About KHSC

Kingston Health Sciences Centre is southeastern Ontario’s complex, acute and specialty care, research and teaching hospital.

Consisting of our Hotel Dieu site and Kingston General site, as well as the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario and our research institute, we care for more than 500,000 patients and their families from across our region.

As one of the region’s largest employers, we are home to almost 6,000 staff, more than 2,000 health-care learners and 1,000 volunteers who are committed to partnering with patients and families to ensure that we continually provide high quality, compassionate care.

Fully affiliated with Queen’s University, we are ranked as one of Canada’s top research hospitals. As a teaching hospital, we attract some of the nation’s brightest learners to pursue their health care education, which helps to create the capacity to provide highly specialized services close to home. We train thousands of students every year and are home to hundreds of researchers whose curiosity drives them to make groundbreaking advancements in health care.

Our KGH site serves as the regional referral centre for cardiac, stroke, renal, trauma, neurosurgery, pediatrics, neo-natal, high-risk obstetrics, acute inpatient mental health, and cancer care.

Our HDH site offers specialized outpatient programs such as pediatrics, medicine, ophthalmology, cardiology, urology, dermatology, gastroenterology, surgery, mental health, oncology and urgent care.