For Professionals

Children's is a national leader in pediatric radiology, performing more than 200,000 tests a year.  We offer a complete range of diagnostic exams for the evaluation of pediatric diseases and injuries.



    Children's Radiology department is pleased to provide precertification services to physician offices for exams requiring prior authorization.  Learn how to get started.


Resources for Professionals

  • How to Make a Radiology Referral 
    Steps for scheduling an exam including phone and fax numbers for our scheduling centers and PDFs of our custom radiology order forms. 
  • Precertification Services 
    Information about the Children's precertification services and how to register.
  • Order Pad Request Form 
    If you would like the Radiology department to send a pad of our custom order forms to your office, please fill out the order pads re-order form.
  • Receiving Results 
    Instructions for accessing patient information via fax, accessCHOA and the Picture archival and communication system (PACS).
  • ACR Appropriateness Criteria® 
    The ACR Appropriateness Criteria® are evidence-based guidelines to assist referring physicians and other providers in making the most appropriate imaging or treatment decision for a specific clinical condition.


Children's radiologists are engaged in research to stay on the leading-edge of quality care for children. Learn about: