St. Joseph's General Hospital

Located within the community of Elliot Lake is St. Joseph's General Hospital, a 58 bed accredited facility with medical, surgical, obstetrical, pediatrics, chronic care facilities and a 24 hour emergency department. Other services in place include a nurse practitioner laboratory, x-rays, ultrasound, radiology, physiotherapy, speech pathology, social services, chiropody, occupational therapy, clinical dietitian counselling and 24 hour pastoral and palliative care.

An ambulatory care unit runs Monday to Friday and consists of day surgery, specialists clinics, diabetes education, chemotherapy, cardiac rehabilitation, and out-reach programs. Medical staff provide 24-hour coverage and include 15 general practitioners and two general surgeons.

Specialists from out-of-town provide clinics on a monthly or as needed basis. These services include: internal medicine, gastroenterology, gynaecology, cardiology, ophthalmology, urology, nephrology, dermatologist, cardiovascular surgery, psychiatry, pediatrics and otolaryngology (ear, nose, throat.) These services reduce the need for travel to larger urban centres.

Hospital Services

  • Medical/surgical care
  • Obstetrics
  • Intensive care
  • Day surgery
  • 24-hour emergency service
  • Visiting special clinics
  • Radiology
  • Ultrasound
  • Bone density screening
  • Laboratory
  • Cardiopulmonary testing
  • Speech pathology
  • Occupational therapy
  • Physiotherapy
  • Pastoral care
  • Social services
  • Chemotherapy
  • Diabetic clinics
  • Clinical nutrition

The following services are provided from the Hospital by other providers:

  • Renal dialysis
  • Audiology Testing
  • Palliative care services

Visiting Medical Specialists:

  • Orthopaedics
  • Psychiatry
  • Gastroenterology
  • Urology
  • Cardiovascular surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Cardiology
  • Nephrology
  • Ear/nose/throat

Visit the St. Joseph General Hospital website