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Michael Stephen Connelly
SPECIALTIES AND AREAS OF INTERESTS
Cardiology
Adult Cardiology
Adult Congenital Cardiology
Cardiac Disease
Cardiac Rehabillitation
Echocardiography
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SITES PROCEDURES PERFORMED AT
Peter Lougheed Centre
Foothills Medical Centre
LANGUAGES SPOKEN
English
CONTACT INFORMATION
Phone: 403-943-4662
Fax: 403-250-9539

NOTES
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This service is already linked to the profile of Dr.
5th Floor, Clinic 5A 4448 Front Street SE, Calgary Alberta, T3M 1M4
Phone: 403-956-2673 Fax: 403-956-2695
Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone
Estimated Routine Appt Wait Time: Within 1 month

Accepting referrals at this service

SERVICE DESCRIPTION
The Cardio-Oncology Clinic is a consultative service for adult patients who are currently under the care of an oncologist or hematologist who may be experiencing or at risk of developing cardiac issues as a result of cancer treatment.
This clinic may perform the following services:
  • cardiac surveillance of patients during treatment and for 5 years after the conclusion of anthracycline chemotherapy treatment
  • management of Oncology patients with concerning cardiac symptoms during or post chemotherapy treatment
  • consultation for cardiac clearance for patients requiring cancer treatment
  • management of patients diagnosed with cardiac amyloidosis
  • management of patients treated with tryosine kinase inhibitors or monoclonal antibodies for cancer
EMERGENCY REFERRAL PROCESS
Please call clinic and speak with a Nurse Clinician for urgent referrals.
Please call clinic and speak with a Nurse Clinician for urgent referrals.
URGENT REFERRAL PROCESS
Please call 403-956-2673
Please call 403-956-2673
ROUTINE REFERRAL PROCESS
Please fax referral to 403-956-2695
Please fax referral to 403-956-2695
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Referrals will only be accepted by Oncologist, Hematologist and Cardiologists for adult patients receiving cardiotoxic cancer treatments.
Referrals will only be accepted by Oncologist, Hematologist and Cardiologists for adult patients receiving cardiotoxic cancer treatments.
REFERRAL GUIDELINES
Routine Reason for Referral
Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
Access Target
Required Information/Investigations
Timing
Additional Details
Amyloidosis
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month

ECG
| Within 1 month

Laboratory Investigations
| Most recent results

NT-proBNP - N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide
| Within 1 month

Previous Cardiac Diagnostic Test Results
| Within 12 months

Previous Chemotherapy Regime
| If applicable

Troponin
| Within 1 month

Cardiac care surveillance
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month

Chemotherapy care
| Within 1 month

Laboratory Investigations
| Most recent results
Referral for cardiac surveillance during treatment and for 5 years post treatment.

Cardiovascular symptoms
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month

ECG
| Since treatment onset

Laboratory Investigations
| Most recent

Oncology Diagnosis and Treatment
| Most recent

Previous Cardiac Diagnostic Test Results
| Within 12 months

Other
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month

ECG
| Since symptom onset

NT-proBNP - N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide
| Since symptom onset

Troponin
| Since symptom onset
Referral for management of patient treated with tyrosine kinase inhibitors or monoclonal antibodies for cancer.

Other
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month

Laboratory Investigations
| Most recent results

Previous Cardiac Diagnostic Test Results
| Within 12 months

Previous Chemotherapy Regime
| All available

Treatment Plan
| Prospective
Referral in relation to consultation for cardiac clearance for patients requiring cancer treatment.

Previous diagnosis
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month

Previous Chemotherapy Regime
| All available

Previous Radiation Treatment
| Cumulative to chest
Referral for management of cancer survivors who are older than 18 years of age, previously seen at the Alberta Children's Hospital and have previously been treated with anthracycline based chemotherapy or radiation to their chest.
ADDITIONAL SERVICE DETAILS

COMMUNICATION PROCESS
Communication of referral receipt to referral
source will occur within 7 calendar days.
 
Communication of appointment details or wait list status to patient and referral
source will occur within 14 calendar days.
 
Communication of initial appointment outcomes to referral
source will occur within 30 calendar days.
 
MISSED APPOINTMENT GUIDELINES
Currently in development.
Currently in development.
DIRECTIONS
Clinic Directions: The Cardio Oncology Clinic at SHC is located on level 5, module 5A.

South Health Campus (SHC) is located in the southeast of Calgary. Take Deerfoot Trail to the Cranston Ave/Seton Blvd exit and head one block east on Seton Boulevard. South Health Campus will be on your right.

For regular clinic visits, travel clockwise around the building to access underground parking and the main entrance. There is access to the Emergency Department entrance off of Seton Boulevard.

Transit:
Current bus service to South Health Campus (SHC) include:
- Route 468 travels through Cranston, Seton, Auburn Bay and Mahogany. This bus drops off at the west stop on Seton Boulevard to the north of the campus.

South Health Campus information
Clinic Directions: The Cardio Oncology Clinic at SHC is located on level 5, module 5A.

South Health Campus (SHC) is located in the southeast of Calgary. Take Deerfoot Trail to the Cranston Ave/Seton Blvd exit and head one block east on Seton Boulevard. South Health Campus will be on your right.

For regular clinic visits, travel clockwise around the building to access underground parking and the main entrance. There is access to the Emergency Department entrance off of Seton Boulevard.

Transit:
Current bus service to South Health Campus (SHC) include:
- Route 468 travels through Cranston, Seton, Auburn Bay and Mahogany. This bus drops off at the west stop on Seton Boulevard to the north of the campus.

South Health Campus information
PARKING INSTRUCTIONS
South Health Campus Parking Information

Public parking is located in the underground parking Lot 1 on Level P1. You can get to that lot from the parkade entrances B (Forest) and C (Mountain). As well, Emergency Parking Lot 3 is available for public needing to access the Emergency Department.

On the south side of SHC is free parking for two hours on Front Street, by the main entrance.
South Health Campus Parking Information

Public parking is located in the underground parking Lot 1 on Level P1. You can get to that lot from the parkade entrances B (Forest) and C (Mountain). As well, Emergency Parking Lot 3 is available for public needing to access the Emergency Department.

On the south side of SHC is free parking for two hours on Front Street, by the main entrance.
ADDRESS
5th Floor, Clinic 5A
4448 Front Street SE
Calgary Alberta
T3M 1M4
HOURS OF OPERATION
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


Description:
Closed on statutory holidays.
   
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY
Yes

This facility is wheelchair accessible.


This service is already linked to the profile of Dr.
7007 14 Street SW, Calgary Alberta, T2V 1P9
Phone: 403-943-8623 Fax: 403-943-8619
Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone
Estimated Routine Appt Wait Time: Within 3 months

Accepting referrals at this service

SERVICE DESCRIPTION
Clinic is dedicated to the management of heart failure patients who have complex care needs.
The Cardiac Function Clinic (CFC) is a multidisciplinary clinic dedicated to the support of Heart Failure (HF) patients who have complex care needs that require close monitoring and/or medication optimization .
Care offered includes ongoing physical assessment, management of medical and non-pharmacological treatments, and patient teaching regarding diet, lifestyle and medication management.
EMERGENCY REFERRAL PROCESS
Clinically unstable patients should be directed to either call 911 or to present to the nearest Emergency Department. On call service or emergent care is NOT provided by this clinic after hours.
Clinically unstable patients should be directed to either call 911 or to present to the nearest Emergency Department. On call service or emergent care is NOT provided by this clinic after hours.
URGENT REFERRAL PROCESS
URGENT: Target < 2 weeks*

*For urgent referrals, the referring source must call the Cardiac Function Clinic (CFC) and speak directly to the nurse clinician to secure appointment.



URGENT: Target < 2 weeks*

*For urgent referrals, the referring source must call the Cardiac Function Clinic (CFC) and speak directly to the nurse clinician to secure appointment.



ROUTINE REFERRAL PROCESS
Referrals sent to the CFC must include the following components before a referral will be processed and assessed. Incomplete referrals will be returned to the referring source for completion.
  • Completed CFC Referral Form        
  • Accurate patient demographics including contact information is listed.
ROUTINE: Target < 6 weeks

Referrals sent to the CFC must include the following components before a referral will be processed and assessed. Incomplete referrals will be returned to the referring source for completion.
  • Completed CFC Referral Form        
  • Accurate patient demographics including contact information is listed.
ROUTINE: Target < 6 weeks

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Patients must meet the following eligibility requirements:

1. A diagnosis of Heart Failure (HF) either through a consultant's note or through a discharge summary from hospital.
2. A primary cardiologist has been identified and they are agreeable to follow the patient in CFC
3. A documented measure of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (LVEF).
4. Require ongoing titration of medications or enhanced surveillance for
Patients must meet the following eligibility requirements:

1. A diagnosis of Heart Failure (HF) either through a consultant's note or through a discharge summary from hospital.
2. A primary cardiologist has been identified and they are agreeable to follow the patient in CFC
3. A documented measure of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (LVEF).
4. Require ongoing titration of medications or enhanced surveillance for either:
  • Optimization Track: Medication titration of evidence based HF medications only. (Following medication titration, patient will be immediately discharged from the CFC to the care of the primary cardiologist or the primary care giver).
  • Care Track: Ongoing management of HF care in clinic until meeting discharge criteria.
5. Be 18 years or older.
6. Patient/Agent is aware and agreeable to be seen and cared for in the CFC and be able to physically attend appointments on a regular basis.

For special cases outside of eligibility criteria, direct discussion between the accepting primary cardiologist and the medical director of the specific CFC should take place. Referral will be accepted if in agreement by both parties.



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REFERRAL PHONE
403-943-8623
REFERRAL FAX
403-943-8619
PHONE
403-943-8623
FAX
403-943-8619
LINKED SPECIALISTS
REFERRAL GUIDELINES
Urgent Reason for Referral
Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
Access Target
Required Information/Investigations
Timing
Additional Details
Heart failure
Past Medical History
| Most recent

Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Most recent

Cardiac Consultation/Internal Medicine Consultation/Discharge Summary
| Most recent

Blood Work: CBC, Electrolytes, BUN
| Within 1 month

Blood Work: OP NT-pro BNP, Inpatient NT-pro BNP required upon discharge
| Within 6 months

Echocardiogram - Mandatory
| Most recent

Cardiac catheterization
| If available (most recent)

Cardiac MRI
| If available (most recent)

MUGA - Multiple-gated acquisition
| If available (most recent)

Myocardial perfusion stress imaging using Thallium 201
| If available (most recent)
  • progressive HF and/or decompensated HF
  • new diagnosis of HF, unstable, decompensated
  • new progression to NYHA IV, AHA/ACC stage D
  • post myocaridal infarction HF
  • post hospitalization or ER visit for HF
  • HF with severe valvular heart disease

Routine Reason for Referral
Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
Access Target
Required Information/Investigations
Timing
Additional Details
Heart failure
Past Medical History
| Most recent

Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Most recent

Cardiac Consultation/Internal Medicine Consultation/Discharge Summary
| Most recent

Blood Work: CBC, Electrolytes, BUN
| Within 1 month

Blood Work: OP NT-pro BNP, Inpatient NT-pro BNP required upon discharge
| Within 6 months

Echocardiogram - Mandatory
| Most recent

Cardiac catheterization
| If available (most recent)

Cardiac MRI
| If available (most recent)

MUGA - Multiple-gated acquisition
| If available (most recent)

Myocardial perfusion stress imaging using Thallium 201
| If available (most recent)
  • new diagnosis of HF, stable, compensated
  • HF with mild to moderate or NYHA II/III symptoms
  • worsening HF with therapy
  • mild symptoms with valvular heart disease, renal disease or hypotension
  • chronic HF disease management NYHA II
  • NYHA FC I symptoms, structural heart disease without symptoms of HF (AHA/ACC stage B)
ADDITIONAL SERVICE DETAILS
Exclusion Criteria/Ineligibilty:   
  • Does not have a confirmed diagnosis of HF
  • Referrals for a second opinion or advanced HF specialist assessemnt
  • Does not have symptoms of HF
  • Patient's primary cardiologist does not follow within the CFC
  • Does not have a primary cardiologist
  • Unable to physically attend the CFC on a regular basis
  • Not willing to adhere to Patient/Clinic roles
  • Patients followed by another program
  • Known history documented abuse of staff and for whom an accepted risk mitigation plan is not in place.


Patients who are not eligible for the CFC may be considered for referral to:
  • Cardiac Navigation
  • Referral to Alberta Healthy Living Program (Dietary Consult and/or Exercise)
  • Primary Cardiologist
  • Internist/GIM clinic 
  • Community paramedics
  • Access to AHS website myhealth.alberta and search heart failure for educational literature
  • Referral to Home Care Heart Failure Team (only within Calgary Zone city limits)
If requested by the referrer, the Medical Director of the CFC at any site may on request, review the  referral to suggest best available alternative.
COMMUNICATION PROCESS
Communication of referral receipt to referral
source will occur within 7 calendar days.
 
Communication of appointment details or wait list status to patient and referral
source will occur within 14 calendar days.
 
Communication of initial appointment outcomes to referral
source will occur within 30 calendar days.
 
MISSED APPOINTMENT GUIDELINES
No show or late cancellation (<24hour) to the initial appointment will result in telephone followup to explain our discharge policy for no show appointments and rebooking of appointments. A total of three no shows or late cancellations (<24 hours) to an initial appointment will require a re-referral to the CFC.

Patients who miss three consecutive scheduled follow up CFC appointments, or 50% of their appointments within a year, without notification to the clinic and with no valid reason, will be assessed for discharge from the clinic.

Patients who are unable to attend scheduled appointments must notify the clinic at least 24 hours in advance.


No show or late cancellation (<24hour) to the initial appointment will result in telephone followup to explain our discharge policy for no show appointments and rebooking of appointments. A total of three no shows or late cancellations (<24 hours) to an initial appointment will require a re-referral to the CFC.

Patients who miss three consecutive scheduled follow up CFC appointments, or 50% of their appointments within a year, without notification to the clinic and with no valid reason, will be assessed for discharge from the clinic.

Patients who are unable to attend scheduled appointments must notify the clinic at least 24 hours in advance.


PARKING MAP


ADDRESS
7007 14 Street SW
Calgary Alberta
T2V 1P9
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday: 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
Friday: 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
   
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY
Yes

This service is already linked to the profile of Dr.
Connect Care Specialty: Cardiology
Connect Care Department: CGY FMC CARDIAC FUNCTION CL
Area 6a Health Sciences Centre 1403 29 Street NW, Calgary Alberta, T2N 2T9
Phone: 403-944-5900 Fax: 403-283-7061
Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone
Estimated Routine Appt Wait Time: Within 3 months

Accepting referrals at this service

SERVICE DESCRIPTION
Clinic is dedicated to the management of heart failure patients who have complex care needs.
The Cardiac Function Clinic (CFC) is a multidisciplinary clinic dedicated to the support of Heart Failure (HF) patients who have complex care needs that require close monitoring and/or medication optimization .
Care offered includes ongoing physical assessment, management of medical and non-pharmacological treatments, and patient teaching regarding diet, lifestyle and medication management.
EMERGENCY REFERRAL PROCESS
Clinically unstable patients should be directed to either call 911 or to present to the nearest Emergency Department. On call service or emergent care is NOT provided by this clinic after hours.
Clinically unstable patients should be directed to either call 911 or to present to the nearest Emergency Department. On call service or emergent care is NOT provided by this clinic after hours.
URGENT REFERRAL PROCESS
URGENT: Target < 2 weeks*

*For urgent referrals, the referring source must call the Cardiac Function Clinic (CFC) and speak directly to the nurse clinician to secure appointment.
URGENT: Target < 2 weeks*

*For urgent referrals, the referring source must call the Cardiac Function Clinic (CFC) and speak directly to the nurse clinician to secure appointment.
ROUTINE REFERRAL PROCESS
Referrals sent to the CFC must include the following components before a referral will be processed and assessed. Incomplete referrals will be returned to the referring source for completion.
  • Completed CFC Referral Form        
  • Accurate patient demographics including contact information is listed.
ROUTINE: Target < 6 weeks

Non-Connect Care Users: Complete the referral form and send it to the service using the contact information in this profile.

Connect Care Users: Use ‘Outgoing’ referral class on the Ambulatory Referral Order in Connect Care.
Referrals sent to the CFC must include the following components before a referral will be processed and assessed. Incomplete referrals will be returned to the referring source for completion.
  • Completed CFC Referral Form        
  • Accurate patient demographics including contact information is listed.
ROUTINE: Target < 6 weeks

Non-Connect Care Users: Complete the referral form and send it to the service using the contact information in this profile.

Connect Care Users: Use ‘Outgoing’ referral class on the Ambulatory Referral Order in Connect Care.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Patients must meet the following eligibility requirements:

1. A diagnosis of Heart Failure (HF) either through a consultant's note or through a discharge summary from hospital.
2. A primary cardiologist has been identified and they are agreeable to follow the patient in CFC
3. A documented measure of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (LVEF).
4. Require ongoing titration of medications or enhanced surveillance for
Patients must meet the following eligibility requirements:

1. A diagnosis of Heart Failure (HF) either through a consultant's note or through a discharge summary from hospital.
2. A primary cardiologist has been identified and they are agreeable to follow the patient in CFC
3. A documented measure of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (LVEF).
4. Require ongoing titration of medications or enhanced surveillance for either:
  • Optimization Track: Medication titration of evidence based HF medications only. (Following medication titration, patient will be immediately discharged from the CFC to the care of the primary cardiologist or the primary care giver).
  • Care Track: Ongoing management of HF care in clinic until meeting discharge criteria.
5. Be 18 years or older.
6. Patient/Agent is aware and agreeable to be seen and cared for in the CFC and be able to physically attend appointments on a regular basis.

For special cases outside of eligibility criteria, direct discussion between the accepting primary cardiologist and the medical director of the specific CFC should take place. Referral will be accepted if in agreement by both parties.
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REFERRAL PHONE
403-944-5900
REFERRAL FAX
403-283-7061
PHONE
403-944-5900
FAX
403-283-7061
LINKED SPECIALISTS

REFERRAL GUIDELINES
Urgent Reason for Referral
Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
Access Target
Required Information/Investigations
Timing
Additional Details
Heart failure
Past Medical History
| Most recent

Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Most recent

Cardiac Consultation/Internal Medicine Consultation/Discharge Summary
| Most recent

Blood Work: CBC, Electrolytes, BUN
| Within 1 month

Blood Work: OP NT-pro BNP, Inpatient NT-pro BNP required upon discharge
| Within 6 months

Echocardiogram - Mandatory
| Most recent

Cardiac catheterization
| If available (most recent)

Cardiac MRI
| If available (most recent)

MUGA - Multiple-gated acquisition
| If available (most recent)

Myocardial perfusion stress imaging using Thallium 201
| If available (most recent)
  • progressive HF and/or decompensated HF
  • new diagnosis of HF, unstable, decompensated
  • new progression to NYHA IV, AHA/ACC stage D
  • post myocaridal infarction HF
  • post hospitalization or ER visit for HF
  • HF with severe valvular heart disease

Routine Reason for Referral
Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
Access Target
Required Information/Investigations
Timing
Additional Details
Heart failure
Past Medical History
| Most recent

Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Most recent

Cardiac Consultation/Internal Medicine Consultation/Discharge Summary
| Most recent

Blood Work: CBC, Electrolytes, BUN
| Within 1 month

Blood Work: OP NT-pro BNP, Inpatient NT-pro BNP required upon discharge
| Within 6 months

Echocardiogram - Mandatory
| Most recent

Cardiac catheterization
| If available (most recent)

Cardiac MRI
| If available (most recent)

MUGA - Multiple-gated acquisition
| If available (most recent)

Myocardial perfusion stress imaging using Thallium 201
| If available (most recent)
  • new diagnosis of HF, stable, compensated
  • HF with mild to moderate or NYHA II/III symptoms
  • worsening HF with therapy
  • mild symptoms with valvular heart disease, renal disease or hypotension
  • chronic HF disease management NYHA II
  • NYHA FC I symptoms, structural heart disease without symptoms of HF (AHA/ACC stage B)
ADDITIONAL SERVICE DETAILS
Exclusion Criteria/Ineligibilty:   
  • Does not have a confirmed diagnosis of HF
  • Referrals for a second opinion or advanced HF specialist assessemnt
  • Does not have symptoms of HF
  • Patient's primary cardiologist does not follow within the CFC
  • Does not have a primary cardiologist
  • Unable to physically attend the CFC on a regular basis
  • Not willing to adhere to Patient/Clinic roles
  • Patients followed by another program
  • Known history documented abuse of staff and for whom an accepted risk mitigation plan is not in place.


Patients who are not eligible for the CFC may be considered for referral to:
  • Cardiac Navigation
  • Referral to Alberta Healthy Living Program (Dietary Consult and/or Exercise)
  • Primary Cardiologist
  • Internist/GIM clinic 
  • Community paramedics
  • Access to AHS website myhealth.alberta and search heart failure for educational literature
  • Referral to Home Care Heart Failure Team (only within Calgary Zone city limits)
If requested by the referrer, the Medical Director of the CFC at any site may on request, review the  referral to suggest best available alternative.
COMMUNICATION PROCESS
Communication of referral receipt to referral
source will occur within 7 calendar days.
 
Communication of appointment details or wait list status to patient and referral
source will occur within 14 calendar days.
 
Communication of initial appointment outcomes to referral
source will occur within 30 calendar days.
 
MISSED APPOINTMENT GUIDELINES
No show or late cancellation (<24hour) to the initial appointment will result in telephone followup to explain our discharge policy for no show appointments and rebooking of appointments. A total of three no shows or late cancellations (<24 hours) to an initial appointment will require a re-referral to the CFC.

Patients who miss three consecutive scheduled follow up CFC appointments, or 50% of their appointments within a year, without notification to the clinic and with no valid reason, will be assessed for discharge from the clinic.

Patients who are unable to attend scheduled appointments must notify the clinic at least 24 hours in advance.


No show or late cancellation (<24hour) to the initial appointment will result in telephone followup to explain our discharge policy for no show appointments and rebooking of appointments. A total of three no shows or late cancellations (<24 hours) to an initial appointment will require a re-referral to the CFC.

Patients who miss three consecutive scheduled follow up CFC appointments, or 50% of their appointments within a year, without notification to the clinic and with no valid reason, will be assessed for discharge from the clinic.

Patients who are unable to attend scheduled appointments must notify the clinic at least 24 hours in advance.


DIRECTIONS
Located at the intersection of 16 Avenue NW and 29 Street NW.

Transit:
Public transportation is available to this facility.  
Located at the intersection of 16 Avenue NW and 29 Street NW.

Transit:
Public transportation is available to this facility.  
PARKING INSTRUCTIONS
The new Central Parking is now open to patients, families and visitors. Public parking is available on the Skyline (second level at grade) and Mountain levels (third level) with an additional level opening in the coming months.
Most public parking at Foothills Medical Centre will be in the new Central Parking, but there are two other public parking lots for your convenience: West Parking (Lot 10) and North Parking (Lot 6)
The new Central Parking is now open to patients, families and visitors. Public parking is available on the Skyline (second level at grade) and Mountain levels (third level) with an additional level opening in the coming months.
Most public parking at Foothills Medical Centre will be in the new Central Parking, but there are two other public parking lots for your convenience: West Parking (Lot 10) and North Parking (Lot 6)
ADDRESS
Area 6a Health Sciences Centre
1403 29 Street NW
Calgary Alberta
T2N 2T9
HOURS OF OPERATION
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


Description:
Closed on weekends and statutory holidays.

Phones are answered from 8:00 AM-3:30PM Monday to Friday

Closed from 12:00PM-1:00PM for lunch
   
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY
Yes

This service is already linked to the profile of Dr.
88 Valleyview Drive SW, Medicine Hat Alberta, T1A 8N6
Phone: 403-529-8969 Fax: 403-317-0435
Alberta Health Services - South Zone
Estimated Routine Appt Wait Time: Within 3 months

Accepting referrals at this service

SERVICE DESCRIPTION
The Alberta Healthy Living Program provides services to those living with chronic conditions in communities throughout Alberta.
Alberta Healthy Living Program (AHLP) services provided vary slightly from Zone to Zone. Some of the below services may be available via on-line or telehealth at some locations. Services may include information, education, techniques, and support to help improve your health and quality of life with a chronic condition. The program is based on a model that includes:
Health Education:
  • Healthy Eating for Reducing Your Risk Class
  • Taking Care of You Risk Reduction Class
  • Grocery Store Tours
  • Stroke Sense Class
  • Diabetes Management Class
  • Heart CHEC Class
  • Heart Failure Education Class
  • Stress Management Series
  • Managing Emotional Eating Series
  • Sleep Health Series
  • Weight Management Series
  • Getting Started with Weight Management Class
Self-Management:
Better Choices, Better Health - Learn self-management skills for the physical and emotional challenges of living with long-term health conditions. Better Choices Better Health
Better Choices, Better Health® - Online - This online workshop is available to Albertans interested in gaining confidence and building skills to manage their chronic conditions and develop healthier lifestyles. Family members and support people are welcome to join.
Exercise Programs:
Supervised Exercise - Learn how to self-monitor and stay safe while exercising. Improve your cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, and flexibility with our 12 week program.
Specialty Care / Clinics:
  • Asthma / COPD Specialty Clinic: Individuals and families of all ages will work with a Respiratory Therapist to work on better managing asthma or Congestive Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Assessment, treatment and follow up is offered in individual appointments.
  • Diabetes Specialty Clinic: Provides one to one assessment and follow up for those living with Type 1 Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes and / or Diabetes in pregnancy to individuals and families of all ages. Diabetes specialty also provides support and services to those requiring insulin pump therapy. Endocrine clinics with an internist or endocrinologist are available to pediatric patients, pregnancy patients and those interested in insulin pump therapy.
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Program: Provides education, individual assessment, and follow up to those who have been impacted with various cardiac conditions. Patients along with their support people are also welcome to attend the 2 part Heart CHEC class and join the Supervised Exercise program.
  • Heart Function Specialty Clinic: (HFC) a comprehensive, multidisciplinary specialty clinic that supports patients with moderate and high risk heart failure. A physician referral is required and patients will be seen in for ongoing heart failure care in a team based care.
  • Outpatient Nutrition Counselling: Work with a Registered Dietitian to improve eating habits and address nutritional needs. Please see Nutrition Counselling for information.
  • Bariatric Specialty Clinic: This clinic provides medical, psychological and surgical interventions for weight management. See the Bariatric Specialty Clinic.
For more information please visit the Alberta Healthy Living website.
EMERGENCY REFERRAL PROCESS
Direct patients to the nearest Emergency Department if they are experiencing a serious illness or injury. Patients with potentially life threatening conditions should immediately phone 9-1-1.  If an emergency consult is required, providers can call RAAPID NORTH (patients north of Red Deer) at 1-800-282-9911 or 780-735-0811 or RAAPID SOUTH (patients in and south of Red Deer) at 1-800-661-1700 or 403-944-4486. 
Direct patients to the nearest Emergency Department if they are experiencing a serious illness or injury. Patients with potentially life threatening conditions should immediately phone 9-1-1.  If an emergency consult is required, providers can call RAAPID NORTH (patients north of Red Deer) at 1-800-282-9911 or 780-735-0811 or RAAPID SOUTH (patients in and south of Red Deer) at 1-800-661-1700 or 403-944-4486. 
URGENT REFERRAL PROCESS
Direct patients to an urgent care centre if they are experiencing unexpected, but non-life threatening health concern, illness or injury that require same day/evening treatment. Patients can call Heath Link by dialing 8-1-1 for nurse advice and health information. If an urgent consult is required, providers can call RAAPID NORTH (patients north of Red Deer) at 1-800-282-9911 or 780-735-0811 or RAAPID SOUTH (patients in and south of Red Deer) at 1-800-661-1700 or 403-944-4486.
Direct patients to an urgent care centre if they are experiencing unexpected, but non-life threatening health concern, illness or injury that require same day/evening treatment. Patients can call Heath Link by dialing 8-1-1 for nurse advice and health information. If an urgent consult is required, providers can call RAAPID NORTH (patients north of Red Deer) at 1-800-282-9911 or 780-735-0811 or RAAPID SOUTH (patients in and south of Red Deer) at 1-800-661-1700 or 403-944-4486.
ROUTINE REFERRAL PROCESS
Some services / clinics require a professional referral. More information can be found on the Alberta Healthy Living Program website.


Some services / clinics require a professional referral. More information can be found on the Alberta Healthy Living Program website.


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
The Alberta Healthy Living Program provides services to those living with chronic conditions in communities throughout Alberta.
Alberta Healthy Living Program (AHLP) services provided vary slightly from Zone to Zone. Services include information, education, techniques, and support to help improve your health and quality of life with a chronic condition.
The Alberta Healthy Living Program provides services to those living with chronic conditions in communities throughout Alberta.
Alberta Healthy Living Program (AHLP) services provided vary slightly from Zone to Zone. Services include information, education, techniques, and support to help improve your health and quality of life with a chronic condition.
REFERRAL PHONE
866-795-9709
REFERRAL FAX
403-317-0435
PHONE
403-529-8969
TOLL FREE PHONE
1-866-795-9709
REFERRAL GUIDELINES
Routine Reason for Referral
Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
Access Target
Required Information/Investigations
Timing
Additional Details
Cardiac rehabilitation
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month

Chronic pain
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month

Clinical specialty
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month
See Description for more details:
  • Asthma / COPD Clinic
  • Diabetes Clinic
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation Program
  • Heart Function Clinic
  • Nutrition Counselling
  • Bariatric Specialty Clinic

Diabetes management
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month

Exercise program
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month
Supervised Exercise - Learn how to self-monitor and stay safe while exercising. Improve your cardiovascular endurance, muscular strength, and flexibility with our 12 week program.

Health education offered
Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
| Within 1 month

Past medical history
| Within 1 month
  • Healthy Eating for Reducing Your Risk Class
  • Taking Care of You Risk Reduction Class
  • Grocery Store Tours
  • Stroke Sense Class
  • Diabetes Management Class
  • Heart CHEC Class
  • Heart Failure Education Class
  • Stress Management Series
  • Managing Emotional Eating Series
  • Sleep Health Series
  • Weight Management Series
  • Getting Started with Weight Management Class

  • Heart function
    Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
    | Within 1 month

    Past medical history
    | Within 1 month

    Personal care management
    Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
    | Within 1 month

    Past medical history
    | Within 1 month
    Better Choices, Better Health® - Learn self-management skills for the physical and emotional challenges of living with long-term health conditions. Better Choices Better Health 
    Better Choices, Better Health® - Online - This online workshop is available to Albertans interested in gaining confidence and building skills to manage their chronic c

    Supervision of exercise therapy by healthcare professional
    Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
    | Within 1 month

    Past medical history
    | Within 1 month

    Weight management program
    Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
    | Within 1 month

    Past medical history
    | Within 1 month
    ADDITIONAL SERVICE DETAILS
    Health Education is available for:
     Asthma/COPD
     Bariatric Specialty Clinic 
     Cardiac Rehab
     Diabetes - specialty clinic available ..blue links to separate  pages
     Heart Failure
     Nutritional Counselling (Dietitian)
     Vascular Risk Reduction and Stroke
     Weight Management

    **Please note: Hours of operation for this service may vary per location. Please call for specific location hours.
    COMMUNICATION PROCESS
    Communication of referral receipt to referral
    source will occur within 7 calendar days.
     
    Communication of appointment details or wait list status to patient and referral
    source will occur within 14 calendar days.
     
    Communication of initial appointment outcomes to referral
    source will occur within 30 calendar days.
     
    MISSED APPOINTMENT GUIDELINES
    If a client is unable to attend a scheduled appointment please contact the clinic with at least 48 hours notice. If there is a pattern of inconsistent attendance at scheduled appointments, the therapist will discuss the barriers to attendance with the client to determine next steps.
    If the client misses a scheduled appointment, it is his/her responsibility to schedule another appointment.
    If a client is unable to attend a scheduled appointment please contact the clinic with at least 48 hours notice. If there is a pattern of inconsistent attendance at scheduled appointments, the therapist will discuss the barriers to attendance with the client to determine next steps.
    If the client misses a scheduled appointment, it is his/her responsibility to schedule another appointment.
    DIRECTIONS
    River Heights Professional Centre is located on Valleyview Drive SW in Medicine Hat.
    River Heights Professional Centre is located on Valleyview Drive SW in Medicine Hat.
    PARKING INSTRUCTIONS
    Parking is available on site.
    Parking is available on site.
    PARKING MAP
    ADDRESS
    88 Valleyview Drive SW
    Medicine Hat Alberta
    T1A 8N6
    HOURS OF OPERATION
    Monday: 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
    Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
    Wednesday: 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
    Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:15 pm
    Friday: 8:00 am - 4:15 pm


    Description:
    Hours of operation vary by program. Call for information.
       
    WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY
    Yes

    Main entrance


    This service is already linked to the profile of Dr.
    Connect Care Specialty: Cardiology
    Connect Care Department: CGY PLC CARDIAC FUNCTION CL
    CV Labs, East Wing, 4 floor 3500 26 Avenue NE, Calgary Alberta, T1Y 6J4
    Phone: 403-943-5579 Fax: 403-668-2165
    Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone
    Estimated Routine Appt Wait Time: Within 6 months

    Accepting referrals at this service

    SERVICE DESCRIPTION
    Clinic is dedicated to the management of heart failure patients who have complex care needs.
    The Cardiac Function Clinic (CFC) is a multidisciplinary clinic dedicated to the support of Heart Failure (HF) patients who have complex care needs that require close monitoring and/or medication optimization .
    Care offered includes ongoing physical assessment, management of medical and non-pharmacological treatments, and patient teaching regarding diet, lifestyle and medication management.
    EMERGENCY REFERRAL PROCESS
    Clinically unstable patients should be directed to either call 911 or to present to the nearest Emergency Department. On call service or emergent care is NOT provided by this clinic after hours.
    Clinically unstable patients should be directed to either call 911 or to present to the nearest Emergency Department. On call service or emergent care is NOT provided by this clinic after hours.
    URGENT REFERRAL PROCESS
    For urgent referrals, the referring source must call the Cardiac Function Clinic (CFC) and speak directly to the nurse clinician to secure appointment.
    For urgent referrals, the referring source must call the Cardiac Function Clinic (CFC) and speak directly to the nurse clinician to secure appointment.
    ROUTINE REFERRAL PROCESS
    Non-Connect Care Users:
    Complete the referral form and send it to the service using the contact information in this profile.

    Connect Care User:
    Use "Outgoing" referral class on the Ambulatory Referral Order in Connect Care

    Referrals sent to the CFC must include the following components before a referral will be processed and assessed. Incomplete referrals will be returned to the referring source for completion.
    • Completed CFC Referral Form        
    • Accurate patient demographics including contact information is listed.
    Non-Connect Care Users:
    Complete the referral form and send it to the service using the contact information in this profile.

    Connect Care User:
    Use "Outgoing" referral class on the Ambulatory Referral Order in Connect Care

    Referrals sent to the CFC must include the following components before a referral will be processed and assessed. Incomplete referrals will be returned to the referring source for completion.
    • Completed CFC Referral Form        
    • Accurate patient demographics including contact information is listed.
    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
    Patients must meet the following eligibility requirements:

    1. A diagnosis of Heart Failure (HF) either through a consultant's note or through a discharge summary from hospital.
    2. A primary cardiologist has been identified and they are agreeable to follow the patient in CFC
    3. A documented measure of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (LVEF).
    4. Require ongoing titration of medications or enhanced surveillance for
    Patients must meet the following eligibility requirements:

    1. A diagnosis of Heart Failure (HF) either through a consultant's note or through a discharge summary from hospital.
    2. A primary cardiologist has been identified and they are agreeable to follow the patient in CFC
    3. A documented measure of Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction (LVEF).
    4. Require ongoing titration of medications or enhanced surveillance for either:
    • Optimization Track: Medication titration of evidence based HF medications only. (Following medication titration, patient will be immediately discharged from the CFC to the care of the primary cardiologist or the primary care giver).
    • Care Track: Ongoing management of HF care in clinic until meeting discharge criteria.
    5. Be 18 years or older.
    6. Patient/Agent is aware and agreeable to be seen and cared for in the CFC and be able to physically attend appointments on a regular basis.

    For special cases outside of eligibility criteria, direct discussion between the accepting primary cardiologist and the medical director of the specific CFC should take place. Referral will be accepted if in agreement by both parties.

    Exclusion Criteria/Ineligibilty:   
    • Does not have a confirmed diagnosis of HF
    • Referrals for a second opinion or advanced HF specialist assessemnt
    • Does not have symptoms of HF
    • Patient's primary cardiologist does not follow within the CFC
    • Does not have a primary cardiologist
    • Unable to physically attend the CFC on a regular basis
    • Not willing to adhere to Patient/Clinic roles
    • Patients followed by another program
    • Known history documented abuse of staff and for whom an accepted risk mitigation plan is not in place.
    Patients who are not eligible for the CFC may be considered for referral to:
    • Cardiac Navigation
    • Referral to Alberta Healthy Living Program (Dietary Consult and/or Exercise)
    • Primary Cardiologist
    • Internist/GIM clinic 
    • Community paramedics
    • Access to AHS website myhealth.alberta and search heart failure for educational literature
    • Referral to Home Care Heart Failure Team (only within Calgary Zone city limits)
    If requested by the referrer, the Medical Director of the CFC at any site may on request, review the  referral to suggest best available alternative.
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    REFERRAL GUIDELINES
    Urgent Reason for Referral
    Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
    Access Target
    Required Information/Investigations
    Timing
    Additional Details
    Heart failure
    Past Medical History
    | Most recent

    Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
    | Most recent

    Cardiac Consultation/Internal Medicine Consultation/Discharge Summary
    | Most recent

    Blood Work: CBC, Electrolytes, BUN
    | Within 1 month

    Blood Work: OP NT-pro BNP, Inpatient NT-pro BNP required upon discharge
    | Within 6 months

    Echocardiogram - Mandatory
    | Most recent

    Cardiac catheterization
    | If available (most recent)

    Cardiac MRI
    | If available (most recent)

    MUGA - Multiple-gated acquisition
    | If available (most recent)

    Myocardial perfusion stress imaging using Thallium 201
    | If available (most recent)
    • progressive HF and/or decompensated HF
    • new diagnosis of HF, unstable, decompensated
    • new progression to NYHA IV, AHA/ACC stage D
    • post myocaridal infarction HF
    • post hospitalization or ER visit for HF
    • HF with severe valvular heart disease

    Routine Reason for Referral
    Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
    Access Target
    Required Information/Investigations
    Timing
    Additional Details
    Heart failure
    Past Medical History
    | Most recent

    Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
    | Most recent

    Cardiac Consultation/Internal Medicine Consultation/Discharge Summary
    | Most recent

    Blood Work: CBC, Electrolytes, BUN
    | Within 1 month

    Blood Work: OP NT-pro BNP, Inpatient NT-pro BNP required upon discharge
    | Within 6 months

    Echocardiogram - Mandatory
    | Most recent

    Cardiac catheterization
    | If available (most recent)

    Cardiac MRI
    | If available (most recent)

    MUGA - Multiple-gated acquisition
    | If available (most recent)

    Myocardial perfusion stress imaging using Thallium 201
    | If available (most recent)
    • new diagnosis of HF, stable, compensated
    • HF with mild to moderate or NYHA II/III symptoms
    • worsening HF with therapy
    • mild symptoms with valvular heart disease, renal disease or hypotension
    • chronic HF disease management NYHA II
    • NYHA FC I symptoms, structural heart disease without symptoms of HF (AHA/ACC stage B)
    ADDITIONAL SERVICE DETAILS
    COMMUNICATION PROCESS
    Communication of referral receipt to referral
    source will occur within 7 calendar days.
     
    Communication of appointment details or wait list status to patient and referral
    source will occur within 14 calendar days.
     
    Communication of initial appointment outcomes to referral
    source will occur within 30 calendar days.
     
    MISSED APPOINTMENT GUIDELINES
    No show or late cancellation (<24hour) to the initial appointment will result in telephone followup to explain our discharge policy for no show appointments and rebooking of appointments. A total of three no shows or late cancellations (<24 hours) to an initial appointment will require a re-referral to the CFC.

    Patients who miss three consecutive scheduled follow up CFC appointments, or 50% of their appointments within a year, without notification to the clinic and with no valid reason, will be assessed for discharge from the clinic.

    Patients who are unable to attend scheduled appointments must notify the clinic at least 24 hours in advance.


    No show or late cancellation (<24hour) to the initial appointment will result in telephone followup to explain our discharge policy for no show appointments and rebooking of appointments. A total of three no shows or late cancellations (<24 hours) to an initial appointment will require a re-referral to the CFC.

    Patients who miss three consecutive scheduled follow up CFC appointments, or 50% of their appointments within a year, without notification to the clinic and with no valid reason, will be assessed for discharge from the clinic.

    Patients who are unable to attend scheduled appointments must notify the clinic at least 24 hours in advance.


    DIRECTIONS
    Transit: C-train - Blue Line to RUNDLE station,
    Walk 1 block north to 26 Ave to facility (5 minutes)
    Calgary Transit Routes 34, 48 and 57 serve within 1 block of the facility
    Route 19 and 32 lets passengers across the street on 26 Avenue NE.

    Peter Lougheed Centre is located at the intersection of 36 Street NE and 26 Avenue NE.

    Proceed to main elevators (Main Lobby - South Entrance)
    Take elevators to 4th FLOOR
    Exit through door marked CV LABS - Libin (stay right)
    Proceed to very end of hall.
    You have arrived at CV Labs reception desk.



    Transit: C-train - Blue Line to RUNDLE station,
    Walk 1 block north to 26 Ave to facility (5 minutes)
    Calgary Transit Routes 34, 48 and 57 serve within 1 block of the facility
    Route 19 and 32 lets passengers across the street on 26 Avenue NE.

    Peter Lougheed Centre is located at the intersection of 36 Street NE and 26 Avenue NE.

    Proceed to main elevators (Main Lobby - South Entrance)
    Take elevators to 4th FLOOR
    Exit through door marked CV LABS - Libin (stay right)
    Proceed to very end of hall.
    You have arrived at CV Labs reception desk.



    PARKING INSTRUCTIONS
    Rates apply 24 hours per day, and are in effect for all public parkers, including those with provincially issued placards for persons with disabilities.

    Paystations accept Canadian coins, Canadian bills or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express).
    Parking Office and Kiosk accept payment by cash, credit card, debit or cheque.
    Rates apply 24 hours per day, and are in effect for all public parkers, including those with provincially issued placards for persons with disabilities.

    Paystations accept Canadian coins, Canadian bills or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, and American Express).
    Parking Office and Kiosk accept payment by cash, credit card, debit or cheque.
    ADDRESS
    CV Labs, East Wing, 4 floor
    3500 26 Avenue NE
    Calgary Alberta
    T1Y 6J4
    HOURS OF OPERATION
    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
       
    WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY
    Yes

    On major bus route.


    This service is already linked to the profile of Dr.
    Connect Care Specialty: Cardiology
    Connect Care Department: CGY PLC CARDIOLOGY CL
    3500 26 Avenue NE, Calgary Alberta, T1Y 6J4
    Phone: 403-943-4960
    Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone
    Estimated Routine Appt Wait Time: Not Available

    Not accepting referrals at this service
    Direct line for Dr. Connelly's admin 403 943 4662 - Fax 403 250 9539

    SERVICE DESCRIPTION
    Provides assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care for people with cardiac (heart) issues.
    This service provides comprehensive diagnostic, assessment, treatment and follow-up services within cardiology subspecialties.
    EMERGENCY REFERRAL PROCESS
    Direct patients to the nearest Emergency Department if they are experiencing a serious illness or injury. Patients with potentially life threatening conditions should immediately phone 9-1-1.  If an emergency consult is required, providers can call RAAPID NORTH (patients north of Red Deer) at 1-800-282-9911 or 780-735-0811 or RAAPID SOUTH (patients in and south of Red Deer) at 1-800-661-1700 or 403-944-4486.
    Direct patients to the nearest Emergency Department if they are experiencing a serious illness or injury. Patients with potentially life threatening conditions should immediately phone 9-1-1.  If an emergency consult is required, providers can call RAAPID NORTH (patients north of Red Deer) at 1-800-282-9911 or 780-735-0811 or RAAPID SOUTH (patients in and south of Red Deer) at 1-800-661-1700 or 403-944-4486.
    URGENT REFERRAL PROCESS
    Please indicate 'urgent' on referral and call to discuss.
    Please indicate 'urgent' on referral and call to discuss.
    ROUTINE REFERRAL PROCESS
    Fax General Cardiology referrals directly to the preferred Cardiologist. Refer to that Cardiologist's ARD profile (click on the respective hyperlink on the right of this profile) for the fax number listed within the "Notes" section. 

    Referrals to a specific Cardiac subspecialty clinic should be faxed directly to that clinic.  Refer to that Service's/Clinic's ARD profile for the contact information.

    Please send referrals directly to the
    Fax General Cardiology referrals directly to the preferred Cardiologist. Refer to that Cardiologist's ARD profile (click on the respective hyperlink on the right of this profile) for the fax number listed within the "Notes" section. 

    Referrals to a specific Cardiac subspecialty clinic should be faxed directly to that clinic.  Refer to that Service's/Clinic's ARD profile for the contact information.

    Please send referrals directly to the individual Cardiologist or Cardiology subspecialty clinic, as indicated below.

    Consultants accepting General Cardiology referrals (listed by site):
    • FMC (UCMC Area 6) Cardiology - Outpatients Clinic; Dr. Todd Anderson, Dr. Derek Exner, Dr. Anne Gillis, Dr. Bryan Har, Dr. Bobby Heydari, Dr. Andrew Howarth, Dr. Stuart Hutchinson, Dr. Debra Isaac, Dr. Katharine Kavanagh, Dr. Angela Kealey, Dr. Merrill Knudtsen, Dr. James McMeekin, Dr. Ed O'Brien, Dr. Russell Quinn, Dr. Nakul Sharma, Dr. Robert Sheldon, Dr. Henk ter Keurs, Dr. Sarah Weeks, Dr. Lisa Welikovitch, Dr. James White
    • PLC Cardiology - Outpatients Clinic; Dr. Nanette Alvarez, Dr. Jill Colbert, Dr. Michael Connelly
    • RGH Cardiology - Outpatients Clinic; Dr. Lou Kolman, Dr. Kristin Lyons, Dr. Nakul Sharma
    • SHC Cardiology - Outpatients Clinic; Dr. Nowell Fine, Dr. Jonathan Howlett, Dr. Nakul Sharma, Dr. Michael Slawnych
    • TotalCardiology - Bridgeland; Dr. Ahmed Abdi Ali, Dr. Sandeep Aggarwal, Dr. Hamid Banijamali, Dr. Doris Basic, Dr. Tim Boyne, Dr. Patrick Champagne, Dr. James Cohen, Dr. Albert Kryski, Dr. Robert Lesoway, Dr. Patrick Ma, Dr. Cindy Mason, Dr. Ilias Mylonas, Dr. Grant Peters, Dr. Tim Prieur, Dr. Frank Spence, Dr. Jim Stone, Dr. Andreas Westib
    Cardiac Subspecialty Services/Clinics:

    For additional service information refer to the specific ARD service profile (listed below) for the names and contact information for those Cardiologists practicing within that subspecialty area;

    For information regarding Cardiologists practicing within each subspecialty please refer to the services ARD profile. Subspecialty services include:
    • Atrial Fibrillation Clinic (at FMC, at SHC)
    • Cardiac Arrhythmia Service (at FMC, at SHC)
    • Cardiac Function Clinic (at FMC, at PLC, at RGH, at SHC)
    • Cardiac Implantable Electrical Device (CIED) Clinic (at FMC, at PLC, at RGH, at SHC)
    • Cardiac Procedures Central Referral (CPCR) Office (at FMC)
    • Cardiac Diagnostics - Hospital Sites (at FMC, at PLC, at RGH, at SHC)
    • Southern Alberta Adult Congenital Heart Clinic (at PLC)
    • Structural Heart Program (at FMC)
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    ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS


    REFERRAL GUIDELINES
    Routine Reason for Referral
    Access Targets convey the clinically appropriate timeframe patients should be seen within, by reason for referral and priority level.
    Access Target
    Required Information/Investigations
    Timing
    Additional Details
    Cardiology
    Medication List (dose, frequency, route)
    | Within 1 month

    Past medical history
    | Within 1 month

    If available please bring relevant lab results and cardiac diagnostics results
    | Current
    Please indicate Cardiac history and current issues/concerns
    ADDITIONAL SERVICE DETAILS
    COMMUNICATION PROCESS
    Communication of referral receipt to referral
    source will occur within 7 calendar days.
     
    Communication of appointment details or wait list status to patient and referral
    source will occur within 14 calendar days.
     
    Communication of initial appointment outcomes to referral
    source will occur within 30 calendar days.
     
    MISSED APPOINTMENT GUIDELINES
    Contact the clinic as soon as possible when needing to re-schedule an appointment. 
    Contact the clinic as soon as possible when needing to re-schedule an appointment. 
    DIRECTIONS
    Peter Lougheed Centre site information.
    Peter Lougheed Centre site information.
    PARKING INSTRUCTIONS
    Paid parking is available on site.
    Paid parking is available on site.
    ADDRESS
    3500 26 Avenue NE
    Calgary Alberta
    T1Y 6J4
    HOURS OF OPERATION
    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
       
    WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY
    Yes

    On major bus route.


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