Data valid at 2017

Southern Alberta Adult Congenital Heart Program

Calgary, AB — (403) 943-4504

3500-26 Avenue NE
Calgary, AB T1Y 6J4
Canada

(403) 943-4504
(403) 943-4504
NA
No
1991

Affiliations

South Hills Campus
Adult Hospital
Foothills Medical Centre
Adult Hospital
Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institiute, University of Alberta, Division of Pediatric and Adult Cardiology
Hospital
University of Calgary, Department of Cardiac Sciences

Clinic Staffing

Medical Director

Nanette Alvarez, MD
ACHD, IM Card
26
50%

Medical Co-Director

Tim Prieur, MD, FRCPC
ACHD, IM Card
26
50%

Administrative Program Director/Manager

Dave Namur

5 Additional Cardiologists attend Clinic

Michael Connelly, MD
ACHD, IM Card
Robin Clegg, MD
ACHD, Ped Card
Michelle Keir, MD
ACHD, IM Card
Stephen Reynolds, MD, MSc.
ACHD, IM Card
Jillian Colbert, MD
IM Card

Nursing & Other Staff

-
Chanda McFadden RSW
Yvonne Balon RN, BN, MN
Cheryl Tarr RN, BN

Surgical and Interventional Resources

0
21
1
4

Training & Research

No
Yes
2017
2017

Care Setting

2364
15.5
Peter Lougheed Centre
Yes
Yes
Adult Hospital
Adult Hospital
Referred Elsewhere
Yes
No
Yes, 1-3 times per month

Clinical Services Offered

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
In collaboration with our pulmonary hypertension specialists
In collaboration with our pulmonary hypertension specialists
Referred to a suitable lung transplant program

Director's Description

The Adult Congenital Heart Clinic follows patients born with structural heart defects and patients who have a known or suspected heritable aortopathy.

Services include: initial consultation as well as clinical follow up including cardiac testing; management of cardiac medications; ongoing patient education and counseling regarding physical activity and lifestyle; coordination of appropriate specialist referrals; psychosocial support for patients and family .