About the Coronary Intensive Care Unit (CICU)

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Contact Information

Phone: 416 340 4066

Visiting Hours

UHN hospitals offer flexible visiting hours.

CICU is closed to visitors from 7:00am - 8:00am and from 7:00pm - 8:00pm, daily. During these times our nursing shifts change over, and our team is focused on relating important patient information.

Learn more about visiting patients at UHN​.​

What We Do

The Coronary Intensive Care Unit (CICU) provides care for acutely ill patients who are experiencing problems relating to heart disease. Our nurses manage patients requiring life support machines, monitoring and special intravenous medications. As the provincial centre for adult congenital disease, patients experiencing problems in this area also come to the CICU.

Patients come to the CICU because they need highly skilled medical professionals and special modern technology and medicine.

The majority of our patients have been diagnosed with:

  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congenital heart defects
  • Aortic dissection
  • Acute coronary syndrome
  • Pre LVAD assessment and care
  • Cardiogenic shock

We also offer care in the areas of:

  • Pre-transplant assessment
  • Post percutaneous valve implantation (aortic, mitral valve clip and pulmonary) ​​​

 Health Information

​The Patient & Family Education Program at UHN offers valuable resources to help you understand your condition.​

Resources from the Patient & Family Education Program PDF Icon

* These material(s) are also available in other languages.

More information on cardiac and heart Health:

Visit our health information section.​​​​​

 Patient & Family Services

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