Direct Admit or Transport

Nemours Children's Hospital (NCH) in Orlando

Physicians and hospital staff only, please call:
  • (855) KID-ADMIT (543-2364)
    for transfers/acceptance and to request transport
  • (407) 567-4245
    NCH Emergency Department direct line

Refer a Patient

Nemours has been a major heart care referral resource for pediatricians and care providers in Florida and the Southeast since 1997.

Inpatient and outpatient cardiology and diagnostics (including fetal echo) and specialty pediatric cardiology services and evaluations are available at Nemours Cardiac Center locations throughout Central and Northwest Florida, and across the state at collaborating hospitals and health care facilities via our telecardiology services. 


How to Refer a Patient

 
Nemours Children’s Hospital and Central Florida

To Refer a Patient or Request a Specialist Consultation

  • Urgent/emergent physician-to-physician referrals: (407) 650-7000, and ask for the cardiologist on call.
  • Referrals and consults: (407) 567-HEART (4327)
  • Records fax: (407) 650-7124
  • Submit an e-Referral »

Direct Admit or Transport to Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando

13535 Nemours Parkway, Orlando, FL 32827

Learn More About Nemours Children’s Hospital »

Physicians and hospital staff only, please call:
  • (855) KID-ADMIT (543-2364) for transfers/acceptance and to request transport
  • (407) 567-4245 for NCH Emergency Department direct line

Patients may be transferred to the NCH Emergency Department, which includes 24-hour access to pediatric specialists and advanced imaging capabilities. Patients may be admitted directly to the most appropriate inpatient care unit (such as Cardiac Intensive Care Unit or surgery).

Learn More About Specific Cardiac Programs and Services »

 
Nemours Cardiac Center, Pensacola and Northwest Florida

To Refer a Patient or Request a Specialist Consultation

Call: (850) 505-4775
Submit an e-Referral »

In Northwest Florida, incoming transports are arranged by the admitting physician. Nemours cardiologists assist with outgoing transports, and are experienced members of transport teams. 

Just the Tests: Pediatrics-Only Cardiopulmonary Lab

Community physicians can order pulmonary function tests from the cardiopulmonary lab without referring the patient for specialty evaluation.

Stress tests can also be ordered in conjunction with a pediatric cardiology consult. Test results and specialist interpretation of the test will be sent directly to the ordering physician.

 
Transport

Direct Admit or Transport to Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando

13535 Nemours Parkway, Orlando, FL 32827

Learn More About Nemours Children’s Hospital »

Physicians and hospital staff only, please call:
  • (855) KID-ADMIT (543-2364) for transfers/acceptance and to request transport

Nemours Cardiac Center in Florida has experienced clinical care team members who travel onboard transport vehicles, helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft to transport children in respiratory and circulatory distress from other hospitals to the specialized pediatric care facilities at Nemours Children’s Hospital.

 
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