How can I refer my patient to CHKD's rheumatology practice?

  • Urgent consultations (providers) call Doctors Direct at (757) 668-9999
  • Non-urgent referrals (providers) call (757) 668-8572
  • Faxes (providers) can be sent to (757) 668-7784
  • Scheduling (families) can be made by calling (757) 668-8572

When will my patient be able to obtain an appointment?

Your patient's estimated wait time for an appointment is approximately 4 weeks, but could vary depending on location and availability.

What work-up is needed prior to the first appointment?

Please provide us with the following information: reason why the patient is being referred; immunization record; relevant lab tests; x-rays; and physician notes that are not accessible through CHKD's Electronic Health Record. This information can be faxed to (757) 668-7784.

Where will my patient be seen?

Rheumatology offices are located at CHKD (Norfolk), Oakbrooke (Chesapeake), Tech Center (Newport News), and Landstown (Virginia Beach).