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Liver Transplant - Southern Alberta Transplant Program

Liver Transplant - Southern Alberta Transplant Program provides assessment, work-up, and follow-up for liver transplant patients south of Red Deer.

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:

Contact Details

Foothills Medical Centre

Location Info
Southern Alberta Transplant Clinic, North Tower, 5th floor
Address
1403 29 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 2T9
Telephone
403-944-4280
Getting There

Parking available

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

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

Note

Closed statutory holidays and weekends.

Access
Service Providers May Include
dermatologists, dietitians, endocrinologists, pathologists, pharmacists, physiologists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers, transplant hepatologists, transplant surgeons
Eligibility

Clients are assessed for:

  • how urgent their need is
  • health and medical history
  • medical test results

Clients should:

  • be able to follow a complex medical treatment plan
  • be emotionally stable
  • have social support
  • have realistic attitudes about their illness and the transplant surgery
Wait Times

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Partners

Partners/affiliations

University of Alberta Liver Transplant program, Canadian Liver Foundation, Canadian Blood Services