As a referring provider, you are a critical member of our care team. Together, we are able to deliver high-quality, comprehensive patient care. We are dedicated to supporting your needs and making it easier for you to access important information, communicate with our providers, and refer your patient to Connecticut Children’s when necessary. Quickly access our referral options below.

Before you make a referral, review

EpicCare Link

The EpicCare Link portal offers referring providers easier access to make referrals, place orders, and track patient activities. 

Connecticut Children’s Specialty Group comprises more than 30 specialties offered at several locations throughout the state and beyond. (Check out the full list of services offered at each location.) You can easily make a referral to our specialty areas in one of the following ways:

Connecticut Children’s offers several Clinical Support Services, including audiology, radiology and neurological diagnostic tests. To make a referral to our Clinical Support Services, complete the please complete the corresponding form and submit it directly to the department you need:

Clinical Support Services Phone Numbers

To contact our clinical support services departments with clinical questions, please use the following phone numbers.

Cardiopulmonary Diagnostic Services860.545.9447
Neurodiagnostics860.837.6641 Option 3
Nutrition860.837.6286 Option 1
Occupational Therapy860.545.8600 Option 0
Physical Therapy860.545.8600 Option 0
Sleep Center860.837.6643 Option 3
Speech-Language Pathology860.837.5916


To arrange a hospital admission at Connecticut Children’s - Hartford or at Connecticut Children’s - Waterbury or the pediatric inpatient units at Norwalk Hospital or Danbury Hospital, contact our OneCall Physician Access Line at 1.833.PEDS.NOW (1.833.733.7669)

To coordinate a neonatal or pediatric patient transport, call Connecticut Children’s One Call Physician Access Line at 1.833.PEDS.NOW (1.833.733.7669)

For patients requiring pediatric transport services to or from the Medical Center, Connecticut Children’s Critical Care Transport Service offers 24/7 transport, staffed by highly trained professionals who have the essential skills and expertise to care for critically ill and high-risk infants, children and teens. The team includes a highly-skilled nurse, respiratory therapist, and board certified physician with advanced training. A transport ambulance is uniquely equipped with tools and supplies specifically for babies and children, including ECMO services.

When you call for pediatric transport as a referring physician, Connecticut Children’s pediatric emergency medical attending will provide immediate medical recommendations and work with you to determine the transfer needs. The attending functions as a medical control physician for the transport team, maintaining communication with the team in order to provide optimal care for patients during the transport process.

Members of the transport team are available to provide educational programs on the transport of critically ill or injured children and other related topics to community practice staff. Call 860.545.9191 for more information.