Independent Dialysis Unit - Peritoneal Dialysis - Vancouver General Hospital

We teach peritoneal dialysis to individuals who have end-stage kidney disease or require renal replacement therapy. A dialysis schedule will be set up for catheter insertion. 
Patients should arrive by 8 a.m. and plan to stay until 5 p.m. Patients may be required for dialysis three days a week until home training begins.

Vancouver General Hospital - Jim Pattison Pavilion

899 West 12th Avenue
1st floor, room 1600
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 1M9
Phone: (604) 875-4183
Fax: (604) 875-4314

Hours of operation

Monday - Friday 
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


A physician or nephrologists referral is required. 

Parking & transportation

There is pay parking available at our two visitor lots located on the VGH campus:

  • Multi-level parkade at the corner of West 12th Avenue and Laurel Street, across from the main entrance of the Jim Pattison Pavilion.
  • The Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre parking lot is located off of Laurel Street between West 12th and West 13th Avenue.

There is a wheelchair-accessible overpass from the VGH parkade at Level 4 and a crosswalk at Level 2.

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Must be diagnosed with end-stage kidney disease or require renal replacement therapy.