How do I make an appointment at MD Anderson?
We offer two convenient ways to request your first appointment.
Online: To start the appointment process, fill out our online appointment request form. After you submit the form, a patient access specialist will call you within one business day to gather any additional information they may need such as medical records and insurance.
Call: Contact askMDAnderson at 877-632-6789 option 2, and a health information specialist will begin the appointment process by phone. Our office hours are Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Central Standard Time.
How long will it take to get an appointment?
The hospital average is seven to 10 days; however, it varies for each center.
How can I participate in the Moon Shots Program?
The Moon Shots Program consists of certain clinical trials/research for specific types of cancer. Patients need to be an existing patient at MD Anderson to participate in a moon shot clinical trial. Once you become a MD Anderson patient, your care team will talk to you about whether or not you are eligible.
Do I have to have a confirmed diagnosis to come to MD Anderson?
No, many of our centers will see patients with a suspicion of cancer by a doctor or benign tumors.