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.
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.
Our 10 medical programs are spread across eight hospital sites – Princess Margaret, Toronto General, Toronto Rehab’s five sites, Toronto Western – as well as our education programs through the Michener Institute of Education at UHN. Learn more about the services, programs and amenities offered at each location.
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Researchers at UHN's Krembil Brain Institute have developed an approach to better tailor deep brain stimulation (DBS) to patients' needs to help with conditions such as Parkinson’s disease. DBS, which uses electrodes implanted in the brain to alter neuron firing patterns, is an encouraging treatment for neurological disorders. The team, which also included researchers from the KITE Research Institute at UHN and SickKids, used implanted electrodes in two patients to record brain activity as patients experienced symptoms. From that information, researchers found unique patterns of neuron activity as symptoms occurred and programmed electrical pulses targeting localized brain areas to reduce symptoms. Dr. Alfonso Fasano, who is also a scientist at UHN's CRANIA Institute and the study's first author, says the research is "potentially game-changing." Read more about this study at UHN News.
A new study from researchers at UHN's Schroeder Arthritis Institute suggests patients' satisfaction with spine surgery is greatly influenced by their preoperative expectations. Researchers pored over data from more than 1,860 patients who underwent elective surgery for spinal conditions and who were asked about their expectations for the procedure, such as reduced pain. The research team found that patients were more satisfied if their pre-surgery expectations were met, regardless of measurable outcomes. Dr. Mayilee Canizares, a co-first author of the study, told UHN News the finding can inform "how clinicians approach pre-surgery consultations, not just for orthopaedic procedures but for all elective surgeries." Read more at UHN News and learn more about the study here.
Check out this story about how teams at Toronto Rehab and KITE navigated the unchartered waters of virtual rehab amid the pandemic and created a tele-rehab toolkit to help other health professionals do likewise. The comprehensive online program, which included all the details other organizations needed to set up and deliver tele-rehab, was launched within weeks of the start of the pandemic. The resource has been downloaded more than 500 times, with more work planned from this group to help institutions stay connected with their patients virtually. Read more about how virtual rehab is here to stay, part of The Game Changers series of stories about the remarkable people, research, and ideas behind rehab at UHN.
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