Children’s Direct is a referring physician’s link to St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University pediatric specialists 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Children’s Direct is a one-stop communication hub for anything a referring physician may need:
- Admit a patient
- Transport a patient
- Schedule an appointment
- Consult with attending physicians
- Request information
Search our physician directory by name, specialty, location or insurances accepted to connect with a Washington University pediatric specialist at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Speak directly with a pediatric nurse by calling the Children’s Direct physician access line via the app.
When you call Children’s Direct to admit or transfer a patient, a pediatric nurse will assist you and immediately connect you with an accepting physician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Together you will develop a plan for your patient’s transfer and/or admission and, if needed, the Children’s Direct staff will activate our Critical Care Transport Team. Throughout the transfer, a specially-trained nurse will handle all logistics and an accepting physician will remain available for assistance.
Have a question about a patient or need some advice from a pediatric specialist? Within minutes, our staff will put you in touch with a specialist at St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
The Children’s Direct staff will also schedule appointments for your patients with a Washington University pediatric specialist. We’ll handle all of the logistics for you and notify the patient of the appointment time and date.
Day or night, the Children’s Direct app offers referring physician easy access to St. Louis Children’s Hospital.