Our patients' needs come first at the Albany Medical Clinic.
Welcome to one of Canada's oldest full-service healthcare clinics. The Albany Medical Clinic has been providing community-based healthcare to the people of Toronto since 1946. We provide a wide range of quality healthcare services, all in the same location. Our family physicians provide comprehensive primary care, while our Walk-in Clinic ensures all urgent problems are dealt with in a timely manner. That's why we open early and stay open late - 365 days of the year. Patients are our customers - our reason for being here. New patients are always welcomed.
WE ARE LOCATED AT
807 Broadview Avenue in Toronto, one block north of the Broadview subway station. Download a floor plan of our doctors' and specialists' offices, and clinic services - view pictures of our new facilities.
OUR CALL CENTRE
Our Call Centre is open from 8:00 AM to 8:30 PM Monday to Friday; Saturday and Sunday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM and statutory holidays 10:00 AM to 3:30 PM.
The Call Centre is staffed by our own employees, on site, with access to schedule appointments, answer questions and transfer calls as required.
To book, change, cancel or confirm an appointment with a family physician or specialist, call (416) 461-9471 Ext 1. Download our handout that explains our new procedures.
To find a family physician at the Albany Medical Clinic ...
Dr. Lauren Gewurz, Dr. Hsiao-Ming Jung, Dr. Harvey Kline, Dr. Victor Nikolsky, Dr. Sara Taman, Dr. Kevin Yoong and Dr. Dovid Zlochower are accepting new patients based on bookings. For additional information click on one of the above links that takes you to their profile page.
MARCH was National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month
The Canadian Cancer Society states: "In 2012, an estimated 23,300 Canadians will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer and 9,200 will die of it. Overall, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of death from cancer in men and women combined. " [ View their colorectal cancer statistics online. ]
Early detection of colorectal cancer can save lives, so screening is crucial. A colonoscopy is one of the screening tests available - it’s an outpatient procedure in which your large bowel (colon and rectum) is examined.
The Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada (CCAC) "..organizes public awareness activities and information sessions to help meet the needs and concerns of its members as well as their families and friends." [ Read more... ]
MARCH was also National Nutrition Month
Health Canada’s website Eating Well with Canada’s Food Guide is an educational tool designed to ".. help you and your family know how much food you need, what types of foods are better for you, and the importance of physical activity in your day." An interactive tour of the guide is available, along with "My Food Guide" that will help you create a personalized guide.
The Albany Medical Clinic's Glenda Lee Dube, RD is a registered dietician and provides nutritional counselling to prevent disease and promote good health. [ Read more... ]
Our flu clinic starts on Tuesday, October 9, 2012 and will run for eight weeks.
Albany Medical Clinic patients can book an appointment by calling our Call Centre at 416-461-9471 Ext. 1. Call us to book a specific time and date that is convenient for you to come and get your flu shot! Read about our Flu Clinic hours and information we have prepared for you.
At the beginning of the delivery of flu shots to our patients on October 3rd and up to and including Friday, October 26th, 2012 at approximately 12:00 noon, we were using a flu serum called Vaxigrip AND NOT AGRIFLU. If you did receive the Agriflu serum on Friday afternoon, once we receive further information we will be following the direction from Public Health.
Effective immediately we have flu serum stock of Vaxigrip and will be using this inventory to continue to deliver the flu shots to our patients.
To further serve our community, we have increased our Walk-in Clinic S U N D A Y hours - from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Our Walk-in Clinic is open 7 days a week, every day of the year - view all the hours of operation for this clinic.
Are you planning a vacation to an exotic country? Our Travel Medicine Clinic is staffed by Dr. Wayne Olsheski and Dr. Alok Sood. They all have extensive training and experience in travel medicine. Read about the services of our Travel Medicine Clinic now and be prepared before you leave the country.
Positions are available for part-time and full-time family physicians. Read about our career opportunities now.
February was National Heart Month
Are you protecting your "heart health"? Do you know what the risk factors are?
In their 2013 Annual Report on Canadians - Reality Check, the Heart and Stroke Foundation "... warns that without immediate action, baby boomers may spend their last years in sickness, disability and immobility."
Read about prevention measures you can do something about, and risk factors you can’t control. One of our family doctors would be happy to discuss prevention of heart disease with you.
We provide a variety of cardiac diagnostic services such as: Ambulatory (24Hour) Blood Pressure Monitoring (ABPM), Echocardiogram (Echo) (evaluates how well the heart is working), Electrocardiogram (ECG) (records the electrical activity of the heart), and Holter Monitoring, a continuous, twenty-four hour electrocardiographic (ECG) recording of the rhythm of the heart.
Medline Plus is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health. This website provides links to several interactive health tutorials related to heart disease, diagnostic and surgical procedures, and prevention and wellness.
The Albany Medical Clinic welcomes Dr. Connie Wong Ph.D., C.Psych., a registered psychologist in clinical and counselling psychology.
All of us have had points in our lives when we could use some extra support and guidance. Some people may wish to learn to handle life’s challenges better or you want to optimize your personal growth. Dr. Wong offers the following services to help you: individual or couples therapy, life coaching, career coaching and corporate partnerships. Read about these new services at our clinic.
Rehabilitation & Wellness
The Albany Medical Clinic welcomes ICC Healthnet Canada Inc. to our new location, as the provider of rehabilitation and wellness services. These include: chiropractor, massage therapy, laser therapy, chiropody & orthotics and naturopathy to name a few. Read about these new services at our clinic.
Helix Hearing Care Centre
The Albany Medical Clinic welcomes Helix Hearing Care Centre to our new location, as the provider of hearing care services. These include: hearing assessments for adults and children using state-of-the-art equipment, hearing aid evaluations, custom fittings, and more. Read about Helix’s audiology services at our clinic.