Kids Care Specialty Clinics

The Adolescent Medicine Clinic provides consultation and treatment for physical, developmental, cognitive, and mental health issues, including behavioural concerns, substance use, reproductive health issues, teen pregnancies, eating disorders, and other concerns.

Location: Centenary, 12th Floor Galaxy 12

The Allergy and Immunology Clinic offers testing and management of food, venom, and indoor/outdoor environmental allergies; adverse reactions to vaccines, and medications (including antibiotics); as well as management of atopic dermatitis/eczema, idiopathic anaphylaxis, chronic urticaria, and suspected mastocytosis. We also offer graded oral provocation challenges to foods, medications, and vaccines.

Location: Centenary, 7th Floor Paediatrics

This clinic offers assessment and management of constipation and common urinary problems including daytime incontinence, nocturnal enuresis (bed wetting), recurrent urinary tract infections and voiding dysfunction.

Location: Centenary, 12th Floor Galaxy 12

SHN partners with many health care and community organizations to ensure access to timely, high-quality services in the most appropriate setting. Services include diagnostic testing, assessments, interventions, follow-up and education to provide integrated, patient-focused care from hospital to community that enhances the quality of life for our patients living with diabetes. If you are living with diabetes, education is an important part of helping to manage your condition. SHN offers diabetes education services for children, adolescents, and adults.

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Our Dermatology Clinic diagnoses and treats common and complex skin conditions, including eczema, acne, birthmarks, psoriasis, vitiligo, molluscum, and warts.

Location: Centenary, 7th floor

  • The Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Diagnostic Clinic provides assessment services by a multidisciplinary team for children and youth residing in Scarborough, Region of Durham, Haliburton County and City of Kawartha Lakes, Northumberland County, and Peterborough. Confirmation of prenatal alcohol exposure is required.
  • Referring physicians should complete the Child Development Program Referral Form and fax to 416-292-9678 or email to FASD@shn.ca.

The Gastroenterology Clinic and Endoscopy Program provides consultation, endoscopy, and follow-up care to children with gastrointestinal, liver, and nutritional problems.

Location: Centenary, 12th Floor Galaxy 12

The Hematology Clinic offers consults for hematological issues, including anemia, thrombocytopenia, coagulation abnormalities, and neutropenia, as well as counselling and genetic testing for abnormal hemoglobin electrophoresis results.

Location: Centenary, 12th Floor Galaxy 12

Healthy Outcomes Paediatric Program for Scarborough (HOPPS) help families build healthy bodies and prevent weight-related health conditions through healthy eating habits, physical activity, healthy sleep routines, balanced technology use and collaborative family relationships.

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The Nephrology Clinic offer consults for kidney or hypertension-related issues, including nephrotic syndrome, proteinuria, hematuria, and kidney abnormalities. Renal biopsies are available for adolescents onsite, and can be arranged at SickKids Hospital for younger children.

Location: Centenary, 12th Floor Galaxy 12

The Neurology Clinic sees children with conditions such as epilepsy and seizures, stroke, headaches, concussion, movement disorders, neurogenetic diseases, congenital defects of the brain and spinal cord, and cerebral palsy.

Location: Centenary, 12th Floor Galaxy 12

SHN is proud to be a satellite clinic of the Paediatric Oncology Group of Ontario (POGO). As a POGO satellite, the clinic provides cancer care close to home for children in Scarborough. Working in partnership with the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), the clinic offers chemotherapy, blood work and transfusions, vital-sign monitoring, medication administration, X-rays, CT scans, and ultrasounds.

Centenary, 7th Floor
416-284-8131 ext. 7190 or ext. 7191
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (by appointment only)

Paediatric occupational therapy services are available to children up to the age of five. Service is offered to children with developmental delays, neurological dysfunction, sensorimotor difficulties, or children who are experiencing difficulties with their day-to-day activities.

Care includes a comprehensive assessment of the child’s self-care, motor, perceptual and sensory skills. Services offered include direct therapy to improve skill levels, home programs, family education, consultation to schools, referral to community agencies, and re-evaluation as needed.

General hospital
3050 Lawrence Avenue East
Phone: 416-438-2911 ext. 6111
Fax: 416-431-8281

The Rheumatology Clinic offers consults for a broad spectrum of rheumatic conditions, including juvenile idiopathic arthritis, systemic lupus erythematosus, and vasculitides such as kawasaki disease, periodic fever syndromes, juvenile scleroderma, and juvenile dermatomyositis.

Location: Centenary, 12th Floor Galaxy 12

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes infection of the lungs and breathing passages and is a major cause of respiratory illness in young children. In order to protect at-risk and MOH-apprved infants, a treatment is provided monthly between November and March.

Locations:

  • Birchmount, 2nd Floor
  • Centenary, 12th Floor Galaxy 12

The Scarborough Kids Development Clinic provides assessments for children under six years of age and living in Scarborough. Children with developmental, behavioural and learning challenges may be referred to the program by a paediatrician, family physician or nurse practitioner.

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This clinic provides consultation, assessment, and management of scoliosis, a condition where a person’s spine has a sideways curve.

Location: Centenary, 12th Floor Galaxy 12

The Sickle Cell Satellite Clinic provides genetic counselling, physical examinations, vaccination updates, and access to related subspecialists (i.e. ophthalmology, respirology, etc.). The Clinic works in partnership with the Hospital for Sick Children.

Location: Centenary, 12th Floor Galaxy 12

Affiliated Subspecialty Private Clinics

Dr. Roland Beaulieu
Dr. Selvi Senthilnathan
Phone: 416-282-9198
Fax: 416-282-9897
www.yourkidsheart.ca

Dr. Leah Abitbol
1755 Brimley Rd.
Phone: 416-290-0361
Fax: 416-290-5986

Dr. Avril Castagna
Dr. Luigi Castagna
Phone: 416-431-4848
Fax: 416-431-5940

Dr. Dennis Gurwitz
Phone: 416-281-1100
Fax: 416-281-1105