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Programs & Services


Hepatology Central Access and Triage

A central intake for all Hepatologists in the Calgary Zone.

The Hepatology service sees patients for a variety of liver conditions, including cirrhosis, chronic liver disease, some liver malignancies, fatty liver disease, and Viral Hepatitis (B and C). We offer the following services:

  • consultation and treatment
  • medication counseling and monitoring
  • endoscopic interventions as needed
  • paracentesis and other comfort measures
  • palliative Care and end of life support

Patients requiring surgical interventions should be referred to the appropriate surgical service. Patients requiring cancer treatments should be referred to the appropriate Oncology service.

Contact Details

Foothills Medical Centre

Location Info
Area 2, Health Science Centre
Address
1403 29 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 2T9
Telephone
403-944-6541 (Central Referral Intake)
Fax
403-476-8760 (Referrals)
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

Access
Service Providers May Include
administrative staff, counsellors, doctors, nurse practitioners (NPs), pharmacists, registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility

Note: Patients under 17 years of age should be referred the the pediatric Hepatology service.

Service Access

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

Note: Referrals should not be sent directly to individual providers.


Wait Times

Wait times based on triage criteria, as outlined by the Canadian Association of Gastroenterology.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Partners

Partners/affiliations

Specialist LINK

Also Known As
Acronym
CAT, Hep CAT
Other
Hepatology Triage