Refer a patient

posted Sep 21, 2014, 3:15 PM by Bruce Kundert   [ updated Oct 21, 2015, 12:36 PM by Hillah Shriners ]

Refer a patient 

Following are excerpts from website.

Request an appointment - Shriners Hospitals for Children provides a variety of specialty services. To request an appointment for a specific specialty, please call the intake number listed below as it relates to your nearest Shriners Hospitals for Children. Shriners Hospitals for Children does not require a physician referral. Some insurers may require referrals, or have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need. If an intake representative is not immediately available, please leave your name and contact information and an intake representative will contact you within two business days.

Physician referrals - Shriners Hospitals for Children is committed to providing the best care for children in our specialty areas of Orthopaedics, Burns, Spinal Cord Injury and Cleft Lip and Palate. Physicians and other healthcare professionals can call their nearest Shriners Hospitals for Children listed below for questions regarding the services we provide and to speak to one of our physicians

Portland, OR., Orthopaedics, Cleft Lip and Palate, 800-241-2155 

For additional information concerning patient referrals please call 800-237-5055 or 800-361-7256 in Canada. Both lines are staffed weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., EST.

Procedures for emergency burn care - In an emergency, the referring physician treating a child with burn injuries should telephone the Shriners Hospital for Children in Boston, Cincinnati, Galveston or Northern California and indicate that there is a patient needing emergency burn care.

The telephone numbers for emergency admissions to Shriners Hospital for Children specializing in burn treatments are: Boston: 617-726-3575, Cincinnati: 866-947-7840, Galveston: 409-770-6773, Northern California: 916-453-2111.

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Bruce Kundert,
Sep 21, 2014, 3:15 PM