Kingston General Hospital (KGH) is southeastern Ontario’s leading centre for complex-acute and specialty care, and home to the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario. KGH serves almost 500,000 people through its Kingston facility and 24 regional affiliate and satellite sites. A major redevelopment plan has recently provided new facilities for cancer care, acute inpatient mental health, pediatrics, and intensive care.
The neurology inpatient unit functions as a joint unit with Neurosurgery (a Division in the Department of Surgery) and includes a ten bed Stroke Unit. KGH is a regional resource for the Clinical Neurosciences.
Fully affiliated with Queen’s University, KGH is a research and teaching hospital which is home to 2,400 health-care students and residents, in addition to 160 health researchers. KGH was ranked in 2011 as one of Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals by Research Infosource.