A referral from your physician is required in order to make an appointment at the Vannie E. Cook Jr. Children's Cancer Center and Hematology Clinic.
Physicians may refer a patient to the Vannie Cook Children's Clinic by calling 956-661-9840 or by faxing a referral to 956-661-9841. Physicians are available during non-business hours, weekends and holidays.
What to Bring to the First Appointment
Bring as many of these items as possible to your first appointment:
Immunization and medical records of the patient
Referral and pertinent lab records
If x-rays and/or scans have been obtained, please bring a copy, preferably on a CD (digital copy,) if available
If available, please bring pathology slides and paraffin blocks
Insurance cards for proof of insurance
The social security number of the insurance holder, in order to verify insurance coverage