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Ehlers Danlos Syndrome

Program Description

Ehlers Danlos Syndrome (TGH)  Toronto General Hospital.

This is a 6 to 12-month fellowship offered to Internists/Anesthesiologists/ Physiatrists/Rheumatologists/General Physicians and offers broad exposure in diagnosis and management of multisystemic connective tissue disorders. 

The Ehlers Danlos Syndrome Program at Toronto General Hospital is a unique interdisciplinary program that provides consult and treatment to a large volume of patients with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome. 

The fellow will spend 4 days per week performing clinical duties that include outpatient and inpatient consultations, which may or may not include working in the operating room one day/week.

With only one fellow accepted in the program each year, there is a unique focus on the training of this individual. There are also rotations that include:

  • Transitional Pain service; 
  • Dysautonomia Cardiology clinic 
  • Physiatry
  • Interventional Chronic Pain program (various anesthetic blocks including fluoroscopy and ultrasound guided techniques); 
  • Gastrointestinal Motility clinic 
  • Palliative program 
  • Rehabilitation program (functional restoration program and cognitive behaviour program).  

Program Lead(s)

Dr. Hance Clarke

Dr. Nimish Mittal