Gaetan Tardif

Physiatrist-in-Chief and Medical Program Director, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

Academic physiatrist and health care executive with leadership experience in several professional and not-for-profit organizations

Electrodiagnostic Medicine Sports Medicine Rehabilitation and Post-Acute Care Physical Medicine Toronto Rehab Rehabilitation Medicine Paralympics

Justine Jackson

Justine Jackson

Executive VP & CFO

Leading UHN's cutting edge research and training the next generation of health professionals

Medical Research Healthcare Administration Healthcare Integration Strategic Planning Healthcare Finance Healthcare Leadership Healthcare Funding

Dr. Michael  Baker

Dr. Michael Baker

General Internal Medicine

Developing an innovative, integrated medical care program for patients

Clinical Research Haematology Internal Medicine Medical Consulting Oncology

Dr. Mark  Bayley

Dr. Mark Bayley

Stroke Rehabilition

Identifying, measuring and standardizing the most effective approaches to neurological rehabilitation

Rehabilitation Clinical Research Public Health Health Promotion Patient Education Patient Safety Physical Therapy Therapeutic Communication Dysphagia Concussion Acquired Brain Injury Rehab Stroke Rehab Balance and Falls

Dr. Mark  Bernstein

Dr. Mark Bernstein

Neurosurgeon, Krembil Neuroscience Centre

Pioneer in awake brain craniotomy and same day surgery for brain tumours

Awake Craniotomy Neurosurgery Bioethics Malignant Brain Tumours Surgical Innovation Medical Error Novel Resource Utilization Neuroethics International Surgery Brain Tumours Neuro-Oncology

Dr. Vera Bril

Dr. Vera Bril

Medical Director - Krembil Neuroscience Centre

Neurologist and researcher focused on the diagnosis and management of patients with complex neuromuscular disorders

Neurology Neuromuscular Disorders Myasthenia Gravis Inflammatory Polyneuropathies Diabetic Sensorimotor Polyneuropathy Guillan-Barr Syndrome Chronic Polyneuropathies Neural and Sensory Sciences Intravenous Immunoglobulin Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (Cidp)

Dr. Robert  Devenyi

Dr. Robert Devenyi

Ophthalmologist-in-Chief, Krembil Neuroscience Centre

Robert G. Devenyi, MD, MBA, FRCSC, FACS. Opthalmologist-in-Chief and Director of Retinal Services at the University Health Network (UHN)

Surgery Ophthalmology Argus Ii Retinal Services Degenerative Eye Disease

Dr. James  Downar

Dr. James Downar

ICU physician

Specialist in palliative care and medical ethics

Palliative Care Medical Ethics End of Life Care Critical Care Internal Medicine

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