The Toronto Star: Drs. Wong and Nousiainen, “Waiting for a hip or knee replacement? Toronto hospitals join forces to offer weekend surgeries”

Surgeons from Sunnybrook and Michael Garron hospitals plan to do 1,300 more hip and knee replacements over the next year by operating on Saturdays, Sundays.

Two Toronto hospitals have partnered to open operating rooms on weekends to perform more joint replacement surgeries — the latest move by Ontario hospitals to try to address a surgical backlog that soared during the pandemic.