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Programs & Services

Neurology Lumbar Puncture Clinic

Lumbar Puncture Clinic is a clinic for the AHS Division of Neurology, Calgary Zone. Referrals are only accepted from AHS neurologists within the Calgary Zone Division of Neurology.

This clinic is provided as a means of determining a diagnosis (ruling in or out).This is a procedure clinic for a lumbar puncture. The patient will be educated, consent form signed. The physician will collect a specimen of cerebrospinal (CSF) fluid from the lower back area, with the assistance of clinic staff. The results are sent to the referring Neurologist. The patient will be assessed and cared for until discharge. Post procedure care and instructions will be provided.

Contact Details

University of Calgary - Health Sciences Centre

Location Info
Foothills Medical Centre, Area 3
3330 Hospital Drive NW
Calgary, Alberta
T2N 4N1
Getting There

Parking available. View parking map for details

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Service Providers May Include
neurologists, nurse practitioners (NPs) registered nurses (RNs)

Internal referrals required and are only accepted from AHS neurologists within the Calgary Zone Division of Neurology. Referrals from other specialties are not accepted.

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
Service Locations
Also Known As
FMC Neurology Lumbar Puncture Clinic
Neurology Lumbar Puncture CAT