Referring Physicians and Resources
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Refer a Patient

As the destination for complex care, The University of Kansas Health System is here to assist you in caring for your patients. Like you, we recognize continuity of care is critical for your patients' treatment and recovery. Our dedication to healthcare excellence and patient-focused care means you can be confident your patients will achieve the best possible outcome.

Providing a positive experience for you and your patients is our top priority. If you are interested in referring a patient to The University of Kansas Health System, or to consult with a physician in any department, please call 913-588-5862 or toll-free 877-588-5862. Our physicians are also available for consultation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Physician consultation and referral

We value our physician partnerships and work to create a truly collaborative pre- and post-treatment environment. We offer convenient services that allow you to refer a patient or consult with a physician in any department. You can refer a patient to our specialists from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Our physicians are available for consultation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Our physician referral representatives are here to assist you. They will help you find a physician specialist or clinical department that meets your patient's needs. To avoid delays, they will connect you directly to schedulers for your requested specialty.

Referral forms

To refer a patient or to consult with a physician at The University of Kansas Health System in any department, please use the forms and contact information listed below.

If you are interested in referring a patient to The University of Kansas Health System, or to consult with a physician in any department, please call 913-588-5862 or toll-free 877-588-5862. Our physicians are also available for consultation 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.


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Your partner in surgical patient care

At The University of Kansas Health System, we specialize in complex surgical patients. We provide innovative surgical care using the most advanced techniques and procedures. When you entrust a patient to us, our dedicated team of expert surgeons and staff pledges to deliver superior surgical outcomes.

As your partner in patient care, we will keep you informed throughout your patients' treatment. Our goal is to return your patients home and to your care as soon as is appropriate. You can be assured your patients will receive outstanding care from the region's most experienced surgical team.

Care for patients and families

You can trust us to put your patients first. As part of our commitment to deliver a superior healthcare experience, we offer complimentary concierge services for patients and their families. Our concierge can help facilitate travel and coordinate visits to Kansas City. We also provide patients and their families with information on nearby lodging, dining and other amenities in our Patient Comfort & Travel Guide.

Additional referral information

For more help getting patient appointment forms, please use the contact information listed below.

Call for copies: 913-588-5862, toll-free 877-588-5862

Request by fax: 913-588-5785

Request by email: physref@kumc.edu

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