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Referring Patients
During COVID-19
Click here for information about referring
patients during this time.

To refer a patient or request a consultation, call 866.600.CARE (2273) or fill out our online Physician Referral Form.

Our Referral Center will connect you with experienced representatives who can assist you and your patient. They will expedite appointments for your patient and confirm all details in writing, if requested. Our goal is to make your referrals to UI Hospital as convenient as possible for you and your patient. A talented staff of physicians, nurses, therapists, technologists and other health professionals bring expertise to every aspect of patient care at the University of Illinois Hospital & Health Sciences System.

To transfer a patient call IPAL (Illinois Provider Access Line) at 855.455.IPAL (4725)

IPAL is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and is a dedicated Attending-to-Attending line for referring physicians to have direct contact with our UI Health attending physicians. Click here for more information on transferring a patient.

For a printable map of our primary locations, download this PDF (English and Spanish).

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