Referring Physicians 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

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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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