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for Adult Patients

To make an appointment, call The Kirklin Clinic — (205) 801-8415 (Hematology/Oncology)

For more information on what to expect, see UAB Medicine for more information on planning your visit.


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for Pediatric Patients

To make an appointment, call Children's of Alabama — (205) 638-9285. A physician's referral is required to schedule a first appointment in the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology clinic.

At least one parent or legal guardian must accompany all minor patients. If someone other than a legal guardian or parent will accompany your child, please ensure you provide them with a written and signed "Permission to Treat" slip. Please include the name of the person who will accompany your child as well as their relationship to your child in the permission slip.

  • When you enter the clinic you will be asked to sign in at the front desk — be sure to bring your insurance card with you

  • After registration, your child will be called to the triage area where their heigh and weight will be measured and vital signs taken

  •  After triage, you may have labs drawn either in one of the clinic rooms or at the lab down the hall

  • Your child will be seen by the doctor in one of the 15 private exam rooms or in the 12-chair infusion room

Other team members may also come by and introduce themselves to you and your child. Some of these include: nurse practitioners and Hope and Cope team members such as the dedicated social workers, child life specialists, pastoral care chaplains, psychologists and our teacher. The typical initial appointment in our specialty clinic could last several hours. You may want to bring snacks and drinks, favorite toys or games and items to entertain your child while waiting. A limited selection of soft drinks, coffee and water are available from the clinic staff.

Frequently called numbers for pediatric patients:

  • Clinic 8 — (205) 638-9285

  • Social Services/Social Work — (205) 638-9684

  • Kid One Transportation — (800) 543-7143

  • Peds RX — (205) 983-8727