Surgical Oncologist Dr. Usmaan Hameed, North York General Hospital

Profile: Surgical Oncologist Dr. Usmaan Hameed

Dr. Usmaan Hameed is a new Surgical Oncologist at North York General Hospital specializing in the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases. He is one of only a handful of North American surgeons trained in a surgical technique that reduces the risk a patient will require a permanent colostomy.
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Patients First

7th and 8th floor redevelopment
Come behind the scenes and take a peek at the future home of the Steinberg Family Acute Care Unit.
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Physician recognized for water rescue
Chief of Psychiatry Dr. Thomas Ungar was honoured in 2015 for his life-saving efforts.
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News & Community

  • New elevator modernization project
    Thu, Jul 28, 2016
    A project to enhance the General site elevators starts Tuesday, August 2, 2016, with a scheduled completion of spring 2018. Read Moreread more
  • Year in Review 2015-2016
    Wed, Jul 27, 2016
    During 2015-2016 NYGH continued to raise the bar in providing high quality and safe patient- and family-centred care. This review of the past year showcases many of our achiev... Read Moreread more
  • Diabetes Education Centre and Centre for Complex Diabetes Care recognized
    Tue, Jul 26, 2016
    The Canadian Diabetes Association recently recognized both NYGH's Diabetes Education Centre and the Centre for Complex Diabetes Care for meeting all the Standards for Diab... Read Moreread more
  • Research Chair receives CIHR New Investigator Award
    Thu, Jul 07, 2016
    Monika Kastner, NYGH's Research Chair in Knowledge Translation and Implementation, was recently awarded the CIHR New Investigator Award. Read Moreread more
  • Volunteer Services quilt raffle ends 30-year tradition
    Wed, Jul 06, 2016
    This year marked the final year for the volunteer quilt raffle, and the end to a very long tradition. On Wednesday, June 22 the volunteers raffled four quilts – one queen, two... Read Moreread more
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