The Queensway Carleton Hospital Heart Function Clinic is an outpatient clinic located on Level 1 in the James Beach Health Centre. The clinic sees more than 1200 patients every year and includes four cardiologists and a clinical nurse specialist. The clinic is part of the QCH Chronic Disease Prevention and Management Program. It focuses on the management and treatment of heart failure. This is done by adjusting and tailoring state-of-the-art therapies and teaching people how to alleviate their symptoms and live better with their disease.


How to make an appointment

Patients must be referred by a physician.


Please have your doctor fax the referral, along with a recent echocardiogram, ECG, blood tests and clinic notes to: "The Heart Function Clinic" at 613-721-4763.

Helpful information

Heart Failure - A Patient Education Guide
Heart Failure Warning Signs and Symptoms
Self Check Plan for Heart Failure Management
Keep It Pumping
University of Ottawa Heart Institute - Heart Failure

Heart Function Clinic Contact Information

Ambulatory Care Centre
Level 1, James Beach Health Centre
Queensway Carleton Hospital
3045 Baseline Road
Ottawa, ON K2H 8P4
Phone: 613-721-2000, extension 2961
Fax: 613-721-4763

Clinic hours

Monday, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Dr. B. Banihashemi
Tuesday, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Dr. R. Grewal
Wednesday, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Dr. G. Tsimiklis
Thursday, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Dr. N. Ghosh
Friday - Sunday, NO CLINICS.

Office hours

Monday to Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Outpatient Blood Laboratory hours
Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM