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Service updates for appointments at WCH

  • If you have an upcoming in person appointment at Women’s College Hospital and you have a fever, cough, or new onset of shortness of breath, have travelled outside Canada in the last 14 days, tested positive for COVID-19, or been instructed to self-isolate by Public Health please do not come to the hospital, call the clinic directly for more information.
  • The hospital is open only to patients with appointments, please see our care partner & visitor restrictions information.
  • Your appointment may be changed to a virtual visit using the telephone or over video. Learn how to set-up a video visit.
  • You will receive a call from us with any changes to your appointment.

The University of Toronto Department of Surgery has a long history of excellence and innovation in endocrine surgery including the first outpatient program in Toronto. In our program you will receive comprehensive and compassionate evaluation, treatment and management of diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid glands, and adrenal glands. All of our surgeons are also dedicated to advancement in the field through academic research and in training the next generation of surgeons.

DR. KAREN DEVON, MD, MSC, FRCSC, FACS | ENDOCRINE SURGEON

Dr. Devon completed her general surgery training in Toronto and has a fellowship in endocrine surgery and in clinical ethics from the University of Chicago. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto. She has expertise in the treatment of all thyroid diseases including thyroid cancer. She has won awards for her innovation in creating our outpatient thyroidectomy and parathyroidectomy programs where she has introduced innovative technologies to allow for a focused, minimally invasive approach.

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