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What types of physicians are at Baycrest and what do they do?

More than 100 physicians work at Baycrest in a wide variety of roles. They practice in one of the following Departments:
  • Department of Family and Community Medicine
    • Family Physicians (including physicians with additional training in Care of the Elderly and Palliative Care)
  • Department of Medicine
    • Geriatricians (Internists with additional training in Geriatric Medicine)
    • Neurologists (including physicians with additional training in behavioural neurology and movement disorders)
    • Other specialists including:  Cardiologists, Dermatologists,  Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Specialists (Physiatrists), Ophthalmologists, Otolaryngologists (Ear, Nose and Throat Specialists), and Urologists
  • Department of Psychiatry
    • Psychiatrists with expertise/additional training in Geriatric Psychiatry  
Most physicians at Baycrest are affiliated with the University of Toronto and, in addition to providing medical care, participate in teaching medical trainees and in conducting research.

Where are medical services provided?

Physicians care for clients in the following locations:
  • The Apotex Centre, Jewish Home for the Aged
  • The Terraces of Baycrest Residence
  • Inpatient services of the Baycrest Hospital
  • Outpatient clinics
  • In clients’ homes, when they are unable to be seen at Baycrest