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Information for Health Professionals
and Referring Physicians

Phone Consultations:
Physician-to-physician consultations may always be obtained by calling
the following number: 1-800 Faculty or (409) 772-5000

Pediatric Appointment Center:
To refer a patient to our specialty clinics, please contact us
at the following number: (888) UTMB-KID (888-886-2543)
Admission/Transfer Center:
Referring physicians can arrange for admissions and be directly connected to a faculty hospitalist physician by calling:
Bed Information Center: (800) 962-3648

The Department of Pediatrics at UTMB recognizes the importance of referring physicians in our mission to provide quality health care for all Texans. Our faculty includes experts in virtually all pediatric specialties and is committed to providing the high-quality clinical and educational resources you and your staff need.
Other Important Numbers:
Department of Pediatrics (409) 772-1594
Department of Pediatrics Community Outreach (409) 772-5270
Children's Hospital Child Life Program (409) 772-3424
Children's Hospital Front Desk (409) 772-2070
Clinical and Specialty Services Available:
We want to be your health care partner, and are honored you entrust your patients’ care to us.
Go to our Outpatient Patient Referral Form >>
Document Resources Library (flyers, maps and info)

Need Assistance with Patient Referrals?

If you need further assistance or have a concern, compliment or complaint, contact:

Oscar W. Brown, M.D., FAAP
Interim Chief Medical Officer, UTMB Health System
Vice Chair Clinical Services
Department of Pediatrics
(409) 772-3303


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Need Assistance with Patient Referrals?

Doctor holding baby boy

Did a doctor's office ask you to obtain a referral? Contact us at (409) 772-3695 or (888) UTMB.KID for help during office hours.