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Refer A Patient

How to Refer a Patient

To support the needs of physicians and healthcare professionals, our Physician Referral Line 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 1-888-554-2080.

Referring an International Patient

Kennedy Krieger coordinates all services, both medical and nonmedical, needed by families who travel to Kennedy Krieger from outside the United States, both 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:

  • Coordinates medical screening and review of medical records
  • Provides information about diagnosis and treatment options
  • Coordinates appointment scheduling and follow up
  • Coordinates interpreter services
  • Assists with travel arrangements and accommodations
  • Assists with visa requirements

To contact our International Care Management Coordinators, please call 1-888-554-2080 or email

Frequently Called Numbers:

Toll-Free Main Number: (800) 873-3377
Local Main Number: (443) 923-9200
Toll-Free Referral: (888) 554-2080
Local Referral: (443) 923-9400
Fax: (443) 923-9405
TTY: (443) 923-2645

Referral specialists are available from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. Eastern Standard Time (EST), Monday through Friday, and will gladly answer your questions. If you reach voice mail, please leave a message and a referral specialist will promptly return your call.

Mailing address for the main Institute location:

Kennedy Krieger Institute
707 N. Broadway
Baltimore, Maryland 21205

Directions to all Institute locations:

Institute programs are located at various sites throughout Baltimore. Click here for more information on directions to all Kennedy Krieger Institute program locations.

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