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Children’s Physician Access is available 24/7 with a representative on the line throughout the call to assist with referrals, consultations and admissions and to provide general information.

Call 866-755-2121 or 612-343-2121.

Team up with Children’s

Physicians rely on Children’s pulmonary and neonatal apnea team to care for infants and babies with conditions that affect their ability to breathe normally.

Our experienced, fellowship-trained physicians are experts in treating newborns and the apnea nurses are there guiding families through the home monitoring process.

Inpatient or outpatient referrals for apnea or gastroesophageal reflux management or evaluation can be made by contacting Children’s apnea program at the following offices:

Children’s – Minneapolis: 612-813-5831
Serving inpatients at Children’s – Minneapolis and Ridgeview Medical Center, Waconia

Children’s – St. Paul: 651-220-6267
Serving inpatients and outpatients at Children’s – St. Paul and the following hospitals:

  • North Memorial Medical Center – Robbinsdale
  • Fairview Health – University of Minnesota Masonic Hospital; Fairview Ridges Hospital, Burnsville; Fairview Southdale, Edina; and Maple Grove Hospital
  • Allina Health – St. Francis Regional Medical Center, Shakopee; Mercy Hospital, Coon Rapids; Unity Hospital, Fridley
  • HealthEast – St. Joseph’s Hospital, St. Paul; St. John’s Hospital, St. Paul; Woodwinds Health Campus, Woodbury

Access to services

Through Children’s Physician Access, we offer physicians 24/7 assistance with referrals, consultations and admissions. If you are a health professional, find exactly what you need by speaking with a Children’s specialist today.

We also provide health professionals with Ask a Children’s Specialist, a service that offers online access to pediatric specialists and subspecialists for non-urgent questions via email and expect a response from one of our experts in about two business days.


612-343-2121 or 1-866-755-2121

24/7 referral, consult, admission, and transport assistance.