?Hemodialysis Unit - Vancouver General Hospital

We provide hospital-based dialysis. A dialysis schedule will be set up for the patient's first treatment. They are advised to arrive 30 minutes before their scheduled time. The first treatment will take 3 - 4 hours.

If you are diagnosed with end stage kidney disease requiring renal replacement therapy, you may be treated in the Vancouver General Hospital Hemodialysis Unit.

Vancouver General Hospital - Jim Pattison Pavilion

899 West 12th Avenue
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 1M9
Phone: (604) 875-4181
Fax: (604) 875-5670

Hours of operation

Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Saturday - Sunday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.


A physician's referral to nephrologist is required.

Parking & transportation

Underground parkade is availabe off Laurel St. The main parkade at 12th and Laurel. There is also metered parking along the street.