At Ohio State, you are more than a referring physician. You are our partner in continuity of care.
You trust your patients to Ohio State for expert specialized care. We want to keep you well-informed of their experience in our hospitals, so they can make a seamless transition back to your care.
From here, you can find a doctor, start a referral and transfer your patient. Registering with our DocLink service will also give you instant access to your patients’ electronic medical records. Please take a moment to sign up today.
Refer a patient for a consultation
Fax form to: 614-293-1456
If urgent appointment is needed, please call 614-293-5123 (option 2) to speak
with a scheduling representative.
For phone listings for all specialties, departments and locations, click here.
Order forms for procedures and testing
To download service order forms, choose a form below:
Transfer a patient
Ohio State's Transfer Center is open 24/7 and provides assistance with obtaining an accepting physician and transfer of your patient. Call 800-293-5123, Press 1. The Transfer Center, which is staffed by registered nurses with clinical triage skills, offers:
- Hospital-to-hospital direct admissions
- Physician consultation
- ED to ED transfers
- Arrangement of transport for critically ill patients
Please have available when you call:
- Patient name
- Social Security Number
- Patient's family or referring physician's name
- Summary of current clinical course
- Services needed by your patient
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