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Refer a Patient to Adolescent Specialty

New Patient Appointments

Step 1

Complete Form

Step 2

Review and Schedule

Complete the New Patient Appointment Form.

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Children’s Mercy will call the patient within 2 business days to schedule an appointment.

Scheduled and requested appointment status can be found on the Wednesday referral reports.


Follow-Up Appointments

Follow up appointments should be scheduled by the patient by calling the Adolescent Specialty Clinic at (816) 960-4152.


Conditions Treated

  • Acne
  • Alcohol use, risk reduction and cessation
  • Behavioral concerns such as school avoidance, at-risk youth, sleep disturbances
  • Complex and chronic disease during adolescence
  • Comprehensive contraception (pills, patch, ring,
    shot, implant, intrauterine)
  • Development and growth of the adolescent
    (social, emotional, physical)
  • Emergency contraception
  • HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • Male and female reproductive healthcare
    planning and counseling
  • Marijuana use, risk reduction and cessation
  • Medication management in polypharmacy
  • Medication management of depression, anxiety
    and ADHD
  • Menstrual concerns and assistance with
    menstrual management
  • Mental health assessment, recommendations
    and medication management
  • Orthostatic intolerance (dysautonomia, POTS,
    NMH, chronic fatigue, non-cardiac syncope/near
  • PCOS, metabolic syndrome
  • Sexuality anticipatory guidance, sexual orientation
    and LGBTQ care
  • Sexually transmitted infections (prevention,
    screening and treatment)
  • Smoking and nicotine cessation
  • Eating disorders: If known or highly suspected,
    please also consider the Eating Disorders Clinic
    ◊ or
    call (913) 696-5070
  •  Gender dysphoria/transgender: please also
    consider Endocrine, Gender Pathways Services
    or call (816) 960-8844