For Referring Physicians

The Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford Radiology program recognizes the challenges facing every practice when referring patients to other clinics and physicians. We have developed a number of resources to enhance this experience for our referring health care providers. The following information will guide through the process for requesting assistance from our Interventional Radiology pediatric specialists.

Interventional Radiology Services

Our Interventional Radiology team is easily accessible and happy to assist you with:

  • Information about our services and the procedures we offer 
  • How to refer for both inpatients and outpatients
  • Coordinating multiple procedures for your patient with one anesthesia/sedation
  • Consultations concerning the most effective imaging modality or interventional procedure to properly care for your patient  

Inpatient Consultations

Please call (650) 736-4747 to consult with a member of our pediatric interventional radiology team.

Refer an Outpatient

Pediatric Interventional Radiology new outpatient patient appointments must be initiated by a health care provider.

  1. Please call (650) 736-4747 to schedule an exam with our team.
  2. One of our attending interventional radiologists will review the patient and coordinate the most appropriate intervention. If our attending radiologists believe a different exam would have a clinical or safety advantage, we will contact your office or you directly, if necessary.
  3. For your convenience, our staff will call the patient’s family to schedule an appointment.

Direct Phone Access

Our friendly patient service team members are ready to assist with:

  • Test results
  • Scheduling
  • Imaging record requests
  • General consultation and questions
  • Arranging a physician-to-physician consultation

For assistance, please call:
(650) 736-4747
Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.

For after hours, weekend, or emergent consultation please page the IR on call and they will refer you to the pediatric interventional radiologist on call.  (650) 723-4000

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