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

Pediatric cardiology work-up to include EKG, echocardiogram, and consultation. The patient should bring any cardiac operative reports, imaging studies, office notes, or other pertinent information from other institutions, not including CHKD, to their appointment. This information can also be faxed in advance to (757) 668-8225.

When will my patient be able to obtain an appointment?

Your patient will be seen at the earliest appointment available, usually within one week.

Urgent appointments will be accommodated within 24 hours.

Which provider will my patient see at the first appointment?

Your patient will be seen by the provider who is the best match for managing your patient's current condition?

Where will my patient be seen?

Pediatric cardiac surgery appointments are held at CHKD's main hospital location in Norfolk.

How can I refer my patient to CHKD's pediatric cardiac surgery program?

For urgent consultations (providers only), call Doctors Direct at (757) 668-9999.

Phone referrals should call (757) 668-8850.

Scheduling families should call (757) 668-8850.