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Patient Referrals

Outpatient Referrals

To refer a patient for an outpatient appointment at Taussig Cancer Institute, please call 216.444.7923 or 866.223.8100.

Inpatient Referrals

To arrange an inpatient hospital transfer, we ask that a physician call 800.553.5056.

Referring Physician Concierge Service

The Referring Physician Concierge service is dedicated to guiding you through the referral process and assisting your visiting patient. From recommending appropriate physicians/specialists, to welcoming and escorting your patient to their initial visit, we are here to facilitate your referral and meet the needs of your patient.

To utilize this service, please call Tyler Somershield at 216.444.6196 or 216.312.4910.


Cleveland Clinic DrConnect provides referring physicians with real-time information about their patient’s treatment progress via a secure, Internet-based program.

A DrConnect account is established using a secure log-in name and password. Referring physicians may grant security rights to office personnel so DrConnect patient updates can be integrated into a busy medical practice's daily activities and workflow.

Cancer Answers & Appointments

Speak with a cancer nurse specialist for appointment assistance and for answers to your questions about cancer locally at 216.444.7923 or toll-free 1.866.223.8100.

Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (ET).


Resources for medical professionals

  • Outpatient appointment referrals: 216.444.7923 or 866.223.8100
  • Inpatient hospital transfers: 800.553.5056
  • Referring Physician Concierge: 216.444.6196 or 216.312.4910.

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