Admissions, Referrals and Clinical Resources
Admissions, transfers or clinical support: (901) 287-4408 or 1-888-899-9355
Outpatient clinic and diagnostic appointments: (901) 287-7337 or 1-866-870-5570
Le Bonheur welcomes new specialists
Evan Harvey, MD, joined Le Bonheur’s Heart Institute as a pediatric cardiologist. He completed his residency in Pediatrics and his fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. He is a member of the American Heart Association and the Southern Society for Pediatric Research.
Erick Viorritto, MD, MPH, joined Le Bonheur’s Neuroscience Institute as a pediatric neurologist and sleep medicine specialist. He completed his residency in Pediatric Neurology at Children’s National Medical Center and a fellowship in Sleep Medicine at Duke University Hospital. He is board certified in Neurology with special qualification in Child Neurology and in Sleep Medicine by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Viorritto is also a member of the Child Neurology Society, American Academy of Neurology and the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
Waller named new chief medical officer
Rush Waller, MD, Le Bonheur pediatric cardiologist and medical director of Adult Congenital Heart Disease, is the new chief medical officer at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. He replaces Barry Gilmore, MD, who retired in June. Waller joined Le Bonheur in 1999 as the first pediatric interventional cardiologist in Memphis and led the pediatric cardiac catheterization lab as it developed as a highly regarded program. He was also the first cardiologist in Memphis certified in Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) and started the nationally accredited ACHD program in Le Bonheur’s Heart Institute.
Le Bonheur, UTHSC receive American Association of Colleges of Nursing Award
Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Nursing received the 2023 American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Exemplary Academic-Practice Partnership Award. This annual award recognizes AACN member institutions involved in highly productive and model academic practice partnerships.
Behavioral Health in Pediatrics TCAPES training
The Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics has partnered with BlueCare to develop the Behavioral Healthcare in Pediatrics (BeHiP) training program. BeHiP training provides pediatric health care providers with tools and strategies to screen for, assess, and manage patients with emotional, behavioral and substance abuse concerns. TCAPES (Tennessee Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Education and Support) is a program that supports the integration of mental health care into pediatric primary care. This program will provide pediatric Primary Care Providers in Tennessee, with training on screening and management of behavioral health conditions, assistance in finding community resources and access to pediatric and adolescent psychiatry consultation services through same day telephone consultation.