At Shriners Hospitals for Children, the health and safety of our patients, families, volunteers and staff is our top priority. With the rapidly evolving situation regarding coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), we are closely monitoring updates and alerts from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and are actively following their recommendations.

Please note that Shriners Hospitals for Children does not administer COVID-19 testing or treatment at this time. If your child has an upcoming appointment and you or your child are exhibiting a cough, fever, chills, shortness of breath or flu like symptoms, please contact your local Shriners Hospitals for Children location to reschedule the appointment.

For the latest updates about COVID-19, please visit the CDC website.

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Patient referrals and transfers

Patient referrals and transfers

Patient referrals and transfers

Refer a patient

Referral line: 855-206-2096

Referral process

For providers

To refer a patient, call our referral department at 855-206-2096, complete our Patient Referral form and fax it to 513-872-6143; or you may use your own form or refer through your electronic medical record.

After we receive the referral, our referral coordinator will contact the family within 48 hours. Once the appointment date is established, you will receive an appointment confirmation letter in the mail.

For parents, legal guardians, etc.

We gladly accept self referrals. A referral from a physician is not required. The instructions are the same as mentioned above. You can complete our Patient Referral form and fax it to 513-872-6143 or call our referral department at 855-206-2096.

Provider relations

At Shriners Hospitals for Children — Cincinnati, we value relationships with our referring providers. It is our belief that effective communication and strong partnerships help to provide quality, seamless care to the children we serve. Our professional relations director is here to help.

Debbie Harrell, RN, MSN, NE-BC
Director, Professional Relations