For Medical Professionals
As the region’s referral center for
pediatrics, CHKD strives to provide the services, resources and information our
medical community needs. This section of our website is devoted to you, whether
you would like to refer a patient, consult with a CHKD specialist or surgeon,
participate in an educational program or join our family of providers.
For referrals to CHKD’s trauma
service, emergency department, NICU, PICU or general inpatient unit, please
call our Transfer Center at (757) 668-8000. The toll free number is (844)
The Transfer Center also facilitates
communications for after-hours referrals to CHKD’s Emergency Department.
Calls to the CHKD Transfer Center
are answered by paramedics who will:
information from the referring provider
the attending CHKD physician into the call
Stay on the line to coordinate logistical
support, including activation of the CHKD Transport Team when needed
Please have the following
information available when calling:
and/or referring provider name and contact info
status of patient
name and DOB
For physician-to-physician consults
that do not involve transfer, transport or urgent admissions, please call
Doctor’s Direct at (757) 668-9999 or (800) 207-2022.
Access to Patient Data
CHKD offers all admitting and
referring physicians access to eKiDs PowerChart, which gives secure, remote
access to their patients’ data in real-time. Providers can customize viewing
preferences according to their specific needs.
If you are an admitting or referring
physician who would like to access Power Chart, please click here to complete a form.
For login assistance or technical support,
please contact our Information Services Help Desk at (757) 668-7075 or e-mail