Who do I call with general post-operative questions?

Your surgeon’s office is the first place to call with general post-operative questions.

Who do I call if I experience complications? 

Call 911 or go to the nearest Emergency Department if you:

  • Have chest pain, tightness, or significant shortness of breath
  • Have "the worst headache of your life" that does not go away by taking pain medication

Call your surgeon's office  if you notice the following symptoms:

  • Have new redness or swelling around your incisions
  • Have pus (yellowish or white liquid) coming from your incisions
  • Feel increasing pain at your incisions
  • Have a temperature higher than 38.5°C (101°F)
  • Have shortness of breath
  • Cough out mucous that is yellow or green or has a bad smell
  • Cough out fresh red blood
  • Have diarrhea often
  • Feel nauseous (feel like throwing up) or you are throwing up
  • Lose weight or continue having a poor appetite


To make or change appointments, call your surgeon's office.

Dr. M. Cypel
Phone: 416 340 5156

Dr. G. Darling
Phone: 416 340 3121

Dr. M. de Perrot​
Phone: 416 340 5549

Dr. L. Donahoe
Phone: 416 340 4800 ext. 6529

Dr. S. Keshavjee
Phone: 416 340 4010

Dr. A. Pierre
Phone: 416 340 5354

Dr. T. Waddell
Phone: 416 340 3432

Dr. K. Yasufuku
Phone: 416 340 4290

Dr. J. Yeung
Phone: 416 340 4800 ext. 6529