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New patients – North America

Please call the phone number below to request an appointment at a location nearest you, or visit our locations page for a list of direct phone numbers for each Shriners Hospitals for Children location.

Calling from United States, Mexico, Panama or Puerto Rico: 800-237-5055

Calling from Canada: 800-361-7256

Admission to Shriners Hospitals for Children is based on your child’s medical needs and age. Any child under 18 with a medical condition or medical need that is within the health care system’s scope of services, is eligible for care. Services and treatments vary by location.

Most major insurance providers are accepted; however, insurance coverage is not required for care. Shriners Hospitals for Children offers financial assistance to those in need.

You may contact us directly to request an appointment or, your child may be referred by their pediatrician or primary care physician. Your Shriners Hospitals for Children referral coordinator will partner with you to gather the necessary information to allow our physician leadership to evaluate whether your child’s needs are within our scope of care. 

New patients – International

If you wish to request treatment for a child who is not a resident of the United States of America or its territories and possessions, Canada, Mexico, Panama or Puerto Rico, please complete the Request for Treatment form (available below) and submit it to one of the Shriners Hospitals for Children locations. A hospital representative will provide instructions for any additional information required.

We welcome referrals from all appropriate sources, and are committed to doing all we can to improve the lives of the children in our care.

English - International Request for Treatment
Spanish - Español International Request for Treatment
Brazilian Portuguese - Português do Brasil International Request for Treatment
German - Deutsch International Request for Treatment

Procedures for emergency burn care

In an emergency, the referring physician treating a child with burn injuries should telephone the Shriners Hospitals for Children in Boston, Cincinnati, Galveston or Northern California and indicate that there is a patient needing emergency burn care.

The telephone numbers for emergency admissions to Shriners Hospitals for Children specializing in burn treatments are:

Boston: 617-726-3575

Cincinnati: 866-947-7840

Galveston: 409-770-6773

Northern California: 916-453-2111