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Liver Transplant - Southern Alberta Transplant Program

This service provides:

  • work-up for assessment of eligibility for patients with liver failure
  • education for patients with liver failure
  • waitlist work-up for liver transplant surgery
  • monitoring and treatment of patients on the transplant wait list
  • monitoring and treatment of post transplant patients

Adult patients are followed through the Foothills Medical Centre and pediatric patients are followed at the Alberta Children’s Hospital; patients are followed in collaboration with the Edmonton Liver Transplant Program. Liver transplant surgery is performed in Edmonton.

Additional Information:

Address

Foothills Medical Centre
Southern Alberta Transplant Clinic, North Tower, 5th Floor
1403 29 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 2T9

Telephone

403-944-4280

Wheelchair accessible

For more information please contact the service at this facility.

Getting there

Several buses stop on the Foothills Medical Centre site. These include bus numbers 20, 40, 91, and 419. Foothills Medical Centre is located one block south of 16 Ave (Trans Canada Hwy).

Hours of Operation

  • Monday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Closed statutory holidays and weekends.

Referral needed

Physician referral required.

Wait time

Wait time for assessment depends on patient status and the availability of specialists. The wait time for transplantation varies depending on many conditions such as: transplant recipient medical condition, blood type, donor availability, and donor organ size.