Transfers and Referrals
Any physician may refer patients to a UVA physician via "UVA Physician Direct". This referral hotline is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
UVA Physician Direct: 1-800-552-3723
For urgent or emergent medical conditions requiring patient transfer to the Emergency Department (ED), please call the ED Main Desk at (434) 924-2231. A UVA ED physician is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
ALL patient cases transferred to the ED MUST be discussed with the attending-on-duty prior to transport, in adherence to EMTALA guidelines. With rare exceptions, hospital inpatients cannot be transferred to the ED.
To speak to a UVA Physician regarding transferring an inpatient or a patient admission, please call the "Transfers and Admissions" line. This is also available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Transfers and Admissions
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