Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Nationwide Children's Hospital requires a referral from your child's primary care physician or specialist to ensure they are seen by the appropriate member of our team and facilitate a smooth transition of care. This means that we cannot accept patient self referrals.
For many insurance companies, a pre-authorization is needed in order for your child to be seen by a subspecialist. This may require medical information from your child's primary care physician or pediatrician along with authorization.
Other steps you can take to ensure a smooth transition of care:
For Referring Physicians