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Anwar Dastagir Jelani
SPECIALTIES AND AREAS OF INTERESTS
Internal Medicine
General Internal Medicine
Cardiology
Cardiomyopathy in Child Bearing Age
Cardiomyopathy in Young Adults
Device Therapy
Diabetes and CAD
Heart Failure
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SITES PROCEDURES PERFORMED AT
LANGUAGES SPOKEN
English
Arabic
Hindi
Punjabi
Urdu (Pakistan/India)
CONTACT INFORMATION
Phone: 403-943-7615
Fax: 403-437-7521

NOTES
General Cardiology Referrals:
  • Phone: 403-943-7615
  • Fax: 403-943-7521

Estimated wait time to routine referral:
  • Dr. A Jelani is not accepting NEW referrals at this time.
General Cardiology Referrals:
  • Phone: 403-943-7615
  • Fax: 403-943-7521

Estimated wait time to routine referral:
  • Dr. A Jelani is not accepting NEW referrals at this time.
Service locations where specialist practices. Click each location for referral information.

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

Not accepting referrals at this service
Please see service details for referral information

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.
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

Not accepting referrals at this service
Please see service details for referral information

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.
7007 14 Street SW, Calgary Alberta, T2V 1P9
Phone: 403-943-3960 Fax: 403-943-7521
Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone
Estimated Routine Appt Wait Time: Within 6 months

Not accepting referrals at this service
Please see service details for referral information

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
Located at the intersection of 14 Street SW and 75 Avenue SW.

Transit:
Public transportation is available to this facility.
Located at the intersection of 14 Street SW and 75 Avenue SW.

Transit:
Public transportation is available to this facility.
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
7007 14 Street SW
Calgary Alberta
T2V 1P9
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

This service is already linked to the profile of Dr.
1403 29 Street NW, Calgary Alberta, T2N 2T9
Phone: 403-944-3339 Fax: 403-592-6085
Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone
Estimated Routine Appt Wait Time: Within 6 months

Not accepting referrals at this service
Please see service details for referral information

SERVICE DESCRIPTION
This cardiac outpatient clinic provides management and education of adults with atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter.
This cardiac service provides:
  • management of patients with atrial fibrillation and/or atrial flutter
  • patient education
Patients are discharged from the clinic once their condition has been stabilized by medication.
EMERGENCY REFERRAL PROCESS
Fax Atrial Fibrillation Clinic Referral form to new number listed on this page.
Fax Atrial Fibrillation Clinic Referral form to new number listed on this page.
URGENT REFERRAL PROCESS
Every referral with be triaged and a complete nursing history will be done within 14 days. Physician appointments will be according to triaged urgency determined by the Nurse Clinician in our clinic.

This clinic aims for the following wait times:
Routine- within 9-12
Semi urgent- within 3 months
Urgent- within 1-2 months
Every referral with be triaged and a complete nursing history will be done within 14 days. Physician appointments will be according to triaged urgency determined by the Nurse Clinician in our clinic.

This clinic aims for the following wait times:
Routine- within 9-12
Semi urgent- within 3 months
Urgent- within 1-2 months
ROUTINE REFERRAL PROCESS
Fax Atrial Fibrillation Clinic Referral form to new number listed on this page.
Fax Atrial Fibrillation Clinic Referral form to new number listed on this page.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Must have a family doctor for ongoing care.
Must have a family doctor for ongoing care.
REFERRAL FORM
Atrial Fibrillation Clinic Referral Form

*** NOTE: this referral form has an outdated FMC fax number.  Please use new fax number on this page.***
Atrial Fibrillation Clinic Referral Form

*** NOTE: this referral form has an outdated FMC fax number.  Please use new fax number on this page.***
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
Atrial fibrillation
ECG with documented Atrial Fibrillation/Flutter
| Within 3 months

Medication List
| Within 6 months

Past medical history
| Within 6 months

Cardiac test results
| Within 6 months
Please refer to the Atrial Fibrillation Clinic Referral form and complete in full prior to submitting.

Atrial flutter
ECG with documented Atrial Fibrillation/Flutter
| Within 3 months

Medication List
| Within 6 months

Past medical history
| Within 6 months

Cardiac test results
| Within 6 months
Please refer to the Atrial Fibrillation Clinic Referral form and complete in full prior to submitting.
ADDITIONAL SERVICE DETAILS
The Atrial Fibrillation clinic offers the following services for patients with documented atrial fibrillation/flutter:
  • Management plan
  • Anticoagulation assessment
  • Cardioversion
  • Patient education
  • Cardio-electrophysiology consultation (including ablation consultation)


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
Foothills Medical Centre site information.
Foothills Medical Centre site information.
PARKING INSTRUCTIONS
Due to ongoing construction at the Foothills Medical Centre please allow for additional time for parking and making your way to your appointment.

Foothills Medical Centre parking map


Due to ongoing construction at the Foothills Medical Centre please allow for additional time for parking and making your way to your appointment.

Foothills Medical Centre parking map


PARKING MAP


ADDRESS
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
   
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY
Yes

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