If you are a patient, please visit Orthopedics for more contact, scheduling, and location information.

Referring Provider Instructions

To refer your pediatric patient to Orthopedics, please complete the following steps.

  1. Complete the online referral form

    The online referral form does not support Internet Explorer. We recommend you use a supported browser such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Edge.

  2. Provide patient with scheduling instructions

  3. Follow your patients’ care
    Request access or log in to EpicCare Link, an online provider portal connection to Texas Children’s electronic medical record. With EpicCare Link, you are able to place and cancel orders and referrals, access patient medical records, view images, receive updates and notifications, and more.

Need Help?

If you are a referring provider’s office needing assistance, please contact the Provider Connect team, M-F 8a-5p, excluding holidays:

  1. Phone: 832-TCH-CARE (832-824-2273)
  2. Toll-Free: 877-855-4857
  3. Email: providerconnect@texaschildrens.org

COVID-19 Updates

Due to COVID-19, our Provider Connect representatives are receiving incoming inquiries via email or voicemail

You may 1) call the Provider Connect line and leave a voicemail or 2) or Email your name, call-back number, and a description of your question or need to providerconnect@texaschildrens.org

To protect patient privacy, please do not include patient-specific information in your email.

A specialist will promptly respond to your inquiry with a return call.

COVID-19 Update: Referrals -Texas Children’s continues to accept referrals. We are open and still providing care to patients who need us. New appointments are available, and at this time, many in-person visits are being converted to a phone or video appointment. If a patient’s appointment meets the criteria for a virtual visit, a clinic team member will contact the patient directly to provide more details. Thank you.

Children’s Hospital welcomes the opportunity to partner with you to provide outstanding care to your patients. The resources in this section are provided to simplify your access to our healthcare network. We welcome your input and constructive feedback to make this section work better for the needs of you and your patients.