North York General Hospital

North York General HospitalNYGH Family Medicine Community-Based Teaching Site

4001 Leslie Street, 4 South,
Toronto, Ontario, M2K 1E2

North York General Hospital is a popular training site for University of Toronto family medicine residents and MD students. It is a suburban community hospital in northern Metro Toronto with departments in all major fields of medicine: family medicine, internal medicine, geriatrics, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, emergency, medical imaging, paediatrics, genetics and psychiatry. The hospital has approximately 80,000 emergency visits and over 7,000 obstetrical deliveries a year. Family medicine is one of the four strategic foci for the hospital, along with cancer care, regional maternal newborn and paediatric care and care of the elderly.

Teaching Site Facilities:

  • A large and busy Emergency Department, excellent General and Orthopedic Surgery, Labour and Delivery and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
  • In-hospital and outpatient paediatrics care are among the busiest in the city.
  • Busy Breast Diagnostic Clinic, Fracture Clinic and Plastic Clinics.
  • 20 family physicians that practice obstetrics at North York General Hospital.
  • Home of the Research and Innovation space which houses the University of Toronto’s Practice Based Research Network (UTOPIAN).

Three sites:

  • General site at 4001 Leslie Street
  • Branson Ambulatory Care Centre at 555 Finch Avenue West
    • Home to the Prostate Centre and Joint Assessment Unit Programs
  • Seniors' Health Centre at 2 Buchan Court

The Area:

Located on the Sheppard subway line and easily accessible by transit or car.
Approximately 21 km from downtown, 30-minute drive.

Demographics:

  • The patients are community based patients coming from a wide range of cultural communities and socioeconomic levels.
  • The patient demographics are those of a typical suburban hospital, including patients from many immigrant groups and different socioeconomic levels (i.e., broad).
  • An active paediatric inpatient program and strong geriatric program result in patients of all ages as both inpatients and outpatients.

Chief of Family Medicine
Dr. David Eisen

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