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 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
Sleep Disorders Program
(615) 343-7617
  • Hypertension
Pediatric Nephrology
(615) 322-7416
  • Persistent AST and or ALT > 25 percent 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: November 27, 2017
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