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Dr. Farrukh Hussain, Physician Lead, Cardiac Cath Labs

Dr. Hussain’s five tips to heart safety and heart disease prevention

Posted on Wednesday, February 07, 2024 01:57 PM

Dr. Farrukh Hussain, MD, FRCPC is the Physician Lead for the Cardiac Cath Labs at William Osler Health System (Osler). He completed his medical degree, postgraduate internal medicine and cardiology training at the University of Toronto. Dr. Hussain also completed a clinical fellowship in interventional cardiology at University Health Network’s Toronto General Hospital.

Each year, more than 60,000 Canadians suffer their first heart attack.1 William Osler Health System’s Dr. Hussain shares his...

A patient looks outside a hospital hallway window

Dr. Sayeed's five winter mental health tips

Posted on Monday, January 22, 2024 12:16 PM

Dr. Razi Sayeed, MD, DPM, FRCPC, is the Corporate Chief and Medical Director of Mental Health and Addictions at William Osler Health System. He completed his psychiatry residency at the Medical College of Virginia and his Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at the Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia. Dr. Sayeed has been an active member in Osler’s Department of Psychiatry since 2009.

About 18 per cent of Canadians will experience some form of seasonal affective disorder (SAD) in their...

Vince Wong, MRI Technical Specialist at Osler, stands in front of a MRI machine

Elevating patient care and team collaboration: A glimpse into MRI technical specialists at Osler

Posted on Monday, January 08, 2024 09:00 AM

In the dynamic and ever-evolving landscape of health care, the role of MRI technical specialist has garnered increasing significance. These skilled professionals play a pivotal part in harnessing cutting-edge technology to ensure precision and patient-centered care during diagnostic procedures. At Osler, our MRI technical specialists stand out as integral contributors, fostering a close-knit community of dedicated professionals. Vince Wong, a seasoned MRI Technical Specialist with 15 years of...

Dr. Oscar Karbi, Emergency Medicine physician at Osler

Dr. Karbi’s five cold, flu, COVID-19 and RSV prevention tips

Posted on Friday, January 05, 2024 11:19 AM

Dr. Oscar Karbi, MD, FRCPC, is an Emergency Medicine physician at William Osler Health System (Osler). After obtaining his medical degree from the University of Toronto, Dr. Karbi went on to complete his Emergency Medicine Royal College Residency training. Dr. Karbi has been an active staff member in Emergency Medicine at Osler since 1994.

The community spread of Influenza (flu), COVID-19, and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) continues. Dr. Karbi shares his five tips to prevent respiratory...

Proud parents hold their newborn baby girl

2024 New Year’s baby arrives at Brampton Civic Hospital

Posted on Monday, January 01, 2024 09:26 AM

William Osler Health System’s (Osler) Brampton Civic Hospital is pleased to announce its first baby of 2024, born very early this morning at 12:00 a.m. Mom, Guneet Kaur and Dad of Brampton, welcomed a baby girl who weighed in at 8 pounds 6 ounces!

Osler extends its best wishes and congratulations to the new parents and their family, and to all the families who are welcoming new babies at this special time.

Brampton Civic Hospital is a full-service hospital serving families in Brampton and...