Physician Referral Services

The Department of Physician Referral Services at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia serves as your direct contact when you have questions, concerns or problems accessing or navigating one of our services.

The department is staffed by physician liaisons and support personnel who link pediatricians, family practitioners, pediatric and adult specialists and other healthcare providers to the Hospital's many programs and services. Each physician liaison is responsible for a specific geographic area. Meet our team below to find the contact information for each of our liaisons to initiate a personal visit to your office.

Fast, easy ways to get in touch

To discuss a patient with a CHOP clinician or for help navigating the CHOP system, we have several communication options for our referring partners. Depending on your needs, you may find the following to be helpful:

*Please note our fax and email account are monitored during normal business hours only. To convey clinically relevant information about patients or make an urgent referral after hours, call our Transport Communications Specialists at 215-590-2160.


Link2CHOP is an electronic, 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.

Learn more about Link2CHOP, including how to get started.

Speaker's bureau: Arrange a CME program and request speakers

If you're interested in arranging an education program in your area, please contact Abe Cooperman at 267-426-2506 or via email. Please provide your name, practice affiliation, credentials, work address, phone, fax and email address.

Our experts are available to speak on a wide variety of topics and pediatric subspecialties. View our Speakers Bureau list for examples of potential speakers and their areas of expertise.

Sign up for updates

To stay up to date on educational opportunities, changes to CHOP policies and news from our clinical departments and leadership, please sign up to receive email updates from Physician Referral Services.

In addition to sharing timely information, our monthly e-newsletter, Pediatric Partners, will provide ongoing access updates, details about new clinical services, changes to appointment availability, resources for your patients, professional education opportunities and more.

Once you sign up, we invite you to explore the list of other email newsletters published by various specialties at CHOP. If you go to manage your preferences in your subscription, you'll find a full list of specialty newsletters that may be of interest to you. Explore the full list »

Update your practice information

If you change your address, add new physicians or have any new information you want to share with us, please update your practice information »

Find provider insurance information

You can access CHOP group National Provider Identifier numbers (NPI) for all CHOP providers in Pennsylvania and New Jersey (includes Facilities, Medical (CHCA), Surgical (CSA), Children’s Seashore House Rehab (CSH), Behavioral Health, and Radiology) using our Group NPI Grid (PDF). If you are unable to locate the number you are seeking or have questions, please contact the specific specialty division for additional information.

For individual NPI numbers, visit

Detailed billing and insurance information is available for patient families.

Meet our team


Judi Lauria is the director of Physician Referral Services at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.


Michelle Romash
Office: 609-828-1388
Fax: 267-426-2560

Physician Liaisons

Our physician liaisons are each responsible for a specific geographic area.

Nicole Maiatico
Physician Liaison in PA
Office: 610-462-7184
Fax: 267-426-2560

Kacey McMahon
Physician Liaison
Office: 267-245-4828
Fax: 267-426-2560

Jen Stroup
Senior Physician Liaison in PA
Office: 215-880-9107
Fax: 267-426-2560

Project Coordinator

Abe Cooperman
Office: 267-426-2506
Fax: 267-426-2560

Next Steps
Provider Priority Line: Dial 800-TRY-CHOP and Press 2
Central Fax Line (844-FAX-CHOP)