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Referral Guidelines

Before you make a referral for specialty care, please consult these referral guidelines developed as part of our Co-Management initiative.


Adult Congenital Heart Disease (references)
Heart Murmur (references)
Syncope (references)

Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics

Autism (references)
Comprehensive Down Syndrome Program (references)


Early Onset Pubic Hair (references)
Elevated TSH with Normal Thyroid Hormone Level (references)
Gender Dysphoria (Gender Incongruence) (references)
Vitamin D Deficiency (references) (patient/family handout 1) (patient/family handout 2)

Endocrinology, Surgery, Radiology, Nuclear Medicine, ENT, Pathology

Thyroid Nodule (pathway) (references)

Ear, Nose & Throat

Stridor (references)
Epistaxis (references)
Otitis Media (references)

Food Allergy

Food Allergy (Appendix 1 – food allergy) (Appendix 2 – anaphylaxis) (Appendix 3 – FPIES)


Celiac Disease (references)
Eosinophilic (Allergic) Proctocolitis (references)
Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (patient/family handout) (clinician handout)

Genetics, Urology, Psychiatry, Psychology and Endocrinology (GUPPE)

Disorders of Sexual Development (references)


Anemia (references)


Hypertension (references) (handout)
Acute Post-Infectious Glomerulonephritis (APIGN) (references) (patient/family handout) (PCP handout)


Antenatal Hydronephrosis (references)
Urinary Tract Dilation (references)


Migraine and Other Headache Disorders (patient/family handout) (headache diary)


Macrocephaly (references)
Plagiocephaly (references)


Idiopathic Scoliosis (references)
Knee Pain with Swelling


Chronic Cough (references)

Sedation Services

Sedation (referral form)

Sports Medicine

Adolescent Shoulder Instability (references)


Inguinal Hernia (references)

These guidelines are intended solely for the use of healthcare professionals who are licensed to practice medicine. This material is not intended to replace professional medical judgment, prescribing information or consultation with a medical professional. Any health care provider using this material acknowledges full responsibility for the medical care and treatment of patients. All health care providers are solely responsible for confirming the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, appropriateness and helpfulness of this material and making all medical, diagnostic or prescription decisions.

For questions about the guidelines, contact Michele Krivickas, 860.837.6746.

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