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Gastrointestinal Motililty Lab - University of Alberta Hospital

Provides studies and tests for motility or movement of the gastrointestinal tract. In particular, patients with heartburn, chest pain, difficulty swallowing, regurgitation, vomiting, distension, diarrhea, and constipation are examined.


University of Alberta Hospital
Unit 2D4.06, Walter McKenzie Centre
8440 112 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 2B7



Wheelchair accessible

Includes washrooms, drinking fountains, ramps, elevators, doorways

Designated disabled parking spaces underground (Level O)  level of the East parkade on 83 Avenue.

Getting there

Bus stops are located on 112 and 114 Streets NW, and an LRT station (Health Sciences) is located just west across 114 Street NW. Parking available in a number of parkades and parking lots in the University Hospital area.

Hours of Operation

  • Monday 8:00 am - 3:15 pm
  • Tuesday 8:00 am - 3:15 pm
  • Wednesday 8:00 am - 3:15 pm
  • Thursday 8:00 am - 3:15 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am - 3:15 pm

Referral needed

A referral is needed to access this service. Call for more information.

Physician's office or ward must phone lab to request test.

Wait time

Two to three months depending on diagnosis. Wait Period is based on triage of need.