Care matters here

Care matters here.

At St. Joseph’s we value every individual who comes to us for care, and we have been doing this since 1869. We are one of the best academic health care organizations in Canada, dedicated to helping people live to their fullest by minimizing the effects of injury, disease and disability while helping patients and their families find their voice and reclaim their health and independence to the best of their ability. We do this through medical research and innovation, that lead to new treatments that improve, extend and save lives. 

Following in the footsteps of our founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph, we deliver care with spirit as put we compassion at the forefront of all we do.

Care Matters Here, because You Matter Here.

Dr. Pautler in a medical exam room wearing a white lab coat showing a diagram to a male patient

Putting the lid on coffee shop talk

It’s time to end misconceptions about prostate screening. Poised over a medical model of a detachable penis in his office at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Dr. Stephen Pautler quips, “to screen or not to screen, that’s really the question.” Shakespeare he’s not, but as a urologist for almost 20 years, Dr...
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Paul Glennie holding his young son in his arms

OSI Clinic successfully transitions to virtual care

For St. Joseph’s Operational Stress Injury (OSI) Clinic, it just wasn’t an option to limit access to patient care when the pandemic hit earlier this year. “The abrupt physical closure of the Toronto Clinic was stressful for patients and staff, and we made quick changes,” reports Dr. Maya Roth...
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Tom Ward

Helping brain injury patients get more out of life

Tom Ward thought he was healthy but his personality changes and sleep disturbances raised warning flags for his wife Elke. Despite his protests, she accompanied him to his doctor where she shared her concerns. After Tom failed a short-term memory test, he was referred to a neurologist who ordered a...
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Hand therapist Joey Pipicelli examining a female patient's hand in an office with a model of a hand skeleton on the desk

Lending a hand across the globe

It’s been an interesting time in health care. Across the province, COVID-19 care ramped up leaving some clinical areas with lower patient cases as hospitals were directed to focus on safety and pandemic capacity. At St. Joseph’s Hospital, the Roth|McFarlane Hand and Upper Limb Centre (HULC)...
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four nuns wearing traditional attire of black robes, habits and large crosses

'Standing on the shoulders of giants'

The COVID-19 pandemic has been an unprecedented time for health care providers around the globe, with historic challenges. But at St. Joseph’s Health Care London, trail blazers of long ago have helped guide the way. They are the pioneering Sisters of St. Joseph who laid an indomitable foundation of...
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Paul Garrett catching a ball from a physiotherapist as another physiotherapist and his wife watches

When life changes in an instant

It started like any other day. Paul Garrett could never have imagined that by the end of the day, he would be paralyzed from the waist down. On May 25, 2019, Paul was making coffee before another day’s work as an appliance installer when he noticed a slight tingling in the toes of his right foot...
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portrait of Dr. Melissa Huynh with her quotation: "WE are constantly learning more information, and we all work together as a team for the patient."

New physician in prostate care focused on the best patient outcomes

Dr. Melissa Huynh has always had an interest in surgery, but her interest in urology started as a second-year medical student working in a basic science lab. Upon the recommendation of a mentor, Dr. Huynh took his suggestion to heart and considered a career path in urology. “The scientist overseeing...
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Leda in her sewing room

A lucky break

It was Leda Jarrett’s first ever broken bone and it has meant more than a year of recovery. Yet the 69-year-old is “happy as a clam” with what has happened since her fall. After an emergency room visit where the wrist fracture was diagnosed and treated, Leda was referred to the Roth McFarlane Hand...
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