Physician Referrals

Appointment New Patient Appointment or 214-645-8300

UT Southwestern physicians offer consultations and treatment in about 80 areas of medical specialization. Our ability to provide integrated, multidisciplinary care across a wide spectrum makes UTSW an exceptional choice for even the most difficult cases.

If you have a patient in need of referral, our staff will assist with the secure transfer of medical records and test results to UT Southwestern offices.

We’ll provide quality care in a manner consistent with your practice. And we’ll work collaboratively with you to ensure a smooth transition back to your practice when appropriate.

UT Southwestern’s main campus is located in the Southwestern Medical District in Dallas and is home to William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital, the No. 1 hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth for seven consecutive years, according to U.S. News & World Report. Our main campus also includes the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute, and dozens of outpatient clinics.

We also operate regional medical centers throughout North Texas that provide primary and specialty outpatient care. Those locations include: Coppell, Fort Worth, Frisco, Las Colinas, Park Cities, RedBird, and Richardson/Plano.

Refer by Phone

Physicians can call Referral Management to schedule a consultation or fax patient records:

Phone: 214-645-8300 or 817-882-2400
Fax: 214-645-7999 or 817-882-2401

Monday – Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Refer Online

Physicians have several online options to refer patients to UT Southwestern:

Hospital-to-Hospital Transfers

Offered exclusively to physicians and hospital staff, UT Southwestern's hospital-to-hospital patient transfer service provides a seamless transition of patient care, including emergency and complex cases.

  • If you are a physician or hospital staff, call 877-645-0911 to speak with a UT Southwestern representative 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Throughout the patient’s stay at UT Southwestern, referring physicians are kept informed of their patient’s status and are notified if there are any changes to the transfer plan.

Maternal-Fetal Transport

Our maternal-fetal transport hotline provides 24-hour, direct physician-to-physician contact for high-risk obstetrical cases.

For emergencies, physicians should call 877-887-9MFM (877-887-9636). For nonemergencies, please call 214-645-3837.

Referring Practice Satisfaction

UT Southwestern values our partnership with referring practices. We're continuously working on improving our referral process. In order to provide excellent service to your practice and patients, please complete survey regarding your overall experience with our referral process over the past 6 months.

Referral Survey

Help with Questions

The UT Southwestern Health System Physician Outreach team is available to assist external physicians with questions.