General surgery

Surgery

***As of August 21, 2017 Surgical Services are offered in the South Tower at  2S100 & 2S200. Inpatient Surgical floors are located at 5S100 & 5S200. See our maps to Find Your Way.

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Telephone 905-632-3737 ext. 4834

The General Surgical Unit at Joseph Brant Hospital is located on Level 2 in the South Tower, 100 & 200 wings.  This unit provides care to our post-operative patients. The types of surgery include:

  • General surgery
  • Gynaecology
  • Urology
  • Plastic surgery
  • Ear, nose and throat surgery
  • Dental and oral surgery
  • Orthopaedic surgery
  • Vascular and thoracic surgery
  • Ophthalmology surgery

The General Surgical Unit has 21 beds including four Close Observation Beds. Patients admitted to the Close Observation Room have clinical needs that require more nursing time.We strive to provide exemplary care with a multi-disciplinary approach: all health disciplines work collaboratively with our patients and families to ensure a safe post-op recovery. The multi-disciplinary team includes professionals such as:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Social workers
  • Dietitians
  • Pharmacists
  • Speech Language Pathologists

Additional Information

Management of post-operative pain is a high priority. Our Acute Pain Service works with our patients to ensure their pain is controlled. One option may be a Patient Controlled Analgesia pump that allows patients to manage their own pain within prescribed limits. Another option is an epidural pump. The team will work with you to provide the most effective and safe method of managing your pain.

Parking passes are available at a reduced rate for family members or friends who come to the hospital to help with the daily care of a patient whose length of stay is greater than one (1) week. Parking is paid for at the time you leave so remember to bring your ticket in with you. Machines are located in the lobby as well as outside the main entrance.

Uninsured costs are the responsibility of the family/patient to cover. Costs may include any transport fees, supplies, or equipment such as support (TED) stockings or crutches.

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