Refer, Admit, or Transfer a Patient to Children's Hospital Colorado
How to refer a patient to a Children's specialist
Referring community providers and Children's specialists are partners in the care of patients. We encourage families to coordinate with their primary care pediatrician or family physician before coming to Children's Hospital Colorado. Children's ambulatory (outpatient) services encompass more than 32 different pediatric specialties, with locations at the main campus in Aurora and our additional locations across Colorado.
How to directly admit, refer or transfer a patient to Children's Colorado
Children's Transfer Center can facilitate admissions and referrals to any Children's location. You can contact the Transfer Center by calling One Call at (720) 777-3999, toll free at (800) 525-4871 (press 1 for Transfer Center). Also the Transfer Center can be contacted directly at (720) 777-8838. Your call will be answered by a Children's pediatric nurse who can conference in the necessary provider(s), arrange transportation, and assist with any other referral needs. You may be asked to fax the patient's facesheet if they are to be directly admitted.
Family appointment requests
Community providers can also instruct a patient's family to contact Children's to schedule the appointment at (720) 777-1234. Patients can also use Children's Hospital Colorado's online appointment request form.