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Satish Ramnarayan Raj
SPECIALTIES AND AREAS OF INTERESTS
Cardiology
Arrhythmias
Pacemakers
Internal Medicine
Electrophysiology
Orthostatic Hypotension
POTS
Syncope
SITES PROCEDURES PERFORMED AT
South Health Campus
Foothills Medical Centre
LANGUAGES SPOKEN
English
CONTACT INFORMATION
Phone: 403-210-6152
Fax: 403-984-0870

NOTES
Need Orthostatic vital signs ( Blood Pressure and Heart Rate while laying down, sitting, standing for 1 minute, standing for 3 minutes, standing for 5 minutes, standing for 10 minutes)
Updated list of medications
Cardiac Test results, if any
Pertinent Consult notes
Need Orthostatic vital signs ( Blood Pressure and Heart Rate while laying down, sitting, standing for 1 minute, standing for 3 minutes, standing for 5 minutes, standing for 10 minutes)
Updated list of medications
Cardiac Test results, if any
Pertinent Consult notes
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: Calgary Zone Arrhythmia CAT
1403 29 Street NW, Calgary Alberta, T2N 2T9
Phone: 403-944-4632 Fax: 403-592-4241 (Referral)
Alberta Health Services - Calgary Zone
Estimated Routine Appt Wait Time: Within 9 months

Accepting referrals at this service

SERVICE DESCRIPTION
Provides management, treatment, and education for people with heart rhythm abnormalities.
Service may include:
  • treating symptomatic heart rhythm abnormalities that don't need a pacemaker or defibrillator
  • cardiac electrophysiology central referral, triage, assessment, treatment, and education
  • Telehealth and on-site education classes for patients and families
  • interventional electrophysiology procedures including EP studies and ablations
EMERGENCY REFERRAL PROCESS
Please direct patients to the nearest Emergency Department or Urgent Care Facility.
Please direct patients to the nearest Emergency Department or Urgent Care Facility.
URGENT REFERRAL PROCESS
Please note - Syncope within the setting of any documented arrhythmia should be reported urgently.
Contact RAAPID (403-944-4486) for the Electrophysiologist on call for any urgent referrals including those that may require inpatient admission.
Please note - Syncope within the setting of any documented arrhythmia should be reported urgently.
Contact RAAPID (403-944-4486) for the Electrophysiologist on call for any urgent referrals including those that may require inpatient admission.
ROUTINE REFERRAL PROCESS
Please fax completed referral form
Please include any additional cardiac diagnostic tests that have been completed or are pending
This is a referral service only referring to the most appropriate electrophysiologist with the shortest wait time

Current patient demographics and contact information is essential

Cardiac Arrhythmia Additional Information 
Please fax completed referral form
Please include any additional cardiac diagnostic tests that have been completed or are pending
This is a referral service only referring to the most appropriate electrophysiologist with the shortest wait time

Current patient demographics and contact information is essential

Cardiac Arrhythmia Additional Information 
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
This clinic sees patients 18 years of age and older
This clinic sees patients 18 years of age and older
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
Ablation
Current Patient Demographics
| Current

Referral letter including history
| Within 1 month

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

ECG
| Within 1 month

Documentation of Arrhythmia
| Any and all

Echocardiogram
| If available

Holter monitor
| If available

Stress test
| If available
Opinion for ablation;
  • Atrial Fibrillation (AF)
  • Atrial Flutter (AFL)
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia (SVT)
  • Wolf Parkinson White (WPW)
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)

Brugada syndrome
Current Patient Demographics
| Current

Referral letter including history
| Within 1 month

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

ECG
| Within 1 month

Documentation of Arrhythmia
| Any and all

Echocardiogram
| If available

Holter monitor
| If available

Stress test
| If available

Long QT syndrome
Current Patient Demographics
| Current

Referral letter including history
| Within 1 month

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

ECG
| Within 1 month

Documentation of Arrhythmia
| Any and all

Echocardiogram
| If available

Holter monitor
| If available

Stress test
| If available

Orthostatic hypotension
Current Patient Demographics
| Current

Referral letter including history
| Within 1 month

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

ECG
| Within 1 month

Documentation of Arrhythmia
| Any and all

Echocardiogram
| If available

Holter monitor
| If available

Stress test
| If available

Orthostatic Vitals Signs
| Within 1 month
Please perform orthostatic vitals (including heart rate and blood pressure) as follows;

5 mins supine
1 min standing
5 mins standing
8 mins standing
10 mins standing

Palpitations
Current Patient Demographics
| Current

Referral letter including history
| Within 1 month

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

ECG
| Within 1 month

Documentation of Arrhythmia
| Any and all

Echocardiogram
| If available

Holter monitor
| If available

Stress test
| If available

Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
Current Patient Demographics
| Current

Referral letter including history
| Within 1 month

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

ECG
| Within 1 month

Documentation of Arrhythmia
| Any and all

Echocardiogram
| If available

Holter monitor
| If available

Stress test
| If available

Complete Blood Count
| Within 12 months

Iron Indices
| Within 12 months

Orthostatic Vital signs
| Within 1 month

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Measurement
| Within 12 months
Please perform orthostatic vitals (including heart rate and blood pressure) as follows;

5 mins supine
1 min standing
5 min standing
8 min standing
10 min standing

Sinus tachycardia
Current Patient Demographics
| Current

Referral letter including history
| Within 1 month

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

ECG
| Within 1 month

Documentation of Arrhythmia
| Any and all

Echocardiogram
| If available

Holter monitor
| If available

Stress test
| If available

Complete Blood Count
| Within 12 months

Iron Indices
| Within 12 months

Orthostatic Vital Signs
| Within 1 month

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Measurement
| Within 12 months
Inappropriate Sinus Tachycardia

Please perform orthostatic vitals (including heart rate and blood pressure) as follows;

5 mins supine
1 min standing
5 min standing
8 min standing
10 min standing

Supraventricular tachycardia
Current Patient Demographics
| Current

Referral letter including history
| Within 1 month

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

ECG
| Within 1 month

Documentation of Arrhythmia
| Any and all

Echocardiogram
| If available

Holter monitor
| If available

Stress test
| If available

Please indicate if SVT is associated with syncope.
| current

Syncope
Current Patient Demographics
| Current

Referral letter including history
| Within 1 month

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

ECG
| Within 1 month

Documentation of Arrhythmia
| Any and all

Echocardiogram
| If available

Holter monitor
| If available

Stress test
| If available

Complete Blood Count
| Within 12 months

Iron Indices
| Within 12 months

Orthostatic Vital Signs
| Within 1 month

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone Measurement
| Within 12 months
Syncope within the setting of any arrhythmia should be reported urgently. See urgent process above for further direction.

Please perform orthostatic vitals (including heart rate and blood pressure) as follows;

5 mins supine
1 min standing
5 mins standing
8 mins standing
10 mins standing

Ventricular premature contractions
Current Patient Demographics
| Current

Referral letter including history
| Within 1 month

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

ECG
| Within 1 month

Documentation of Arrhythmia
| Any and all

Echocardiogram
| If available

Holter monitor
| If available

Stress test
| If available
Premature Ventricular Contractions (PVC)

Wolff Parkinson White syndrome
Current Patient Demographics
| Current

Referral letter including history
| Within 1 month

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

ECG
| Within 1 month

Documentation of Arrhythmia
| Any and all

Echocardiogram
| If available

Holter monitor
| If available

Stress test
| If available

Please indicate if WPW is associated with syncope.
| current
ADDITIONAL SERVICE DETAILS
Services include:
  • Cardiac electrophysiology central referral, triage, and education
  • Interventional electrophysiology procedures including EP studies and ablations - only at FMC
  • Implanted Loop Recorder - SHC
Usual referrals are for SVT (supraventricular tachycardia) or VT (ventricular tachycardia).
Atrial Fibrillation (AF) / Atrial Flutter (AFL) management should go directly to either;
  • Atrial Fibrillation Clinic at FMC; 403-944-3580 (fax)
  • Atrial Fibrillation Clinic at SHC; 403-668-2155 (fax)
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 you are unable to attend a scheduled appointment, please contact the clinic a minimum of 48 hours in advance.
If you are unable to attend a scheduled appointment, please contact the clinic a minimum of 48 hours in advance.
DIRECTIONS
Clinic directions are communicated at time of appointment scheduling.
Clinic directions are communicated at time of appointment scheduling.
PARKING INSTRUCTIONS
Not applicable.
Not applicable.
ADDRESS
1403 29 Street NW
Calgary Alberta
T2N 2T9
HOURS OF OPERATION
Monday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
   
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY
Yes

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