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When it comes to your child’s health and development, waiting to see what happens isn’t much of a plan. And even if you have a diagnosis from your pediatrician, what should you do next? Who should you talk to? 

Whether you want answers to your most pressing questions or a second opinion, scheduling an online virtual appointment with Gillette Children’s Pediatric Expert Consult can help. It’s a fast, easy way to talk with an expert in treating children with multiple medical needs or rare symptoms and get advice on what to do next. No referral is necessary.


Consult with an expert as soon as tomorrow.

At Gillette Children’s, we’re more than a children’s hospital. The doctors, physicians, surgeons and advanced practice providers available through our Pediatric Expert Consult specialize in complex conditions and work alongside your pediatrician. 

During your consultation, our experts will give you a better understanding of your child’s individual healthcare needs, make recommendations for the next steps in their care, and set up appointments to ensure you get in right away. Your child may be referred to an expert in one of the following areas:

Pediatric Expert Consult doesn’t see children who may be experiencing medical concerns with diabetes, kidney/renal issues, mental health, immunology, ophthalmology, or rheumatology. We do not provide emergency care, cancer care or transplant care. At this time, Pediatric Expert Consult is for patients ages 25 and younger who live in Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota or Michigan. 

Schedule a Pediatric Expert Consult appointment today. Your child's 30-minute virtual consultation will take place within two to five business days. Next-day appointments are also available!


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Or call us Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

4 tips for a successful virtual pediatric consult.

  • Find a quiet space with good lighting.
  • Make sure your child is present for the visit.
  • Test the link before your appointment.
  • Join your appointment 5 minutes before the appointment start time.

Making an appointment is easy. Parents or caregivers can schedule a Pediatric Expert Consult by calling 651-325-2178 or selecting the button below. No referral is necessary.

Submit an Appointment Request

Our Team

With some of the nation’s best doctors for rare pediatric conditions, we have extensive clinical expertise in treating and managing complex medical issues. As one of the best children’s hospitals in the area, Gillette Children’s also offers convenient clinic locations.