Rehabilitation Clinic :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Rehabilitation Clinic

The Rehabilitation Clinic is designed to evaluate your child’s progress since discharge and can give you the opportunity to ask your specialists questions.

  • Approximately eight to ten weeks after discharge from the Rehabilitation Unit, your child will be scheduled for a follow-up appointment in the Rehabilitation Clinic.
  • Your child may be seen by an Occupational Therapist (OT), Physical Therapist (PT), Speech Therapist (SP), Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (TR), and or a Psychologist, in addition to the Rehab physician and nurse.
  • The clinic appointment may last approximately two to three hours. Please eat lunch before coming to the clinic.
  • Please bring any equipment you were given at discharge (i.e. hand/foot splint, wheelchair, walker, cane or crutches).

Insurance Coverage for the Clinic Visit

Prior authorization may be needed from your insurance company before coming to the clinic. Please check with your primary care physician or your insurance company in advance to see if you need a referral for the Rehabilitation Clinic (includes OT, PT, Speech, Therapeutic Recreation, Psychology and medical services).

Directions to the Rehabilitation Clinic

The Rehabilitation Clinic is located on the first floor of the Tower Building. The area is marked T1A. Use the urgent care entrace (off of Children's Drive).

Clinic Referrals and Scheduling

The Rehabilitation Clinic accepts referrals from primary care physicians and pediatric specialists. To make a referral, there are two options:

  • Fax referrals to (614) 722-8622
  • Make referrals by calling (614) 722-8653

Rehabilitation Clinic

Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive
Columbus, OH 43205
Phone: (614) 722-5054
Fax: (614) 722-5058
Open the 2nd and 4th Friday 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.

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