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Programs & Services


Pancreas and Kidney - Pancreas Transplant Program

 Location: Aberhart Centre

Program provides care to patients undergoing a pancreas transplant.

Most patients referred to the pancreas transplant program have Type1 diabetes. Diabetic patients with kidney failure may also receive a kidney transplant at the same time as a pancreas transplant.

Contact Details

Aberhart Centre

Location Info
Second Floor
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

Access
Service Providers May Include
Multidisciplinary Transplant Team
Eligibility

Patients are assessed by the pancreas transplant team using tests and interviews to see if they’re good candidates for surgery. Clients are considered for a pancreas transplant if it’s likely the surgery will help the person 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

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

 

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