General Surgery Clinic
Location: 2Q Clinic, McMaster University Medical Centre, 2nd Floor, Yellow Section.
905-521-5094, Fax 905-570-8958.
What services do we provide?
The Service of Pediatric General Surgery provides general and specialized surgical services to infants, children, and adolescents suffering for a wide range of congenital and acquired diseases of the abdomen, chest, head and neck, and endocrine organs. The service has extensive experience in minimal access surgical procedures ("keyhole surgery") including the surgical correction of Pectus excavatum using the Nuss Procedure.
Where is the clinic located?
2Q Clinic at McMaster (near the yellow elevator on the second floor).
The phone number is: (905) 521-5094. The Fax number is: (905) 570-8958.
The referral process is made through a direct referral from a physician or surgeon to one of our surgeons. Referrals can be faxed directly to clinic.
Referral Forms can be accessed here: PDF | MS Word (Right-Click and select 'Save Target As')
The clinic hours are Monday to Friday (closed on holidays).
8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
1:00 to 4:30 PM
The clinics are not for emergencies. If your child needs to be seen on an urgent basis, please contact your family doctor or go to your local emergency department.
Changing your appointment
Please contact us as soon as possible if you need to cancel or change your child's appointment by calling the numbers above.
If your child has a communicable disease such as Chicken Pox or has been in contact with someone with Chicken Pox, please call the clinic before you come to the hospital.
What should you bring to the clinic?
Health Card for your child - the Ministry of Health requires us to validate your health card. if your child has had x-ray studies done outside of the Mcmaster Children's Hospital it is important to bring the films and/or report of the x-rays to your first appointment.
Dr. Peter Fitzgerald
Dr. Mark Walton
Dr. Brian Cameron
Dr. Karen Bailey
Dr. Helene Flageole, Head of Service
The philosophy at McMaster Children's Hospital is to provide family-centred care. We believe in using the most advanced surgical techniques to help treat our patients in a caring and compassionate manner.
Each six months we survey families to ask your perceptions of care. If you have any concerns please contact Paul Agar, Clinical Manager.