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Thoracic Surgeons

DR. SAYF GAZAL

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Dr. Simon Iu from Thoracic Surgeons of East Toronto

DR. SIMON IU

Dr. Simon Iu was born in Hong Kong.  He received most of his education in Toronto to include middle and secondary school at the University of Toronto Schools (UTS), undergraduate and Master of Science at the University of Toronto.  He completed his fellowship in General Surgery at the University of Toronto in 1988 and the following year, Thoracic Surgery at Birmingham, England.  His active practice of General and Thoracic Surgery began at the North York General Hospital in 1990.  In May, 2008, he joined the group of Royal Victoria Hospital/Sunnybrook Hospital/Toronto East General Hospital Department of Thoracic Surgery.  He is a lecturer at the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto.

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DR. NAJIB SAFIEDDINE

Dr. Najib Safieddine graduated from the University of Western Ontario medical school in 2002 and completed the General Surgery Residency training program in 2007 followed by a Thoracic Surgery fellowship in 2009 both at the University of Toronto. He then completed a fellowship in Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery at Cedar Sinai Medical Centre/ UCLA in 2010. He is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada. Dr. Safieddine joined the surgical staff of the Toronto East General Hospital in 2011 and is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of Toronto. He is also on courtesy staff in the Departments of Surgery at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, North York General Hospital and Royal Victoria Hospital. Dr. Safieddine has a special interest in minimally invasive Thoracic Surgery (VATS), surgical quality improvement and surgical education.

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Dr. Najib Safieddine from Thoracic Surgeons of East Toronto
Dr. Carmine Simone from Thoracic Surgeons of East Toronto

DR. CARMINE SIMONE

Dr. Simone completed his undergraduate university education at the University of Toronto in 1995. He graduated from McMaster University Faculty of Medicine in 1998.
He completed his fellowship training in thoracic surgery and adult critical care at the University of Toronto.

He joined the surgery team at Toronto East General Hospital in 2004 as a thoracic surgeon and the Medical Director of the Intensive CareUnit (ICU) and the Head of the Division of Critical Care. He has participated in many provincial best practice and quality improvement committees for both critical care and thoracic surgery. He is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Thoracic Surgery at the University of Toronto and is currently the Chief of Surgery at TEGH and the Medical Co-Director of the Surgery Health Service. He continues to participate in quality improvement committees for Cancer Care Ontario and at various hospitals. He is on staff at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, North York General Hospital, Royal Victoria Hospital and Lakeridge Health.

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DR. ROBERT ZELDIN

Dr. Robert Zeldin graduated from the University of Toronto Medical School in 1977. He trained in General Surgery at U of T, obtaining his Fellowship in 1982. He subspecialized in Thoracic Surgery at U of T and University of California, San Diego and received his Certificate of Special Competence in Thoracic Surgery in 1984. He has been a member of the Department of Surgery at U of T since 1984 and is an Associate Professor in the Division of Thoracic Surgery. He is currently on active staff at Toronto East General Hospital as Leader of the Thoracic Surgery Group. He is also on courtesy staff in the Departments of Surgery at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, North York General Hospital and Royal Victoria Hospital. He is the Director of Surgical Oncology at Toronto East General Hospital.

Dr. Zeldin’s clinical interests lie in the areas of thoracic oncology, minimally invasive surgery and the treatment of hyperhidrosis. Research interests involve engineering patient flow through the diagnostic and treatment journey.

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Dr. Robert Zeldin from Thoracic Surgeons of East Toronto
DR. SAYF GAZALA
825 Coxwell Ave.
Chest Centre (G2)
Toronto ON M4C 3E7
Phone (647) 349-9300
Fax (416) 469-6834
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DR. ROBERT ZELDIN
825 Coxwell Ave.
Chest Centre (G2)
Toronto ON M4C 3E7
Phone (416) 461-0109
Fax (416) 469-7714
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DR. CARMINE SIMONE
825 Coxwell Ave.
Chest Centre (G2)
Toronto ON M4C 3E7
Phone (416) 465-9133
Fax (416) 465-9584
drcarminesimone@icloud.com
DR. NAJIB SAFIEDDINE
825 Coxwell Ave.
Chest Centre (G2)
Toronto ON M4C 3E7
Phone (416) 469-2345
Fax (416) 469-9527
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DR. SIMON IU
210-1110 Sheppard Ave E
North York, ON M2K 2W2
Phone (416) 221-1233
Fax (416) 221-7873
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