MEDICINE ONCOLOGY / HEMATOLOGY

How to request Hematology tele-advice

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

Please enter the Physician's Name and PracID, along with the Patient's PHN and Physician's Direct/Private Phone Number (without dashes or hyphens).

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For more information, please call 403.910.2551 Ext 0, or email specialistlink@calgaryareapcns.ca


What can I enquire about?

  • Mild and/or chronic CBC abnormalities, which includes mild increases or decreases to Hg, platelet, WBC or any combination of the three cell lines
  • Advice re hemoglobinopathy results, especially, sickle cell or thalassemia trait
  • Easy bruising/bleeding
  • Interpretation of coagulation studies
  • Interpretation of SPEP or free light chain assays
  • Interpretation of iron studies and hematological malignancies
  • **Thrombosis-related calls should be directed to the Specialist Link thrombosis tele-advice service

More details

Please note: This service is for adult patients. Questions about pediatric patients should be directed to the Alberta Children's Hospital, via the switchboard: 403-955-7211.

To request hematology tele-advice by phone, call 403-910-2551 and press 1, 5.

Thrombosis tele-advice

Please note that calls related to thrombosis should be directed to the Specialist Link thrombosis tele-advice service

Contact us

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