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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​about our surgery guides

Are you having surgery at UHN? Our guides help ensure that you know what to expect every step of the way. My Surgery, our general surgery binder, offers information that is relevant to almost all surgery patients, while our dedicated  surgery guides support this guide, with additional information that is specific to the surgery you have scheduled.


General S​urgery Binder

Surgery Binder

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The time leading up to surgery can be an anxious time for you, full of questions and concerns.My Surgery: An information Guide and Personal Care Tool helps you and your family members record information about your surgical process and learn about each stage of your care.

During your surgery experience, your My Surgery binder can be customized with information to suit your individual health information needs, including treatment-specific brochures, booklets, information sheets and other materials.

Looking for a hard copy of the My Surgery binder? Ask a member of your care team.

Note: The My Surgery binder does not apply to cardiovascular or vascular surgery patients.


Surgery-Specific Guides

UHN is building a library of guides that are specific to the surgery you have scheduled. From how to prepare, to what to expect during your hospital stay, our dedicated guides to take you step-by-step through your operation.​ Note that these guides should be used in addition to the general My Surgery binder, to enhance the information UHN is providing to you.

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Bones and Joints​

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Brain & Nerves

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Heart

Translated Information​

Currently, the My Surgery binder is only available in English. However, our health information​ site material is available in many other languages that may be just right for you.