Corpus Christi: (361) 694-4447; fax (361) 694-4179
Laredo: (956) 794-8400; fax (956) 712-3769

Fax information required by referring physician:

  • DCH patient referral form (script signed by PCP)
  • Physician referral, diagnosis and paragraph with purpose of visit/consult
  • 3 or 4 progress notes
  • Copy of insurance/Medicaid card (front and back)
  • Copy of last CXR interpretation and lab results (if any)
  • Indicate if patient is: GP/MR/Down Syndrome/Vent/Trach/02 dependent or have an apnea monitor (include downloads)

Patient must bring to appointment:

  • Actual CXR film not older than 30 days or must have a recent CXR done at DCH
  • Medications and spacers currently in use
  • Copy of immunization card
  • Copy of insurance card

Patient must be accompanied by parent/guardian who knows the history.