Phone: 1-800-226-2379

Refer a Patient to Vannie Cook Clinic

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

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