Schedule an Appointment

To make an appointment with one of our providers, you can be referred by your child’s primary care provider or another specialist, or you can call us directly. 

Make an Appointment by Phone

Call the Bear Line at 888-884-BEAR (2327) or 202-476-BEAR (2327).

If you require an immediate outpatient appointment, call the Bear Line Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm.  If your child is in immediate risk of harming him/herself or others, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

Make an Appointment Online Temporarily Unavailable 

Children’s National recently opened MyChildrensNationalPortal, the new online portal for specialty care patients. The portal is currently available for specialty care patients at limited locations. When the portal is available to you, you will receive an invite from the front desk staff at your next appointment with login instructions. 

In the interim, please dial -888-884-BEAR (2327) to make an appointment. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause while we upgrade our portal capabilities.

For routine problems and check-ups, please call as far in advance as possible so that we may schedule an appointment at a time that is convenient for your family. If your child has chronic or ongoing medical problems or illness, please let us know so we can schedule accordingly.

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