​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Hospital Arrival

What happens when I arrive at the hospital?
  • If you arrive between 7:00 am and 11:00 pm: Go to Admitting and you will be given further directions to the ​Transplant Inpatient Unit​ or another unit; there you will be examined by the lung transplant team​.
    Admission Clinic
    Toronto General Hospital
    Eaton Building – Ground Floor, Room 400​
  • If you arrive between 11:00 pm and 7:00 am: Go to the Emergency Room, talk to a triage Nurse, and get directions as to where to be admitted.
    Toronto General Hospital
    190 Elizabeth Street (Enter at corner of Elizabeth and Gerrard Streets)
    R. Fraser Elliott Building - Ground Floor
    Phone: 416 340 3946
    TGH Maps & Directions

What will happen before my operation?
  • Nurses and doctors will examine and prepare you for the operation.
  • Blood tests, an ECG, and a chest x-ray will be done.
  • An intravenous line (IV) will be inserted into your arm.​
  • ​Doctors will see you to discuss the surgery and answer any questions you may have.​