Northern Californian children referred by physician.
Stanford University Medical Center is the Northern California referral center for children's catastrophic diseases, i.e. cystic fibrosis. Patients are ordinarily referred by their family physician. Low-cost or free lodging near this hospital is available for families of patients at the Ronald McDonald House.
The Lucile Packard Referral Center provides a listing of physician specialists for children. This information can be accessed by calling (800) 995-5724, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.