Refer a Patient/Contact Us

Patient Referrals

Referrals for inpatients and outpatients can be made by a physician, hospital discharge planner, hospital social worker, insurance company, case manager, or a patient’s family member. Patients can be admitted from an acute-care hospital, subacute care, or from the person’s home.

Our Care Management team can help families navigate the admissions process. You can reach the Brain Injury Care Management Team at 443-923-9200 or

Physician Referral Group

To support the needs of physicians and health care professionals, our Physician Referral Group is available at a dedicated line to identify and provide information on appropriate clinical programs, handle referrals, obtain consultations with Institute physicians and schedule appointments.

To contact our Physician Referral Line, call 443-923-9403.

For general information, call Kennedy Krieger Institute toll-free at 888-554-2080.

Referring an International Patient

Kennedy Krieger coordinates all services, both medical and non-medical, needed by families who travel to Kennedy Krieger from outside the United States, before they depart and throughout their stay. Our experienced, multi-lingual staff is the primary liaison between you and the patient care team.

Services provided include:

  • Coordination of medical screening and review of medical records
  • Explanation of diagnosis and treatment options
  • Coordination of appointment scheduling and follow up
  • Coordination of interpreter services
  • Assistance with travel arrangements and accommodations
  • Assistance with visa requirements

To contact our International Care Management Coordinators, please call 888-554-2080 or e-mail

Appointments & Referrals



Read inspiring stories, news and updates about the Institute's patient care, research, special education, professional training, and community programs.


Resource Finder


A free resource that provides access to information and support for individuals and families living with developmental disabilities.