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CANCER CARE
Alberta Blood and Marrow Transplant Program - Adult���������������������������������������������������7
Alberta Cancer Line (ACL)�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������7
Alberta Thoracic Oncology Program - South�����������������������������������������������������������������7
TBCC Colposcopy�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������8
TBCC Rehab & Lymphedema Management Program�����������������������������������������������������8
TBCC Tumour Groups��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������8
CARDIAC CARE
Adult Congenital Heart Clinic���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������9
Atrial Fibrillation Clinic�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������9
Cardiac Arrhythmia Clinic���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������9
Cardiac Device Clinic (Pacemaker and ICD)��������������������������������������������������������������� 10
Cardiac Function Clinics�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 10
Cardiac Navigation Clinic (CNC)��������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 10
Connective Tissue Clinic PCL������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 11
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Clinic PLC�������������������������������������������������������������������� 11
Total Cardiology Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic (RACPC)������������������������������������������ 11
CLINICAL NEUROSCIENCES
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Clinic����������������������������������������������������������������� 12
Brain Injury (Rehabilitation) Clinic������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 12
Cognitive Neurosciences Clinic (CNC)������������������������������������������������������������������������ 12
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General Neurology (GN)�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 12
Movement Disorders Clinic (MDC)������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 12
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Clinic������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 13
Neuromuscular Clinic (NMC)�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 13
Seizure Clinic������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 13
Stroke Prevention Clinic��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 13
Urgent Neurology Clinic (UNC)����������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 13
HOME AND COMMUNITY CARE
C3 Program: Comprehensive Community Care for the Frail Elderly������������������������������ 14
Home Care���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 14
Long Term Care��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 14
Supportive Living Level 3������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 15
Supportive Living Level 4 / Level 4 Dementia�������������������������������������������������������������� 15
MEDICAL GENETICS, SOUTHERN ALBERTA
Cancer Genetic Clinic������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 16
Cardiovascular Genetics�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 16
Connective Tissue Disorders�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 16
General Genetics and Dysmorphology������������������������������������������������������������������������ 17
Inherited Metabolic Disorder Clinic (IMDC)����������������������������������������������������������������� 17
Neurogenetics Clinic�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 18
Ophthamology (Ocular Genetics)�������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 18
Prenatal Genetic Clinic���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 18
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MEDICAL SERVICES
Access Mental Health: Addiction & Mental Health, Calgary Zone��������������������������������� 19
Calgary Ambulatory Lymphedema Service (CALS) ����������������������������������������������������� 19
Calgary Headache Assessment and Management Program (CHAMP)�������������������������� 19
Chronic Pain Centre (CPC)���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 19
Complex Chronic Disease Management Clinic – Peter Lougheed Centre���������������������� 20
Diabetes, Hypertension and Cholesterol Centre (DHCC)��������������������������������������������� 20
Endocrinology & Metabolism�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 20
Gastroenterology������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 20
General Internal Medicine������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 21
Hematology��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 21
Hepatology���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 21
Living Well with a Chronic Condition Program������������������������������������������������������������� 22
Nephrology���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 22
PADIS Medical Toxicology Clinic�������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 23
Respiratory Medicine������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 23
Rheumatology Triage������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 23
Senior’s Health & Geriatric Medicine�������������������������������������������������������������������������� 23
Sleep Centre������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 24
Southern Alberta HIV Clinic (SAC)������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 24
Vascular Risk Reduction Program������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 24
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PALLIATIVE / END OF LIFE CARE
Grief Support Program����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 25
Residential Hospice��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 25
Palliative Care Consult Service���������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 25
Urban Palliative Home Care Team������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 25
PEDIATRICS
Augmentative Communication and Educational Technology Service (ACETS)��������������� 26
Brachial Plexus Program�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 26
Infant Cranial Remodeling Program/Head Shape Clinic����������������������������������������������� 26
Movement Assessment Centre����������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 26
Neurology Program���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 26
Neuromotor Program������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 27
Neuromuscular Program�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 27
Neurosciences Adolescent Transition Program (NATP)����������������������������������������������� 27
Neuro Rehabilitation Program������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 27
Orthotics������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 28
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition����������������������������������������������������� 28
Seating Service �������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 28
PEDIATRICS FAMILY & COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTRE
Child Health Information Specialist����������������������������������������������������������������������������� 29
Cultural Diversity Services����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 29
Family Support Specialists����������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 29
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SURGICAL SERVICES
Hepatopancrea-ticobiliary (HPB)(Department of Surgery)�������������������������������������������� 30
FMC WOMEN’S HEALTH AMBULATORY CARE (WHAC)
Calgary Breast Health Clinic�������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 31
Colposcopy Clinic������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 31
Early Pregnancy Loss Clinic��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� 31
Gynecology Clinic������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 31
High Risk Breast Cancer Clinic (HRBCC)�������������������������������������������������������������������� 31
Obstetrical Clinics������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 31
Pelvic Floor Clinic������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 32
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Program��������������������������������������������������������������������������� 32
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Purpose
The purpose of the Quick Reference Guide is to
provide you with quick access to essential, up-todate information when completing a referral. The
Quick Reference Guide will help you determine
where to send your referral. This reference
guide is consistently updated to ensure accurate
contact information. For the most recent version
of the Quick Reference Guide, go to http://
departmentofmedicine.com/MAS
What you will find in the Quick Reference Guide
The Quick Reference Guide contains:
• A list of specialties
• Corresponding locations, clinics, centres, groups, services and programs.
• Description of the particular services provided, patient population served,
referral requirements and processes
• Current phone and fax numbers
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Cancer Care
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Alberta Blood and Marrow Transplant
Program - Adult
The Alberta Blood and Marrow Transplant Program will receive
the following referrals from within the province of Alberta for the
adult population:
• Family Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) typing
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TOM BAKER
CANCER
CENTRE BLOOD
AND MARROW
TRANSPLANT
CLINIC-WORKUP
OFFICES
403-521-3528
403-270-0782
780-432-8677
780-989-4343
(Patients residing in
Southern Alberta)
• Allogeneic transplant
• Autologous transplant
• BM/PBSC Collection
• Second opinion
When a referral is made for family HLA typing or allogeneic
transplant, the recipient (patient) has to complete all family HLA
typing forms for nominal information related to:
• Siblings
CROSS CANCER
INSTITUTE
TRANSPLANT
OFFICE
(Patients residing in
Northern Alberta)
• Spouse
• Children
• Parents
Alberta Cancer Line (ACL)
The Alberta Cancer Line is a toll free single point of contact for
physicians and health care providers. The professional Cancer
Line staff assist with cancer related questions; the referral
process; appointment bookings; or direct access to a medical
or radiation oncologist, an expert oncology nurse, or other
specialist in oncology.
Alberta Thoracic Oncology Program South
The Alberta Thoracic Oncology Program (ATOP) supports
responsive diagnosis, staging and investigation of suspected
lung malignancies. To accomplish this, a team of radiologists,
respirologists, thoracic surgeons, nurse practitioners (NP) and
clerks work together to evaluate this patient group. Referrals
received are reviewed by a NP who initiates the intake of
information and preliminary evaluation of patients. Patients
are booked into clinic to see the NP, respirologist, or thoracic
surgeon; typically within 5-10 working days from referral.
DEPARTMENTOFMEDICINE.COM/MAS
PROVINCIAL
NUMBER FOR
INFORMATION OR
CONSULTATION
1-888-432-8865
8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
FOOTHILLS
MEDICAL
CENTRE - UCMC
OUTPATIENT
CLINIC
Cancer Care
(403) 944-1774 (403) 944-8848
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TBCC Colposcopy
Please fax demographics, history and physical and all
histopathology reports to the Colposcopy clinic. Once received
we will contact your office with an appointment date and time.
TBCC Rehab & Lymphedema Management
Program
Specialized oncology rehabilitation services, including
physiotherapy and occupational therapy, in an outpatient setting
for issues related to cancer or cancer-treatment, including
cancer-related lymphedema management. Attendance at the
monthly Lymphedema education class and/or Cancer-related
fatigue management class is strongly recommended prior
to referring “Routine” clients for an individual assessment.
Physician referral is required for assessment/treatment.
TBCC Tumour Groups
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COLPOSCOPY
CLINIC - CLERK
403-698-8031
403-228-1076
COLPOSCOPY
NURSE
403-698-8025
RICHMOND ROAD
DIAGNOSTIC
& TREATMENT
CENTRE (RRDTC)
403-476-2448
403-476-2457
TBCC CENTRAL
ACCESS & TRIAGE
403-521-3722
403-521-3245
All referrals to TBCC are triaged and booked through an intake
process.
All Tumour Group referrals should be faxed to TBCC Triage.
Appointments with TBCC cannot be booked without the
appropriate pathology report. Please ensure that the pathology
report requirements for individual Tumour Groups are met prior
to submitting the referral.
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Cardiac Care
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Adult Congenital Heart Clinic
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PETER LOUGHEED
CENTRE (PLC)
403-943-4504
403-291-6814
FOOTHILLS
MEDICAL CENTRE
(FMC)
403-944-3339
403-944-3580
SOUTH HEALTH
CAMPUS (SHC)
403-956-2604
403-956-2645
FOOTHILLS
MEDICAL CENTRE
(FMC)
403-944-4632
403-670-0365
SOUTH HEALTH
CAMPUS (SHC)
403-956-2601
403-956-2645
The Adult Congenital Heart Clinic sees patients with structural
defects of the heart and great vessels.
Services include initial consultation as well as interval clinical
and cardiac imaging follow up; management of cardiac
medications; ongoing patient education and counseling
regarding physicial activity and lifestyle; coordination of
appropriate specialist referrals.
Atrial Fibrillation Clinic
Atrial fibrillation Clinic is focused on the management of patients
with documented atrial fibrillation and /or atrial flutter. It offers
relatively rapid access to cardiac arrhythmia specialists using
a shared model for patient care. The nurses work under direct
supervision of the clinic physicians, who are responsible for
patient care within the AF clinic. The AF clinic is not a general
cardiology clinic. All patients are offered the opportunity to
attend a general information class to learn about AF. The
patient will be discharged from the AF clinic when they are
stable on their medications.
Cardiac Arrhythmia Clinic
Cardiac Arrhythmia Clinic deals with Symptomatic Heart Rhythm
abnormalities, other than Atrial Fibrillation or rhythms requiring a
pacemaker. This service also provides consultation and follow
up care for patients with Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators
(ICD).
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Cardiac Device Clinic (Pacemaker and ICD)
The Cardiac Device Clinic provides centralized access to
facilitate timely patient assessment and follow up care for
patients requiring a cardiac device or those patients having an
existing pacemaker or ICD.
Cardiac Function Clinics
The Cardiac Function Clinics (CFC) are RN/MD directed clinics
dedicated to the management of established heart failure
patients. Care offered includes ongoing physical assessment
and management of heart failure symptoms, management of
medical and non-medical treatments, as well as ongoing patient
teaching regarding diet, lifestyle and medication management.`
NOTE: If the patient does not have a cardiologist,
please refer to Cardiac Navigation
Cardiac Navigation Clinic (CNC)
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FOOTHILLS
MEDICAL CENTRE
(FMC)
403-944-1188
403-270-0718
SATELLITES AT
PETER LOUGHEED
CENTRE (PLC)
430-943-4525
403-250-9539
ROCKYVIEW
GENERAL
HOSPITAL (RGH)
403-943-3203
403-212-1232
SOUTH HEALTH
CAMPUS (SHC)
403-956-2611
403-956-2645
FOOTHILLS
MEDICAL CENTRE
(FMC)
403-944-5900
403-283-7061
PETER LOUGHEED
CENTRE (PLC)
403-943-5579
403-943-6566
ROCKYVIEW
GENERAL
HOSPITAL (RGH)
403-943-8623
403-943-8619
SOUTH HEALTH
CAMPUS (SHC)
403-956-2603
403-956-2695
CARDIAC
NAVIGATION
403-944-3278
403-944-3200
TOTAL
CARDIOLOGY
RAPID ACCESS
CHEST PAIN CLINIC
403-781-4731
403-571-6990
or
403-944-1248
Entry point for all referrals on patients deemed urgent or semiurgent requireng a general cardiologist appointment.
The Cardiac Navigator Nurse works closely with the Total
Cardiology Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic. Chest Pain
assessment and work up referrals can be faxed directly to the
Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic.
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Connective Tissue Clinic PCL
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PETER LOUGHEED
CENTRE (PLC)
403-943-4959
403-291-6814
PETER LOUGHEED
CENTRE (PLC)
403-943-4959
403-291-6814
RAPID ACCESS
CHEST PAIN CLINIC
403-571-8641
403-571-6990
ective Tissue Clinic (CTC) is an MD directed clinic with RN
and social work support that is dedicated to the management
of patients with suspected or confirmed diagnosis of genetic
disorders of the connective tissues (Marfan syndrome, EhlersDanlos syndrome, Loeys-Dietz syndrome). Care offered
includes interval clinical follow up for physical assessment and
cardiac imaging; management of prescription medications;
ongoing patient teaching and support regarding activity and
lifestyle; family screening; and coordination of necessary related
specialist referrals.
*Patients with suspected or confirmed diagnosis of Mixed
Connective Tissue disease and other related autoimmune
disorders (Lupus, Scleroderma, Polymyostis, Raynaud’s
syndrome) may require assessment by cardiology, but
are not seen in the CTC clinic which deals primarily with
genetic disorders of the connective tissues.
Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Clinic PLC
The Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Clinic (HCM) is an MD
directed clinic with nursing and social work support that is
dedicated to the management of patients with a suspected
or confirmed diagnosis of Hypertropic Cardiomyopathy.
Care offered includes interval clinical follow up for physical
assessment and cardiac imaging; management of prescription
medications; ongoing patient teaching and support regarding
activity, lifestyle and family screening; as well as coordination of
necessary specialist referrals.
*Patents with Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) may require
assessment by cardiology, but are not seen in the HCM clinic.
Total Cardiology Rapid Access Chest Pain
Clinic (RACPC)
Total Cardiology Rapid Access Chest Pain Clinic (RACPC) is a
specialty clinic for rapid evaluation of patients with chest pain
syndromes who do not require hospitalization but would benefit
from early outpatient evaluation.
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Clinical Neurosciences
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403-944-4323
403-944-4355
403-944-8571
403-944-8578
403-944-4406
403-944-8228
403-956-3461
403-476-8771
MOVEMENT
DISORDERS CLINIC
403-944-4364
403-944-4063
PEDIATRIC
TOURETTE
SYNDROME CLINIC
403-955-5912
403-955-5990
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Clinic
The clinic functions as a resource of expertise in the diagnosis and management of
ALS. Family physicians must contact a clinic physician to ensure timely triage.
Brain Injury (Rehabilitation) Clinic
Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinic to assess and
provide treatment for individuals with sequelae of moderate to
severe acquired brain injury, including trauma, encephalitis,
subarachnoid hemorrhage, and other conditions. Typical
concerns include memory and cognitive changes, speech
complaints, emotional changes, and physical sequelae.
SPECIAL SERVICES
BUILDING,
FOOTHILLS
HOSPITAL
Acute injuries or concerns regarding neurologic status should be
directed to neurology or neurosurgery.
Cognitive Neurosciences Clinic (CNC)
The Cognitive Neurosciences Clinic (CNC) provides consultative advice on the
diagnosis and management of neurological diseases that cause cognitive impairment
or dementia.
General Neurology (GN)
Neurologists see patients presenting with non-urgent, undifferentiated neurological
problems. Patients with known neurological diagnoses may be seen in this clinic but
are often more appropriate for a sub-speciality clinic in neurology.
Movement Disorders Clinic (MDC)
The clinic functions as a resource of expertise in the medical
diagnosis and treatment of movement disorders.
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FMC
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403-476-9634
SHC
403-956-3454
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Clinic
The MS clinic is a resource of expertise in the diagnosis and management of MS and
related demyelinating diseases. If it is unclear whether the problem is due to MS the
referral should be to general neurology or urgent neurology instead.
Neuromuscular Clinic (NMC)
The Neuromuscular Clinic is involved in the care of patients who have
disorders which affect the peripheral nervous system. As such the patients
referred should clearly have a disorder of the peripheral nervous system
(nerve roots, brachial, lumbosacral plexus, peripheral nerve, neuromuscular
junction or muscle). If it is unclear whether the problem involves the
peripheral or central nervous system the referral should be to general
neurology or urgent neurology instead.
This clinic does not manage neuropathic pain except in those patients who
require ongoing management through the Neuromuscular Clinic.
Seizure Clinic
403-944-4242
403-476-9630
403-944-1447
403-944-1154
403-944-2372
403-270-1848
The seizure clinic functions as a resource of expertise in the management of epilepsy.
Stroke Prevention Clinic
Referrals to the Stroke Prevention Clinic (SPC) should be sent by fax to SPC Central
Access & Triage.
Urgent Neurology Clinic (UNC)
The UNC provides a neurological assessment service for patients with acute
neurological problems, who require assessment that is non-emergent but who need to
be seen within 72 hours. All referrals to the UNC will be triaged.
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Comprehensive Community Care for the Frail Elderly
Community program for the long term maintenance and support for frail elderly that
includes a focus on professional health services, a collaborative interdisciplinary
approach, and 24-hour responsibility for client needs until death or until care centre
placement. Services target medically complex individuals who are at risk of losing
their ability to manage independently in the community and who have a history of
increased utilization of the health care system.
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(403) 686-8140
(403) 686-8127
CAREWEST BEDDINGTON
(403) 520-3350
(403) 520-3359
NOTE: ALL POTENTIAL C3 PROGRAM CLIENTS NEED TO BE REGISTERED WITH HOME CARE
PRIOR TO REFERRAL TO C3 PROGRAM.
Home Care
CALGARY RESIDENTS
HOME CARE supports individual wellness and independence by helping the client
remain safe and independent in their own home setting for as long as possible.
Alberta’s Home Care Program supports Albertans of all ages and includes an array
of services including health promotion and teaching, treatments, care at end of
life, rehabilitation, home support and maintenance, assistance to maintain social
connections, and support for the client’s family or others who help the client out.
The Home Care Program organizes health care service delivery with other health
services that are available in their community.
Long Term Care
403-943-1920
TOLL FREE
1-888-943-1920
CALGARY RESIDENTS
Long Term Care is a residential living option that provides services for people with
complex unpredictable medical needs requiring 24-hour on-site Registered Nurse
assessment and / or treatment.
On-site services include:
• case management / registered nurse and rehabilitation therapy
403-943-1920
TOLL FREE
1-888-943-1920
• licensed practical nurses
• 24-hour personal care and support provided by health care aides
• consultative services such as, but not limited to, geriatric / psychogeriatric
outreach teams, palliative care, etc. provided through AHS
Long Term Care facilities may have secured long-term care or dementia care
units. Where there are sufficient numbers, special programs may be established
for long term care clients with similar complex clinical or complex functional care
requirements (e.g. brain injured, ventilator-dependent).
If insufficient numbers, clients requiring these services will receive them as part of a
general long term care unit or program, subject to individual assessment.
Access criteria serve as general guidelines. Each client will be individually
assessed.
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Supportive living level 3 is a residential living option that provides 24-hour on-site
scheduled and unscheduled personal care and support services provided by health
care aides. Some settings may have a secured environment.
Professional health services include 24-hour on-call registered nurse services.
Alberta Health Services provides case management / registered nurse and other
consultative services such as, but not limited to, geriatric / psychogeriatric outreach
teams, palliative care, etc.
403-943-1920
TOLL FREE
1-888-943-1920
Key access criteria serve as general guidelines. Each client will be individually
assessed.
Supportive Living Level 4 / Level 4 Dementia
Supportive living level 4 is a residential living option that provides 24-hour, on-site,
scheduled and unscheduled professional and personal care and support services
provided by licensed practical nurses and health care aides.
Services include 24-hour on-call registered nurse services. Alberta Health Services
provides case management / registered nurse and other consultative services such
as, but not limited to, geriatric / psychogeriatric outreach teams, palliative care, etc.
CALGARY RESIDENTS
403-943-1920
TOLL FREE
1-888-943-1920
Key access criteria serve as general guidelines. Each client will be individually
assessed.
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Cancer Genetic Clinic
• Services aim to assess the likelihood of an inherited
predisposition to cancer in a family, based on patient and
family history. The option of genetic testing is offered when
appropriate, to help determine cancer risks. Patients are
provided with screening and/or risk reduction guidelines
aimed at minimizing their cancer risk. This service also
provides referrals to appropriate medical and support
resources.
• Common indications for physician referrals include:
• Cancer presenting at an unusually young age
• Multiple primary cancers in an individual
• Multiple family members with the same or associated cancer
(e.g. breast and ovarian cancer)
• Members of a family with a known inherited cancer syndrome,
for the option of predictive genetic testing
Cardiovascular Genetics
Provides diagnosis, genetic counselling, and appropriate
referrals for families with suspected or proven inherited
cardiomyopathy and arrhythmias (e.g. hypertrophic
cardiomyopathy and long QT syndrome).
Connective Tissue Disorders
Genetic diagnosis and counselling services for children and
adults suspected of having or at risk for a genetic connective
tissue disorder such as Marfan syndrome, Ehlers Danlos
syndrome
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LETHBRIDGE
403-388-6652
403-328-5934
MEDICINE HAT
403-502-8210
403-528-2250
RED DEER
403-314-5228
403-314-5226
403-346-8830
ALBERTA
CHILDREN’S
HOSPITAL
403-955-7373
403-955-2701
403-955-7373
403-955-2701
ALBERTA
CHILDREN’S
HOSPITAL
Telehealth
consultation available
Outreach clinic
services with genetic
outreach provider
available in:
Telehealth
consultation available
ALBERTA
CHILDREN’S
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General Genetics and Dysmorphology
Genetic diagnosis and counselling services for:
• newborns, children and adults with a suspected
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403-388-6652
403-328-5934
MEDICINE HAT
403-502-8210
403-528-2250
RED DEER
403-314-5228
403-314-5226
403-346-8830
ALBERTA
CHILDREN’S
HOSPITAL
403-955-7696
403-955-3091
TRW BUILDING,
FMC
Telehealth consultation
available
• or confirmed genetic condition.
• 24/7 ward consults for infants born with a
• suspected or confirmed genetic condition.
• individuals/families with a confirmed diagnosis including
hemochromatosis, hemoglobinopathies, single gene
disorders (Fragile X syndrome, Cystic Fibrosis, Muscular
dystrophies)
Inherited Metabolic Disorder Clinic (IMDC)
The IMDC is a multidisciplinary diagnostic, assessment
and treatment clinic for Albertans across the lifespan with a
suspected or confirmed inherited metabolic disease. Physician
referrals received from within Alberta and southeastern
Saskatchewan and southwester British Columbia catchment
areas for:
• Individuals/families affected with an inherited metabolic
disorder,
• Individuals, regardless of age at risk with an inherited
metabolic disorder based on family history or other presenting
indications
• Newborns at risk for an inherited metabolic disorder based on
a positive newborn metabolic screen
Outreach clinic services
with genetic outreach
provider available in:
Telehealth
consultation
available
SUBSPECIALTY IMDC CLINICS INCLUDE:
• Lysosomal Storage Diseases Clinic
• Mitochondrial Diseases Clinic
• Phenylketonuria Clinic
• Metabolic and Genetic Bone Disease Clinic
SUBSPECIALTY PROCEDURES (ONLY FOR PATIENTS
BEING INVESTIGATED FOR METABOLIC DISEASES):
• skin biopsy
• lumbar puncture
• needle muscle biopsy
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Neurogenetics Clinic
Diagnosis and genetic counselling services for:
• Children and adults presenting with symptoms of or a family
history of inherited neurological/ neuromuscular conditions
such as: Charcot Marie Tooth Disease, cerebellar ataxias,
muscular dystrophies etc.
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403-955-7373
403-955-2701
403-955-7373
403-955-2701
403-943-8375
403-943-8376
LETHBRIDGE
403-388-6652
403-328-5934
MEDICINE HAT
403-502-8210
403-528-2250
RED DEER
403-314-5228
403-346-8830
Telehealth consultation
available
• Provides predictive testing protocol for Huntington disease,
familial ALS, and other neurocognitive disorders. The
predictive testing protocol involves a four visit process.
Ophthamology (Ocular Genetics)
Diagnosis and genetic counselling services for:
• children and adults presenting with symptoms of or a
confirmed family history of inherited eye conditions, such as
Retinitis pigmentosa, Stargardt disease, Best disease etc.
Prenatal Genetic Clinic
ALBERTA
CHILDREN’S
HOSPITAL
Telehealth consultation
available
TRW BUILDING,
FMC
Physician /self referrals within Southern Alberta for pregnant
women and women contemplating pregnancy requiring genetic
consultation regarding:
• A confirmed or family history of a genetic condition of concern
whereby risk and options for prenatal testing can be explored.
• At risk for a genetic diagnosis based on a positive prenatal
screen, including ultrasound.
• A confirmed abnormal genetic condition following prenatal
diagnosis, including ultrasound.
• Concern relating to a potential teratogen exposure.
• Preconception counselling for maternal or paternal health
history (eg. epilepsy, diabetes, radiation exposure)
Telehealth consultation
available
Outreach clinic services
with genetic outreach
provider available in:
403-314-5226
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SHELDON M.
CHUMIR HEALTH
CENTRE
403-955-6052
403-955-6910
Calgary Headache Assessment and Management Program
(CHAMP)
403-956-3414
403-956-3497
403-943-9900
403-209-2954
Access Mental Health:
Addiction & Mental Health, Calgary Zone
Access Mental Health is a central point of access to addiction and mental health
information, options, consultation and referrals in the Calgary zone. Mental Health
clinicians are available by telephone to assess an individual’s current clinical need
and will recommend the most appropriate location to get that need met most
effectively and efficiently. The service is available to individuals across the lifespan
and across levels of need.
Calgary Ambulatory Lymphedema Service
(CALS)
The Calgary Ambulatory Lymphedema Service is a physicianled specialized Ambulatory Community Rehabilitation service
providing assessment and treatment for patients with PRIMARY
and NON-CANCER related lymphedema. The service is
available to Albertans in Calgary and Southern Alberta.
CHAMP is designed to assist family physicians in the diagnosis and management of
patients (ages 18 and over) with difficult headache and facial pain problems. Patients
will be triaged to the various parts of the program and physician consultation will be
expedited as necessary based upon information from the referring physician.
Please note CHAMP does NOT accept out of province referrals.
Chronic Pain Centre (CPC)
The Chronic Pain Centre is a Consult Service. Referrals will initially be triaged to one
of two care pathways:
• A Self-Management approach to pain. Patients are required to attend an
orientation presentation where they will receive a Pre-Assessment Questionnaire
which must be completed and returned prior to continuing the program.
• A Medical Management focus. These patients will be sent a Pre-Assessment
Questionnaire which needs to be completed and returned prior to being given an
initial assessment appointment.
Our aim is to support the Family Practitioner in the long term management of
chronic pain through a collaborative approach. the family practitioner will be asked to
continue prescribing medications and follow through on suggestions provided by the
Chronic Pain Centre.
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Complex Chronic Disease Management
Clinic – Peter Lougheed Centre
The purpose of the CCDMC is to provide intensive
management of complex patients thereby decreasing
exacerbations of chronic conditions and hospital presentations.
The criteria for admission are 2 or more chronic conditions and
at least 1 Emergency or inpatient visit in the past year.
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403-943-4131
403-943-4133
403-955-8118
403-955-8634
403-955-8633
403-955-8634
GI CENTRAL
ACCESS &
TRIAGE
403-944-6535
403-944-6540
DR PRICE
403-283-6613
403-270-7722
DR MA
403-568-9789
403-590-8616
DR BASS
403-270-9555
403-270-7479
Chronic disease include, but are not limited to, CHF, COPD,
Diabetes, Hypertension, Obesity, Dyslipidemia, renal disease,
issues requiring anticoagulation, etc. We do not specifically
manage chronic pain or patients on dialysis. The patients are
seen by nurses, pharmacy, and physician at each visit.
Diabetes, Hypertension and Cholesterol Centre (DHCC)
The DHCC provides services through community nurses in physician offices,
community classes, and individual counseling at Richmond Road Diagnostic and
Treatment Centre (RRDTC), Foothills Medical Centre, Rockyview General Hospital,
South Calgary Health Centre, and Peter Lougheed Centre.
Endocrinology & Metabolism
All referrals to an endocrinologist will be triaged through Central
Access & Triage. If the referral indicates a specific consultant
then Central Access & Triage will direct it to that office, unless
it is known that the consultation cannot be provided within the
specified time requirements for urgency..
Gastroenterology
All referrals to a gastroenterologist should be made through
Central Access & Triage service, except in the case of the
specialists at the Rockyview for whom existing contact details
should be used, and for the PLC and FMC physicians listed
whose offices should be contacted directly.
Please do not send referrals for routine colon cancer screening
to GI Central Access & Triage. This program has a separate
referral form and process that can be accessed at :
http://www.ucalgary.ca/colonscreening/
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General Internal Medicine
All referrals to an internist will be triaged through Central Access &
Triage, except in the case of referrals to internists at the PLC. These
referrals should be sent directly to the doctors’ private offices.
Hematology
The Division of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies
provides full service care for patients with malignant and
nonmalignant hematological disorders. This includes inpatient and
outpatient chemotherapy and procedures at the PLC, FMC and
TBCC sites. Referrals for Hematologic Disease Consultation may
be made in two ways. Referrals to Drs Blahey, and Lategan should
be made through their office contact numbers. Referral to all other
Hematologists is through the Hematology Central Access & Triage
contact number.
Hepatology
Hepatology is the branch of medicine that involves the management
of diseases of the liver and biliary tree.
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ACCESS &
TRIAGE
Receptionist:
403-955-8657
403-270-8453
HEMATOLOGY
CENTRAL
ACCESS &
TRIAGE
Receptionist
403-944-1582
DR BLAHEY
403-266-1246
403-233-9278
DR LATEGAN
403-943-5423
403-943-5520
FOOTHILLS
MEDICAL
CENTRE (FMC)
403-944-6555
403-944-6559
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Triage nurse:
403-955-8655
403-944-3001
Triage Nurse
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The Living Well program consists of 3 complimentary pillars:
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• Education Classes
• Better Choices, Better Health™ Self Management Program
• Exercise Program
Participation in all 3 pillars is recommended to best manage a chronic condition.
Additional Services:
• Dietitian counselling
• Some programming is offered in Chinese and Punjabi
For whom? Adults with a chronic condition able to function in a group setting. Chronic condition not required to participate in
education classes
See complete program information for all inclusion and exclusion criteria.
How? In a group setting. Patients can take any part or all parts of the program in any order.
Where? The program is offered at various locations and times of the day, in the city of Calgary and in rural areas.
Nephrology
Nephrology is the branch of medicine that
involves diagnosis and treatment of kidney
diseases and their complications.
Referral location to be selected by referring
physician.
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EDMONTON,
GREY NUNS HOSPITAL
(780) 468-3377
(780) 468-9353
EDMONTON,
ROYAL ALEXANDRA HOSPITAL
(780) 496-9350
(780) 425-8475
EDMONTON,
UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA HOSPITAL
(780) 407-7779
(780) 407-7771
LETHBRIDGE
(403) 320-0633
(403) 320-0353
MEDICINE HAT
(403) 528-2911
(403) 526-5818
RED DEER
(403) 314-1435
(403) 314-1437
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HOSPITAL
403-944-6950
403-944-6987
RESPIRATORY
CENTRAL
ACCESS &
TRIAGE
403-943-4718
403-944-1250
RHEUMATOLOGY
TRIAGE
403-955-8735
403-955-8199
DR. ARBILLAGA
403-265-7117
403-351-1756
SENIOR’S
HEALTH ONELINE REFERRAL
403-955-1525
403-955-1514
The Medical Toxicology clinic is a monthly clinic designed to
provide evaluation, diagnosis, and management of adult (18
years of age and older) patients in Alberta with any of the
following:
• Exposures (both occupational and environmental) to
potentially toxic substances such as metals (e.g. lead,
arsenic, mercury, cobalt, chromium), pesticides, gases (e.g.
carbon monoxide), vapors, fumes, particulate matter, and
other hazardous materials.
• Adverse events resulting from exposures to pharmaceuticals,
herbal preparations, and complementary/alternative medicine
therapies
• Follow up care after hospitalizations for toxic effects
from pharmaceuticals, drugs of abuse, occupational and
environmental toxins, and natural exposures (e.g. rattlesnake
envenomations)
• Those requiring interpretation of toxicologic tests already
performed (e.g. trace element screens) or opinions regarding
therapy (e.g. chelation)
For more information please visit http://www.padis.ca/
Respiratory Medicine
All referrals to a Respirologist will be triaged through Respiratory
Medicine Central Access & Triage.
Rheumatology Triage
All referrals to a Rheumatologist will be triaged through Central
Access and Triage, except in the case of Dr.Hector Arbillaga
who should be sent referrals directly
Senior’s Health & Geriatric Medicine
All referrals to Specialized Geriatric Services will be triaged
through a One-Line Referral service
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403-270-2718
403-955-6399
403-955-6355
403-955-8032
403-955-8634
Referrals to the Sleep Centre should be sent to the Sleep Centre Central Access &
Triage.
Southern Alberta HIV Clinic (SAC)
All referrals to the Southern Alberta HIV Clinic should be made through the main
clinic phone/fax number. Clinic staff will triage referrals and book appointments with
patients.
Please note: All patients must have a documented positive HIV test result prior to
referral.
Vascular Risk Reduction Program
This program helps patients with known atherosclerotic disease (CAD, CVA, carotid
disease or PAD) manage their risk factors related to atherosclerosis (DM, HTN,
Dyslipidemia and smoking) with the aim of preventing further disease. Patients
receive evaluation, education and management of their arterial health. They are
followed for a minimum of 1 year to a maximum of 2 years.
It is noted that within the Department of Medicine specialties, Dermatology and Infectious Diseases will
be maintaining their existing referral processes and forms.
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403-955-8022
The Grief Support Program offers grief counselling to adults 18 years and older that
have faced the death of a loved one. The Program offers individual and group services
– up to 8 individual counselling sessions are available and grief support groups are
held weekly for 6 consecutive weeks. The Grief Support Program also offers grief and
bereavement education to the public, community agencies, and Alberta Health Services
staff.
Residential Hospice
403-944-1614
Residential hospice is available to adult palliative patients in their last days to weeks
of life whose care needs can no longer be met in their current care settings. Patients
admitted to hospice have a life limiting illness where cure is no longer possible and
whose goals of care are focused on quality of life and comfort care.
Palliative Care Consult Service
403-944-2304
The Palliative Care Consult Service supports adult patients, families, and attending
teams with concerns regarding the management of complex palliative symptoms and
or issues related to the patient’s life threatening disease; such as palliative pain and
symptom management, psychosocial and spiritual concerns, education regarding
disease progression and the end of life, prognosis and goals of care, accessing
community resources and transitioning patients to hospice. The service is comprised
of palliative care physicians, palliative clinical nurse specialists, nurse clinicians, and a
clinical specialist in end stage pulmonary disease. The Palliative Consult Service does
NOT assume care.
Urban Palliative Home Care Team
403-955-6288
403-955-6299
Within the city limits of Calgary, the Urban Palliative Home Care Team provides care
to home-living clients 18 years and older in the last phases of life, and to their families,
with interdisciplinary care directed at minimizing physical, psychosocial, and spiritual
distress.
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Augmentative Communication and Educational Technology
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403-955-7912
ACETS provides assessment and consultation services to children and adults across
Southern Alberta who are unable to meet daily communication needs through verbal
speech.
Program Co-coordinator:
Email: [email protected]
403-955-2893
Brachial Plexus Program
403-955-2576
403-955-7045
403-955-5437
403-955-7609
403-955-2617
403-955-7501
The Brachial Plexus Program offers diagnosis, assessment, treatment, care coordination and counseling from birth to 18 years of age with a congenital/ obstetrical
and/or traumatic injury to the brachial plexus.
Infant Cranial Remodeling Program/Head Shape Clinic
The Infant Cranial Remodeling Program/Head Shape Clinic offers assessment and
treatment of plagiocephaly, brachycephaly, dolichocephaly, and craniosynostosis for
infants newborn to twelve months of age.
Movement Assessment Centre
The Movement Assessment Centre provides video
motion capture technology (video, force plates, surface
electromyography) for quantitative assessment of movement
abnormalities in children and adults to assist in clinical
decision making or to assist in quantifying effects of
interventions (e.g. surgery, drugs, Botox).
or Mail:
MOVEMENT ASSESSMENT CENTRE, NEUROSCIENCE
DEPARTMENT,
2888 SHAGANAPPI TRAIL NW, CALGARY, AB., T3B 6A8
Neurology Program
403-955-5437
403-955-7609
The Neurology Program provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment and transition
planning for children from birth to 18 years of age who have neurological disorders
in collaboration with the community physicians. These include seizures, epilepsy,
debilitating headache disorders including migraines, neuromuscular diseases,
movement disorders, brain injury and stroke.
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Neuromotor Program
The Neuromotor Program is a consultative service that offers
assessment, treatment, care co-ordination and counseling
for children from birth to 18 years of age with a diagnosis of
cerebral palsy (CP).
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NEUROMOTOR PROGRAM, NEUROSCIENCE DEPARTMENT,
2888 SHAGANAPPI TRAIL NW, CALGARY, AB., T3B 6A8
Neuromuscular Program
403-955-7603
403-955-7609
403-955-7645
403-955-7045
The Neuromuscular Program offers diagnosis, assessment, treatment, care
co-ordination, and counseling for children from birth to 18 years of age with a
neuromuscular diagnosis such as muscular dystrophy, myotonic dystrophy, spinal
muscular atrophy, and Charcot-Marie-Tooth.
Professional services available within the program include Neurology/Pediatrics,
Orthopedic Surgery, Pulmonology, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy,
Psychology, and Social Work. Consultations can be made to Cardiology, Sleep Lab,
Speech-Language Pathology, and Clinical Nutrition as required.
Neurosciences Adolescent Transition Program (NATP)
The Neurosciences Adolescent Transition Program (NATP) provides information
and support to assist with preparing youth (aged 12 – 18 years) and parents in the
transition from child to adult services. The goal of this program is to discuss the
youth’s and family’s transition concerns and link them to appropriate community based
programs to address their ongoing needs.
Neuro Rehabilitation Program
The Neuro Rehabilitation Program provides assessment,
treatment, care co-ordination, and counseling for children
from birth to 18 years of age who have experienced an acute
change in functioning due to illness, surgery, or injury (e.g.
brain injury). Professional services available through the
program include Neurology, Physiatry, Nursing, Physical
Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech and Language
Pathology, Child Life/Recreation Therapy, Psychology,
Education Consultation and Social Work
NEURO
REHABILITATION
PROGRAM
CO-COORDINATOR
403-955-2603
403-955-2620
(for children
registered in
school)
403-955-7063
(for preschool-aged children)
BRAIN INJURY CLINIC
DEPARTMENTOFMEDICINE.COM/MAS
E-mail: [email protected]
albertahealthservices.ca
Pediatrics
403-955-7900
403-955-2620
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Orthotics
The Orthotics Service provides design, fabrication and fitting
of orthoses (braces or splints) to children from birth to 18
years of age.
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2888 SHAGANAPPI
TRAIL NW, CALGARY,
AB. T3B 6A8
403- 955-7918
403-955-7501
403-955-7747
403-955-7639
403-955-2914
403-955-7501
Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
The Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition service provides
comprehensive inpatient, ambulatory and emergency care for children between birth
and 18 years of age with intestinal, liver and complex nutritional disorders.
Seating Service
The seating service provides assessment and provision of new custom made and
commercial seating systems and wheelchairs, modifications to existing seating and
mobility systems for children under 18 years of age.
The service will also provide consultation to community based therapists with respect
to a child’s seating and wheelchair needs.
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Child Health Information Specialist
Health Information:
• Specific Child Health information resources and consultation
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FAMILY
COMMUNITY
RESOURCE
CENTRE
403-955-7745
FAMILY
COMMUNITY
RESOURCE
CENTRE
403-955-7742
FAMILY
COMMUNITY
RESOURCE
CENTRE
403-955-3272
• On site and web-based family resource library services
• Reader friendly health information ‘prescriptions’ on health
conditions (eg. asthma, mental health)
Cultural Diversity Services
ACH Cultural diversity consultation services for physicians and
health professionals (eg. culturally sensitive grief support)
• Written cultural diversity health documents
• Training modules for AHS child health professionals to
increase their cultural competency
Family Support Specialists
• Hospital navigation, information and resources for ACH
paediatric patients and families.
• Support for ‘out of town families’ re: basic needs ( e.g.
accommodation).
• Community and financial resource referrals and supports for
families.
• Family support during hospitalization or about the health care
experience.
• Family Centred Care.
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surgical services
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Hepatopancrea-ticobiliary (HPB)
(Department of Surgery)
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CENTRAL ACCESS & TRIAGE HEPATOPANCREATI-COBILIARY
(HPB)
All referrals involving neoplastic tumors and/or complex
benign conditions of the liver, pancreas and biliary system
which may require surgical intervention should be made
through Central Access & Triage Clinic. Staff will triage
referrals in consultation with the surgeon.
DEPARTMENTOFMEDICINE.COM/MAS
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DR. BATHE
DR. DIXON
DR. SUTHERLAND
surgical services
403-521-3179
403-944-3045
403-944-1233
403-476-8798
403-476-8798
403-476-8798
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Calgary Breast Health Clinic
The Calgary Breast Health Program provides excellence in
breast health care to individuals with a breast health concern
through the Breast Health Clinic, nurse navigation, education
classes and psychosocial support services. The team is
committed to ensuring that coordinated, timely and integrated
breast health services are readily accessible.
Colposcopy Clinic
Location:
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403-944-2240
403-944-2250
403-944-2205
403-944-3125
403-944-3192
403-944-1111
403-944-1680
403-944-5094
Location:
Clinic RN
403-944-2250
FMC WOMEN’S
HEALTH CENTRE
ROOM 185
403-944-2547
Location:
403-944-1680
FMC WOMEN’S
HEALTH CENTRE
ROOM 187
Location:
The Colposcopy Clinic provides colposcopic exam, diagnosis,
and treatment of abnormalities of the cervix, vulva, and vaginal
walls. Referral is indicated by abnormal pap test results, or by a
visibly abnormal cervix.
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FMCWOMEN’S
HEALTH CENTRE
ROOM 187
Health education and support for women with abnormal cytology
are also provided.
Early Pregnancy Loss Clinic
The Early Pregnancy Loss Clinic provides education, options,
and treatment for non-viable pregnancies.
Gynecology Clinic
FMC WOMEN’S
HEALTH CENTRE
ROOM 187
Location:
Ambulatory gynecology clinic(s) providing consultation service
for assessment, diagnosis and treatment of gynecological
issues.
High Risk Breast Cancer Clinic (HRBCC)
The HRBCC is a part of the Calgary Breast Health Program
providing medical consultation, risk assessment, education,
counseling and referral services for those at higher risk for
developing breast cancer or ovarian cancer. The HRBCC does
not offer yearly surveillance of high risk patients or order genetic
testing.
Obstetrical Clinics
Ambulatory obstetrical clinic(s) providing consultation service for
fetal assessment and antenatal care of pregnant women.
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Location:
2ND FLOOR NORTH
TOWER FMC
403-944-5094
2ND FLOOR NORTH
TOWER FMC
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S pecialty
C ontact
Pelvic Floor Clinic
Location:
The Pelvic Floor Clinic accepts referrals for women with urinary
incontinence, lower bowel evacuation disorders and/or pelvic
organ prolapse. Services provided include assessment,
pessary fitting, medical and/or surgical intervention, sacral
nerve stimulation, behavioral modification, physical therapy and
diagnostic testing (urodynamics and cystoscopy).
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Program
Pregnancy and Infant loss Program provides grief support
to parents and other family members who have experienced
a pregnancy loss (miscarriage, ectopic pregnancy, still birth,
neonatal death or termination) through individual, couple and
group counseling.
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403-944-4000
403-944-2154
403-944-2274
403-283-4703
FMC BASEMENT
NORTH TOWER,
1441 – 29TH ST. NW
Location:
FMC ROOM 159
WOMEN’S HEALTH
CENTRE
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