Services and Fast Phone Guide

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Please refer to the current Mary Bridge Children's Referral Guide for latest contact info and fax numbers: Mary Bridge Services & Referral Guide

Mary Bridge Quick Referral Contacts & Services


HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS & E.D. TRANSFERS: 855-647-1010

Outpatient – Info Desk
253-403-1419 or 800-552-1419

Hospital – Info Desk
253-403-1400

Administration
253-403-1420
Fax 253-403-1247

Specialty Services

Allergy & Immunology
253-383-5777
Fax 253-383-5320

  • Allergy testing
  • Immunotherapy

Larry Larson, DO

Audiology
253-697-5200
Fax 253-697-5248

  • Identify hearing loss
  • Hearing aid dispensing

Behavioral Health – Child & Family Services

MultiCare Behavioral Health
888-445-8120
Accepts referrals for non-medical conditions (ADHD, depression, anxiety, etc.)

Adolescent Behavioral Health at Tacoma General Hospital
Referrals 253-403-0556
Unit 253-403-0360

  • Major depression
  • Anxiety disorders
  • Psychosis
  • Schizophrenia
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Thoughts of self-harm
  • Inpatient unit for voluntary, involuntary and parent-initiated treatment of ages 13 through 17

Cardiac Surgery
253-403-3527
Fax 253-403-3285
ECHO 253-403-1435
Fax 253-792-6230

  • Cardiovascular surgical services
  • Echocardiography
  • Diagnostic & interventional cardiac catheterization
  • Cardiopulmonary exercise & metabolic study lab

Michael McMullan, MD, Muhammad A.K. Nuri, MD, Lester Permut, MD, Tyler Seick, PA-C

Cardiology
Services provided by:
NorthWest Congenital Heart Care
253-396-4868
Seattle Children's South Sound Cardiology
253-272-1812

Complex Care Support Team/ Palliative Care
253-403-3807
Fax 253-403-7807

  • Consultation service for children with complex or life threatening diagnosis 
  • Psychosocial and spiritual support

Jennifer Kett, MD, Medical Director

Craniofacial, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
253-403-4613
Referrals Fax 253-864-3939
Clinical Fax 253-403-7010

  • Ear & facial deformities
  • Cleft lip and palate
  • Vascular malformations
  • Post-traumatic deformities, benign and malignant neoplasms of skin

Elizabeth Peterson, MD

Developmental Behavioral Pediatrics
253-403-4437
Fax 253-403-1235

Brad Hood, MD Medical Director
Kimberly Johnson, MD
Glenn Tripp, MD
John Derrick, ARNP
Angela Kenny, ARNP
Mary Chmelik, ARNP

Ear, Nose, Throat (Otolaryngology)
253-403-7777
Fax 253-864-2813

Mark Boseley, MD
Micayla Hinds, ARNP

EEG Lab
253-403-3347
Fax 253-403-3343
VEEG: 253-403-3840

  • Neurophysiology
  • Video EEG monitoring

Endocrinology
253-792-6630
Referrals Fax 253-864-3939
Clinical Fax 253-403-9129

  • Treatment of type 1 & type 2 Juvenile diabetes
  • Metabolic disorder
  • Diabetes education
  • Thyroid disorders
  • Growth disorders
  • Adrenal disorders
  • Pubertal disorders
  • Disorders of Calcium and Phosphate metabolism
  • Disorders of Sexual Development
  • Multidisciplinary transgender care
  • Growth hormone deficiencies research

Barbara Thompson, MD, Medical Director
Britney Frazier, MD
Carrie Graves, MD
Gadi Kletter, MD

Gastroenterology
253-792-6630
Fax 253-403-9179

  • Constipation / Encopresis Clinic
  • Gastroenterology & Nutrition Clinic
  • GI procedure lab
  • Motility center
    GI capsule endoscopy
  • Improve Now IBD Clinic
  • Liver disease & transplant care (pre- /post- op)

Melawati Yuwono, MD, Medical Director
Joseph Gramling, MD
Rohit Gupta, MD
Michael Pickens, DO
Amanda Pope, MD
Lisa Philichi, ARNP
Denise
Parra, ARNP
Courtney Weyand, ARNP

 Gender Health
253-792-6630
Referrals Fax 253-864-3939
Clinical Fax 253-403-9129

Barbara Thompson, MD, Medical Director

Genetics Clinic
253-403-3476
Fax 253-864-2803

  • Consultation, diagnostic evaluation and referral for treatment for pediatric and adult patients

Michael Raff, MD
Amy Lawson Yuen, MD, PhD
Bobbie Salveson, ARNP

Hematology & Oncology 253-403-3481
Fax 253-403-4979

  • Comprehensive diagnostic services
  • Inpatient and outpatient chemotherapy
  • Bleeding disorders / hemophilia / thrombophilia
  • Sickle Cell Clinic
  • Complex cancer care coordination
  • Peripheral stem cell re-infusions
  • Pre-/Post- care for stem cell and bone marrow transplants
  • Cancer survivorship care
  • Palliative care

Robert Irwin, MD, Medical Director
Tamara Chang, MD
William Thomas, MD, Rebecca Johnson, MD

Hospice
253-301-6400
David Brunelle, MD, Medical Director

Imaging (Radiology) Scheduling 253-792-6220 Fax: 253-792-6230
Toll Free 866-268-7223 MBC Hospital

  • Digital X-Ray
  • CT
  • Fluoroscopy
  • MRI
  • Ultrasound
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Nurse administered Nitrous Oxide program available (VCUGs only)
  • Sedation services available

Digital X-Ray only at:
MB Children’s Health Center – Tacoma
MB Children’s Urgent Care – Olympia

Other imaging services/locations:
Auburn, Covington, Gig Harbor, Puyallup.

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Infectious Diseases
253-403-4437, option 3  
Referrals Fax 253-864-3939
Clinical Fax 253-864-2815
Mary Fairchok, MD
Allison Langs-Barlow, MD

Infusion & Specialty Services
Pediatric Home Infusion Services
888-881-9850 or 253-403-1833
Fax 253-403-1845

  • Infusion services
  • Enteral & nutritional services
  • Home Health
  • Phototherapy

Pediatric Ambulatory Infusion Clinic
253-403-9121
Fax 253-403-9122

  • Infusions
  • IV line care
  • Blood transfusions

Synagis
253-403-9121
Fax 253-864-4051

Neonatal Follow-Up
253-697-5200
Fax 253-697-5248

John Derrick, ARNP

Neurology
253-792-6630
Referrals Fax 253-864-3939
Clinical Fax 253-864-3925

  • Electromyography
  • Neuromuscular clinic
  • Seizure diagnosis & management
  • Nerve conduction studies
  • Pediatric sleep studies
  • Electroencephalography (See EEG lab)

George Makari, MD, Medical Director
Majeed Al-Mateen, MD
Jacqui Hrivnak, MD
Vera Korol, MD
Jared Mott, DO
Steven Phillips, MD

Neuropsychology
253-403-4437
Fax 253-403-1235

Katrina Rayls, PhD, Medical Director
Andrea Dorsch, PhD, Whitney Ryan, PhD

Neurosurgery
253-403-7277
Fax 253-403-7278

Ronald Grondin, MD, MSC, FRCSC
William Morris, MD

Nutrition
253-792-6630
Fax 253-864-3939
Nutrition Clinic can address:

  • General nutrition concerns
  • Feeding and growth issues
  • Ketogenic diet
  • Oncology-related concerns
  • Seizure and other neurological disorders
  • Weight & Wellness

Specialty clinic patients receive nutrition support coordinated by their specific clinic (Endocrine, GI, Metabolic & Genetics, Nephrology, Pulmonary)

Ophthalmology
253-792-6630
Fax 253-864-2812

Chris Kelly, MD
Peter Shelley, MD

Orthopedics
253-403-1507
Fax 253-403-1641
Diagnostic evaluation and treatment/ surgery for: 

  • Trauma
  • Scoliosis
  • Sports injuries
  • Spina bifida
  • Limb deformities
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Hand and foot conditions
  • Hip and knee problems

Nicholas Rajacich, MD, Medical Director
Nathan Frost, MD
Rebecca Whitesell, MD,  Sara Diem, PA-C, Danielle Gregg, PA-C, Lindsay Storby, PA-C, Diane Arpin, ARNP, Brianne Noel, PA-C

Psychiatric Consultation & Liaison
253-403-4437
Fax 253-403-1235
Internal referrals only

Jen Purses, DO, Medical Director (Inpatient referrals only)
Rebecca Allen, PhD, ARNP

Psychiatry
253-403-4437
Fax 253-403-1235
Internal referrals only

Ken Wang, MD, Medical Director
Tong Shen, MD

Psychology (including Biofeedback)
253-403-4437
Fax 253-403-1235

Katrina Rayls, PhD, Medical Director
Melanie Barnes, PhD
Bob Beilke, PhD
Becky DeWaay, PsyD
David DeWine, PhD, Tammy McKay, LMFT

Pulmonology
253-792-6630
Referarals Fax 253-864-3939
Clinical Fax 253-403-9183

  • Asthma education
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Pulmonary function testing
  • Chronic Respiratory Clinic
  • Respiratory Clinic
  • Cystic Fibrosis Clinic
  • Pulmonary stress testing
  • Sleep studies
  • BiPAP/CPAP

Larry Larson, DO
Timothy Murphy, MD, David Ricker, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
253-403-4437, Option 4
Fax 253-403-0091

  • Gait analysis
  • Spasticity management (injection)
  • Medical equipment Rx and modification of home environment
  • Coordination of rehab issues with primary care practitioners, specialists, school systems, therapists

Robert Cooper, MD
Allyson Stoker, ARNP

Research / Clinical Studies
253-403-7249
Fax 253-403-2391
Pediatric clinical research studies are available for a variety of conditions.
www.multicare.org/pedsresearch

Rheumatology
253-403-0077
Fax 253-403-0091

Sheryl Boon, MD

 Sleep Medicine
253-792-6630
Referrals Fax 253-864-3939
Clinical Fax 253-403-9183

  • Sleep studies
  • Light therapy
  • Behavior modification
  • CPAP
  • Surgical intervention (referral)
  • Medications/Pharma. Intervention

George Makari, MD, Timothy Murphy, MD, David Ricker, MD

Sports Medicine
Bonney Lake, Puyallup
253-792-6555
Fax 253-697-3470
Gig Harbor, Lakewood, Tacoma
253-792-6555
Fax 253-459-7049
Auburn, Covington, Maple Valley
253-372-6555
Fax 253-372-7269

  • MultiCare Sports Medicine
  • Sports Concussion Management

Joshua Purses, DO

Therapy Services
253-697-5200
Fax 253-697-5248

  • Occupational
  • Physical
  • Speech

Urology
253-301-5350
Referrals Fax 253-864-3939
Clinical Fax 253-864-3895

Kevin Gandhi, MD
David Lashley, MD

Surgical Services

Ambulatory Surgery Unit (ASU)
253-403-9569
Fax 253-403-4555

  • Ambulatory surgeries & surgical admissions
  • Hospital, Milgard Pavilion, 5th floor

General & Thoracic Surgery 253-403-4613
Referrals Fax 253-864-3939
Clinical Fax 253-403-7012

  • Neonatal surgery
  • Pediatric trauma
  • Congenital & acquired abdominal, head, neck and thoracic problems
  • Acute abdominal problems
  • Liver, pancreas & gallbladder disease
  • Chest wall deformities
  • GI & GU problems
  • GERD
  • Hernias
  • Hydrocele
  • Undescended testes
  • Skin lesions
  • Solid tumors

Tony Escobar, MD, Medical Director
Stephanie Acierno, MD
Elizabeth Berdan, MD
Randy Holland, MD
Meade Barlow, MD
Marta Todd-Hashagen, ARNP
Maria Lutes, ARNP
Abbey Schneidmiller, ARNP
Jessica Works, ARNP
Kate Osborne, PA-C

Surgical Short Stay Unit 
253-403-1432
Fax 253-403-1541
(Health Center, East-wing, 2nd floor)

  • Outpatient surgery / procedures
  • Dental
  • ENT
  • Eye

Wound & Ostomy 
253-403-4613
Referrals Fax 253-864-3939
Clinical 253-403-7012, Provider pager for consults: 253-305-4168

  • Post-op wounds
  • Pressure ulcers
  • Traumatic wounds
  • Abscess post I & D care
  • Pilonidal cysts
  • Minor burns
  • Diaper rash

Maria Lutes, ARNP
Abbey Schneidmiller, ARNP

Pediatric & Neonatal Transport Team

To arrange transport, call: Mary Bridge Pediatric Team
855-647-1010
Tacoma General Neonatal Team
800-637-8844
For administrative or outreach education, call: Transport Assistant Nurse Manager 253-403-7083

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (Level IV)

MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital
253-403-1024
Fax 253-403-1571
Clinical Manager 253-403-4841
Serena Scott, MD, Medical Director

  • Largest and only Level IV NICU in SW WA
  • Neonatal Transport Team
  • Neonatologists onsite 24/7
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine available
  • Spacious, private rooms

Intermediate Care Nurseries (Level II):

  • Care of premature infants older than 34 weeks of gestation
  • Providing antibiotic therapy, respiratory care, phototherapy and similar treatments in full term infants
  • Managing neonatal withdrawal
  • Neonatologist available 24/7
  • Supporting the neonate in high-risk deliveries

MultiCare Auburn Medical Center
253-545-2522

MultiCare Good Samaritan Hospital (Puyallup)
253-697-5920

  • Neonatal nurse practitioners or pediatricians on site 24/7

Support Services

BRIDGES: A Center for Grieving Children
253-403-1966
Fax 253-403-1968

  • Grief support for families with children ages 4-18 who have had the death of someone significant or a family member experiencing serious illness

Center for Childhood Safety
253-403-1234
Car Seat Help Line 253-403-1417

  • Car seat inspections
  • Life jacket loaners
  • Injury prevention programs & consultation
  • Patient education materials

Child Abuse Intervention
253-403-1478
Fax 253-403-1582

  • Child Abuse Prevention
  • Children’s Advocacy Center
  • Parenting Partnership
  • Physical & Sexual Assault Intervention

Elizabeth Woods, MD, Medical Director
Michelle Breland, ARNP

Child Life & Family-Centered Care
253-403-5315
Fax 253-403-1410

Child Life Specialists

  • Emotional support, preparation for procedures, activities and therapeutic play
  • Pre-surgical/pre-admission tours
  • Family and Teen Partnership Councils

Lab (LabsNW)
253-403-1187
Fax 253-403-4339

  • Locations throughout our region

Breastfeeding Support:
Auburn Medical Center – 253-545-2522
Good Samaritan Hospital – 253-697-1209
Tacoma General Hospital – 253-403-1331
Virtual Lactation – 253-403-1681

Breast Pumps and Supplies: MultiCare Healthy Reflections Boutique – Gig Harbor
253-530-8118
Good Samaritan Hospital – 253-697-1209
Tacoma General Hospital – 253-403-3020

Maxillofacial Review Board, SW WA
253-403-1559
Fax 253-627-5004

  • Coordinates treatment plan for patients with complex maxillofacial conditions

Mobile Immunization Information
253-403-1767
Fax 253-403-7800

  • Free immunizations in Pierce County
  • First come first served, walk-in
  • Bring shot records
  • For schedule, visit tpchd.org

Pharmacy (Pediatrics)
MB Outpatient Clinics
311 South L St, Tacoma
253-403-1411 (M-F, 8:30a-5p)
Fax 253-403-1745

Procedural Sedation
Available for short stay and inpatient procedures

  • Scheduled via Specialty Care

Social Work Services
253-403-1126
Crisis Intervention 24hrs 253-403-1000
Fax 253-403-3007

  • Assessments, consultation, support and coordination for patients and families

Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

  • Nutrition and breastfeeding support
  • Preventative care for eligible women, infants and children
  • WIC sites throughout Pierce County

Tacoma / West Pierce County
253-403-1349   Fax 253-403-7800
Puyallup / East Pierce County
253-848-0490   Fax 253-845-7218

HOSPITAL ADMISSIONS
Direct Admits & Acute Transfers

Call 855-647-1010:

  • E.D. Patient transfers
  • Direct admissions
  • Trauma consults
  • General & sub-specialty consultations
  • Pediatric transports

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)
253-403-1434
Dawn Joseph, MD, Medical Director

Medical/Surgical Unit
253-403-1465

Inpatient Pediatric Service (IPS)

Pediatric Emergency Department
253-403-1418
Robert Kregenow, MD, Medical Director

Level IIP Pediatric Trauma Program
Tony Escobar, MD, Medical Director

Base Station: EMS Direction and Advice
253-403-1476

EMS Education & Training
253-403-1713 or 253-961-7789

Outreach Clinical Education
253-403-7083 [email protected]

Family Housing

Tree House, A Place for Families
Front Desk
253-403-8510
Fax 253-403-8516
Nearby lodging for immediate family during their child’s hospital stay. Referrals via Social Worker, Physician or Nurse



Locations

Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital
Emergency Department
Mary Bridge Children’s Health Center
Pediatric Urgent Care
Regional Pediatric Specialty Clinics
Pediatric Primary Care Clinics