About the Spinal/Neurosurgery Inpatient Unit

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Fell Pavilion 5th Floor, A Wing

Contact Information

Phone: 416 603 5800 ext. 5917 ​​​

Visiting Hours

We encourage you to have family members, friends and other supportive visitors during your stay. During daytime hours, you are welcome to meet with visitors in your room, in the common lounge areas and in the visiting areas outdoors.

UHN hospitals offer flexible visiting hours.

Learn more about visiting patients at UHN.​

What We Do

This 28-bed unit is a specialized spine unit within the Krembil Brain Institute and one of a few in the country. Our spine patients range from those having neurosurgical spine procedures to those experiencing emergent infectious, oncological, and traumatic processes with potentially devastating consequences. We also care for other neurological/neurosurgical patients.

The majority of patients have diagnoses of:

  • Spinal stenosis
  • Herniated disc
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Spinal tumours and abscesses
  • General neurosurgery excluding subarachnoid hemorrhage, pituitary tumour
  • Neurological disorders
  • Chronic pain disorders

You need to be seen and admitted by a doctor at UHN to become a patient in our inpatient unit.​

  Health Information

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Other Related Links

Learn about what to expect before, during and after your surgery, as well as preparing to return home, in UHN's surgery binder. ​

Visit our health information section.​

 Patient & Family Services

You can also find other services throughout UHN. Learn more about patient and family services available throughout UHN​.