Paediatrics

Our paediatric program provides care to patients from 28 days old to their 18th birthday.

We are proud to provide a child and family-friendly environment. We encourage parents to stay with their child to help decrease anxiety. Each private room has sleeper bed so that a parent can stay overnight. Our Hug and Hold Program, the first of its kind in Ontario, allows a parent to go into the operation room to hold their child until their child is asleep.

Our paediatric program provides care to patients from 28 days old to their 18th birthday. We are proud to provide a child and family-friendly environment.

Our program is a leader in paediatric care. In 2015, Humber River Hospital was named a top-performing hospital for inpatient paediatric care by the NRCC. This recognition is a testament to the paediatric team’s dedication and leadership.

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

In all areas of our program, patients and families are partners in their care.

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Dr. Khalid Almajid

Dr. Khalid Almajid

Paediatrics

T 416-745-4050

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Dr. Hassan Al-Shabanah

Dr. Hassan Al-Shabanah

Paediatrics

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Dr. Graham Black

Dr. Graham Black

Paediatrics

T 905-895-4521

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Dr. Jay Dahman

Dr. Jay Dahman

Paediatrics

T 647-351-7337

877 Wilson Avenue, Unit #13, Toronto, ON, M3K 1E6

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Dr. Jasvinder Dhillon

Dr. Jasvinder Dhillon

Paediatrics

5283 Rutherford Rd, Ste #3, Woodbridge, ON, L4H 2T2

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Dr. Mark Greenwald

Dr. Mark Greenwald

Paediatrics

T 416-748-0008

2100 Finch Avenue West, Suite #312, Toronto, ON, M3N 2Z9

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Dr. Mark Greenwald

Dr. Mark Greenwald

Paediatrics

T 416-748-0008

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Dr. Richard Hamat

Dr. Richard Hamat

Paediatrics

T 905-850-3250

310 - 8333 Weston Road, Woodbridge, ON, L4L 8E2

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Dr. Lara Hart

Dr. Lara Hart

Paediatrics

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Dr. Sally Kenawy

Dr. Sally Kenawy

Paediatrics

T 905-850-3250

8333 Weston Road, Woodbridge, ON, L4L 8E2

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Dr. Elana Lavine

Dr. Elana Lavine

Paediatrics

F 416-242-1095

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Dr. Shanna Lindsay

Dr. Shanna Lindsay

Paediatrics

T 416-530-6180

F 416-530-6181

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Dr. Gilbert Miller

Dr. Gilbert Miller

Paediatrics

Chief of Paediatrics
Physician Director, Women’s & Children’s Health

T 905-889-1761

1 Promenade Circle, Thornhill, ON, L4J 4P8

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Dr. Tracy Pitt

Dr. Tracy Pitt

Paediatrics

T 416-741-4545

F 416-744-1484

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Dr. Joseph Porepa

Dr. Joseph Porepa

Paediatrics

T 416-745-3411

308 - 2065 Finch Avenue West, Toronto, ON, M3N 2V7

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Dr. Jacob Rosenberg

Dr. Jacob Rosenberg

Paediatrics

T 905-850-3250

310 - 8333 Weston Road, Woodbridge, ON, L4L 8E2

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Dr. Tania Samanta

Dr. Tania Samanta

Paediatrics

T 416-756-6479

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Dr. Selvi Senthilnathan

Dr. Selvi Senthilnathan

Paediatrics

T 416-282-9198

F 416-282-9897

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Dr. Neha Sharma

Dr. Neha Sharma

Paediatrics

T 905-878-9720

F 905-878-3779

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Dr. Narendra Singh

Dr. Narendra Singh

Paediatrics

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Dr. Shirley Sit

Dr. Shirley Sit

Paediatrics

T 905-264-8311

F 905-264-0801

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Dr. Guy Widrich

Dr. Guy Widrich

Paediatrics

T 905-889-1761

1 Promenade Circle, Thornhill, ON, L4J 4P8

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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

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

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

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

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

Otolaryngology

Head and neck surgery is a surgical specialty concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of paediatric and adult patients with diseases and disorders of the ear, nose, throat and related structures of the head and neck.

Level 1 - Portal A

416-242-1000 x23450

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

Paediatric allergy clinic

This clinic offers consultation and testing to identify a child’s allergies. We also offer Penicillin allergy testing from 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on the 2nd Wednesday of each month.

Level 4

416-242-1000 x21400

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, 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

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

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