The Centre of Excellence for Hernia Repair

The global leader in external abdominal wall hernia surgery for over 65 years

Hospital Directions and Map


7750 Bayview Avenue
Thornhill, Ontario,
Canada L3T 4A3
Tel: 905-889-1125
Fax: 905-889-4216


Toll Free : 1-800-291-7750

U.S. and International : 1-855-328-3423

Driving directions:

Getting here is easier than ever. Simply use the interactive map to get directions.


From the airport:

If you are flying into Pearson International Airport in Toronto, you will be about half an hour by car from the hospital. You can take a taxi or limo to Shouldice for approximately $50.00 to $70.00.

Rosedale Limo Tel: 1-800-268-4967
Red Star Limousine Tel: 1-866-913-7827
Markham & Avenue Taxi Tel: 1-800-262-4222
Cabs are waiting at the cab stands. Ask for a flat rate.


Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, commonly known as the Toronto Island Airport, provides fast and convenient access to the city. The airport is located on an island in the Toronto Harbour. A short (121 m/400 ft) ferry ride will bring you directly to the mainland, where you will find cabs to take you to Shouldice Hospital.

Travel Information for US Locations:

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Did you know?

Inguinal hernias are by far the most common type of hernia. They develop in the groin area and represent 80% of all external abdominal wall hernias. Wondering what type of hernia you have?

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Walk-in Clinic Open

Monday through Friday

9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Saturday - clinic closed

Sundays - surgical admissions only

We are currently experiencing extremely heavy patient volumes in our walk-in clinic, resulting in long wait times.

We apologize for the inconvenience, and we invite all prospecitve patients to complete our Medical Questionnaire instead of attending the clinic.

Please click on the "arrange an exam" button above to access the Questionnaire. All Questionnaires are reviewed by Shouldice Surgeons.

You will receive a response to your medical intake information within 2-3 business days , at which time you will be notified if a examination at our clinic is required.

Arrange for an exam