Important Notice: Appointment Planning During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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

If your child has an upcoming appointment, please contact your local Shriners Hospitals for Children location.

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Lexington family information.

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Research has supported the fact that the earlier a child is referred to our medical center, the more positive and significant the long-term outcome is for that child.

Our patients can accomplish anything because of the specialized pediatric orthopaedic care we provide. If you have a child who can benefit from our services, watch this video to learn more.

First-time patients

If you believe your child has a condition treated by Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center — Lexington, please contact us to schedule an appointment. A medical center employee will partner with you to gather the necessary information to evaluate whether your child can benefit from care at the Lexington Shriners Medical Center.

To schedule, reschedule or cancel a first-time appointment, call: 859-268-5675 or 800-444-8314, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Your first appointment – what to expect

After the registration process, your child will receive a thorough assessment and diagnostic testing as indicated by his/her condition. Then you will meet your attending physician – this is the doctor you will see each time you come to the Shriners Medical Center. Your doctor will talk with you about your child's diagnosis and the treatment we believe is needed. There will be time for you to ask questions and have them answered. We encourage you to make a list of questions prior to your visit and bring them with you. Also on the first visit, you will meet your care manager. The care manager is a nurse with expertise in the condition your child has, and he or she will assist you as long as your child is a patient here.

Shriners Hospitals for Children Specialty Care Clinic

Shriners Hospitals for Children Specialty Care Clinic is like a doctor’s office in the community. Initial assessments and follow-up appointments all take place in the specialty care clinic. Diagnostic and therapeutic services the physician may order (e.g. radiology, laboratory, physical and occupational therapy, orthotics and prosthetics) are located in the medical center. This is a big convenience for busy families. Each patient is assigned a care manager – a nurse who will assist the family as needed and assure that care rendered at the Lexington Shriners Medical Center is coordinated with services the child may be receiving from other health care providers in their home community.

To schedule an initial appointment with one of our physicians, please call the patient services coordinator at 800-444-8314 or 859-268-5675.

To change an existing appointment, call 800-668-4634 and ask for patient registration, or call the direct line at 859-268-5650.

To talk with your care manager, call 800-668-4634 or 859-268-5681 and ask for your care manager.

Surgery patients

If you have questions about your scheduled surgery , please call your care manager. If you are not sure who your care manager is, call Melanie Angel at 859-268-5681 and she will assist you.

Surgery at Lexington Shriners Medical Center – What to expect