Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Lucile Packard Children's Hospital located?
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital is located in Northern California, 40 miles south of San Francisco down the Peninsula adjacent to the city of Palo Alto, on land owned by Stanford University. See Directions and Parking for how to get to our facility using various means of transportation.
Does Lucile Packard Children's Hospital accept my insurance?
View our Health Plan Information or call your insurance carrier directly.
What services does Lucile Packard Children's Hospital provide?
Lucile Packard Children's Hospital provides a wide range of services through its clinical specialties, services, and physicians, from basic primary care to advanced treatment and procedures. For a comprehensive listing and detail of our services, visit the Clinical Specialties and Services section of our Web site.
How do I schedule an appointment with a doctor?
You schedule an appointment with one of our doctors through the individual clinic phone numbers listed on each clinical specialty and service page. You may also find the Request An Appointment page helpful as well.
What lodging is in the area?
There are numerous places to stay in the surrounding area. View a partial list of local hotels and motels. Please try to make your arrangements as far ahead of time as possible. For additional information, visit our Lodging section.
Where can I get something to eat that is close to the hospital?
There are many choices in the local area, including cafeterias in both Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and Stanford Hospital. Follow this link for more information.