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Shriners Hospitals for Children — Shreveport

3100 Samford Ave. Shreveport, LA 71103

Shreveport, LA


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Appointments and admissions

Research indicates that the earlier a child is referred to our hospital, the more positive and significant the long-term outcome can be for that child.

To make an appointment, or inquire about care in our hospital, simply contact our patient referral center.

Patient referral center

New patient intakes and referrals
Phone: 800-830-0606 or 318-226-3314
Fax: 318-226-3316

Jamie Shaw
Physician Liaison

We take pride in providing high-quality health care in a family-centered environment. We believe each child is unique and treat each child as such. Our care is personalized for your child and your family. Our teams of health care professionals work very closely together to ensure seamless care. We look forward to serving your child’s needs and hope their stay with us will be a pleasant one. If you have questions, please contact us.

First-time patients

If your child has a condition treated by Shriners Hospitals for Children — Shreveport, please contact our intake/referral coordinator to schedule an appointment. Your intake/referral coordinator will partner with you to gather the necessary information to evaluate whether your child can benefit from care at our hospital.

Please bring with you:

Medical records

We appreciate receiving your child’s medical records prior to his or her appointment. If you have medical record notes, biopsy slides, lab results, X-ray films, and CT or MRI reports, please mail or bring them with you to your appointment.

Please mail to:

Shriners Hospitals for Children — Shreveport
Attn: Patient Referrals
3100 Samford Ave.
Shreveport, LA 71103

Have you been seen at our hospital before and need to connect with our outpatient clinic? To schedule, reschedule or cancel a follow-up clinic appointment, call 318-226-3313.

Outpatient clinic patients

Information about your clinic visit (outpatients)

Surgery patients

If you have questions about your child's scheduled surgery or the admission process, please call 318-226-3313.

Please notify us if, within three weeks of your surgery admission date, your child experiences symptoms of infectious illness including fever, cough, rash, vomiting, diarrhea or any suspected/known exposure to chicken pox, measles or any other contagious disease/condition.

Surgery pre-admission visit

You can expect a phone call from your care manager one to four weeks prior to your surgery admission date. If for some reason you find it necessary to cancel this admission, please let the outpatient department know as soon as possible. A pre-admission appointment will be scheduled before your admission date.


We will try our best to make your child’s stay with us as easy as possible. Please plan to arrive at the time designated on your admission notice. During this visit, you will meet with the admission nurse who will review your child’s health history. Although the health history review may seem repetitive, your answers help us give your child the best care possible.

We realize your presence during your child’s stay at the hospital is very reassuring, so we encourage one parent/guardian to stay at the bedside.

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