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Refer a Patient

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

Providing a positive experience for you and your patient is our top priority. If you are interested in referring your patient to The University of Kansas Hospital, 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, seven 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, seven 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.

Your partner in surgical patient care

At The University of Kansas Hospital, 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 patient's treatment. Our goal is to return your patient home and to your care as soon as is appropriate. You can be assured your patient 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 dedicated concierge can help facilitate travel and coordinate their visit while they are in 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 resources

For additional referral forms, brochures and other helpful information, visit our Publications and Resources page.

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