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Montreal General Hospital

Room D7-177, 1650 Cedar Ave., Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G 1A4
Tel.: 514-934-8014
Fax: 514-934-8226
Site Director: ncolman [at] is [dot] mgh [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (Dr Neil Colman)

At the MGH site, the Division maintains a very active outpatient service, including specialized Asthma and Lung Oncology units. The latter is run in conjunction with the Department of Oncology. The Division also provides consultation services to the in-patient wards and the emergency departments. Areas of specialization include immunological pulmonary diseases, trauma and pulmonary malignancies.


Royal Victoria Hospital

Room L-411, 687 Pine Ave. W., Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A1
Tel.: 514-934-1934, ext. 35946
Fax: 514-843-1695
Site Director: basil [dot] petrof [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Dr Basil J. Petrof)

The RVH is a large tertiary care hospital with a very active pulmonary consultation service to the medical, surgical, and emergency departments. A diverse array of complex pulmonary disorders are encountered, including those associated with solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, immunological lung diseases, and pregnancy. An important specialized pulmonary program at the RVH is the Sleep Disorders Centre, a multidisciplinary service aimed at diagnosing and treating patients with sleep-disordered breathing as well as other sleep pathologies. The Sleep Laboratory consists of 6 beds equipped for full polysomnography, and also comprises a well-developed program for performing ambulatory sleep studies in the home. Other areas of specialized expertise and interest are in clinical pulmonary physiology (including exercise), neuromuscular disorders affecting respiration (facilitated by links with the Montreal Neurological Institute), and sarcoidosis.


Montreal Chest Institute

3650 rue St. Urbain, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H2X 2P4
Tel.: 514-934-1934 ext. 32335/32117
Fax: 514-843-2083
Site Director: ronald [dot] olivenstein [at] mcgill [dot] ca (Dr Ronald Olivenstein)

The MCI is the site of several key programs within the Division. In addition to standard outpatient consultation services, the MCI hosts specialized ambulatory programs in Asthma, Tuberculosis, Cystic Fibrosis and COPD. There is also an active pulmonary rehabilitation program. The MCI is also the site of the inter-university Occupational Medicine clinic, which is run by the Départment de santé communautaire. Another ambulatory service is the Home Ventilation Program, which is responsible for the care of chronic ventilator patients for the western half of Quebec.

The MCI is also the home for several specialized pulmonary in-patient programs. The Day Hospital program aims to care for patients requiring more than routine outpatient care but not sufficiently ill to require admission. The Day Hospital is also used as a one-stop location for patients requiring outpatient investigation. The MCI also hosts the specialized Respiratory ICU, which specializes in handling patients with problems weaning from mechanical ventilation. There is also an active in-patient service that specializes in acute care for patients with chronic respiratory disease.

Long term care services at the MCI are provided to patients with chronic respiratory disease including long-term ventilation for patients who cannot be cared for at home. The MCI also provides specialized palliative care support for patients with end-stage pulmonary disease or lung cancer.


Montreal Children's Hospital

Room D-380, 2300 rue Tupper, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H33G 1A4
Tel.: 514-934-1934 ext. 23088
Fax: 514-412-4364
Site Director: larry [dot] lands [at] muhc [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (Dr Larry Lands )


Jewish General Hospital

3755 Cote St. Catherine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3T 1E2
Tel.: 514-340-8203
Fax: 514-340-7555
Site Director: dsmall [at] pne [dot] jgh [dot] mcgill [dot] ca (Dr David Small)

The Sir Mortimer B. Davis - Jewish General Hospital’s (JGH) Division of Pulmonary Diseases provides care for patients with all types of lung disorders including lung cancer,asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia, tuberculosis, thromboembolism, pulmonary hypertension, and sleep disorders. The division’s primary mandate is to offer first-class medical treatment for patients suffering from these conditions. Division members also carry out research that will lead to promising new treatments and approaches to care. All Division members are involved in Resident and Pulmonary Fellows training.


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