Seniors Health and Wellness

Frequently asked questions

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1) How do I get to St. Michael’s Hospital?

There are many ways to get to St. Michael’s Hospital. Please visit our directions section for maps, parking information and more. Please note: If you require Wheel-Trans when you are leaving the hospital, it must be pre-arranged.

2) How do I contact St. Michael’s Hospital?

Below are a list of frequently called numbers for clinics and general departments. If you do not see the clinic or department you are looking for, you can always call the main hospital line to be transferred to the correct area.

Main hospital line: 416-360-4000

Clinics:

Clinic Phone number
Breast Centre 416-864-6060 Ext. 6040
Elder's Clinic 416-864-5015
Diabetes Clinics 416-867-7424 (registration desk)
416-867-3679 (for bookings)
Martin Family Arthritis Centre 416-864-5280
Medical Imaging
(X-ray, MRI, CT scan, ultrasound)
416-864-5656
Robert McRae Heart Health Unit 416-864-6060 Ext. 5200
Ophthalmology Clinic 416-867-7422 (registration desk)
Pre-admissions 416-864-5689

General numbers:

Department Phone number
Patient inquiry line 416-864-5454
Admissions 416-864-5072
Food Services and Catering 416-864-5243
Foundation and donations 416-864-5000
Gift shop 416-864-5860
Health Records 416-864-5213
Patient Relations 416-864-5215
Patient and Family Learning Centre 416-864-6060 x2522
Prescription Care Centre(pharmacy) 416-864-5110
Social work 416-864-5090
Spiritual care 416-864-5324
Volunteer Services 416-864-5859

Off-site family and community medicine locations are below. Click on the maps below to open larger versions on Google.

Health Centre at 410
Map for clinic at 410 Sherbourne St. Phone: 416-867-3728

Fourth floor
410 Sherbourne St.
Toronto, Ontario
M4X 1K2
 
St. Lawrence Health Centre
Map for clinic at 140 The Esplanade Phone: 416-864-6000

140 The Esplanade, Unit 3
Toronto, Ontario
M5A 1K2

 
Health Centre at 80 Bond
Map for clinic at 80 Bond St. Phone: 416-864-3011

Upper level
80 Bond St.
Toronto, Ontario
M5B 1X2



 
Women's Health Centre
Map for clinic at 61 Queen St. Phone: 416-867-7480

St. Michael's Health Centre
61 Queen St. E.
Toronto, Ontario
M5C 2T2

Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m
 
St. James Town Health Centre
Map for clinic at 410 Sherbourne St. Phone: 416-864-3096

Health Centre at 410
410 Sherbourne Street
Toronto, Ontario
M4X 1K2



 
Family Practice Unit
Map for clinic at 61 Queen St. Phone: 416-867-7426
         or 416-867-7428
Fax: 416-867-7498

Third floor
St. Michael's Health Centre
61 Queen St. E.
Toronto, Ontario
M5C 2T2
 
Sumac Creek Health Centre
Map for the Sumac Creek Health Centre Phone: 416-864-3022

73 Regent Park Blvd.
Toronto, Ontario
M5A 2B7

Those still looking for a family doctor can call 416-867-7449 or get more information here.
   

3) I’ve heard you shouldn’t bring anything with you to the hospital, including glasses and hearing aids. Is this true?

No it is not. Please bring glasses, hearing aids and anything else that will help you during your appointment or time at the hospital. For more information, please visit our page about what you should bring with you to the hospital.

4) If I get lost, is there someone who can direct me?

There are two information desks at St. Michael’s Hospital located in the Queen Street lobby and the Bond Street lobby. For more information, please visit our information desks section.

5) Where can I find out more information about in-home assistance for a senior?

There are many community services available that offer in-home assistance. Please visit the community and caregiver resources section for more information.

6) I’m not sure what type of assistance I need at home. How do I know what is available?

There is a wide variety of services available through different organizations including meal preparation, personal care, foot care and transportation services. To find out more about the services available, please visit our "What help can I get?" section.

7) Where do I get more information about a specific health condition or disease?

The health information, wellness and prevention section has information about many common health conditions or diseases in seniors. You will also find information about staying healthy.

8) I’m a caregiver. Do you have any resources to help?

Please visit the community and caregiver resources section to find a list of community organizations that will provide in-home assistance.