Based at Mount Sinai Hospital, and in partnership with The Hospital for Sick Children, the Ontario Fetal Centre (OFC) is the first in Canada, and one of only a few centres worldwide, to offer a fully comprehensive range of fetal therapy.
In the first moments after we received the diagnosis, it felt like our world crashed around us. This team immediately filled us with confidence and we never doubted that we would one day hold our beautiful and healthy son.
~ Kristine Barry, whose son, Sebastian, received a world-first in-utero surgery by doctors at Mount Sinai and SickKids to repair a serious heart defect called transposition of the great arteries.
These doctors changed my worst fears into faith-filled hope and they changed my daughter’s life for the better.
~ Romeila Son, whose daughter, Eiko, received the first in-utero surgery in Canada to repair spina bifida by doctors at Mount Sinai and SickKids.
In the News
December 2020 | Congratulations to OFC surgeon Dr. James Drake on being appointed to the Order of Canada
June 2020 | Virtual care at the Ontario Fetal Centre featured on CTV News Toronto for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Awareness Month
July 2019 | Ontario Fetal Centre Simulation Workshop | Watch as experts offer hands-on training to cutting-edge fetal procedures
Spring/Summer 2019 | Sinai Health Magazine | Separated Before Birth - Jake and Eli's inspiring story
April 12, 2018 | Ontario.ca | Better Care for Babies and Families
November 14, 2017 | Toronto Star | Toronto surgeons repair spina bifida on 25-week-old fetus
October 13, 2017 | Patients not alone as they grieve pregnancy and infant loss