For referrals to our outpatient program, please submit for authorization for an initial assessment to the Department of Adolescent Medicine, specifying Dr. Elaine Rosen. Growth charts, labs and notes are invaluable, and should be sent via email or fax ideally prior to the initial visit. Many of our inpatient admissions happen based on their initial clinic appointment with the adolescent medicine.
If you are concerned about your patient and think he or she may require inpatient medical hospitalization, please page our Medical Director, Dr. Elaine Rosen, at 310-825-6301. After office hours, call the same number and ask for the Adolescent Medicine physician on call to be paged. For physicians, criteria for admission include but are not limited to the following: