Referring Patients to Seattle Children’s
A Step-by-Step Guide
Instruct your patient to make an appointment after the referral has been sent to Seattle Children's.
- Referral information for families in English and Spanish (PDF)
Determine which clinic you are referring your patient to.
Visit our Clinics A–Z page to choose the most appropriate clinic.
If you still have questions, please call 206-987-2080 for assistance.
Send the referral, chart notes and any relevant documentation to the clinic.
If your referral is not complete, your patient’s appointment may be delayed while we contact you for follow-up information. Please be sure to include all relevant documentation as described in the New Appointment Request Form.
There are three ways you can refer your patient to Seattle Children's clinics.
- You may also refer by phone:
- If urgent, please call clinical intake at 206-987-2080.
What to expect next
We will contact you if there is any information missing from your referral. Once your referral is complete and in our system, your patient can schedule their appointment – or, in some cases, we will contact them to schedule it.
Seattle Children's will send you and your patient a written confirmation of the appointment and provider information.
Providers with eReferral access: When logged in, you will receive patient scheduling information including date, time, clinic and provider, as well as cancellation or admission, if applicable.