Referral Information

​​​Step 1
 
 

Complete and send a referral form using one of the options below:

 
  • Specialty clinic direct referral. Search for clinic information from our Search Locations page and send directly to the desired clinic's fax number. A clinic's fax number may also be obtained by calling the Contact Center at 206.520.5000.
Download and complete a paper referral form
 
 

Call the contact Center at 206.520.5000


For a Cancer, Cardiac or Transplant referral, please consult the following referral pages:

Step 2
 
 
Once the referral is received, your patient will be contacted within 2-3 business days. Three attempts will be made to contact your patient to schedule an appointment. If any questions about referrals or appointments arise, please contact the UW Medicine Contact Center at 206.520.5000.
Step 3
 
 
Follow your patient’s care through the UW Medicine U-Link web portal. U-Link allows you to access both the inpatient and outpatient electronic medical records of the patients you refer to us.

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FAQ

What if I need assistance with a referral by phone?

Contact the UW Medicine Contact Center at 206.520.5000.

If you are uncertain as to the need to send a referral, or would like to get an opinion from a specialist, call Medcon (800.326.5300) ​- a 24/7, toll-free education and referral service of the UW School of Medicine and its academic medical centers, Harborview Medical Center and UW Medical Center.

Who do I contact in case of a patient needing an immediate transfer?

If your patient needs immediate transfer, call the UW Medicine Transfer Center​ at 888.731.4791.

Who do I contact by phone if I would like to speak with a provider about a referral or receive a medical consultation on a case?

To have a provider-to-provider conversation, please call Medcon at 800.326.5300. You can also call Medcon if you are uncertain as to the need to send a referral. Medcon is a 24/7, toll-free education and referral service of the UW School of Medicine and its academic medical centers, Harborview Medical Center and UW Medical Center.

Is there a Physician Liaison who can assist with referrals?

There are Physician Liaisons for specific services at UW Medicine. Please refer to the Physician Liaison Program webpage for more details and contact information.

How can I get follow-up information on my patients?

You can follow your patient through our system using U-Link. For details on how to login or sign-up, please visit the U-Link webpage.