MEDICINE / NEPHROLOGY

Associated Clinical Pathways

There are no pathways associated with this tele-advice service at this time.

eReferral Advice also available

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

Acute kidney injury, chronic kidney disease, kidney stone chronic (non-obstructing), electrolyte abnormalities, hematuria microscopic (greater than 3 RBC/HPF), nephrology issue, proteinuria

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 Nephrology 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?

  • Kidney function and kidney disease
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertension
  • Persistent electrolyte abnormalities
  • Recurrent or extensive nephrolithiasis
  • Hereditary kidney disease (e.g. polycystic kidney disease)

More details

To request this service by phone, call 403-910-2551 and press 1, 8.

Physician Resources

Contact us

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