Spine Program
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About the Spine Program

The Spine Program at Sunnybrook provides expert specialized care and treatment for conditions of the back and neck. This includes all spine conditions, disorders and levels involving the:

  • Cervical (neck)
  • Thoracic (mid-back)
  • Lumbar spine (lower back).

Common spinal diagnoses include:

Urgent spinal conditions are seen through our Emergency and Trauma departments, and are also referred through the Odette Cancer Centre.

Non-urgent cases are referred to our advanced practice physiotherapists for a thorough consultation and assessment.

Meet our team

Our team consists of orthopaedic spine surgeons, neurosurgeons and advanced practice physiotherapists (through the Rapid Access Clinic):


Consultant Surgeon:

Division of Neurosurgery:

Advanced Practice Physiotherapist:

  • Maria Rachevitz

Location and contact

Spine Program

Our program spans two sites in Toronto:

Bayview Campus

2075 Bayview Avenue,
Toronto, ON M4N 3M5

Holland Centre

43 Wellesley Street East, 
Toronto, ON M4Y 1H1 

» Referral information

* Dr. Michael Ford and Dr. Jeremie Larouche are not currently accepting referrals.