Maternal & Child Care

Our mother & baby unit provides a family-centred experience with an award-winning, multi-disciplinary team of dedicated care providers.

Humber River Hospital delivers over 3,000 babies each year. We are a regional leader in women’s and children’s health care. We are committed to providing the best plan of care based on the needs of our patients in our diverse community.

Humber River Hospital is proud to provide truly patient and family-centred care in our maternal and child program. We care for mothers and their babies with an award-winning, multi-disciplinary team of dedicated care providers.

We provide high-quality, safe care in all areas our program. We are a regional leader in women’s and children’s health care, delivering over 3,000 babies every year.

We offer personalized plans of care to accommodate the cultural diversity of our community.

We offer prenatal tours on Saturdays. Call between 22 and 24 weeks to book an appointment for 28-weeks gestation.

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Dr. Graham Black

Dr. Graham Black

Paediatrics

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Dr. Nicolette Caccia

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Gynecology

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Gynecology

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Dr. Lily Cha

Gynecology

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Dr. Beth Cruickshank

Gynecology

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Dr. Mirabelle D’Souza

Dr. Mirabelle D’Souza

Gynecology

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Dr. Jay Dahman

Paediatrics

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Dr. Jasvinder Dhillon

Paediatrics

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Dr. Mark Greenwald

Paediatrics

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Dr. Richard Hamat

Paediatrics

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Dr. Sally Kenawy

Paediatrics

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Dr. Ted Kosalka

Dr. Ted Kosalka

Gynecology

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Chief of Obstetrics
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Dr. Andre LaRoche

Dr. Andre LaRoche

Gynecology

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Dr. Clive Lee

Gynecology

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Dr. Grace Mariampillai

Gynecology

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Chief of Paediatrics
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Dr. Gilbert Miller

Dr. Gilbert Miller

Paediatrics

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Dr. Joseph Porepa

Dr. Joseph Porepa

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Dr. Ayala Revah

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Dr. Jacob Rosenberg

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Dr. Narendra Singh

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Dr. Guy Widrich

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Dr. George Wong

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Bilirubin clinic

This clinic provides follow-ups for babies to check bilirubin levels.

Level 4 - Paediatric outpatient clinic (Monday to Friday)
Mother & baby unit (Saturday, Sunday)

416-242-1000 x21400 (Monday to Friday)
416-242-1000 x45200 (Saturday, Sunday)

1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. 7 days a week

Breastfeeding support clinic

While in hospital, you’ll receive support from a trained lactation consultant. You can also access this service after you are discharged from the hospital through the breastfeeding support clinic.

Level 4

416-242-1000 x21450

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Children’s Inpatient Unit

This inpatient unit offers services in a child and family-friendly environment for children aged 28 days to 18 years.

The care team, which includes a Child Life Specialist, received a top rating for patient satisfaction in Ontario, in 2015 by the National Research Corporation of Canada.

 

 

4th floor

416-242-1000

Inpatient hours

Early pregnancy clinic

This clinic provides urgent care for women under 13 weeks into their pregnancy experiencing complications.

Level 4

416-242-1000 x21450

8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, Friday

General surgery

Our general surgeons support departments throughout the hospital.

Level 4

416-242-1000 x23450

8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday to Friday

Intensive Care Unit

This unit is for adults with acute, life-threatening illness or injuries requiring  specialized care.

Level 6

416 242-1000
x44050 (East)
x44000 (West)

Inpatient hours

Labour & birthing unit

This unit is where you’ll stay while giving birth. You will have a few hours post-birth to relax and hold your baby after birth.

Level 4

416-242-1000 x45300

Inpatient hours

Mother & baby unit

This is where you will stay after giving birth. Each private room has sleeping accommodations for a partner or family member to stay overnight.

Level 4

416-242-1000 x45100

Inpatient hours

Neonatal follow-up clinic

This clinic monitors the growth and development of premature babies up to 3 years old.

Level 4

416-242-1000 x21400

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

This unit provides care for newborn babies who require specialized care and attention.

Level 4

416-242-1000 x45400

Inpatient hours

Occupational therapy clinic

This clinic provides care to children experiencing delays or difficulties in development. The occupational therapist promotes skill development in oral or feeding skills, fine or gross motor skills and self-help skills.

Level 4

416-242-1000 x21400

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

Paediatric asthma clinic

This clinic supports children living with asthma. We empower children to enhance their quality of life by helping them manage symptoms.

Level 4

416-242-1000 x21400

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday

Paediatric audiology clinic

This clinic provides services to children experiencing audiology issues like hearing loss, repeated middle ear infections and delays in speech and language development. The clinic also provides testing under the Ontario Infant Hearing Program.

Level 4

416-242-1000 x21400

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Monday to Friday

Paediatric cardiology clinic

This clinic diagnoses simple and complex congenital heart disease.

Level 1 - Portal A

416-242-1000 x21400

8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Monday (once per month)

Paediatric neurology clinic

This clinic offers care to children diagnosed with seizure disorders, migraine headaches or other neurological disorders.

Level 4

416-242-1000 x21400

8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Thursday (once per month)

Paediatric nutrition clinic

This clinic offers care for children with nutrition-related needs like obesity, hyperlipidemia, insufficient weight gain, inappropriate weight loss and food allergies.

Level 4

416-242-1000 x21400

1:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Wednesday
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Thursday

Paediatric speech & language pathology

This clinic provides care to children with delayed speech or language skills.

Level 4

416-242-1000 x21400

9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday

Prenatal clinic

This clinic offers care to women experiencing normal, moderate or high-risk pregnancies.

Level 4

416-242-1000 x21450

Respiratory Syncytial Virus clinic

RSV is a common virus that causes a mild cold in healthy children and adults. Premature babies and young infants can become very sick if infected. Speak to your family doctor or paediatrician for referral.

Level 4

416-242-1000 x21400

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday (November-April)

Surgical day care unit

Children from age one to 18 receive care after surgery. Working with a Child Life Specialist, the child and their family are encouraged to participate in age-appropriate orientation prior to surgery to help reduce anxiety.

Level 4

416-242-1000

Surgical pre-screening clinic

This clinic provides care to patients before they go into surgery. The clinic assesses and educates patients so they are prepared. The clinic supports patients with special needs or language barriers.

Level 1

416-242-1000 x23200

7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Monday to Friday

Acute pain service

This service is a specialized inter-professional team that provides evidence-based pain and symptom management to post-operative inpatients. The team collaborates with surgical services to maximize patient’s comfort, satisfaction and recovery.

24/7

Bone Mineral Densitometry (BMD) machine

Medical Imaging

BMD is the use of x-rays to measure bone mineral density.

Level 2

416-242-1000 x63601

7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Saturday

Computed Tomography (CT) scans

Medical Imaging

CT scanners use x-rays to produce 2D or 3D images of parts of your body. Our new machines are bariatric-friendly and are quieter than standard units.

Level 2

416 242-1000 x63000

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 7 days a week

Critical Care Response Team

Our CCRT helps enhance patient safety by increasing access to critical care across the hospital. Comprised of specially trained physicians, nurses and respiratory therapists, the CCRT exports the skills of the ICU to empower healthcare professionals to act when they feel that a patient has the potential to become critically ill.

Emergency

416 242-1000 x44050 (east), 44000 (west)

24/7

General radiography

Medical Imaging

General radiography includes radiography and fluoroscopy. Radiography is the use of x-rays to acquire 2D images of the body. Fluoroscopy is the use of x-rays for real-time visualization of body structures.

Level 2

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 7 days a week

416-242-1000 x63000

Laboratory medicine

Humber River Hospital’s laboratory provides service throughout the hospital.

Level 2

(416) 242-1000 x61000

Laboratory services

Laboratory services assists every department in the hospital. Our dedicated team, equipped with state-of-the-art equipment assists health providers to diagnose diseases in blood, tissues and fluids. Our laboratory staff work collaboratively throughout our hospital to ensure timely and accurate results and diagnosis.

Laboratory services

416-242-1000 x61000

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)

Medical Imaging

An MRI a strong magnetic field to generate images of your body. It takes pictures of parts of the body that don’t show up well in x-rays, CT scans or ultrasounds. Our MRI units are bariatric-friendly and quieter than most machines.

Level 2

416 242-1000 x63000

7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. 7 days a week

Nuclear medicine

Nuclear medicine takes images of many parts of the body, including the lungs, heart and skeletal system.

Level 1

416-242-1000 x63823

7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday

Prenatal classes

Attending a prenatal class is a great way for you and your partner to prepare for the birth and care of your baby. Classes are $125.00 per session. Call to book.

Level 4

416-242-1000 x45218

Last Saturday each month (subject to change with demand)

Prenatal tours

We invite you to visit us if you are planning to have your baby in a hospital. We offer prenatal tours so you can view our facilities and meet the birthing team. Please call to book your appointment between 22 and 24 weeks.

Level 4

416-242-1000 x21450

Saturdays

Ultrasound

Medical Imaging

An ultrasound uses high-frequency waves to take images of the inside of your body.

Level 2

416 242-1000 x63000

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Monday to Friday