Pediatric referrals, including those for all medical subspecialties except Genetics and Kids Inclusive, should be sent to the corresponding contact information listed below.
Referrals that are sent to General Consulting Pediatrics will be directed as needed to the appropriate specialist.
Referrals to Genetics, Kids Inclusive and to pediatric surgical specialties are separately listed.
Referrals are accepted for patients up to their 18th birthday.
eReferrals are accepted via Ocean eReferral for enabled practitioners. If you are an enabled practitioner using an integrated EMR, refer through your EMR’s Ocean toolbar which will take you into the Ocean Healthmap where you will be signed in.
If not yet Ocean-enabled, please fax the referral to 1-855-228-9737 using the referral template provided below:
KHSC Pediatrics Referral Form May 2022
- General Consulting Pediatrics
- Pediatric Critical Care
- Neonatology (including prenatal consultation)
- Neonatal Follow-Up
- Pediatric Respirology
- Cystic Fibrosis
- Pediatric Asthma
- Pediatric Diabetes
- Pediatric Endocrinology
- Pediatric Cardiology
- Pediatric Neurology (including epilepsy)
- Pediatric Infectious Disease
- Pediatric Hematology
- Pediatric Oncology
- Pediatric Gastroenterology
All referrals should be accompanied, where available, by complete information on the reason for referral, demographics (including guardianship status if known), relevant laboratory and imaging results, immunization records and growth charts/records.
Pediatrics Urgent Contact Information
Call KHSC switchboard at 613-549-6666 and press 8 and ask for the Pediatrician on Call. This service is available 24/7.
Referrals for potential Pediatric Critical Care or Neonatal Intensive Care admission should be made by contacting Criticall Ontario at 1-800-668-4357. These services are available 24/7.
Same day consultation and advice from a pediatrician is available weekdays 0900h-1600h in the Children’s Outpatient Centre (COPC) at the Hotel Dieu Hospital site for very urgent problems. These referrals should be discussed in advance with the pediatrician on duty by calling 613-544-1365. Referrals for patients being sent to COPC for walk-in same day consultation after discussion with the pediatrician on duty should be faxed to 613-544-8320.
Pediatrics Office Contact
Kingston Health Sciences Centre, Pediatrics
76 Stuart Street
Phone: 613-549-6666 ext. 6375
AS OF MAY 20th 2022* Referral-only fax line: 1-855-228-9737
Please only use the following fax numbers for non-referral faxes (e.g. prescription requests, lab or imaging reports, consult notes):
General Consulting Pediatrics Fax: 613-548-2453
Cardiology Fax: 613-548-1368
Antenatal / Special Infant Fax: 613-548-1369
Gastroenterology Fax: 613-548-1369
Hematology/Oncology Fax: 613-548-2364
Endocrine / Diabetes Fax: 613-544-3559
Asthma / Respirology Fax: 613-544-3559
Neurology Fax: 613-544-3559
e-Referrals are accepted via Ocean by CognisantMD™ for enabled practitioners.
Many of our pediatricians, including subspecialists, provide eConsults for non-urgent or interim advice.
For primary care providers wanting to access eConsult, please visit: www.seamo.ca/digital-health/econsults/primary-care.
For primary care providers who have already signed up for eConsult, please visit: https://otnhub.ca/
For more information and eConsult resources, please visit: eConsult Centre of Excellence.