minimally invasive surgery unit
facility astra
surgery for women
We strive to deliver safe, state-of-the- art, innovative, expert; OHIP insured Gynaecological care to
ALL women of Ontario in a timely fashion and at a much lower cost to our healthcare system!
surgery for women
Astra Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) unit is currently the one and only Independent Health facility in Ontario offering a full range of expert minimally invasive gynaecological procedures. Astra MIS unit has been a successful model that provides OHIP funded ambulatory surgical care to women in an out of the hospital environment, thereby shortening wait times, providing quality patient care, achieving high client satisfaction, and lowering health costs.

All nursing staff possess years of experience and are registered nurses (RNs and RPNs) who are certified to work at Ontario community hospitals. The entire sterilization staff is highly skilled and certified. Our surgeons are certified gynaecologists with vast experience in gynaecologic and endoscopic procedures and in reproductive surgery.
Astra Minimally Invasive Surgery Unit occupies a three story building at 4296 Village Centre Court, Mississauga, Ontario.

The main floor is allocated to reception, OR suite and recovery area (Four recovery beds), two washrooms and scrubbing area. The suite is connected to an HVAC system and a power generator. The suite represents state-of-the-art design and equipment. The basement is allocated to sterilization and processing of equipment in addition to a chemistry lab while the second level is for storage of supplies, accounting and administrative staff offices in addition to a change room, meeting room and eating area.

The unit has met all conditions and safety checks mandated by the Ministry of Health and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.
ASTRA offers a full range of ambulatory and endoscopic gynaecological procedures including but not limited to:
button Complex Hysteroscopic Procedures including severe uterine adhesions (Asherman's Syndrome), submucosal myomectomies, correction of uterine anomalies and tubal cannulation, endometrial resection and ablation.
button Laparoscopic procedures including ovarian cystectomies, laparocopic tubal reanastomosis, laparoscopic myomectomies and laparoscopic supracervical hysterectomy, laparoscopic surgery for deep invasive endometriosis.
button TVT procedures for Stress urinary incontinence
button Balloon endometrial ablation for menorrhagia
button Suction D&C for missed abortion
button LEEP procedures for cervical dysplasia
button Others...

4296 Village Centre Road
Mississauga, ON L4Z 1S2

For a consultation please contact:
Phone: (905) 272.3776 ext. 429
Emergency Contact: 416.508.9813
Dr. Essam Michael
Dr. Essam Michael is the founder and the Clinical Director of Astra Fertility Group since 2001. He is certified by the Royal college of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada...

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