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Preparing you for your first visit in the Neurosurgery Clinic (outpatient services)

What to expect

You will meet with a neurosurgeon in order to review your condition. Bring a list of all your questions.

What to bring

  • A list of your current medications.
  • Imaging from other hospitals, such as CTs or MRIs.
  • The contact information of your family doctor or any specialists you are currently seeing or have seen.
  • The name, phone number and address of your pharmacy.
  • Your OHIP card, drug insurance card, or any other method of payment for prescriptions.

Inpatient care

The Neurosurgery /Trauma inpatient unit and specialized Neurosurgical-Trauma Intensive Care Unit are both located on the 9th floor of the hospital, in the Cardinal Carter wing.

Inpatient care also includes the emergency admissions and the elective surgeries for patients who need them done on their brain and spine.

An interprofessional team provides care for patients and their families on this unit. Learn more about the roles of your health-care team.