How to Refer a Patient

The staff at Phoenix Children's Hospital appreciates you entrusting your patient's care to us. We strive to assure you and your patients that they will receive the best pediatric-specific care possible.

There are two ways to refer your patient to us:

Phone numbers

Inpatient AdmissionsEmergency Department Referrals

Kidsaver Hotline

Newborn Intensive Care Unit

Outpatient/Clinic Appointments

KidsLink Hospitalist Service 

Inpatient Admissions

(602) 933-2337 (BEDS)

The coordinator will facilitate admission and request the following patient information:

  • Name
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Diagnosis
  • Past medical history
  • Previous hospitalizations
  • Exposures/immune status
  • Current vital signs, respiratory status
  • Isolation needed

Emergency Department Referrals

(602) 933-1919

Speak directly with an ED attending physician.

Kidsaver Hotline

(800) 255-7428
For assistance with stabilization and transport of critically ill children, this toll free number is available at Phoenix Children's Hospital 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


Newborn Intensive Care Unit

(602) 933-1454
For assistance with critically ill newborns, contact our NICU to speak with a neonatologist.

Outpatient/Clinic Appointments

For appointments and referrals to our outpatient departments, please call the specialty care department listed in the Medical Specialties section.

KidsLink Hospitalist Service
(602) 933-2337 (BEDS)
A service to link between temporary hospitalization and the physician's ongoing care of the child. Learn more.

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