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Refer a patient

Refer your patient and their family to a pediatric specialist at Dell Children's in Central Texas.

Ascension St. John Clinics Pediatrics, Bartlesville, Tulsa, and surrounding  communities in Oklahoma

Refer a patient to Dell Children's

Your patients and families can expect compassionate, personalized care from the moment our specialists connect with them. Our pediatric specialists start by listening to fully understand the child and family’s needs and to develop an individualized care plan.

To refer your patient to a pediatric specialist at Dell Children’s, start by selecting a specialty:

  • Adolescent gynecology
    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-324-0970.
  • Adolescent medicine
    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-324-6534.
  • Aerodigestive program
    To make a doctor referral, please submit a referral form to aerodigestivecenter@ascension.org (please add "-secure" or "-phi" in the subject line or ensure that you are using an email that will be encrypted).
  • Asthma, allergy and immunology
    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-628-1870 or fax a referral to 512-628-1871.
  • Audiology
    To make a referral, please call 512-324-0137 or fax this audiology referral form to 512-406-6521.
  • Cancer and blood disorders

    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-628-1900 or fax a referral form to 512-628-1901.

  • Cardiology

    Pediatric cardiology: Complete this online Texas Center for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Disease Referral Form. Or, you may choose to print and complete a hard copy of the referral form and fax it to 1-512-380-7532 or email it to DCMCHeartReferrals@ascension.org.

     

    Congenital heart surgery: Complete this online Heart Failure, VAD, and Transplant Program Referral Form. Or, you may choose to print and complete a hard copy of the referral form and fax it to 1-512-969-2725 or email it to pediatrichearttransplant@ascension.org.

     

    To avoid delays in clinical care, all documentation must be submitted prior to your consultation. Learn more

  • Clinical genetics
    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-628-1840 option 1, or fax a referral to 512-628-1841.
  • Colorectal and pelvic reconstruction

    To refer a patient, please call 512-708-1234 or fax a referral to 512-324-0931.

  • Complex care

    To make a referral, please call 512-628-1833 or fax a referral form to 512-600-8149.

  • Craniofacial surgery
    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-324-0918.
  • Cystic fibrosis care
    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-324-0137 or fax a referral to 512-324-0373.
  • Dermatology
    To refer a patient, please call 512-628-1920.
  • Developmental pediatrics
    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-324-0098.
  • Ear, nose and throat
    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-324-2720.
  • ECMO
    If you have a patient who could benefit from ECMO, our transport team can assist in moving your patient to a higher level of care. Early consultation can help you know when to refer your patient for ECMO. If you have questions or need to transfer a patient to the ECMO program at Dell Children’s Medical Center, please call 512-324-3515.
  • Endocrinology

    To make a doctor referral, please:

  • EoE clinic

    To refer a patient to the EoE clinic, please call 512-628-1819.

  • Epilepsy and seizure care

    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-628-1855.

    To expedite the referral and scheduling, please print, complete, and fax the Dell Children’s Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Center Referral Form to 1-512-380-7544.

    To reach the EMU Coordinator, please call 512-324-0903.

  • Feeding therapy

    To make a patient referral, please call 512-324-0138.

  • Fetal care and maternal-fetal medicine
    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-324-0040.
  • Gastroenterology
    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-628-1810.
  • Infectious disease
    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-628-1820.
  • Infusion services

    To refer a patient to the infusion services clinic, please call 512-740-3800.

  • Intestinal rehabilitation

    To refer a patient to the intestinal rehabilitation program, please fax referrals to 512-628-1811.

  • Mental health

    To make a doctor referral, please call:

    Child Psychiatry Access Network (CPAN) a network of access centers providing pediatric behavioral and mental health consultations and training opportunities for pediatricians and primary care doctors. We provide consultations for doctors serving children who live in Central Texas (Bastrop, Blanco, Burnet, Caldwell, Coryell, Fayette, Hamilton, Hays, Lampasas, Lee, Mills, Travis and Williamson counties). CPAN provides consultations for registered primary care doctors. Doctors may call 888-901-2726 to consult with a pediatric behavioral and mental health specialist within 30 minutes of their call. During the call, you may ask about symptoms, mental health assessments, psychiatric medications and referrals. This program is in partnership with The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School.

  • Metabolic genetics
    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-628-1840.
  • Nephrology

    For more information call 512-628-1860 or see the attached referral guidelines

  • Neurosciences

    To make a doctor referral for neurology, please call 512-628-1855 or fax a referral form to 512-380-7544.

    To make a doctor referral for neurosurgery, please call 512-324-0907 or fax a referral form to 512-324-0642.

    To make a doctor referral for neuro-ophthalmology, please call 512-628-1855 or fax a referral form to 512-380-7544.

  • NICU

    Transfer a patient

    To transfer a patient to the NICU at Dell Children’s Medical Center, call 866-459-5477 and request a neonatal transfer. You will be quickly connected to a neonatologist and the transport team.


    Clinic algorithms and guidelines

  • Nutrition
    To refer a patient, please call 512-324-0137 or fax our outpatient nutrition referral form to 512-406-6520.
  • Ophthalmology
    To make a doctor referral, please fax this referral form to 512-324-6753.
  • Orthopedics

    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-324-0137. You may also fax one of the following forms to 512-406-6520:

  • Palliative care

    To make a referral, ask questions or request additional information, call 833-628-2112 or email dellchildrensathome@ascension.org (please add "-secure" or "-phi" in the subject line or ensure that you are using an email that will be encrypted).

    For our inpatient consult service

    Medical provider coverage is found on Voalte ("Home" > "On-Call Schedule" > "DCMC" > "DCMC Palliative Care")

    Providers without Voalte may call our office at 512-324-0197; if outside typical business hours, please call Medlink at 512-323-5465 and request the on-call provider for pediatric palliative care

    For clinic and virtual health visits

    If you would like to discuss a potential referral or a current palliative care patient that is not hospitalized, please call our office at 512-324-0197; if outside typical business hours, please call Medlink at 512-323-5465 and request the on-call provider for pediatric palliative care

    Referrals may be sent to our program by fax to 512-324-0780 or electronically via Athena by ordering “Palliative Medicine Referral” and selecting “Dell Children’s Pediatric Palliative Care” as the receiving provider

    For perinatal palliative care and pediatric hospice

    Please call the main line for Dell Children’s at Home at 833-628-2112 and select option 1

  • Pediatric and adolescent gynecology

    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-324-0970.

  • Physical medicine
    To make a doctor referral for physical medicine, please call 512-628-1893 or fax a referral form to 512-380-4268.
  • PICU
    To transfer a patient to the PICU at Dell Children’s Medical Center, call 512-324-3515.
  • Plastic surgery
    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-324-0918.
  • Pulmonology
    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-380-9200.
  • Rheumatology
    To refer a patient, please call 512-628-1880.
  • Sickle cell clinic
    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-628-1900.
  • Sleep medicine
    To refer a patient to a pediatric sleep specialist, please call 512-380-9200. To refer a patient for a sleep study for your patient, please call 512-324-7378.
  • Spina bifida
    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-324-0137.
  • Surgery

    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-708-1234, or submit one of the following forms via fax to 512-370-5527.

  • Therapy services (physical, speech and occupational therapy)
    To make a doctor referral, please fax your referral to 512-324-0726.
  • Urology
    To make a referral, please call 512-472-6134.
  • Vascular anomalies
    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-628-1920.
  • Voice program

    To make a doctor referral, please call 512-324-2720.