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Clinics & Inpatient Care Units

General Internal Medicine

Our medical staff specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of a broad range of diseases involving all organ systems, and are especially skilled in the management of patients with complex medical needs.

In our general internal medicine unit, treatment is provided through the expertise of the medical team and the multidisciplinary team. The team is comprised of a staff physician, the team resident and the team interns. Patients are seen on a daily basis by one of the team members. The team member reports to the staff physician.

Prior to discharge, members of your health care team will discuss discharge plans with you and provide information on follow-up appointments, medications and other instructions. If you are unable to leave the hospital when you are discharged, you will be able to wait comfortably for your ride in our post-discharge lounge.

Visiting hours

  • 11 a.m. - 9 p.m., seven days a week
  • Two visitors may enter the room at a time.
  • Children are discouraged from visiting.

Some patients are isolated to avoid the spread of diseases. Visitors must review with the nurse what protections they must take before entering the patient's room. It is extremely important for these instructions to be followed to ensure that patients, families and staff are protected.

General Internal Medicine Clinics

The General Internal Medicine Division at St. Michael’s Hospital currently operates four clinics. Find out more.

Education & Research

General internal medicine is affiliated with the University of Toronto. A long tradition of teaching excellence continues with division members winning many teaching awards. Find out more.

Thromboembolism/VTE clinic

Our medical staff specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of thromboembolic disorders, the management of thrombophilic conditions and issues related to the use of antithrombotic therapy. Find out more.