How do I schedule an appointment at the Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center?
Call our Appointment and Referral Office at (410) 955-5222. Our appointment specialists will answer your questions, collect the necessary information required for pre-registering, and schedule an appointment. Please understand that we are not able to offer medical advice over the telephone or through the internet or mail.
Information Needed When Making an Appointment
You will need some specific information regarding your medical history to complete the appointment process. Our specialists will request that you forward certain medical information in advance of your visit. This may include x-rays, cat-scan films/reports, and pathology slides/reports, surgical reports and a summary of your treatment to date.
When calling to make an appointment, please have the following information available:
- Your personal contact information (phone numbers, address, etc.)
- Details of diagnosis (physical exam, biopsy, x-rays, etc.)
- Specific information about any treatment you may have already received
- Names and phone numbers of all physicians that have provided care related to your diagnosis including your primary care provider
- Your insurance information, including any necessary HMO authorization
After Your Appointment is Made
Our appointment specialists will have reviewed with you what to expect during your first visit at the time of your initial phone call, but they also will send you an orientation packet prior to your appointment with information about the clinic you will be visiting, its location, directions to the medical campus, and parking details.
Our physicians will work with your personal physician to provide a recommendation for the best possible treatment plan.
If you are coming to the Kimmel Cancer Center from a distance, you may want assistance making all the necessary arrangements associated with your visit to Johns Hopkins. The staff at Johns Hopkins USA, for patients traveling from anywhere in the country, and Johns Hopkins International Services, for patients traveling from beyond the United States, can assist you with identifying an appropriate specialist, scheduling and coordinating all your appointments, making lodging and travel plans, arranging for interpreter services, as well as other support.
For Johns Hopkins USA, please call 1-410-464-6555 (Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EST) or send your request by e-mail to: email@example.com.
For International Services, please call +1-410-502-7683, or if you prefer, send us your request by FAX +1-410-955-0209 or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org