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Kids Care

Leading services and expertise for babies, children, and teens.

Because nothing is more special to us than the health of your kids.

Leading services and expertise for babies, children, and teens.

Because nothing is more special to us than the health of your kids.

We’re here for your family — to provide the best care when your kids are sick or injured, and to help them achieve the best health as they grow.

Scarborough Health Network (SHN) has paediatric centres of excellence, where we bring together the top expertise, doctors, teams, programs, and clinics. We are also a corridor of care for the region, offering services closer to home in Scarborough and for families in many surrounding communities.

It’s care your kids need, when they need it — right here at SHN.

Access to Care

Contact us

Centenary hospital

  • Inpatient unit
  • Paediatric Day Surgery

Location: 7th Floor
Phone: 416-284-8131 Ext. 7234

  • Galaxy 12, Specialty & Consultation Clinics

Location: 12th Floor
Phone: 416-281-7476
Fax: 416-281-7313


General hospital

  • Inpatient unit
  • Paediatric Day Surgery
  • After Hours Clinic
  • Kids Consultation Clinic

Location: CP1
Phone: 416-438-2911 Ext. 3415


Healthy Outcomes Paediatric Program for Scarborough (HOPPS)

2863 Ellesmere Rd., Suite 315 (The Court medical offices at Centenary)
Email: HOPPS@shn.ca
Phone: 647-461-7030
Fax: 416-284-3168


Scarborough Child Development Program

CICS Building
2330 Midland Avenue, Suite # 225,
Scarborough, ON, M1S 5G5
Phone: 416-438-2911 Ext. 6120
Fax: 416-292-9678


Shoniker Clinic – Child & Adolescent Mental Health

2877A Ellesmere Road, Scarborough
Phone: 416-281-7301
Fax: 416-281-7465

We’re here for your family — to provide the best care when your kids are sick or injured, and to help them achieve the best health as they grow.

Scarborough Health Network (SHN) has paediatric centres of excellence, where we bring together the top expertise, doctors, teams, programs, and clinics. We are also a corridor of care for the region, offering services closer to home in Scarborough and for families in many surrounding communities.

It’s care your kids need, when they need it — right here at SHN.

Access to Care

Contact us

Centenary hospital

  • Inpatient unit
  • Paediatric Day Surgery

Location: 7th Floor
Phone: 416-284-8131 Ext. 7234

  • Galaxy 12, Specialty & Consultation Clinics

Location: 12th Floor
Phone: 416-281-7476
Fax: 416-281-7313


General hospital

  • Inpatient unit
  • Paediatric Day Surgery
  • After Hours Clinic
  • Kids Consultation Clinic

Location: CP1
Phone: 416-438-2911 Ext. 3415


Healthy Outcomes Paediatric Program for Scarborough (HOPPS)

2863 Ellesmere Rd., Suite 315 (The Court medical offices at Centenary)
Email: HOPPS@shn.ca
Phone: 647-461-7030
Fax: 416-284-3168


Scarborough Child Development Program

CICS Building
2330 Midland Avenue, Suite # 225,
Scarborough, ON, M1S 5G5
Phone: 416-438-2911 Ext. 6120
Fax: 416-292-9678


Shoniker Clinic – Child & Adolescent Mental Health

2877A Ellesmere Road, Scarborough
Phone: 416-281-7301
Fax: 416-281-7465

Our Services

Our Services

Paediatrics

Emergency Care

Our Emergency Departments have child- and family-friendly spaces to help ease the experience for young patients.

Kids Pass (Centenary, General)

Children brought to the Emergency Departments at our Centenary and General hospitals will be fast-tracked to our Kids Pass Clinics as appropriate.

Kids Short Stay Clinic at Birchmount

Children in our Emergency Department at Birchmount hospital who need further care may be seen in our new Kids Short Stay Clinic.

If your child has to stay at hospital

Children seen in our Emergency Departments at Centenary or General, will be admitted at those hospitals. For kids coming to emergency at Birchmount who need overnight care, they will be transferred to Centenary or General.

Kids After Hours Clinic
SHN's new walk-in clinic at our General hospital offers after hours care for sick infants, children, and teens who have common medical issues. The clinic is open evenings and on weekends. No referrals are necessary.
Learn more

Kids Consultation Clinic

For a wide variety of general paediatric problems experienced by infants, children, and teens. Patients may be referred by their family doctor or from our Emergency Departments. This clinic is available seven days a week.

Contact

Birchmount hospital, 2nd Floor:
416-495-2423

Centenary hospital, 7th Floor:
416-281-7476

General hospital, CP1:
416-438-2911 ext. 3415

Inpatient Care

For some medical conditions or surgeries, children may need to stay in the hospital. We care for these young patients on our paediatric inpatient units at our Centenary and General hospitals, where we have welcoming teams of doctors, nurses and other health care staff.

Contact

Centenary hospital, 7th floor:
416-284-8131 Ext. 7234

General hospital, CP1:
416-438-2911 Ext. 3415

Ronald McDonald Family Room

At our Centenary hospital, our kids care unit features a Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Toronto Family Room. This special space provides family members with a place to rest and recharge in the hospital, just steps away from where their sick child is being treated.

Paediatrics

Emergency Care

Our Emergency Departments have child- and family-friendly spaces to help ease the experience for young patients.

Kids Pass (Centenary, General)

Children brought to the Emergency Departments at our Centenary and General hospitals will be fast-tracked to our Kids Pass Clinics as appropriate.

Kids Short Stay Clinic at Birchmount

Children in our Emergency Department at Birchmount hospital who need further care may be seen in our new Kids Short Stay Clinic.

If your child has to stay at hospital

Children seen in our Emergency Departments at Centenary or General, will be admitted at those hospitals. For kids coming to emergency at Birchmount who need overnight care, they will be transferred to Centenary or General.

Kids After Hours Clinic
SHN's new walk-in clinic at our General hospital offers after hours care for sick infants, children, and teens who have common medical issues. The clinic is open evenings and on weekends. No referrals are necessary.
Learn more

Kids Consultation Clinic

For a wide variety of general paediatric problems experienced by infants, children, and teens. Patients may be referred by their family doctor or from our Emergency Departments. This clinic is available seven days a week.

Contact

Birchmount hospital, 2nd Floor:
416-495-2423

Centenary hospital, 7th Floor:
416-281-7476

General hospital, CP1:
416-438-2911 ext. 3415

Inpatient Care

For some medical conditions or surgeries, children may need to stay in the hospital. We care for these young patients on our paediatric inpatient units at our Centenary and General hospitals, where we have welcoming teams of doctors, nurses and other health care staff.

Contact

Centenary hospital, 7th floor:
416-284-8131 Ext. 7234

General hospital, CP1:
416-438-2911 Ext. 3415

Ronald McDonald Family Room

At our Centenary hospital, our kids care unit features a Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) Toronto Family Room. This special space provides family members with a place to rest and recharge in the hospital, just steps away from where their sick child is being treated.

Surgery for Children
At SHN, we provide surgical procedures for children which may require an overnight stay on our paediatric inpatient unit. We also offer teaching to help kids prepare for their procedure, and encourage parents to stay with their kids in the operating room until they receive anesthesia and have fallen asleep.

Centenary hospital:

Phone: 416-284-8131 ext. 7234

General hospital:

Phone: 416-438-2911 ext. 3415

Surgery for Children
At SHN, we provide surgical procedures for children which may require an overnight stay on our paediatric inpatient unit. We also offer teaching to help kids prepare for their procedure, and encourage parents to stay with their kids in the operating room until they receive anesthesia and have fallen asleep.

Centenary hospital:

Phone: 416-284-8131 ext. 7234

General hospital:

Phone: 416-438-2911 ext. 3415

Specialty Clinics

Adolescent Medicine Clinic

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

Allergy and Immunology Clinic

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

Scarborough Child Development Program

Our program provides assessments for children under six years who have a suspected developmental concern, such as autism, motor delays, or speech problems.

Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction Clinic

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

Diabetic Education Clinic

The Diabetic Education Clinic provides counseling and support to children and their families who have recently been diagnosed with diabetes, or have been identified as being at high risk of developing diabetes.

Dermatology Clinic

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

Location: Centenary,  7th floor

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Diagnostic Clinic

  • 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.

Gastroenterology Clinic and Endoscopy Program

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

Hematology Clinic

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)

The Healthy Outcomes Paediatric Program for Scarborough (HOPPS) is a specialty clinic for children and adolescents with body weight concerns. Offered jointly by SHN and several community partners, HOPPS supports young patients and their families in making important lifestyle changes that will lead to improved health, stronger bodies, and a better quality of life.

Nephrology Clinic

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

Neurology Clinic

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

Paediatric Oncology Satellite Clinic

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

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

Rheumatology Clinic

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

RSV Clinic

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 infants, a treatment is provided monthly between November and March.

Locations:

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

Scoliosis Clinic

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

Sickle Cell Satellite Clinic

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

Specialty Clinics

Adolescent Medicine Clinic

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

Allergy and Immunology Clinic

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

Scarborough Child Development Program

Our program provides assessments for children less than five years old who have a suspected developmental problem, such as autism, motor delays, or speech problems. We also offer limited speech and language therapy for children who have communication delays, as well as follow-up care for select infants following discharge from the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

Bladder and Bowel Dysfunction Clinic

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

Diabetic Education Clinic

The Diabetic Education Clinic provides counseling and support to children and their families who have recently been diagnosed with diabetes, or have been identified as being at high risk of developing diabetes.

Dermatology Clinic

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

Location: Centenary,  7th floor

Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Diagnostic Clinic

  • 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.

Gastroenterology Clinic and Endoscopy Program

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

Hematology Clinic

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)

The Healthy Outcomes Paediatric Program for Scarborough (HOPPS) is a specialty clinic for children and adolescents with body weight concerns. Offered jointly by SHN and several community partners, HOPPS supports young patients and their families in making important lifestyle changes that will lead to improved health, stronger bodies, and a better quality of life.

Nephrology Clinic

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

Neurology Clinic

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

Paediatric Oncology Satellite Clinic

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

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

Rheumatology Clinic

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

RSV Clinic

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 infants, a treatment is provided monthly between November and March.

Locations:

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

Scoliosis Clinic

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

Sickle Cell Satellite Clinic

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

Paediatric Cardiology

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

Paediatric Neurology

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

Paediatric Endocrinology

Dr. Margaret Gan Gaisano
Phone: 416-724-8290
Fax: 416-724-1985

Paediatric Respirology

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

Affiliated Subspecialty Private Clinics

Paediatric Cardiology

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

Paediatric Neurology

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

Paediatric Endocrinology

Dr. Margaret Gan Gaisano
Phone: 416-724-8290
Fax: 416-724-1985

Paediatric Respirology

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

Newborn Care

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
We are also home to Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs), where we are able to look after newborns as premature as 30 weeks.
Learn more
Newborn Assessment Clinic
Newborns are given an appointment for the clinic to be seen within two to three days after being discharged. This clinic monitors breastfeeding, weight loss, jaundice, and other newborn issues.
Learn more
Neonatal Follow-up Clinic (NFUP)
This clinic offers standardized motor and cognitive assessments for infants who are identified as being at risk for developmental delay during the first two years of life.
Learn more
Having Your Baby at SHN
Are you expecting? Our Birthing Centres are nationally recognized for providing culturally sensitive, respectful, and responsive care. Our teams will help your family make the birth of your baby a memory to cherish.
Learn more

Newborn Care

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
We are also home to Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs), where we are able to look after newborns as premature as 30 weeks.
Learn more
Newborn Assessment Clinic
Newborns are given an appointment for the clinic to be seen within two to three days after being discharged. This clinic monitors breastfeeding, weight loss, jaundice, and other newborn issues.
Learn more
Neonatal Follow-up Clinic (NNFUP)
This clinic offers standardized motor and cognitive assessments for infants who are identified as being at risk for developmental delay during the first two years of life.
Learn more
Having Your Baby at SHN
Are you expecting? Our Birthing Centres are nationally recognized for providing culturally sensitive, respectful, and responsive care. Our teams will help your family make the birth of your baby a memory to cherish.
Learn more
Child and Adolescent Mental Health
We offer integrated and seamless care for children and adolescents with significant mental health problems. Our services help young people through every stage of their mental health journey, from assessment, to treatment and therapy, to ongoing support and connection to other resources in the community.
Learn more
Child and Adolescent Mental Health
We offer integrated and seamless care for children and adolescents with significant mental health problems. Our services help young people through every stage of their mental health journey, from assessment, to treatment and therapy, to ongoing support and connection to other resources in the community.
Learn more