During a trip to Israel to meet with former JGH fellows in head and neck surgical oncology, Dr. Alex Mlynarek (left), Dr. Michael Hier (second from left) and Dr. Richard Payne (centre) of the JGH visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem with Dr. Limor Muallem-Kalmovitch, a former fellow, and her husband, Dr. Boaz Kalmovitch, a trauma surgeon.
December 2017Feature articles

Three JGH doctors reunite with former fellows in Israel

The Chief of the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and two of his JGH colleagues have visited Israel to see how much their former fellows have accomplished.

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Although the cure rate is high for patients with thyroid cancer, survivor Elizabeth Barbosa says she still needed and greatly benefited from the support of a nurse navigator.
Feature articlesMay 2017

Study confirms need for further integrated care and support for thyroid cancer patients

A two-year study at the JGH has determined that thyroid cancer patients really need and benefit from the support of a nurse navigator.

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Dr. Emmanuel Moss (far left) performs robot-assisted cardiac surgery while seated at a special console. As he views a magnified panorama of the area in and around the patient’s heart, Dr. Moss uses the console’s hand and foot controls to remotely manipulate the robotic arms (centre) and perform the operation. Meanwhile, members of the surgical team surround the patient to assist in the procedure and to ensure that it is proceeding as planned.
April 2016News

Robotic surgery gaining ground at the JGH

As the benefits of robot-assisted surgery gain wider recognition, robotic procedures are being undertaken more extensively at the JGH.

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