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Respirology

The Division of Respirology provides comprehensive clinical care for a full range of respiratory conditions.

We run a number of ambulatory clinics and offer a 24-hour hospital based consultation service.

Specific clinical interests of our physicians include:

  • Asthma
  • COPD
  • Lung cancer
  • Blood clots
  • Musculoskeletal related breathing disorders
  • Sleep disorders

Making an appointment

Patients are seen in our clinics by appointment only. New patients can be referred by any licensed physician in Canada and are triaged according to urgency. We offer a rapid assessment consultation within one week for cases of suspected lung cancer, pregnant women, pre-operative assessments for major surgery, and for some patients recently discharged from the emergency department.

Referring a patient

Requests for outpatient respirology consultation should be faxed to Evelyn Lao at 416-480-5153.

Requests for a pulmonary function test must include this request form, and should be faxed to Alison Fairclough at 416-480-4186. 

Requests for inpatient respirology consultation is arranged through the Respirologist on call. They can be found by calling Locating at 416-480-4244.

Requests for outpatient allergy consultation should be faxed to the Drug Safety Clinic at 416-480-5229 or by calling Dr. Karen Binkley at 416-968-7010

Patient Education

The Lung Association of Ontario offers useful information on a number of respiratory issues.

Location and contact

Respirology division

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Avenue,
A-wing, 4th floor,
room A4 59
Toronto, ON M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-6100 ext. 4758
Fax: 416-480-5153

Email:
evelyn.lao@sunnybrook.ca

Division Head:
Dr. Anu Tandon