Refer a Patient

Refer a Patient

We make it easy for physicians to refer patients to Penn State Children’s Hospital.

We want to make it easy for physicians to refer a patient to Penn State Children’s Hospital, get a consult, request a transfer or transport, and access your patients’ records.

We accept calls from physicians to transfer pediatric patients to Penn State Children’s Hospital 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Refer a patient

To refer a patient to the Children’s Hospital, contact our MD Network. We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and can assist with appointments, admissions, transfers, and consultations

Call 800-233-4082 and press 4.

Find a doctor

Pediatric specialists in all disciplines are available to help your young patients.

Find a pediatric specialist or call our MD Network at 800-233-4082 and press 4.

Other services for referring physicians

Penn State Provider Portal is a free, online portal that provides real-time access to information for patients you have referred to Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State Medical Group. To request access for your practice site please contact our Physician Liaisons:

The Children’s Hospital Directory of Programs and Services is available. Request a copy or additional copies for your office here.

To search for specific Penn State Children’s Hospital physicians or locations, please visit our find a physician or find a location applications. 

Providers and staff at the Children's Hospital value the relationships we have with our partners and families throughout our region.