Delaware Valley

How to Refer to Nemours

Request an appointment at Nemours
for your patients:

To refer to the Emergency Department at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children:

Delaware Valley Liaisons

Hours: Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Suzanne Cerbus

Southeastern Pennsylvania: Chester, Delaware, Lancaster, and Montgomery counties in Pennsylvania. See Map »

Phone: (302) 373-2348 • Email:

Joan Hess

South New Jersey: Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Glouchester, Ocean, and Salem counties in New Jersey. See Map »

Phone: (609) 977-0539 • Email:

Maryann Sterin

Delaware/Maryland: New Castle, Kent, and Sussex Counties in Delaware, as well as Cecil, Kent, Queen Anne, Talbot, Caroline, Dorchester, Wicomico, Worcester, and Somerset counties in Maryland. See Map »

Phone: (302) 353-0288 • Email:

Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital in Wilmington, DE, is located less than an hour from Philadelphia, offering convenient, world-class care for your young patients, especially children with complex conditions who need to see multiple pediatric specialists — all in one location.

Our hospital is home to some of the area’s most experienced pediatric specialists and respected pediatric specialty programs — and our facility is designed especially for kids, with a playground outside and engaging, kid-friendly spaces throughout the clinic and hospital. (Parents also appreciate our free valet parking.)

To make life easier for families, our doctors also provide outstanding medical specialty care for your patients at our Nemours duPont Pediatrics satellite locations in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Contact Us

If you are unsure which liaison provides services to your practice, please call the Business Development office at (302) 651-6091.

Refer a Patient Online

Request an appointment for your patients online through Nemours e-referral. If you have an urgent referral, please call our clinic directly instead at (407) 650-7000. Go to e-Referral Form »

Programs & Services

Find information about our Nemours' specialty programs, along with convenient Nemours Specialty Provide and Program Guides, which can be downloaded and printed for your convenience.

Night and weekend emergencies, call (302) 651-4000.

Pediatric Surgery

For Appointments: (302) 651-5999
Program Guide (PDF) »
Learn More About Surgery at Nemours »

Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition

For Appointments: (302) 651-5980
Program Guide (PDF) »
Learn More About Urology at Nemours »

Adolescent Medicine

For Appointments: (302) 651-5993
Program Guide (PDF)
Learn More About Neurosurgery at Nemours »

Nemours Leadership

Kevin Churchwell, MD

Hospital Chief Executive Officer

(302) 651-6708
Learn More About Dr. Churchwell »

Stephen Lawless, MD

Interim Physician Practice Chief Executive Officer

(302) 651-6404
Learn More About Dr. Lawless »

Paul Kempinski

Hospital Chief Operating Officer

(302) 651-4024

Pauline Corso

Practice Administrator

(302) 651-4215

Louanne Stratton, PhD, RN

Chief Nursing Officer

(302) 651-5052

Steven Cook, MD

Medical Director

(302) 651-5960
Learn More About Dr. Cook »

James Reilly, MD

President, Medical Staff

(302) 651-5829
Learn More About Dr. Riley »

Resources for Referring Physicians

Appointment Pads

Appointment pad forms (50 sheets per pad) are now available for community physicians. Give a form to your patient to assist in the referral process to a Nemours specialist.

Forms are available for all Nemours duPont Pediatrics locations in the Delaware Valley:

The form includes diagnosis, specialist, directions, questions to ask during the visit, and more. Go to Online Order Form »

Help Us Keep in Touch with You

We want to help you better serve your patients by keeping you informed about what's going on at Nemours. By providing us with your current information, we can make sure you receive all the latest information about what's happening in our hospital and in your community.

To help get you information in the most timely and efficient manner, we will be providing many email updates this year, including an eNewsletter. Please provide us with your email address.

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We appreciate your assistance in ensuring that you are notified of important changes, updates, and happenings at Nemours.