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referral guide to services

All of the information you need to confidently refer your patient to one of our specialty clinics.

physician connection line - specialist consults

The communication center facilitates physician-to-physician consults - connecting referring physicians with specialists at Dayton Children's to confer about a patient.

phone: 937-641-4385

toll-free: 1-877-855-7337

fax: 937-641-3131

hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

 

directly submit online referral for specialty services

adolescent young adult medicine

who should be referred to adolescent young adult medicine?

Young people 12-25 years old. Conditions treated in adolescent medicine clinic include:

  • Adolescent concerns related to complex chronic medical conditions
  • Anxiety and depression, medical management of uncomplicated conditions
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Contraception, including Nexplanon/implant and Mirena/Skyla/IUD
  • Contraception counseling
  • Hirsutism
  • Menstural problems: absent, irregular, heavy, or infrequent menstrual bleeding, including due to chronic diseases or bleeding disorders
  • Menstrual cramps, dysmenorrhea
  • Gender identity, transgender and gender non-conforming youth health care
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Reproductive health and wellness visits
  • Sexual development issues
  • Sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing and treatment
  • Vaginal discharge

Patients should be advised that all appointments include a standard confidential psychosocial evaluation regardless of reason for visit.

what work-up is needed prior to the first appointment?

No pre-referral work-up is needed. However, if imaging or diagnostic testing has already been done, please have the patient/family bring these to the appointment.

when will my patient be seen?

Your patient will be seen as quickly as possible with the provider on the specialty team who is the best match for managing the current condition.

which provider will see my patient?

Your patient will be seen by a provider that is best matched for managing the current condition.

Meet our adolescent young adult medicine team

where will my patient be seen?

Adolescent young adult medicine locations

how can I refer my patient?

To refer a patient, please use the Referral for Specialty Services form.

Referrals accepted by phone from 7:30 am to 8:00 pm; Monday thru Friday.

Central scheduling: 937-641-4000

Fax referral forms: 937-641-4500, 24 hours

Toll free fax: 1-866-891-6941

Dayton Children's will triage referrals made to mental health, gynecology, endocrinology, or other specialties that are appropriate for adolescent young adult medicine.

allergy/immunology

who should be referred to pediatric allergy and immunology?

We treat patients 0-21 for a variety of conditions such as:

  • Food allergy
  • Allergic conjunctivitis
  • Allergic rhinitis
  • Anaphalaxis
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Medication allergies
  • Hereditary angioedema
  • Urticaria and angioedema
  • Insect sting allergy
  • Primary immune deficiency
  • Eosinophilia

what work-up is needed prior to the first appointment?

No pre-referral work-up is needed, however if diagnostic testing has already been done, please have the patient/family bring these to the appointment.

when will my patient be seen?

Your patient will be seen as quickly as possible with the provider on the specialty team who is the best match for managing the current condition.

which provider will see my patient?

Your patient will be seen by a provider that is best matched for managing the current condition.

Meet our allergy and immunology team

where can my patient be seen?

Pediatric allergy and immunology locations

how can I refer my patient?

To refer a patient, please use the Referral for Specialty Services form.

Referrals accepted by phone from 7:30 am - 8:00 pm; Monday thru Friday.

Central scheduling: 937-641-4000

Fax referral forms: 937-641-4500, 24 hours

Toll free fax: 1-866-891-6941

 

behavioral health inpatient unit

who should be referred to the behavioral health inpatient unit?

Dayton Children's provides a least restrictive alternative environment for patients 11 through 17 years of age with psychiatric needs, who meet the following criteria:

  • Patient is at risk of seriously injuring themselves or someone else
  • Patient is deemed medically clear by an emergency department physician, attending or admitting psychiatrist
  • Patient is able to participate in and benefit from therapeutic activities on the unit
  • Parent and/or guardian must be able to participate in family therapy and in the discharge conference
  • There must be a bed available and appropriate staffing on the unit

The inpatient unit is not for patients with a primary diagnosis of a substance abuse disorder, detoxification for substance abuse, eating disorders, autism spectrum disorder or intellectual disability.

what does the admission process look like for the behavioral health inpatient unit?

If a patient has attempted suicide or is otherwise not medically stable, the patient should be brought to:

  • Dayton Children's emergency department

If a patient is medically stable and coming from home or a care provider's office:

  • The patient should be sent to the behavioral crisis center at Dayton Children's to be evaluated by a clinician
  • If the patient meets criteria for inpatient admission, they will be medically cleared by an emergency department physician
  • If a bed is available on the unit, the patient will be admitted
  • If a bed is not available, crisis center staff will search for an available bed in another facility

If a patient is coming from another hospital's emergency department:

  • That hospital's crisis worker can contact the behavioral crisis center at Dayton Children's to request direct admission to the inpatient unit (937-641-4480)
  • All admission criteria must be met for direct admission

how will my patient's condition be managed after being discharged from the unit?

Connection to community resources and schools will be done prior to discharge.

If a parent/guardian signs the release of information form and provides the name of their primary care physician, a discharge summary will be sent to the primary care physician within 30 days of discharge.

If you have questions at any time, before or after referral, call the physician connection line at 937-641-4385

contact us

Dayton Children's emergency department

Phone: 937-641-3600

Fax: 937-641-5402

Behavioral crisis center

Phone: 937-641-4480

Fax: 937-641-5936

Behavioral health inpatient unit

Phone: 937-641-3060

Fax: 937-641-3285

Mental Health Resource Connection

Phone: 937-641-4780

Fax: 937-641-6473

cardiology

what services are offered in pediatric cardiology?

In addition to our general cardiology clinic, we offer:

  • A preventive cardiology clinic to help children avoid heart disease in the future
  • A specialty clinic for adults with congenital heart disease
  • Support and education for teens who are learning how to take more responsibility for their health as they transition to the adult care world
  • Care and consultation for families whose unborn baby has a suspected or diagnosed congenital heart condition
  • Advanced tests such as echocardiography, stresstesting, and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Comprehensive care for patients who are hospitalized and experiencing cardiac problems

who should be referred to pediatric cardiology?

Below is a list of conditions we treat in the pediatric cardiology department at Dayton Children's hospital.

  • Acute rheumatic fever
  • Cardiac arrhythmias
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Congenital heart disease in children and adults
  • Chest pain
  • Endocarditis
  • Fetal heart conditions
  • Heart murmurs
  • Hypertension
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Marfan syndrome and other Connective tissue disease
  • Palpitations
  • Syncope

Dayton Children's does not have a heart surgery or cardiac catheterization program. When patients need these advanced services, our teams will provide referrals and work with the other specialists involved to ensure continuity of care. After surgery or a cardic catheterization procedures, patients can return to our clinic for their ongoing cardiology care needs.

when will my patient be seen?

Your patient will be seen as quickly as possible with the provider on the specialty team who is the best match for managing the current condition.

which provider will see my patient?

Your patient will be seen by a provider that is best matched for managing the current condition.

Meet our pediatric cardiology team

where can my patient be seen?

Pediatric cardiology locations

how can I refer my patient?

To refer a patient, please use the Referral for Specialty Services form.

Referrals accepted by phone from 7:30 am - 8:00 pm; Monday thru Friday.

Central scheduling: 937-641-4000

Fax referral forms: 937-641-4500, 24 hours

Toll free fax: 1-866-891-6941

chronic pain management

who should be referred to pediatric chronic pain management?

The chronic pain management clinic at Dayton Children's provides outpatient care for patients up to 18 years of age who are experiencing chronic pain conditions, including:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Back, chest and extremity pain
  • Complex regional pain syndrome (reflex sympathetic dystrophy)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Pain associated with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome, juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, sickle cell disease and other conditions
  • Nerve pain caused by an injury

Chronic pain management clinic is not able to provide services for:

  • Headaches and migraines - please refer to neurology
  • Schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, personality disorders or any significant co-morbid psychiatric diagnoses - please refer to psychology
  • Patients over 18 years old

 

developmental pediatrics

what services are offered in developmental pediatrics?

Developmental Pediatrics provides services for patients under 5 years of age with concern regarding:

  • Developmental milestones in communication, physical skills, learning skills and/or social skills
  • Developmental services for children with Down syndrome or other genetic disorders (up to 18 years of age)
  • Complex ADHD (5 to 16 years of age)
  • Our team will assist the family in coordination of community services
  • Autism Diagnostic Clinic (up to patient's 4th birthday)
    • Diagnostic screening
    • Community resources including social work
  • Newborn Follow-Up Clinic
    • Infants with medical complications resulting from premature birth or other conditions including:
      • Birth Weight < 1500 grams
      • Gestational age < 32 weeks
  • Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Clinic
    • Provides services for children up to three years of age who were exposed to drugs in utero
    • We do not manage medications related to NAS at this time
  • Team-based clinics
    • Cleft Palate Clinic
    • Cerebral Palsy Clinic
    • Myelomeningocele Clinic

who should not be referred to developmental pediatrics?

Developmental Pediatrics is not able to provide services for:

  • Behavior therapy
  • Academic testing/dyslexia testing
  • Speech, OT or PT services - please refer directly to Rehabilitation services
  • Growth disorders

when will my patient be seen?

Your patient will be seen as quickly as possible with the provider on the specialty team who is the best match for managing the current condition.

which provider will see my patient?

Your patient will be seen by a provider that is best matched for managing the current conditions.

Meet our developmental pediatrics team

where can my patient be seen?

Developmental pediatrics locations

how can I refer my patient?

To refer a patient, please use the Referral for Specialty Services form.

Referrals accepted by phone from 7:30 am - 8:00 pm; Monday thru Friday.

Central scheduling: 937-641-4000

Fax referral forms: 937-641-4500, 24 hours

Toll free fax: 1-866-891-6941

endocrinology

who should be referred to pediatric endocrinology?

We see patients newborn to 21 years of age for a wide variety of simple to complex conditions such as:

  • Adrenal conditions: Adrenal insufficiency, Congenital adrenal hyperplasia, Cortisol excess (Cushing's disease)
  • Diabetes and insulin: Type 1 diabetes, Type 2 diabetes, Cystic fibrosis related diabetes, Prediabetes
  • Disorders of sexual development: Congenital adrenal hyperplasia
  • Growth and puberty conditions: Delayed puberty, early puberty (precocious puberty), short stature, growth hormone deficency, failure to thrive
  • Pituitary conditions: Adrenal insufficiency, delayed puberty, diabetes insipidus, growth hormone deficiency, hypoglycemia, hypothyroidism, hypopituitarism, septo-optic dysplasia
  • Metabolic bone disease: Parathyroid disorders, rickets, vitamin D deficiency/resistance, disorders of calcium and phosphorus regulation, hypophosphatasia
  • Syndromes: Klinefelter Syndrome, multiple endocrine neoplasias (MEN), Noonan Syndrome, Pediatric Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), Prader-Willi Syndromw, Turner Syndrome
  • Thyroid Conditions: Acquired hypothyroidism, congenital hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism (includes Graves' disease), Hypothyroidism (includes hasimotos thyroiditis)

what work-up is needed prior to the first appointment?

No pre-referral work-up is needed. However, if imaging or diagnostic testing has already been done, please have the patient/family bring these to the appointment.

when will my patient be seen?

Your patient will be seen as quickly as possible with the provider on the specialty team who is the best match for managing the current condition.

which provider will see my patient?

Your patient will be seen by a provider that is best matched for managing the current condition.

Meet our pediatric endocrinology team

where can my patient be seen?

Pediatric endocrinology locations

how can I refer my patient?

To refer a patient, please use the Referral for Specialty Services form.

Referrals accepted by phone from 7:30 am - 8:00 pm; Monday thru Friday.

Central scheduling: 937-641-4000

Fax referral forms: 937-641-4500, 24 hours

Toll free fax: 1-866-891-6941

ent

who should be referred to pediatric ent?

We provide patients comprehensive diagnostic testing and treatment for common and complex conditions of the ear, nose and throat from birth to age 21.

what work-up is needed prior to the first appointment?

No pre-referral work-up is needed. However, if imaging or diagnostic testing has already been done, please have the patient/family bring these to the appointment.

when will my patient be seen?

Your patient will be seen as quickly as possible with the provider on the specialty team who is the best match for managing the current condition.

which provider will see my patient?

Your patient will be seen by a provider that is best matched for managing the current condition.

Meet our pediatric ENT team

where can my patient be seen?

Pediatric ENT locations

how can I refer my patient?

To refer a patient, please use the Referral for Specialty Services form.

Referrals accepted by phone from 7:30 am - 8:00 pm; Monday thru Friday.

Central scheduling: 937-641-4000

Fax referral forms: 937-641-4500, 24 hours

Toll free fax: 1-866-891-6941

 

hematology-oncology

who should be referred to hematology-oncology?

Patients who need comprehensive diagnostic testing and treatment for common and complex cancer and blood disorders from birth to age 21.

what work-up is needed prior to the first appointment?

No pre-referral work-up is needed. However, if imaging or diagnositc testing has already been done, please have the patient/family bring these to the appointment.

when will my patient be seen?

Your patient will be seen as quickly as possible with the provider on the specialty team who is the best match for managing the current condition.

which provider will see my patient?

Your patient will be seen by a provider that is best matched for managing the current condition.

Meet our hematology-oncology team

where will my patient be seen?

Hematology-oncology locations

how can I refer my patient?

To refer a patient, please use the Referral for Specialty Services form.

Referrals accepted by phone from 7:30 am - 8:00 pm; Monday thru Friday.

Central scheduling: 937-641-4000

Fax referral forms: 937-641-4500, 24 hours

Toll-free fax: 1-866-891-6941

 

lipid clinic

who should be referred to the lipid clinic?

Below is a list of conditions we treat in the lipid clinic:

  • Elevated total cholesterol
  • Elevated triglycerides
  • Low HDL cholesterol

what work-up is needed prior to the first appointment?

No pre-referral work-up is needed, however if diagnostic testing has already been done, please have the patient/family bring this information to the appointment.

which provider will see my patient?

Your patient will be seen by a provider that is best matched for managing the current condition.

Meet our lipid clinic team

where can my patient be seen?

Lipid clinic locations

how can I refer my patient?

To refer a patient, please use the Referral for Specialty Services form.

Referrals accepted by phone from 7:30 am - 8:00 pm; Monday thru Friday

Central scheduling: 937-641-4000

Fax referral forms: 937-641-4500, 24 hours

Toll-free fax: 1-866-891-6941

 

orthopaedic and sports medicine

who should be referred to orthopaedics and sports medicine?

We treat patients 0-21 for a variety of conditions such as:

  • Fractures
  • Scoliosis
  • Congenital deformities
  • Musculoskeletal injuries
  • Orthopaedic diseases
  • Sports related concussions

what work-up is needed prior to the first appointment?

No pre-referral work-up is needed. However, if imaging has already been done, please have the patient/family bring these to the appointment.

when will my patient be seen?

We offer same-day or next-day access for most conditions.

which provider will see my patient?

Your patient will be seen by a provider that is best matched for managing the current condition.

Meet our orthpaedics team

Meet our sports medicine team

where can my patient be seen?

Orthopaedics locations

Sports medicine locations

how can I refer my patient?

To refer a patient, please use the Referral for Specialty Services form.

Referrals accepted by phone 7:30 am - 8:00 pm; Monday thru Friday.

Central scheduling: 937-641-4000

Fax referral forms: 937-641-4500

Toll free fax: 1-866-891-6941

pediatric surgery

who should be referred to pediatric surgery?

We see patients newborn to 21 years of age for a wide variety of simple to complex conditions such as:

  • Inguinal hernia
  • Circumcision
  • Undecended testicles
  • Fetal to newborn center surgeries
  • Burn care
  • Cancer/tumors
  • Trauma
  • Cysts and skin lesions
  • Advanced wound care
  • Lung and chest wall abnormalities

when will my patient be seen?

Same day or next day appointments available.

Urgent patient appointments are seen the same day in our surgery clinic during regular hours or after hours in the ER. Elective appointments can be seen as early as the next day.

Back home the same day too!

Nearly 90 percent of our surgeries are outpatient, so kids are discharged the same day, allowing them to rest and heal in the comfort of home. Our pediatric surgery team provides exceptional follow-up care in our surgery clinic after patients are discharged home.

which provider will see my patient?

Surgery clinic provides pre-surgery consultations and post-operative care. A typical visit to the surgery clinic involves a physical exam, conversation about any test results and medication needs, and time to answer questions and talk about the potential need for surgery with a pediatric surgeon.

In the past 12 months, we saw more than 4,700 outpatient clinic visits!

Meet our pediatric surgery team

where can my patient be seen?

Pediatric surgery locations

how can I refer my patient?

To refer a patient please use the Referral for Specialty Services form.

Referrals accepted by phone from 7:30 am to 8:00 pm; Monday thru Friday

Central scheduling: 937-641-4000

Fax referral forms: 937-641-4500, 24 hours

Toll free fax: 1-866-891-6941

physical medicine and rehabilitation

what to refer?

  • Assessment and management of patients with neuro-muscular and musculoskeletal conditions including cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, spina bifida, torticollis, gait abnormalities and stroke.
  • Spasticity management using oral medications and neurolytic procedures including Botox.
  • Consultations on medications, orthotic and prosthetic devices, therapy prescriptions and adaptive equipment/assistive technology (wheelchair assessment, walkers, gait trainers, bath seats, car seat).
  • Cancer rehab

which provider will see my patient?

Your patient will be seen by a provider that is best matched for managing the current condition.

Meet our PM&R team

where can my patient be seen?

PM&R locations

how can I refer my patient?

To refer a patient, please use the Referral for Specialty Services form.

Referral accepted by phone 7:30 am - 8:00 pm; Monday thru Friday

Central scheduling: 937-641-4000

Fax referral forms: 937-641-4500

Toll free fax: 1-866-891-6941

pulmonary medicine

who should be referred to pediatric pulmonary medicine?

Pediatric pulmonary specialists at Dayton Children's provide comprehensive diagnostic testing and care for patients with breathing issues, including:

  • Airway anomalies
  • Apnea, including obstructive sleep apnea
  • Asthma
  • Bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • Conditions requiring "high technology" such as tracheostomy and ventilator
  • Chronic cough
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Lung disorders
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Recurrent pneumonia/respiratory infections
  • Undiagnosed wheezing
  • Vocal cord dysfunction

which provider will see my patient?

Your patient will be seen by the provider that is best matched for managing the current condition

Meet our pediatric pulmonary medicine team

where can my patient be seen?

Pediatric pulmonary medicine locations

how can I refer my patient?

To refer a patient please use the Referral for Specialty Services form.

Referrals accepted by phone from 7:30 am to 8:00 pm; Monday thru Friday

Central scheduling: 937-641-4000

Fax referral forms: 937-641-4500, 24 hours

Toll free fax: 1-866-891-6941

pulmonary diagnostic lab

most common pulmonary function tests

Pulmonary diagnostic services at Dayton Children's provide a variety of tests and procedures to assist in diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases or other impairments.

when will my patient be seen?

Your patient will be seen as quickly as possible with the provider on the specialty team who is the best match for managing the current condition.

which provider will see my patient?

Your patient will be seen by a provider that is best matched for managing the current condition.

Meet our pulmonary diagnostic lab team

where will my patient be seen?

Pulmonary diagnostic lab locations

how can I refer my patient?

To refer a patient, please use the Diagnostic Testing Order form.

Referrals accepted by phone from 7:30 am - 8:00 pm; Monday thru Friday.

Central scheduling: 937-641-4000

Fax referral forms: 937-641-4500, 24 hours

Toll free fax: 1-866-891-6941

rheumatology

who should be referred to pediatric rheumatology?

Pediatric rheumatology specialists at Dayton Children's provide evaluation and treatment for patients for a variety of conditions such as:

  • Acute rheumatic fever
  • Amplified musculoskeletal pain syndrome
  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Autoinflammatory syndromes
  • Enthesitis Related Arthritis
  • Henoch-Schonlein purpura
  • Juvenile dermatomyositis
  • Juvenile idiopathic arthritis
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Lupus
  • Mixed connective tissue disease
  • Periodic Fever Syndromes
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Raynard's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Reactive arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Scleroderma
  • Sjogren's syndrome
  • Systematic lupus erythematosus
  • Vasculitic disorders

where can my patient be seen?

Pediatric rheumatology locations

how can I refer my patient?

To refer a patient, please use the Referral for Specialty Services form.

Referrals accepted by phone from 7:30 am - 8:00 pm; Monday thru Friday.

Central scheduling: 937-641-4000

Fax referral forms: 937-641-4500, 24 hours

Toll free fax: 1-866-891-6941

sleep medicine

who should be referred to pediatric sleep medicine?

Pediatric sleep medicine at Dayton Children's treats patients for a variety of conditions, including;

  • Sleep apnea
  • Insomnia
  • Periodic limb movement disorder
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Narcolepsy and other disorders of excessive daytime sleepiness
  • Sleep onset association disorders
  • Behavioral sleep disorders
  • Parasomnias and other unusual activities during sleep

what is the sleep lab?

The sleep lab is where testing for sleep disorders occurs. Our American Academy of Sleep Medicine accredited sleep laboratories are all equipped with state-of-the-art polysomnography equipment and all studies are interpreted by board certified sleep physicians. Our sleep center is dedicated to caring for babies, children, teens and pediatric patients with special needs. We have designed the lab so that an adult family member has a place to stay with their child during the overnight sleep test.

types of sleep studies

  • Polysomnogram
  • Multiple sleep latency test (MSLT)
  • Actigraphy
  • Titration

For more information about sleep studies in the sleep lab visit: sleep study FAQ

which provider will see my patient?

Your patient will be seen by a provider that is best matched for managing the current condition.

Meet our sleep center team

where can my patient be seen?

Sleep center locations

how can I refer my patient?

To refer a patient, please use the Referral for Specialty Services form.

Referrals accepted by phone from 7:30 am - 8:00 pm; Monday thru Friday.

Central scheduling: 937-641-4000

Fax referral forms: 937-641-4500

Toll free fax: 1-866-891-6941

 

sleep laboratory guidelines

who should undergo testing in the sleep laboratory?

All children with suspected sleep disorders should be evaluated in sleep clinic before undergoing testing in sleep laboratory.

  • To ensure that the most appropriate study is ordered based on patient history and examination
  • Patient will be evaluated by board certified physicians in pediatric sleep medicine
  • Patient will be adequately prepated by receiving education from trained sleep nurses and respiratory therapists
  • The patient and family will have an opportunity to visit the sleep lab prior to the study
  • A desensitization visit in the sleep lab may be aranged for specific patients such as; PAP titrations or children identified at high risk for not tolerating a complete sleep study
  • Dayton Children's staff will obtain insurance sleep study prior authorization following the sleep clinic visit

what types of testing are performed?

  • Overnight diagnostic sleep study to evaluate for sleep apena and periodic limb movements
  • Overnight Titration sleep study to determine optimum therapy
  • Overnight extend EEG sleep study to evaluate abnormal behaviors during sleep
  • Diagnostic or titration sleep studies for infants during daytime
  • Daytime tests for patients with excessive sleepiness
  • Actigraphy to evaluate sleep duration and circadian rhythm

Patient information and educational video for sleep studies is available here: sleep study FAQ

when are subspecialists referral exceptions made?

Patients referred from pediatric ENT and pediatric pulmonologists are able to be directly referred to the sleep lab when this exception is met: repeat diagnostic study after surgical intervention.

where will my patient be seen?

Sleep lab locations

additional considerations

  • Children will be studied at their baseline
  • Studies will not be performed if the patient is febrile, ill with viral symptoms, on new pain medications or after recent surgery
  • Results will be delivered to the ordering clinician and to the patient's primary physician of the study via EPIC or fax
  • In case of urgent findings, the sleep lab physicians may contact the referring physician with results
  • If severe sleep apnea is diagnosed, the sleep lab physician will admit to Dayton Children's and consult our subspecialists or arrange home therapy if indicated
  • The sleep lab physicians are available to discuss results by calling the sleep center at 937-641-5004

urology

who should be referred to pediatric urology?

Below is a partial list of the conditions we treat in the urology department at Dayton Children's hospital.

  • Bedwetting, dysfunctional voiding
  • Posterior urethral valves
  • Undescended testicles
  • Hypospadias/epispadias
  • Hernias, hydrocele and other scrotal abnormalities
  • Enuresis
  • Vesicoureteral reflux and other complex urologic abnormalities
  • Varicocele
  • Intersex (ambiguous genitalia)
  • Testicular torsion
  • Recurrent urinary tract infection
  • Ureteropelvic junction obstruction
  • Bladder exstrophy
  • Solid malignacies of kidney, bladder, testes
  • Neurogenic bladder/bowel due to spinal cord disorders

what work-up is needed prior to the first appointment?

No pre-referral work-up is needed. however, if diagnostic testing has already been done, please have the patient/family bring this information to the appointment.

when will my patient be seen?

Your patient will be seen as quickly as possible with the provider on the specialty team who is the best match for managing the current condition.

which provider will see my patient?

Your patient will be seen by a provider that is best matched for managing the current condition.

Meet our urology team

where can my patient be seen?

Pediatric urology locations

how can I refer my patient?

To refer a patient, please use the Referral for Specialty Services form.

Referrals accepted by phone from 7:30 am - 8:00 pm; Monday thru Friday.

Central scheduling: 937-641-4000

Fax referral forms: 937-641-4500, 24 hours

Toll free fax: 1-866-891-6941

central scheduling order forms

Phone: 937-641-4000
Fax referral forms: 937-641-4500, 24 hours
Toll-free fax: 1-866-891-6941
Hours: 7:30 am to 8:00 pm, Monday - Friday

 

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