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Programs & Services


Lung Transplant - Southern Alberta Transplant Program

Provides assessment, work-up, and follow-up for lung transplant patients south of Red Deer.

This service provides:

  • work-up for assessment of eligibility for patients with end-stage lung disease
  • education for patients with end-stage lung disease
  • waitlist work-up for lung transplant surgery
  • monitoring of patients on the transplant wait list
  • monitoring and treatment of post transplant patients

Lung transplant surgery is performed in Edmonton.  Patients are followed in collaboration with the Edmonton Lung Transplant Program. Pediatric patients are followed at the Alberta Children’s Hospital.

Additonal Informaiton:

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 surgeons, transplant pulmonologists
Eligibility

Clients must:

  • be able to follow a complex medical treatment plan
  • be emotionally stable
  • have realistic attitudes about illness and the results of the transplant surgery

Following assessment the Edmonton Lung Transplant Program will decide if the client is suitable for transplant

Referral Needed

Physician referral is required.

Wait Times

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.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Partners

Partners/affiliations

University of Alberta Lung Transplant Program, The Lung Association, Canadian Blood Services