Congratulations for having your baby. Circumcision can add more joy. However, you may have few questions or concerns about the procedure, especially if this is a new experience.
This site is to help you feel calm and reassured that your baby can have a smooth and easy procedure that could be done with minimal discomfort and no complications.
To be reassured, you need to be well informed
and to attend a clinic with an experienced doctor.
Please review our website pages that contain simple and needed information. These pages will take you step by step through the process and will help you prepare your baby to have a painless procedure and will help dissipate your anxiety.
Keep in mind that it will help your baby when you stay reassured, calm and unworried.
Circumcision is an ancient and simple procedure, it has been practiced for more than 4000 years. The actual surgical part takes 1-2 minutes only. It is virtually painless and bloodless and babies can take it well with proper preparations.
Getting an Appointment and preparations, When you call our office, you will be given an appointment and instructions on how to prepare the baby. Also visit our web page " Before Circumcision" and follow the instructions. Proper application of the numbing " EMLA" cream at home and the local anesthesia that is given by the doctor are keys for painless procedure.
When you are in the office, Dr. Mati will review pain control and post care procedures with you. you will be given written instructions and a follow up phone call by our staff on the same day to answer any question you may have.
Dr. Neil Mati (MB ChB, CCFP) is a Family Physician since 1984. A certified member in the College of Family Physicians of Canada and a member of the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and the Ontario Medical Association since 1995 , A staff member in the Scarborough General Hospital since 1996. He has been performing infant circumcision for the last 19 years