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Referral Information

Professional staff who wish to admit a child to Children's Hospital for special diagnosis or treatment are invited to call the Physician Referral Service at 1-800-TRY-CHOP (879-2467) or contact the specialty division directly.

Specialty Services

The Cancer Center

To make a referral or for a second opinion:
1-888-ONC-CHOP (1-888-662-2467)
choprefonco@email.chop.edu
For more information: www.cancer.chop.edu

The Cardiac Center

Robert E. Shaddy, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Thomas L. Spray, MD
Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

To schedule procedures and testing, obtain a second opinion or access subspecialty programs:

Referral Nurse Liaison
267-426-9600
chopcardiacreferral@email.chop.edu

Fetal Heart Program

To schedule a prenatal consultation or evaluation:

Fetal Heart Program Coordinator
215-590-5647
donaghue@email.chop.edu

For more information:
www.heart.chop.edu

The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment

N. Scott Adzick, MD
Surgeon-in-chief, Department of Surgery
Director, Center for Fetal Diagnosis & Treatment

To make a referral or schedule a prenatal consultation:
1-800-IN-UTERO (1-800-468-8376)

For information on all prenatal diagnoses and treatments offered, as well as pediatric services available for rare congenital anomalies:
www.fetalsurgery.chop.edu

Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit (N/IICU)

Phyllis A. Dennery, MD, FAAP
Chief, Division of Neonatology

For consultations, to arrange transport or to follow up on a patient:
215-590-3083

24 hours a day, seven days a week

Ask for the attending neonatologist or fellow.

Neonatal Outreach Program

For more information:
www.chop.edu/neonatology

Patti O’Connor, R.N., MS
Nurse Coordinator
215-590-2616
oconnorp@email.chop.edu

The Transplant Center

Kim Olthoff, MD
Director, Transplant Center

Medical Directors

Lung and Heart/Lung: Samuel B. Goldfarb, MD

Heart: Robert E. Shaddy, MD

Kidney: Jorge Baluarte, MD

Liver: Elizabeth B. Rand, MD

Blood and Bone Marrow Transplant: Nancy Bunin, MD

To make a referral or for more information:
1-877-ORGAN50 (1-877-674-2650)
www.chop.edu/transplant

Specialty Programs

Center for Pediatric Airway Disorders
215-590-3440
www.chop.edu/airway

Center for Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome
267-426-2280
www.chop.edu/orthopaedics

Congenital Hyperinsulinism Center
215-590-7682
www.hyperinsulinism.chop.edu

Division of Neurosurgery
Chief: Leslie Sutton, MD
215-590-2780
www.chop.edu/neurosurgery

Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
Chief: John Dormans, MD, FACS
215-590-1527
www.chop.edu/orthopaedics

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