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The following applies to both Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy appointment

How to make an appointment

Initial appointments at any of our locations can be made by you, your referring physician, or your primary care physician. Please call your preferred location for an appointment. Some services are available at the Lexington and Waltham sites.

Boston: 617-355-7212
Lexington: 781-216-2999
Waltham: 781-216-3670

Please have the following information available when you call: 
  • Insurance information, including insurance type (HMO, PPO, POS, etc.), group and/or member ID number, and subscriber name 
  • Your home, work and cell phone numbers and email address 

For Referrals

Please have your referring physician mail or fax a referral request (doctor's orders) with your child's name, date of birth, diagnosis, and reason for referral. Call us to schedule your appointment at least 48 hours after the referral request has been submitted.

Canceling or rescheduling an appointment

Please call to cancel or reschedule an appointment as soon as you know you must make this change.
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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