During Your Visit :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

What to Expect at Your Visit

Our staff is committed to provide the best possible care for children with upper extremity injuries or differences Specialists from many different disciplines work together as a team to treat your child’s condition. Some of the specialists include a plastic surgeon, orthopedic surgeon, physical medicine and rehabilitation physician, occupational and physical therapy, nurse practitioner, and psychologist.

All patients must be accompanied by a parent or guardian for the initial evaluation. Guardians who are not biological parents need to present legal documentation or proof of guardianship.

What to Bring:

  • Insurance card – Co-pays will be collected if required
  • Medical records from another facility if applicable
  • A copy of any imaging done at outside facilities (CD or DVD) and therapy progress reports, if applicable

What to Expect:

  • Please plan to arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time for parking and registration.
  • The initial multidisciplinary evaluation may take about 30 minutes.
  • Please be prepared with snacks or other necessities you may need. (i.e. extra diapers, formula, etc.)
  • Please call (614) 722-6299 if you need to cancel, reschedule or if you have any questions.

We are located in the Outpatient Care Center at 555 S. 18th Street, Suite 1C. (We are to the left of the Urgent Care.) There is a parking garage located next to the clinic building that requires a fee to exit. Parking fee payment centers are located near the entrance of the Outpatient Care Center and in the parking garage.

Contact Info

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Hand Program

(614) 722-HAND (4263)

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Urgent Physician Consults

For urgent consultations, contact our Physician Direct Connect Line 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Local Phone: (614) 355-0221
Toll Free: 1 (877) 355-0221
Fax: (614) 355-4444

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Congenital Hand Family Conference

When: May 10, 2014
Where: Recreation Unlimited

Join us for a fun and educational day planned especially for Congenital Hand Family patients at Nationwide Children's Hospital. Adults will spend the morning in educational sessions while kids enjoy arts and athletics. Families will spend the afternoon together in joint activities.

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Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000