Dr. Emory Burke looks back at 45 years in medicine
Amazing breakthroughs in heart disease treatment
Dr. Emory Burke has been a physician at North York General Hospital since 1972, just four years after it opened.
Having accumulated a wealth of knowledge and rich experience in the treatment and prevention of heart disease, he shares a firsthand overview about the incredible breakthroughs that have taken place throughout his 45-year career.
North York General Hospital is celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2018. Read a message to our community from President and CEO Dr. Tim Rutledge. Find out more about North York General in our special anniversary web section.
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Is anterior hip surgery right for you?
Anterior hip replacement surgery is a well-established but lesser known surgical approach being used by a small number of specially trained orthopaedic surgeons in Ontario. With
this method, surgeons access the damaged hip socket without cutting muscles or tendons.
Dr. Herman Dhotar, along with his colleagues Dr. Hossein Mehdian and Dr. Shawn Garbedian, perform anterior hip replacement surgery at North York General Hospital.
In our latest
Behind the Scenes video, The difference between X-Ray, CT Scan and MRI, we take you to our Volunteer Services Centre for Medical Imaging. Our staff explain the difference between these three diagnostic imaging procedures that help narrow the causes of an injury or illness and ensure an accurate diagnosis.
Reactivation Care Centre: An innovative and collaborative approach to patient care
In December, North York General Hospital transferred 24 patients to the newly opened Reactivation Care Centre (RCC), located at the former Humber River Hospital Finch site. The RCC is designed to care for patients who no longer require an acute care hospital, but who need specialized care to support the transition to home or another facility.
"The RCC is one of the ways we are enhancing our bed capacity to provide exceptional patient- and family-centred care," says Susan Woollard, Program Director of Medicine, Critical Care and Elder Care, and the hospital's lead for the RCC initiative.
Hot flashes, mood changes and night sweats are a few symptoms women may experience when going through menopause.
"Some women may experience perimenopausal symptoms for years leading up to menopause, whereas other women might only have symptoms for a few months or not at all," says
Dr. Kim Lazare, a Physician in the Department of Family and Community Medicine.
NYGH announces Interim CEO Karyn Popovich, Vice President, Clinical Programs, Quality and Risk,
Chief Nursing Executive at NYGH, has accepted the role of Interim CEO beginning March 19, 2018.
Read the message from Murray J. Perelman, Chair of the Board of Governors.