Endocrinology Referral Information

For patient information, please visit the specialty page.

Endocrinology Referral Contact Information:

Corpus Christi:
(361) 694-4986
(361) 808-2062
(956) 794-8400
(956) 712-3769
(361) 572-1000
(361) 578-0680
Referrals with the following diagnosis need to be sent to Corpus Christi for the initial consultation:
  • Obesity
  • Acanthosis nigricans
  • Fatty liver
  • Abnormal liver enzymes
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hyperinsulinemia
  • Metabolic syndrorne or dysmetabolic syndrome
  • Abnormal weight gain
  • Hyperglycemia

Referring Physicians Must Fax the Following Information:

  • DCH patient referral form (script signed by PCP)
  • Authorization for Dietary Consult
  • Insurance/Medicaid card (front and back)
  • Physician’s Notes/diagnosis
  • All labs and X-ray results
  • Current medications

Patients Must Bring the Following to Appointment:

  • Patient must be accompanied by parent/guardian (with ID) who knows the history
  • Immunization card
  • X-ray film (Bone age - copy or CD)

Endocrinology Patient(s) - Per Diagnosis:

Chief complaint or suspected diagnosis Minimum requirements
Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
(infant) Call Endocrinologist on-call
Results of state newborn screening
17-hydroxyprogesterone level, BMP
Congenital Hypothyroidism
(infant) Call Endocrinologist on-call
Results of state newborn screening
Free T4, TSH
Hypoglycemia Blood sugar results from laboratory
Growth Chart
Short Stature
Precocious Puberty
Failure to Thrive
Delayed Puberty
Updated growth chart (height and weight),
Bone age
Updated growth chart (height and weight)
Hashimotos Thyroiditis
Acquired Hypothyroidism
Abnormal Thyroid Function Studies
Growth chart
Free T4,
Thyroid US (if done)
Growth chart
Graves Disease (Hyperthyroidism) Growth chart
T4, T3, TSI, TSH, FreeT4
Thyroid Imaging studies (if done)

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