Same Day Surgery Admissions

Call OR Scheduling, (650) 723-6454, to schedule the Operating Room and provide the following information:

  • Your name
  • Diagnosis
  • Procedure(s)
  • Length of time required for the procedure(s)
  • Special equipment required
  • Type of anesthesia
  • Patient name, date of birth and medical record number (if known)
  • Patient contact person/legal guardian and phone number
  • Indicate whether or not it is an outpatient procedure
  • Indicate whether or not the patient requires ICU post procedure
  • Patient position, blood products required and special instructions
  • Insurance information
  • Identify the admission as a Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital admission.

The Admitting Department receives a fax copy of the surgical reservation for the patient.

All community physicians and faculty physicians not participating in the pre-certification program are required to obtain all necessary authorizations and certifications prior to the date of admission.
For all elective surgical scheduled admission, a completed scheduling form must be faxed to Admitting Reservationist at (650) 497-8968.

The admitting staff will contact the physician's office if there are problems with obtaining authorization or services denied by insurance company.