Surgeries

Thoracic Surgeons of East Toronto

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LUNG

Benign and malignant lung and pleural disease

Pre-Operative Assessment Clinic
Meet the preoperative team and get ready for surgery.
Commonly asked questions about your gastroscopy.
Important instructions regarding your day surgery at TEGH.
Same-Day Admission for Surgery
Patients are admitted to hospital the same day of their procedure; here’s a helpful guide.
Learn more about open surgery of the thorax.
Shortness of breath
Learn more about causes and treatment.
Thoracic Surgery for Palliation
Surgery for improving quality of life for our terminally ill patients.
With emphysema or COPD proper exercise is paramount.
Home Exercise Program
Learn how to do it in the comfort of your home.
Instructions for your upcoming PET scan.
Instructions for your upcoming lung biopsy.
Bronchoscopy (part 1 | part 2)
A videoscopic look inside the airway.
Preparing for CT scan
Be prepared for your upcoming CT scan.
Some frequently asked questions.
Unable to quit before surgery? Learn more.
Be prepared for your important meeting with your oncologist.
VATS Lobectomy
Learn more about minimally invasive lung resection.
Tenchkoff catheter management
Lear more how to care for your chest drain.
VATS bullectomy
Minimally invasive surgery for recurrent pneumothorax.
EBUS
A minimally invasive method to stage lung cancer.
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ESOPHAGUS

Benign & Malignant esophageal and stomach disease

Esophagectomy
A complex procedure. A surgical team approach.
Antireflux procedures
“Acid reflux” can be a debilitating condition. Learn more.
Heller Myotomy
For patients with Achalasia. Learn more.
Palliative procedures
Procedures that help improve the quality of life for our terminally ill patients.
Esophageal stenting
A minimally invasive approach to help overcome swallowing difficulties.
Meet the preoperative team and get ready for surgery.
A complete videoscopic assessment of the esophagus and stomach.
Important instructions regarding your day surgery at TEGH.
Zenker’s Diverticulum
A pouch of the esophagus causing difficulty swallowing. Learn more.
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MEDIASTINUM

Procedures for malignant and benign mediatinal disease

Meet the preoperative team and get ready for surgery.
Important instructions regarding your day surgery at TEGH.
Ebus
A minimally invasive method to stage lung cancer.
Thymectomy
Learn more about minimally invasive and open resection of the Thymus gland.
Video Mediastinoscopy
A safe approach to assessing lymphnodes within the mediastinum.
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OTHER

Chest wall tumors
Uncommon tumors; learn more about treatment options.
Hyperhidrosis surgery
Excessive sweating; minimally invasive surgery may offer a solution.
Pectus excavatum
Learn more about this condition.
DR. ROBERT ZELDIN
825 Coxwell Ave.
Chest Centre (G2)
Toronto ON M4C 3E7
Phone (416) 461-0109
Fax (416) 469-7714
woria@tegh.on.ca
DR. CARMINE SIMONE
825 Coxwell Ave.
Chest Centre (G2)
Toronto ON M4C 3E7
Phone (416) 465-9133
Fax (416) 465-9584
kramp@tegh.on.ca
DR. NAJIB SAFIEDDINE
825 Coxwell Ave.
Chest Centre (G2)
Toronto ON M4C 3E7
Phone (416) 469-2345
Fax (416) 469-9527
lrede@tegh.on.ca
DR. SIMON IU
210-1110 Sheppard Ave E
North York, ON M2K 2W2
Phone (416) 221-1233
Fax (416) 221-7873
drsimoniu.reception@rogers.com