Patient Transfer Center

The ACH Hospital Patient Transfer Center makes the process of emergency patient transfers easy and seamless. When time is of the essence, and the life or health of a child hangs in the balance, a single call is now all it takes to open the door to Johns Hopkins All Children's world-class standard of care.

Transferring your Patient to Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

Call 727-767-7337 (PEDS)  or toll-free 1-855-261-0220

What you should be ready to provide when you call:

  • Your name
  • Referring physician's name and hospital
  • Your phone number
  • Patient name, date of birth and weight
  • Face sheet available to send
  • Current diagnosis

What you can expect from our Transport Center:

  • Collect all the above information upon receiving your call
  • Determine the appropriate physician for acceptance of the transfer
  • Determine the location where patient will be transferred and bed assignment
  • Assist with coordinating the mode of transport to assure a timely transfer to our health care facility

Please Note:

Johns Hopkins All Children's Critical Care Transport Team may be asked to bring your child to Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital aboard one of our specially equipped ambulances or helicopters. If this is the case, our transport team will help to answer any questions you may have about next steps in your child's care.

Once your Patient is at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital

If you'd like to follow up on a patient that has been transferred to Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital, contact us through our Physician's Access Line at (877) 222-0404 (toll-free) or (727) 767-8311.