Rapid Access and Appointment Scheduling

Call 1-877-722-6220 and one of our world-class pediatric neurosurgeons will see your patient right away—within 24 hours for urgent cases. 

Neurosurgery at Nationwide Children’s Hospital offers rapid scheduling for clinic appointments and operations. In fact, we maintain one of the shortest appointment schedules among leading neurosurgery programs—within just a few days for non-emergent cases. But we don’t stop there. We provide an open line of communication with referring physicians dedicated to urgent patients.

Neurosurgery Referring Physicians

You may also request a neurosurgery appointment online, call or fax a referral for non-emergent appointments, and we’ll see your patient within just a few days.

We accept referrals from primary care physicians and pediatric specialists from the United States and internationally. To make a referral:

  • Request a neurosurgery appointment
  • Fax a referral request to (614) 722-4000
  • Make a referral and schedule by phone, call (614) 722-6200 or 1-877-722-6220

Why Choose Neurosurgery at Nationwide Children’s?

At Nationwide Children’s Hospital, we’re the pediatric experts, which means our neurosurgeons and nurse practitioners have all received the advanced pediatric training enabling them to treat the unique needs of children and adolescents. We’re also recognized by the highest honor in nursing excellence with our Magnet™ designation, which recognizes institutions that excel in quality patient care and innovations in nursing practice.

Nationwide Children’s Hospital offers the complete spectrum of multidisciplinary care for neurosurgery patients. From our world-class neurosurgical team to our level-I pediatric trauma center, nationally-ranked Oncology services and comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation program, we care for patients from initial consultation, through surgery, post-operative care, rehabilitation and beyond. Plus, with the completion of the neurosurgical operating room, our neurosurgeons operate in the region’s newest state-of-the-art facility—equipped with intraoperative MRI, advanced neurosurgical microscope system and stereotactic guidance.