Referring a Patient to Cleveland Clinic
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Referring a Patient to Dermatology & Plastic Surgery
Cleveland Clinic Dermatology and Plastic Surgery physicians and surgeons welcome the opportunity to partner with you in caring for your patients.
Our dedicated Referring Physician team is available around-the-clock and committed to serving you and your patients. Please contact our Referring Physician Hotline, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for all your needs, by calling 855.REFER.123 (855.733.3712).
Contact the Referring Physician Hotline to obtain information on our clinical specialists and services; schedule and confirm patient appointments; receive assistance in the resolution of any service-related issues; and connect with Cleveland Clinic specialists.
When contacting us to schedule your patients, please have the following information readily available:
- Patient demographic information
- Reason for visit
- Any special needs that will require facilitation once the patient arrives
- Patient insurance information, if available
We will work with your patient to complete the registration process and to schedule an appointment at the patient's convenience. You will be notified once the appointment is scheduled.
You can also sign up for DrConnect, our complimentary internet-based service specially developed to provide physicians who refer patients to Cleveland Clinic secure, real-time information about their patient's treatment progress.
To reach the Cleveland Clinic Department of Dermatology directly by phone, please call us locally at
216.444.5725 or toll-free 800.223.2273, ext. 45725.
To reach the Cleveland Clinic Department of Plastic Surgery directly by phone, please call us locally at 216.444.6900 or toll-free 800.553.5056, ext. 46900.