Dr. Kevin Katz
Medical Director of Infection Prevention and Control
Dr. Katz is a medical microbiologist and infectious diseases specialist and a professor in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto. He participates on the Infection Prevention and Control sub-committee of the Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee (PIDAC). He is also a medical consultant (Infection Prevention and Control) with Public Health Ontario. Kevin’s special research interests include health care acquired infections and multidrug resistant organisms.
Dr. Danielle Manis
Deputy Chief of Family Medicine
Dr. Manis completed her medical school training at the University of Toronto, and her residency in Family Medicine at North York General Hospital. In addition to serving her family practice for almost 20 years, she has been a staff member of the Branson COVID Assessment Centre (now Cough, Cold and COVID Clinic) since its inception in March of 2020, and has been actively involved in the COVID vaccination effort in North York. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of Toronto, and was the Hospital Undergraduate Program Director for Family medicine from 2017-2021.
Dr. Joey Latino
Dr. Latino completed his medical school and paediatric training at the University of Toronto and Sickkids Hospital. He went on to pursue additional fellowship training in Community Paediatrics and in Rare and Undiagnosed diseases. He is currently an Assistant Professor through the University of Toronto and a Staff Physician in Paediatrics and Genetics at North York General Hospital. His professional interests include general paediatrics, medical education, and the care of children with rare and undiagnosed disease.
Dr. Phillip Shin
Medical Director of Critical Care
Dr. Shin is the Chief Medical Information Officer and Medical Director of Critical Care at North York General Hospital. He has been a Critical Care and Internal Medicine physician at North York General since 2006, and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Shin has organized his department and program’s response to providing care for COVID-19 patients. During this challenging time, the Medicine Program and its 100 physicians have also attempted to implement new strategies, including virtual technology, to maintain care for all NYGH patients and families.