Toronto General Hospital, affiliated with the University of Toronto, is a major teaching hospital in Toronto, Ontario. As an anchor hospital for the Wightman-Berris Academy, it gives students the opportunity to experience tertiary care and quaternary care in cardiovascular care, renal and metabolic disorders, transplantation, surgical oncology, infectious disease, in addition to excellent general internal medicine and intensive care and psychiatric disorders.
Toronto General Hospital completed the world's first successful single lung transplant in 1983, followed by the world's first double-lung transplant in 1986. The first external heart pacemaker was used in an open-heart resuscitation in 1950. In 1922, insulin was created and used in the treatment of diabetes on a young patient at Toronto General Hospital for the first time.
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Toronto General Hospital's Location
Toronto General Hospital is located in downtown Toronto at 200 Elizabeth St, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4.
If you are planning to frequent Toronto General Hospital, it would be highly beneficial to be within close proximity. There are multiple accommodations in downtown Toronto to choose from, including the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Chelsea Hotel, and Marriott Downtown. But while these hotels are definitely luxurious, they are also quite expensive, especially if you're looking to stay for more than a few nights. A great alternative would be booking a short-term rental for a furnished apartment nearby.
Consider booking a short-term rental with Avalon Suites. Our furnished apartments will be more affordable and you will still have close access to Toronto General Hospital. From Avalon’s accommodation, it will only be a 10-minute drive, 15-minute commute on the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), or a 20-minute walk to reach the hospital.
Our location is also very convenient. At Avalon, you will be close to a Wholefoods Market for groceries, top Toronto tourism destinations like the CN Tower, Ripley’s Aquarium of Ontario, Royal Ontario Museum, and Art Gallery of Ontario, and schools like Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University) and University of Toronto's St. George Campus.
Avalon Suites Yorkville
Planning to visit Toronto General Hospital? Stay with us here at Avalon Suites Yorkville! We are conveniently located 20 minutes to Toronto General Hospital and within walking distance to a Wholefoods Market. Also, every suite is fully furnished for your short-/long-term stay in downtown Toronto.
Avalon Suites offers suites that range from Economy Suites, accommodating one or two guests, to a Presidential Suite, accommodating up to five guests. There is sure to be one best suited for you and your group. Stay at Avalon Suites for more than two times the space compared to a hotel room, a fully equipped kitchen, Cable Smart TVs, and an in-suite washer and dryer. Guests will also have access to a conference space, fitness center and gym, and 24/7 concierge services.