Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
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Monroe Carell Jr.
Children's Hospital
at Vanderbilt
2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232


(615) 936-1000

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Referral Pathways

 

The Weight Management Clinic at (615) 936-5326 is the entry point into the Vanderbilt system for children with weight concerns.

Selected patients with weight concerns may need additional referrals as follows:

Patient has:

Consider referral to:

  • Short stature
  • Slowing growth velocity
  • Hyperandrogenism in girls
  • Precocious puberty

Pediatric Endocrinology

(615) 322-7427

  • Blood glucose > 200 mg/dl and symptoms of diabetes
  • Fasting glucose > 126 on at least 2 occasions
  • 2 hour oral glucose tolerance value > 200

Pediatric Diabetes

(615) 322-7842

 

  • Snoring
  • Daytime sleepiness
  • Other signs of sleep apnea

Vanderbilt Sleep Clinic

(615) 343-5888

  • Hypertension

Pediatric Nephrology

(615) 322-7416

  • Family history of premature coronary artery disease
  • Fasting LDL cholesterol > 150 mg/dl
  • Fasting triglyceride levels > 300 mg/dl
  • Fasting HDL cholesterol < 35 md/dl

Vanderbilt Lipid Clinic

(615) 322-2465

  • Persistent AST and or ALT>25% above upper limit of normal
  • Vitamin D deficiency: if 25 (OH) Vitamin D level is < 30 ng/ml, treat with 2000 IU/day of Vitamin D3 for 8 weeks

Pediatric Gastroenterology

(615) 322-7449


Last Edited: August 12, 2014
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