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Referral / Transfer
We're committed to strong partnerships and better outcomes
When a patient is referred or transferred to Loyola Medicine, we view collaboration as a truly invaluable asset. We believe that through cooperation, we can find the most effective way to care for patients – care that goes beyond the medical condition to treat the whole person.
We are committed to a smooth transfer process, and we know how crucial clear, efficient communication is. We have a dedicated phone line for patient transfers:
Loyola Physician Transfer Line: 855-4-LOYOLA / 855-456-9652
At Loyola, we have a dedicated phone line, for physicians only, to facilitate an appointment with a specialist:
Loyola Physician Referral Line: 708-327-DOCS / 708-327-3627
You will receive an appointment on average within seven days or sooner based on activity. Our referral nurse is available Monday through Friday, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm. After hours, you may speak to an associate who will take a message for a return call the next business day or connect you to an on-call physician.
Know that when you refer a patient to Loyola, our commitment is to keep you informed of our diagnosis and treatment plan and to refer back to you for follow-up care.
Physicians who refer patients to Loyola University Health System can directly access their patients' electronic health records through Loyola Connect, our secure physician site.
Accepted insurance plans are listed on our insurance web page.