Lakeshore General Hospital
|Lakeshore General Hospital|
|CSSS de l'Ouest-de-l'Île|
The exterior of the Lakeshore General Hospital.
|Location||Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada|
|Care system||RAMQ (Quebec medicare)|
|Hospital type||Acute care|
|Affiliated university||McGill University Faculty of Medicine|
|Lists||Hospitals in Canada|
The Lakeshore General Hospital (Hôpital général du Lakeshore) is a Canadian acute care institution located in Pointe-Claire, Quebec, a suburban municipality near Montreal. The hospital employs 1,200 employees and contains 257 beds, and serves an estimated population of 377,000 in the West Island region of Montreal.
The LGH is situated close to major highway arteries such as Highways 13, 20, 40, and 520 and is often called upon to treat and stabilize accident victims. Its emergency room is one of the busiest for distress cases in Montreal with over 72,000 visits annually.
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