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Programs & Services


Pediatric Liver and Intestinal Transplant Program

 Location: Aberhart Centre

Provides pediatric liver and intestinal transplants.

Two kinds of liver transplant services are available:

  • full liver transplants
  • living donor transplants - part of a liver from a donor (usually a relative) is transplanted into the patient

Intestinal: Provides transplants for people who have intestinal failure.

If needed, another organ may be transplanted at the same time.

Contact Details

Aberhart Centre

Address
11402 University Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 2J3
Telephone
780-407-3796
Getting There

Parking and Public transportation available

Entrance is located off University Avenue east of the Cross Cancer Institute south of Kaye Edmonton Clinic South and southwest of the University of Alberta Hospital. Many bus routes through area. LRT Health Sciences station nearby.

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.

Access
Service Providers May Include
Multidisciplinary Transplant Team
Eligibility

Patients are assessed by the transplant team using tests and interviews to see if they're good candidates for surgery. Clients are considered for transplant if it's likely the surgery will help the child live longer and have a better quality of life.

Clients are assessed for:

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

The caregiver should:

  • be able to follow a complex medical treatment plan
  • have social support
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.


Wait Times

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

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services