Dr. Anna McGuire Thoracic Surgeon Vancouver BC Chest Surgery Vancouver General Hospital Vancouver Co
Dr. Anna McGuire Thoracic Surgeon Vancouver BC Chest Surgery Vancouver General Hospital Vancouver Co
Dr. Anna McGuire Thoracic Surgeon Vancouver BC Chest Surgery Vancouver General Hospital Vancouver Co

Initial Consult with Dr. McGuire

Taking Care of You

The initial appointment with Dr McGuire is about 30 minutes in length and for consultation only. 


No procedures will be done at this visit.


Dr. McGuire will review your history, completed investigations, conduct an appropriate examination, and discuss your management plan.

Click here for details on tests that Dr. McGuire may arrange before surgery.

Surgery at VGH

Helping You Get Healthy

All of Dr. McGuire's thoracic surgeries and thoracic procedures are conducted at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH).


In the operating room, fellowship trained cardiothoracic anesthesiologists give you anesthesia. 

Before surgery Dr McGuire's office will arrange an assessment in the VGH pre-anesthetic clinic.

Click these links to the VCH Chest Surgery, VCH Esophophagectomy, and VCH Hiatus Hernia Repair Patient and Family Information guides for more information.

Thoracic Post-Op Care at VGH

The Care You Deserve

After surgery, all of Dr. McGuire's patients recover on the 12th floor Chest Centre at VGH in the Jim Pattison Pavilion. A highly specialized  multidisciplinary "Tower-12 Chest Centre" team of Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Dieticians, and Pharmacists, help care for Dr. McGuire's thoracic patients while in hospital.

Click "Welcome to the Chest Centre" for more details.