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At UHN, we strive to deliver Compassionate Care & Caring. Learn more about the services and supports that are available to you throughout your journey.
Our UHN programs and services are among the most advanced in the world. We have grouped our physicians,
staff, services and resources into 10 medical programs to meet the needs of our patients and help us make
the most of our resources.
At the heart of everything we do at UHN are our Healthcare Professionals. Refer a patient to one of our 12 medical programs. Learn more about the resources and opportunities available for professional growth.
University Health Network has grown to be one of the largest research and teaching hospital networks in Canada - pioneers in improving the lives of patients. Our long history of health professions education at Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab hospitals has consistently advanced the science of education.
University Health Network is a health care and medical research organization in
Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The scope of research and complexity of cases at UHN has made us a national and international
source for discovery, education and patient care.
Being touched by illness affects us in different ways. Many people want to give back to the community
and help others. At UHN, we welcome your contribution and offer different ways you can help so you can find one that suits you.
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We provide exemplary care for patients with all conditions, diseases and trauma affecting the hands.
The clinical expertise of our members includes hip and knee replacements, minimally invasive spinal decompression, sports medicine and arthroscopic reconstructive surgery, arthritis surgery (including ankle replacements and joint transplants) and rheumatoid foot and ankle reconstruction.
Osteoporosis is most prevalent in postmenopausal women, and we screen many women over the age of
50. However, we also serve groups who may be at high risk for developing osteoporosis, including older men, individuals of Caucasian or Asian descent and individuals with a family history of the disease.
The Osteoporosis and Bone Density Program includes:
Arthritis and related disorders include various rheumatic diseases causing joint and musculoskeletal pain. A wide range of disorders and symptoms make up this grouping, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, psoriatic arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, Sjögren’s syndrome, polymyositis, vasculitis, scleroderma, gout, fibromyalgia, back pain and regional pain disorders.
The Arthritis and Related Disorders Program at UHN is the largest of its kind in Canada. Our 11 rheumatologists work with a team of nurses, a physiotherapist, an occupational therapist, a pharmacist, a dietitian and a social worker.
Our team provides diagnosis and multidisciplinary management to patients in several clinics, including:
In addition, our inpatient unit provides multidisciplinary care to patients from across Ontario with complex and often life-threatening rheumatic diseases.
The Rheumatology Division is home to the Centre for Prognosis Studies in the Rheumatic Diseases. The centre is internationally known for its expertise and contributions in the fields of systemic lupus erythematosus and psoriatic arthritis. Over the past 25 years, physicians in the centre have followed, on a regular basis, thousands of patients with these conditions.
Helping to lead the way in lupus research and treatment, UHN is also the coordinating centre for the Canadian Network for Improved Outcome in System Lupus Erythematosus (CaNIOS). This network is collaborating to learn more about lupus and how to improve the quality of life of those affected with the disease across Canada.
The Rheumatology Division is the flagship program of the National Network of Rheumatic Disease Units. With 8 clinical fellows and 3 research fellows, our program is the largest rheumatology training program in the country.