About the Royal Alexandra Hospital

Located in the heart of Edmonton, the Royal Alexandra Hospital is one of Canada's largest and longest serving hospitals, serving a diverse community stretching from downtown Edmonton to western and northern Canada. The Royal Alex offers general and specialized medical and surgical health services, and is home to one of Canada's busiest emergency departments.

The Royal Alex is home to the Lois Hole Hospital for Women, the CK Hui Heart Centre, the Alberta Eye Institute, the Orthopedic Surgery Centre, the Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, the Weight Wise Clinic, the Aboriginal Health Program, and the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Program – just to name a few. It is a hospital that provides expert care for people from every demographic.

As one of Alberta's largest surgical facilities, the Royal Alex plays a lead role in the expansion and development of minimally invasive surgery, a rapidly evolving technique that helps patients heal faster and return to productive lives sooner.

By combining innovative patient care, cutting-edge research, new medical technologies, and advanced education, the Royal Alexandra Hospital has become one of Western Canada's leaders in healthcare.