Heritable Aortopathies Clinic


4th Floor, Burrard Building, St. Paul's Hospital

If you need help locating us, please ask one of our hospital volunteers to direct you.

Finding our clinic

You can find the clinic on the 4th floor of the Burrard Building (Cardiology Wing) at St. Paul’s Hospital. From the main floor, take the elevator to the left of the Coffee cart (across from the Gift Shop) to the 4th floor. After exiting the elevator, turn slightly to the right. Look to your left and you will see the Cardiology wing. Follow the signage to the Heritable Aortophathies (HA) clinic.

About this clinic

Heritable Aortopathies (HA) Clinic at St. Paul's Hospital is for patients with genetic disorders that stretch or weaken the aorta. These disorders include Loeys Dietz syndrome, Marfan syndrome and some connective tissue disorders.

The HAC team includes doctors, nurses, genetic counsellors and other healthcare professionals specializing in the field.

Clinic hours

Clinic hours are every 1st and 3rd Tuesday from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.


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Clinical trials & research

Advances in treatments for heart disease are all thanks to medical research. While participating in research is a decision you should make in consultation with your care team, there is much activity in this field. Please ask us about our research programs if you’re interested.

By taking part in research, you can help us all learn more about heart disease and find better ways to help people like you live and thrive. Even if you don't benefit directly, your participation can help care for future patients.

The following clinical trials are currently enrolling volunteers. Please ask your care team for more information. You can also contact the research team listed on each study or trial. For other information about research at Providence Health Care, please visit  Providence Research.

Medical & professional referrals

Clinicians fax your completed HAC referral form to: 604-806-8800

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