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.
Do you treat my type of cancer?
MD Anderson sees and treats every type of cancer.
Can I just get a second opinion and then leave?
Yes, most of the centers at MD Anderson offer second opinions on treatment, and you don’t have to make a commitment to receive treatment through us.
Do I qualify for any clinical trials?
We have more than 700 current clinical trials for all types of cancer. You must be a MD Anderson patient before you are eligible to participate. Once you make your first appointment with us, you will be able to discuss clinical trial opportunities with your MD Anderson physician.
Where is MD Anderson located?
Do you take my insurance?
MD Anderson is willing to work with any insurance company. View a list of the insurance plans that are contracted with MD Anderson.
Please note that this list is not comprehensive. It is typically up to the insurance company to determine if the plans they offer will allow access to MD Anderson. Insurance is also verified when going through the new patient appointment process.