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Programs & Services


Gastrointestinal Inpatient Unit

This service assesses and treats children admitted to the Stollery Children's Hospital with Gastrointestinal issues.

Provides assessment, diagnosis and education in treating illnesses related to the gastrointestinal system, such as:

  • short gut
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • crohn's disease including liver related issues

The program is a referral center for liver transplant assessment and transplantation in western canada. Patient care is managed collaboratively by the CHIRP (Children's intestinal rehabilitation program) team and gastroenterologists.

Contact Details

Stollery Children's Hospital

Location Info
Unit 4C
Address
8440 112 Street
Edmonton, Alberta
T6G 2B7
Telephone
780-407-8822 (Switchboard)
Getting There

Parking and Public transportation available.

  • Parking rates apply 24 hours per day, and are in effect for all public parkers, including those with provincially issued placards for persons with disabilities.
  • Public parking is GST exempt.
  • Pay by Plate machines accept Canadian coins or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express).
  • Maximum 28 Canadian coins per transaction, no pennies. Machines provide no change.
  • Pay on Foot machines accept Canadian coins and bills, or credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express). These machines will provide change.
  • Parking Office accepts payment by cash, credit card, debit or cheque
  • Bus stops at 112 and 114 St.
  • LRT Health Sciences station is located west across 114 St.
Hours of Operation
Available
24 hour service
Access
Service Providers May Include
dieticians, gastroenterologists, nurse practitioners (NPs), pharmacists, registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility

For ages 0 to 18 years.

Wait Times

The waiting period is dependent upon bed capacity on inpatient unit.

Fees

No fees with valid Alberta Health Care Insurance. Call for details.


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Also Known As
Acronym
GI Inpatient Unit