CARDIOLOGY / GENERAL CARDIOLOGY

Associated clinical pathways

The following related pathway can be downloaded from Specialist Link

eReferral Advice also available

As an alternative to cardiology tele-advice, providers in the Calgary Zone can submit an eReferral Advice Request for cardiology issues, and will receive a response back from a specialist within five calendar days.

To submit an eReferral Advice Request, go online. For a list of other specialties available and more information about eReferral, visit the website.

How to request General Cardiology tele-advice

Hours of Operation: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., excluding statutory holidays.

Please enter your name, PRAC ID and direct/private phone number (no dashes/hyphens).

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Tele-advice can also be requested by calling 403.910.2551 or toll-free at 1.844.962.5465. Please have the patient's Personal Health Number at hand for all tele-advice enquiries.


What can I enquire about?

  • How to triage/diagnose/treat your patient’s potential cardiac symptoms
  • Choice of cardio diagnostic test
  • Discussing results of cardiac tests

About this service

Please contact the primary cardiologist, if there is one, prior to using Specialist LINK

• If the primary cardiologist is not available and/or the physician cannot wait, proceed with the request for tele-advice

• Hypertension enquiries should be directed to General Internal Medicine

• Urgent questions should be directed to RAAPID, as appropriate

• Post-operative enquiries should be forwarded to the patient’s surgeon

• For Congenital Cardiology, please contact the Southern Alberta Adult Congenital Heart Clinic at the Peter Lougheed Centre (403-943-4504).

To request this service by phone, call 403-910-2551 and press 2, 1.

Contact us

If you have a question, comment or technical issue, please call 403.910.2551 Ext 0, or email specialistlink@calgaryareapcns.ca.