Infectious Diseases Referral Information

For patient information, please visit the specialty page.

Infectious Diseases Referral Contact Information:

(361) 694-6128
(361) 694-6955

Referring Physicians Must Fax the Following Information:

  • DCH patient referral form (script signed by PCP)
  • Insurance/Medicaid card (front and back)
  • Physician’s Notes
  • Recent X-rays
  • Recent labs/studies/notes
  • Is the patient experiencing an infection currently?
  • If Dx is recurrent infections - refer to immunologist rather than infectious diseases (Dr. Stafford, Caplin or Smith)
  • If patient is a follow up from a hospital consult, please put in the comments to request hospital chart

Patients Must Bring the Following to Appointment:

  • Patient must be accompanied by parent/guardian (with ID) who knows the history
  • Immunization card
  • Actual current medications and dosages
  • Insurance/Medicaid card

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