COVID-2019 Alert

The latest information about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus, including vaccine clinics for children ages 6 months and older.

La información más reciente sobre el nuevo Coronavirus de 2019, incluidas las clínicas de vacunación para niños de 6 meses en adelante.


For Referring Physicians

We value the chance to partner with you to care for your pediatric patients with known or suspected lipid disorders. Whether you simply wish to collaborate on diagnostics and a treatment plan up front or work together annually to comanage care, we’re here for you. Feel free to send us a message via the Stanford MDPortal or use these numbers if you are an outside provider:

Tel: (650) 538-3711

Fax: (650) 497-8422

If faxing a referral or placing a referral through the MDPortal, please include: Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Cardiology, Attn: Pediatric Lipid Clinic.

When to refer

Our team accepts referrals for any lipid questions or concerns.

The ACC and AHA recommend cholesterol screenings for all children between ages 9 to 11 and again between ages 17 to 21. Red flags of inherited lipid disorders include a first- or second-degree family member with premature heart disease, or multiple generations of hyperlipidemia and/or coronary artery disease.

Suspect an inherited cholesterol condition when the following lipid levels are present, particularly with a family history of coronary artery disease:   

Lipid level ranges table

If you are interested in collaborating with us on proactively caring for your patient, please refer for any of the above criteria or any additional lipid concerns.