Refer A Patient

Refer a Patient

If you would like to refer your patient to our specialty care, select a service below to submit an online referral. Or, you can fax the referral directly to 832-824-7333. To see a list of accepted insurance plans, click here.



Allergy & Immunology

To refer your pediatric patient to the Allergy & Immunology Clinic, please complete the following steps.

  1. Complete the online referral form or submit via EpicCare Link



  2. Provide patient with scheduling instructions



  3. Follow your patients’ care
    Request access or log in to EpicCare Link, an online provider portal connection to Texas Children’s electronic medical record. With EpicCare Link, you are able to place and cancel orders and referrals, access patient medical records, view images, receive updates and notifications, and more.
Cardiology

To refer your patient to Cardiology at Texas Children’s Heart Center, please complete the following steps.
To refer your patient to our Adult Congenital Heart program, please click here.

Clinical Referral

  1. Complete the online referral form (or submit via EpicCare Link) and upload supporting medical records and test results



    If you are unable to submit supporting medical records and test results via our online form, please fax your referral order and supporting clinical information to 832-824-7333.

  2. Provide patient with scheduling instructions



  3. Follow your patients’ care
    Request access or log in to EpicCare Link, an online provider portal connection to Texas Children’s electronic medical record. With EpicCare Link, you are able to place and cancel orders and referrals, access patient medical records, view images, receive updates and notifications, and more.

Echocardiogram Orders

  1. For Echocardiogram requests, complete the Echo request form.
  2. Fax form (Echocardiogram Requests Only) - 832-825-9052
Colorectal & Pelvic Health Program

To refer your pediatric patient to the Colorectal & Pelvic Health Program, please complete the following steps.

  1. Complete the online referral form or submit via EpicCare Link



  2. Provide patient with scheduling instructions



  3. Follow your patients’ care
    Request access or log in to EpicCare Link, an online provider portal connection to Texas Children’s electronic medical record. With EpicCare Link, you are able to place and cancel orders and referrals, access patient medical records, view images, receive updates and notifications, and more.
Diabetes & Endocrinology

To refer your pediatric patient to the Endocrine and Diabetes Care Center, please complete the following steps.

  1. Complete the online referral form or submit via EpicCare Link



    If you are unable to submit supporting medical records and lab results via our online form, please fax your referral order and supporting clinical information to 832-824-7333.

  2. Provide patient with scheduling instructions



  3. Follow your patients’ care
    Request access or log in to EpicCare Link, an online provider portal connection to Texas Children’s electronic medical record. With EpicCare Link, you are able to place and cancel orders and referrals, access patient medical records, view images, receive updates and notifications, and more.
Neurology

To refer your pediatric patient to Neurology, please complete the following steps.

  1. Complete the online referral form or submit via EpicCare Link



    For new onset non-febrile seizures, having an EEG to review will help us identify the required appointment timeline for optimal care. If your patient with new onset non-febrile seizures has not had an EEG in the past 6 months, please order an EEG in addition to placing a referral to Neurology. Click here to be redirected to our EEG referral page.

  2. Provide patient with scheduling instructions



  3. Follow your patients’ care
    Request access or log in to EpicCare Link, an online provider portal connection to Texas Children’s electronic medical record. With EpicCare Link, you are able to place and cancel orders and referrals, access patient medical records, view images, receive updates and notifications, and more.
Nutritional Counseling

To refer your pediatric patient to Texas Children's Specialty Care Austin:

  1. For new patients, complete the Clinical Nutrition Online New Patient Referral Form.
  2. Fax Form to: 737-220-8180
  3. After the referral is reviewed, the scheduler will call the patient to make an appointment.

If you have any questions or would like to refer by phone, please call 737-220-8200.

Ophthalmology

To refer your pediatric patient to the Ophthalmology Clinic, please complete the following steps.

  1. Complete the online referral form or submit via EpicCare Link



  2. Provide patient with scheduling instructions



  3. Follow your patients’ care
    Request access or log in to EpicCare Link, an online provider portal connection to Texas Children’s electronic medical record. With EpicCare Link, you are able to place and cancel orders and referrals, access patient medical records, view images, receive updates and notifications, and more.
Pectus Program

To refer your pediatric patient to the Pectus Program, please complete the following steps.

  1. Complete the online referral form or submit via EpicCare Link



  2. Provide patient with scheduling instructions



  3. Follow your patients’ care
    Request access or log in to EpicCare Link, an online provider portal connection to Texas Children’s electronic medical record. With EpicCare Link, you are able to place and cancel orders and referrals, access patient medical records, view images, receive updates and notifications, and more.
Plastic Surgery

To refer your pediatric patient to Plastic Surgery, please complete the following steps.

  1. Complete the online referral form or submit via EpicCare Link



  2. Provide patient with scheduling instructions



  3. Follow your patients’ care
    Request access or log in to EpicCare Link, an online provider portal connection to Texas Children’s electronic medical record. With EpicCare Link, you are able to place and cancel orders and referrals, access patient medical records, view images, receive updates and notifications, and more.
Pulmonology
  1. Referral Guidelines
    To ensure that your patient receives the best possible care, please review the referral guidelines below and submit the requested information with the online referral form.

  2. Complete the online referral form or submit via EpicCare Link



  3. Provide patient with scheduling instructions



  4. Follow your patients’ care
    Request access or log in to EpicCare Link, an online provider portal connection to Texas Children’s electronic medical record. With EpicCare Link, you are able to place and cancel orders and referrals, access patient medical records, view images, receive updates and notifications, and more.
Rheumatology

To refer your pediatric patient to Rheumatology, please complete the following steps.

  1. Complete the online referral form or submit via EpicCare Link



  2. Provide patient with scheduling instructions



  3. Follow your patients’ care
    Request access or log in to EpicCare Link, an online provider portal connection to Texas Children’s electronic medical record. With EpicCare Link, you are able to place and cancel orders and referrals, access patient medical records, view images, receive updates and notifications, and more.
Spasticity Management

To refer your pediatric patient to Spasticity Management, please complete the following steps.

  1. Complete the online referral form or submit via EpicCare Link



  2. Provide patient with scheduling instructions



  3. Follow your patients’ care
    Request access or log in to EpicCare Link, an online provider portal connection to Texas Children’s electronic medical record. With EpicCare Link, you are able to place and cancel orders and referrals, access patient medical records, view images, receive updates and notifications, and more.
Voiding Improvement Program

To refer your pediatric patient to the Voiding Improvement Program, please complete the following steps.

  1. Complete the online referral form or submit via EpicCare Link



  2. Provide patient with scheduling instructions



  3. Follow your patients’ care
    Request access or log in to EpicCare Link, an online provider portal connection to Texas Children’s electronic medical record. With EpicCare Link, you are able to place and cancel orders and referrals, access patient medical records, view images, receive updates and notifications, and more.
Wound Care Clinic

To refer your pediatric patient to the Wound Care Clinic, please complete the following steps.

  1. Complete the online referral form or submit via EpicCare Link



  2. Provide patient with scheduling instructions



  3. Follow your patients’ care
    Request access or log in to EpicCare Link, an online provider portal connection to Texas Children’s electronic medical record. With EpicCare Link, you are able to place and cancel orders and referrals, access patient medical records, view images, receive updates and notifications, and more.
Need Help?

If you are a referring provider’s office needing referral assistance or a provider needing to speak to an on-call specialist, please contact the Provider Connect team, M-F 8a-5p, excluding holidays:

  1. Phone: 832-TCH-CARE (832-824-2273)
  2. Toll-Free: 877-855-4857
  3. Email: providerconnect@texaschildrens.org