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Programs & Services


Kidney Transplant Services - Pediatric and Adult

Provides evaluation for people in kidney failure who may be a candidate for a kidney transplant.

This service:

  • assesses people with chronic kidney disease for transplants
  • maintains the kidney transplant wait list
  • provides ongoing care for people who have had a kidney transplant

Contact Details

University of Alberta Hospital

Location Info
2E3, Second Floor WMC
Address
8440 112 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 2B7
Telephone
780-407-1200 (pre transplant)
Tollfree
1-866-407-8099 (post transplant)
Fax
780-407-1682 (pre transplant), 780-407-6389 (post transplant)
Getting There

Parking and Public transportation 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 on statutory holidays.

Access
Service Providers May Include
Multidisciplinary Transplant Team
Eligibility

Patients are assessed by the renal transplant team using tests and interviews to see if they’re good candidates for surgery. Clients are considered for a 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 or caregivers 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
Referral Needed

An internal referral process through NIS.

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