Indiana Down Syndrome Medical Care Centers


There are currently 3 Down syndrome medical care centers in Indiana:


IU Riley Hospital Down Syndrome Program – Indianapolis

Affiliation: Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health
Summary: The Down Syndrome Program at Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health brings together specialists from many clinical areas to address the medical and psychosocial needs of children with Down syndrome. In this program, developmental pediatricians and pediatric nurse practitioners, along with members of the multidisciplinary team including pediatric social workers, pediatric occupational therapists, physical therapists and certified speech pathologists work closely with the primary care physician to help each child achieve his or her optimal potential. We also refer the family to local resources for therapy and developmental programs.
Ages Served: Up to 17/18
Hours and Days of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Address: 702 Barnhill Drive, Room 1601, Indianapolis, IN 46202-5225
Website: iuhealth.org/riley/developmental-pediatrics/down-syndrome/
Appointments: 317-944-4846
General Phone Number: 317-944-4846
Clinical Director: Charlene Davis, RN
Services provided:
Behavioral MD
Psychologist
Nutritionist
Physical Therapist
Occupational Therapist
Family Practitioner
Apraxia Specialist
Speech and Language Pathologist
Audiologist
Social Worker
Education/Inclusion Specialist
Nurse Practitioner
Genetic Counselor
Clinical Care Coordinator
Feeding Specialist
Year Established:  
Patients with Down Syndrome Seen Annually: About 4,000
Length of Waitlist:  
Medicaid Accepted? Yes
Insurance accepted? Yes


Deaconess Riley Children’s Specialty Center – Down Syndrome Clinic – Newburgh

Affiliation: Deaconess Hospital and Riley Hospital for Children
Summary: Clinic provides location where patient can see pediatrician that specialized in Down Syndrome. Patient also has access to pediatric team members consisting of, Social Worker, Dietitian, and Pediatric Cardiologist.
Ages Served: Up to 19
Hours and Days of Operation: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Address: 4133 Gateway Blvd., Suite 220, Newburgh, IN 47630
Website: www.deaconess.com
Email: Anita.hagan@deaconess.com
Appointments: 812-858-3131 or 800-276-5235
General Phone Number: 812-858-3131 or 800-276-5235
Clinical Director: Anita Hagan, RN, MSN, CNS
Services provided:
Behavioral MD
Psychologist
Nutritionist
Physical Therapist
Occupational Therapist
Family Practitioner
Apraxia Specialist
Speech and Language Pathologist
Audiologist
Social Worker
Education/Inclusion Specialist
Nurse Practitioner
Genetic Counselor
Clinical Care Coordinator
Geneticist/Pediatrician
Year Established: 2006
Length of Waitlist: No
Medicaid Accepted? Yes
Insurance accepted? Yes


Down Syndrome Clinic

Affiliation: Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital
Summary: Our center offers comprehensive appointments in our Down Syndrome Clinic to children birth-7 years. Needs are assessed by the following providers: Medical Genetics, Genetic Counselor, Endocrinology, ENT, and Audiology. Support services available as outpatient referrals include Social Work, Dietician, Speech, Occupational, and Physical therapies. All other pediatric specialist referrals from the Peyton Manning Children’s Hospital service line are made on an as needed basis.
After age 7 years, patients are transitioned to Medical Genetics Clinic for follow up with Dr. Escobar or the Medical Genetics Nurse Practitioner. After age 18 years, patients are transitioned out of clinic to all adult services. All new patient referrals over the age of 12 years, are reviewed on a case by case basis to best meet patient needs.
Ages Served: Down Syndrome Clinic: birth-7 years
Medical Genetics: 7 years-18 years
Hours and Days of Operation: Down Syndrome Clinic: 8AM-12PM 3rd Wednesday every month
Medical Genetics: Mon-Fri 8AM-4PM
Address: 8402 Harcourt Rd. Suite 300, Indianapolis, IN 46260
Website: http://www.peytonmanningch.org/
Appointments: Phone: 317-338-5288 Fax: 317-338-7154
General Phone Number: 317-338-5288
Clinical Director: Luis F. Escobar, MD
Services provided:
Behavioral MD
Psychologist
Registered Dietician
Physical Therapist
Occupational Therapist
Family Practitioner
Apraxia Specialist
Speech and Language Pathologist
Audiologist
Social Worker
Education/Inclusion Specialist
Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Genetic Counselor
Feeding Specialist
Geneticist/Pediatrician
Other Services Provided: Endocrinology, ENT
Patients with Down Syndrome Seen Annually: 350-400
Length of Waitlist: No waitlist, wait time varies with clinical concerns
Medicaid Accepted? Yes
Insurance accepted? Yes

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