Refer a Patient to the Neurological Institute

Refer a Patient to the Neurological Institute

Cleveland Clinic understands the importance of the bond between a physician and their patient. For patients referred to Cleveland Clinic we strive to ensure prompt management of patient’s condition and timely responses to our referring physician and health care professional colleagues. In addition we make every effort to return the patient to the referring physician’s care just as soon as is appropriate.

Providing the best possible care for all patients is our first priority. Your patients with complex brain or spine disorders have more on their side than they may know. One of the nation’s top 10 neurology and neurosurgery programs is not far from home. Offering multiple locations and virtual consults, expertise from our 16 centers is within reach of those who need specialized neurological care.

Refer a Patient via Phone

To refer a patient to the Neurological Institute via phone, please call our dedicated physician referral hotline at 216.445.8455. An intake coordinator will handle your call directly. If you are unable to reach an intake coordinator, please leave a message and they will return your call within the work day (if left before 1pm ET) or the next work day (if left after 1pm ET).

Refer a Patient via Fax

To refer a patient to the Neurological Institute via fax, please download and complete our physician referral form and fax to 216.636.2596.


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Referring a Patient to Cleveland Clinic

Referring a Patient to Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic welcomes 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 every day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST, 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 registration process and to schedule an appointment at the patient's convenience. You will be notified once the appointment is scheduled.