For Healthcare Providers

Shared Care: Our Model for Working with You

As a pediatric healthcare provider, you are essential to what we do every day here at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and across our Care Network. Your collaboration and feedback directly shapes the training, tools and resources you’ll find at CHOP.

Why Choose CHOP

Contact us for referrals or clinical questions

U.S.: 1-800-879-2467 (1-800-TRY-CHOP)

Global: +1 1-800-246-7872

Use our online form to initiate a referral.

Use our online form for general inquiries

Connect with your provider engagement partners

Our physician liaisons are each responsible for a specific geographic area, both locally and nationally, and partner with you to provide collaborative care and innovative treatments for your patients.

Meet the Team

Clinical Pathways Program

Our Clinical Pathways Program incorporates evidence, best practices and local expert consensus into models for the delivery of high-quality medical care.

View Clinical Pathways

Request a CHOP Speaker

Our experts are available to speak on a wide variety of topics and pediatric subspecialties in person or virtually.

Book a Speaker

Our Highlighted Programs and Services

At CHOP, we pride ourselves on going above and beyond to deliver cutting-edge care to the children in our care. As diagnostics and treatments evolve, we may create specific programs or clinics to bring these breakthroughs to patients. Here is a sampling:

Education and Events

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CHOP OPEN Medical Education

CHOP Online Pediatric Education Network (OPEN) provides free pediatric medical education to healthcare professionals from down the street and from around the world.

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Upcoming Live Events

Check out future Continuing Medical Education events and virtual lectures you may want to attend.
Find events by date or specialty.

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Sign up for Newsletters

Pediatric Partners, our monthly e-newsletter, has updates about CHOP, our faculty and research. Many divisions also offer specialty-specific newsletters.

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Primary Care Perspectives Podcast

In this podcast for pediatricians, experts in kids’ health discuss hot topics in pediatric primary care and issues affecting the daily practice of pediatricians.

Resources for Referring Providers

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Patient Referral Toolkit

Find tools to help you refer a patient to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, including group NPI numbers, scheduling resources, and info about locations and clinical services.

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Link to CHOP Provider Portal

Link2CHOP is an Internet-based portal for referring physician offices that provides real-time, “read-only” access to the CHOP electronic medical record (EPIC) and enables you to place specialist consult orders.

Insurance Information

Access CHOP group National Provider Identifier numbers (NPI) for all CHOP providers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey using our Group NPI Grid.

Physician Q & As

Vivik Allada, MD

Meet the cardiologist who wears many hats at CHOP: Medical Director of Outpatient and Community Cardiology, Associate Chief of Cardiology, and Director of Strategic Operations and Senior Medical Director of the Cardiac Center.

Clement Ren, MD, MBA

Learn what the new leader of CHOP’s Cystic Fibrosis Center has planned and how his research focusing on ways to better assess early lung function ties into those plans.

Kim Olthoff, MD

After 26 years at CHOP, the surgical director of our Liver Transplant Program shares what differentiates CHOP’s program from others around the country.

Shaun Mendenhall, MD

He calls the hand “a human’s greatest tool,” and now has the opportunity to improve the lives of children who’ve lost use of that tool through injury or disease with advanced surgical techniques.

News and Updates

Our New Hospital in King of Prussia

The Middleman Pavilion gives your patient families a high-quality, pediatric-only inpatient option closer to where they live. The 24/7 Emergency Department is staffed by PEM-trained physicians.

COVID Resources for Professionals

Find the latest news on COVID-19, including variants, vaccines and clinical pathways for diagnosing and treating children.

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