How to Make a Referral

At UVa, we know the best medical care for every patient depends on a partnership between physicians, specialties, facilities, and across communities.

We also know good communication and easy access to physicians, treatment options and professional development are vital to making that partnership successful. Here are some of the ways to quickly access UVa's services and resources:

  • UVa Physician Direct 800-552-3723
    Round-the-clock, toll-free access to UVa physicians and treatment areas for consultations, referrals and medical information.
  • Search our Physicians Directory
    For a provider or specialty.
  • Bed Coordination Center
    866-TO-ADMIT (862-3648) or 800-552-3723
    A 24/7 number to transfer or admit patients to UVa.
  • For Patients
    Your patients can schedule, change or cancel appointments, receive test results, get directions to UVa and have other questions answered.
  • Physician resources
    Clinical Trials
  • Emergency Medicine
    For urgent or emergent medical conditions requiring patient transfer to the Emergency Department (ED), please call the ED Main Desk at (434) 924-2231. A UVA ED physician is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
    More information about Transfers and Admissions
  • How Can We Better Serve You?
    Send an e-mail to Liz Nottingham, UVA's Physician Relations Manager, or call her direct line at 434-243-2733 to provide feedback on your referral experience and ideas for providing better service.

We know you have a choice in where you refer patients, and thank you for choosing UVa as a partner in the care of your patients.