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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Vision loss can affect people of all ages.
Today, more than 5.5 million Canadians live with eye diseases, such as glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration and cataracts, and this number is expected to double over the next 20 years. Learn more about common
eye diseases and eye health.
At the Donald K. Johnson Eye Institute, located at Toronto Western Hospital, which is part of the University Health Network, more than 50 clinicians and scientists are working together at the forefront of innovation, conducting cutting-edge research and developing new treatments for blindness and vision loss. The Institute is home to one of the largest and most comprehensive clinical eye programs in North America, with more than 120,800 patient visits across nine clinics/services and over 6,000 surgeries performed every year. Learn more about our
eye institute and what we do.
The Donald K. Johnson Eye Institute is one of six divisions of the
Krembil Research Institute. Here, vision researchers collaborate with other research leaders working on age-related neurodegeneration, autoimmunity, neuro-immunology and arthritis. Learn more about our
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The Donald K. Johnson Eye Institute is developing a world-leading centre of discovery focused on age-related retinal disease and translational science. The institute combines clinical and basic science expertise to advance regenerative medicine and cell-based therapies, with the goal of bringing these technologies to the clinic.
Generous donors make our work possible, including Donald K. Johnson, a long-time philanthropist and advocate for vision research and care at Toronto Western Hospital. Visit the
UHN Foundation website to make a donation.
The Donald K. Johnson Eye Institute Krembil Discovery TowerToronto Western Hospital399 Bathurst StreetToronto, ON M5T 2S8dkjeyeinstitute@uhn.ca Co-Directors: Dr. Efrem Mandelcorn
and Dr. Valerie Wallace