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Refer by Phone

612-672-7000 or toll-free at 888-318-DOCS (3627)

Toll-free at 888-KIDS-UMN (888-543-7866)

Cancer Care

Heart Care
612-365-5000 (also see Emergency Contacts below)

Refer Online

Complete our online referral form.

By Fax

Download a printable referral form and fax the completed form to 612-884-0659.

Emergency Contacts

24-Hour Physician Referral and Emergency Line

University of Minnesota Health Aortic Center Emergency Triage Line

Behavioral Health Emergency (Patients of Any Age) 
Patients are received at the West Bank Emergency Department, (West Building, 2312 S 6th St. at 23rd Avenue): 612-672-6600

Cardiology Patient Admissions and Transfers 
Arrange to admit or transfer one of your patients 24/7. Call the hospital in advance of the patient's arrival for direct hospital admission. Our cardiologists are available at:

    • University of Minnesota Medical Center: 612-672-7575
    • Fairview Southdale Hospital: 952-924-8000
    • Fairview Ridges Hospital: 952-892-2067

Coronary Emergency--STEMI Transfers
To arrange an emergent transfer for STEMI (ST elevated myocardial infarction)/acute coronary syndrome:

    • University of Minnesota Medical Center, East Bank: 612-672-7575
    • Fairview Southdale Hospital: 952-924-8000
    • Fairview Ridges Hospital: 952-892-2064 (M-F, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

24/7 Neonatal Transport or Physician Consultation 

Pediatric Interhospital Critical Care Transport
1-888-KIDS-UMN (1-888-543-7866)
Ask to be connected with a bedside pediatric intensivist physician about hospital transport. Teams are dispatched within 30 minutes of alert, 24/7.

Stroke Emergency

Call access line 612-672-7575 and say “acute stroke.”

Information Needed to Schedule the Appointment

Please be prepared to provide the following information when you call for an appointment:

  • Patient's information (name, gender, address, phone number, date of birth)
  • Reason for the referral, symptoms and diagnosis (including services you would like us to provide)
  • Referring physician information (UPIN/NPI, physician name, clinic, phone and fax number, address, contact name)