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Department of Surgery
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Spine Surgery

The Division of Spine Surgery at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is an interdisciplinary (team-based) service for patients with urgent spine conditions who need surgical treatment.


  • develop an academic spine program
  • be known internationally for innovations and improvements
  • translate and integrate research into the clinic
  • ensure the delivery of specialized, quality patient care

The Division of Spine Surgery is comprised of orthopaedic surgeons and neurosurgeons, clinical associates, fellows and residents.

We see patients with:

  • Spine trauma (inclusive of consultation for c-spine clearance)
  • Spinal metastases
  • Infectious diseases of the spine
  • Urgent conditions of the spine - Emergency Department admissions
  • Urgent conditions of the spine transferred through CritiCall Ontario
  • Urgent conditions of the spine through internal consultation processes

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