William Osler Health System

William Osler Health System
2100 Bovaird Drive East
Brampton, Ontario
L6R 3J7

Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator

Description of RCCC Role

Catheterization/Angioplasty
Tel.: (905) 494-2120 ext.58525
Fax: (905) 494-0280

Link to Hospital's Own Internet Site:

William Osler Health System


Hamilton Health Sciences Corp. - General Campus

Hamilton Health Sciences Corp. - General Campus
237 Barton Street East
Hamilton, Ontario L8L 2X2
Tel.: (905) 527-0271

Description of Cardiac Services

The cardiac surgical service provides adult care to the Central West health region of Ontario, with a population of roughly two million people. The entire range of adult cardiac surgical services is provided, with the exception of congenital cases. The cardiac surgeons also provide service to the population of the Northwestern Ontario health region and attend monthly out-patient clinics in Thunder Bay.

Diagnostic cardiac catheterization, coronary interventional techniques and mitral balloon valvuloplasty are carried out at the designated regional centre for cardiovascular disease, which is the Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation - General Campus. A Pacemaker Program is also situated at the General Campus, which is a regional facility catering to complex pacemaker cases.

Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator

Description of RCCC Role

Catheterization/Angioplasty
Tel.: (905) 577-1417
Fax: (905) 527-1558

Surgery (Main Triage)
Tel.: (905) 577-8019
Fax: (905) 527-2691

Surgery (RCCC)
Tel.: (905) 527-4322 x46220
Fax: (905) 527-1558
Fax: 1 (866) 928-5883 (Toll Free)

Heart Rhythm
Tel.: (905) 527-4322 x46796
Fax: (905) 577-8037

On-Call Information

Contact the specialist on call through Locating at: (905) 527-4322. Ask for paging and then page Interventionalist on call.

Link to Hospital's Own Internet Site

Hamilton Health Sciences Corp.


Kingston General Hospital

Kingston General Hospital
76 Stuart Street
Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7
Tel. (613) 548-3232

Description of Cardiac Services

Full cardiac tertiary-care service, including invasive cardiology. Full cardiac surgery, excluding the majority of paediatric cardiac surgery and transplantation. Pacemaker program for southeastern Ontario. Secondary cardiology services to the wider Kingston area.

Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator

Description of Role

Catheterization/Angioplasty/Surgery/TAVI/Heart Rhythm
Tel.: (613) 548-1399

Heart Rhythm
Fax: (613) 548-2530

Cardiac Cath/ PCI
Fax: (613) 548-2407

Cardiovascular surgery
Fax: (613) 548-2387

On-Call Information

Contact the specialist on call through Locating at: (613) 548-3232

Link to Hospital's Own Internet Site:

Kingston General Hospital


St. Mary's General Hospital, Kitchener

St. Mary's General Hospital, Kitchener

911 Queen's Blvd
Kitchener, Ontario N2M 1B2
Tel.: (519) 744-3311

Description of Cardiac Services

St. Mary's became Ontario's 16th advanced cardiac centre for adult care when its program commenced operations in February 2001. Services have been phased in, starting with diagnostic cardiac catheterization. Angioplasty/stent and cardiac-surgery services started on July 2003. A Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator at the hospital (see below) is available to help referring physicians and patients access services in Ontario's cardiac system.

Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator

Description of RCCC Role

Catheterization/Angioplasty
Tel.: (519) 749-6578 x6541
Fax: (519) 749-6606

Surgery/Heart Rhythm
Tel.: (519) 749-6578 x 1500
Fax: (519) 749-6589

Link to Hospital's Own Internet Site

St. Mary's General Hospital


London Health Sciences Centre

London Health Sciences Centre

339 Windermere Road
London, Ontario N6A 5A5

Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator

Description of RCCC Role

Catheterization/Angioplasty
Tel.: (519) 685-8500 x37888
Fax: (519) 663-3069

Surgery
Tel.: (519) 685-8500 x37889
Fax: (519) 663-2948

Heart Rhythm
Tel.: (519) 685-8500 x35303
Fax: (519) 663-3782

On-Call Information

Contact the specialist on call through Locating at: (519) 685-8500. Ask for Cardiac Surgeon or Cardiologist On Call or if pager # is known, enter pager # at the prompt.

Link to Hospital's Own Internet Site

London Health Sciences Centre

Please visit our Cardiac Care Program web site for a full description of our Adult and Paediatric Medical and Surgical Services by clicking here Cardiac Care Program.
 


Trillium Health Partners - Mississauga Site

Trillium Health Partners - Mississauga Site

100 Queensway West
Mississauga, Ontario L5B 1B8
Tel.: (905) 848-7100

Description of Cardiac Services

Trillium's advanced cardiac program for adult care commenced operations in 1999, with diagnostic cardiac catheterization. Angioplasty/stent and cardiac-surgery services were added in November 2000. Regional Cardiac Care Coordinators are available at the hospital (see below) to help referring physicians and patients access services in Ontario's cardiac system.

Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator

Description of RCCC Role

Catheterization/Angioplasty
Tel.: (905) 848-7396
Fax: (905) 848-7358

Surgery
Tel.: (905) 804-7501
Fax: (905) 804-7771

Heart Rhythm
Tel.: (905) 848-7580 x2903
Fax: (905) 804-7736

On-Call Information

Contact the specialist on call through Locating at: (905) 527-4322. Ask for paging and then page Interventionalist on call.

Link to Hospital's Own Internet Site

Trillium Health Partners
 


Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket

Southlake Regional Health Centre, Newmarket

596 Davis Drive
Newmarket, Ontario L3Y 2P9
Tel.: (905) 895-4521

Description of Cardiac Services

York County Hospital’s advanced cardiac program commenced operations in 1999 with diagnostic cardiac catheterization. The program also offers permanent pacemaker insertion, a full scope of outpatient cardiac-rehabilitation programs and leads the Heart Health Cardiac Prevention Program for York Region. Angioplasty/stent and cardiac-surgery services were added in Nov/Dec 2003. A Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator is available to help referring physicians and patients access services in Ontario’s cardiac system.

Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator

Description of RCCC Role

Catheterization
Tel. (905) 895-4521 x2676
Fax. (905) 830-5802

Angioplasty
Tel. (905) 895-4521 x2707
Fax. (905) 830-5802

Surgery
Tel. (905) 895-4521 x2853
Fax. (905) 952-2445

Heart Rhythm Triage
Tel. (905) 895-4521 x2572
Fax. (905) 830-5806

Structural Heart
Tel. (905) 895-4521 x2546
Fax. (905) 952-2445

 

Link to Hospital's Own Internet Site

Southlake Regional Health Centre


University of Ottawa Heart Institute

University of Ottawa Heart Institute

40 Ruskin Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 4W7

Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator

Description of RCCC Role

Catheterization/Angioplasty
Tel.: (613) 696-7061
Fax: (613) 696-7144

Surgery
Tel.: (613) 696-7062
Fax. (613) 696-7144

Heart Rhythm
Tel.: (613) 696-7063
Fax: (613) 696-7144

On-Call Information

Contact the specialist on call through the Communication Centre at: (613) 761-4708

Link to Hospital's Own Internet Site:

University of Ottawa Heart Institute


Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Peterborough Regional Health Centre

1 Hospital Drive
Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7C6
Tel.: (705) 743-2121

Description of Cardiac Services

Peterborough Regional Health Centre became Ontario's 15th advanced cardiac centre for adult care when its program commenced operations in May 2000. The centre features a new cath lab for diagnostic cardiac catheterization. Angioplasty/stent and cardiac-surgery services are not available at this centre. A Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator is available at the hospital (see below) to help referring physicians and patients access services in Ontario's cardiac system.

Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator

Description of RCCC Role

Catheterization/Angioplasty

Tel.: (705) 743-2121 x3258
Fax: (705) 876-5155

On-Call Information

Contact the Catheterization Cardiologist through the Catheterization Lab at (705) 743-5763

Link to Hospital's Own Internet Site:

Peterborough Regional Health Centre


Sault Area Hospital

Sault Area Hospital

750 Great Northern Road
Box 21
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6B 0A8

Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator

Description of RCCC Role

Catheterization

Tel.: (705) 759-3434 x5810
Fax: (705) 256-3491

On-Call Information

Contact the specialist on call through Locating at: (705) 759-3708

Link to Hospital's Own Internet Site:

Sault Area Hospital
 

Health Sciences North

Health Sciences North

41 Ramsey Lake Road
Sudbury, Ontario
P3E 5J1

Description of Cardiac Services

Full cardiac tertiary-care services, including invasive/interventional cardiology and pacemaker programs. Full cardiac surgery, excluding paediatric cardiac surgery and transplantation

Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator

Description of RCCC Role

Catheterization/Angioplasty
Tel.: (705) 523-7100 x1225
Fax: (705) 671-5581

Arrhythmia/TAVI
Tel.: (705) 523-7100 x1225
Fax: (705) 523-7183

Surgery
Tel.: (705) 671-5550
Fax: (705) 671-5581

On-Call Information

Contact the specialist on call through Locating at: (705) 523-7100

Link to Hospital's Own Internet Site

Health Sciences North


Rouge Valley Health System (Centenary), Scarborough

  • State-of-the-art non-invasive diagnostics, including nuclear cardiology, stress testing, colour/doppler echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, stress echo, Holter monitoring, event records and tilt-table testing
  • Critical cardiac care management in a 12-bed coronary care unit (CCU) and 14-bed intensive care unit (ICU)
  • On November 14, 2001, the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care announced an angioplasty program for the hospital. Subject to Rouge Valley's meeting the clinical requirements, the program is expected to move forward by the spring of 2002, according to the announcement.

The centre also provides regional continuing medical education (CME), with weekly cardiac care rounds on Tuesday mornings and an annual "Excellence in Cardiac Care workshop" held each May.

Both sites of the Rouge Valley Health System are very active in clinical research, having achieved national and international recognition for trial participation and original research.

For more information about these cardiac services, please contact the program secretary at 416-281-7400, or visit the Rouge Valley Health System's web site.

Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator

Description of RCCC Role

Catheterization
Tel.: (416) 281-7477
Fax: (416) 281-7274

Angioplasty
Tel.: (416) 284-8131 x5139
Fax: (416) 281-7274

Heart Rhythm
Tel.: (416) 284-8131 x4634
Fax: (416) 281-7351

On-Call Information

Contact the specialist on call through Locating at: (416) 284-8131 ext. 4560

Link to Hospital's Own Internet Site:

Rouge Valley Health System (Centenary), Scarborough


Michael Garron Hospital, Toronto

825 Coxwell Avenue

Toronto, Ontario M4C 3E7
Tel.: (416) 461-8272


Description of Cardiac Services

Michael Garron Hospital is Ontario's 17th -- and newest -- advanced cardiac centre for adult care. Its diagnostic cardiac catheterization program commenced operations in December 2001. A Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator at the hospital (see below) is available to help referring physicians and patients access services.

The Lab is equipped with state-of-the-art digital angiography equipment, one of the world's most advanced cardiovascular x-ray imaging systems. The Innova 2000 from GE Medical Systems enables cardiologists to view the heart and hard-to-see blood vessels with exceptional clarity and significantly less radiation to the patient and staff.

Michael Garron Hospital anticipates treating 1,000 to 1,500 patients per year. The new catheterization lab means that TEGH can respond to the immediate demands of its community by providing access to this much-needed service, closer to home.

Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator

Description of RCCC Role

Catheterization

Tel.: (416) 469-6580 x2400
Fax. (416) 469-6443

Link to Hospital's Own Internet Site:

Michael Garron Hospital


St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto

30 Bond Street
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8
Tel.: (416) 360-4000

Description of Cardiac Services

St. Michael's Hospital is a tertiary-care referral centre affiliated with the University of Toronto.

Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator

Description of RCCC Role

Catheterization
Tel.: (416) 864-5489
Fax. (416) 864-5455

Angioplasty
Tel: (416) 864-6078
Fax: (416) 864-5455

Surgery
Tel.: (416) 864-6084
Fax: (416) 864-6086

TAVI/EVAR
Tel.: (416) 864-5442
Fax: (416) 864-5768

Heart Rhythm Ablations
Tel.: (416) 864-6060 x6526
Fax: (416) 864-5744

Heart Rhythm Devices
Tel.: (416) 864-6060 x2679
Fax: (416) 864-2583

On-Call Information

Contact the specialist on call through Locating at: (416) 864-5431

Link to Hospital's Own Internet Site:

St. Michael's Hospital

Cardiology Rounds from the Division of Cardiology, St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada. The educational objective of the Cardiology Rounds web site is to provide interested physicians around the world with a unique window on some of the most current information and discussion on important scientific and clinical developments in the field of cardiovascular medicine. Cardiology Rounds is derived from recent Rounds presented at St. Michael's Hospital, and has been designed as an efficient resource for the busy physician. The aim is to assist physicians in keeping abreast of the rapidly evolving changes in cardiovascular medicine.  


University Health Network (Toronto General/Western), Toronto

200 Elizabeth Street
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4
Tel.: (416) 340-3111

Description of Cardiac Services

Largest open-heart centre in Canada. This division is in the top 10 in North America, and the premier in Canada, in academic productivity as measured by the number of scientific publications, peer-reviewed presentations and participation in post-graduate courses as faculty members. A university teaching hospital and research centre. Specializes in all aspects of cardiac surgery.

CERO - Central East Regional Office - Cath/CCU triage for urgent hospital in patients

Tel.: (416) 340-4278
Fax: (416) 340-4809

Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator

Description of RCCC Role

Catheterization
Tel.: (416) 340-5184
Fax: (416) 340-3788

Angioplasty
Tel.: (416) 340-4949
Fax: (416) 340-5178

Surgery
Tel.: (416) 340-4474
Fax: (416) 340-4811

Heart Rhythm
Tel.: (416) 340-4800 x2044
Fax: (416) 340-5338

Pacemaker/AICD/CRT/Laser
Tel.: (416) 340-4800 x6975
Fax: (416) 340-5338

On-Call Information

Contact the specialist on call through Locating at: (416) 340-3155

Link to Hospital's Own Internet Site:

University Health Network (Toronto General/Western)


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto

2075 Bayview Avenue
North York, Ontario M4N 3M5
Tel.: (416) 480-6100

Description of Cardiac Services

The most recently opened university teaching hospital and research centre in cardiac services (1990), specializing in all aspects of cardiac surgery. Particular emphasis on unique arterial revascularization, valve repair, adult reconstruction and minimal-access techniques. Academically productive, with numerous peer-reviewed and other grant support for clinical trials in revascularization and valve function. Community reputation for efficient, compassionate peri-operative care with superb clinical nursing support.

Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator

Description of RCCC Role

Catheterization/Angioplasty
Tel: (416) 480-6100 x7160
Fax: (416) 480-5892

Angioplasty
Tel: (416) 480-6100 x3234
Fax: (416) 480-5892

Surgery
Tel.: (416) 480-6078
Fax: (416) 480-4151

Heart Rhythm
Tel: (416) 480-4469
Fax: (416) 480-4656

On-Call Information

Contact specialist on call through (416) 480-6100 Locating 4244. Ask for the On call Cardiologist or Surgeon on call.

Link to Hospital's Own Internet Site:

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre


Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre

980 Oliver Road
Thunder Bay, Ontario
P7B 6V4

Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator

Description of RCCC Role

Catheterization/Angioplasty

Tel.: (807) 684-6676
Fax: (807) 684-5903

On-Call Information

Contact the specialist on call through Locating at: (807) 684-6000

Link to Hospital's Own Internet Site:

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre


Windsor Regional Hospital, Windsor

Windsor Regional Hospital, Windsor

1030 Ouellette Avenue
Windsor, Ontario N9A 1E1

Description of Cardiac Services

Cardiac Catheterization, EKG, stress testing, holter, echo (2D and doppler) and pacemakers. The cardiac catheterization laboratory was transferred from the Windsor Regional Hospital's Western Campus in July 1999.

Regional Cardiac Care Coordinator

Description of RCCC Role

Catheterization/Angioplasty

Tel.: (519) 973-4411 x33156
Fax. (519) 973-5584

On-Call Information

Contact the specialist on call through the coronary-care unit (CCU) at: (519) 973-4444 ext. 0

Link to Hospital's Own Internet Site

Windsor Regional Hospital, Windsor


Niagara Health System, St. Catherines

Niagara Health System, St. Catherines

1200 Fourth Avenue Street
St. Catharines Ontario, L2R 6P9

Link to Hospital's Own Internet Site

Niagara Health System, St. Catherines