Referring a Patient to Cleveland Clinic

Referring a Patient to Cleveland Clinic

How do I refer a patient to Cleveland Clinic?

To refer a patient to a Cleveland Clinic location in Ohio, please print and fill out our referral form and fax to 216.448.9738 (Attention: Referring Physician Hotline). You can also refer a patient by phone using our Referring Physician Hotline at 855.REFER.123 (855.733.3712). Our team is available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST, every day.

How do I refer a patient to Cleveland Clinic Florida or Nevada?
To learn more about our referral process in Florida or Nevada, please visit the pages below:

Please contact our Referring Physician Hotline, available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST, every day for all your needs, by calling 855.REFER.123 (855.733.3712).

You can contact our Referring Physician Hotline for help with all your needs, including:

  • Obtaining information on our clinical specialists and services.
  • Scheduling and confirming patient appointments.
  • Assistance in the resolution of any service-related issues.
  • Connecting 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.

Physician Relations

Physician Relations

Cleveland Clinic’s Physician Relations team is responsible for continually addressing the needs of our customers – referring physicians and their office staff.

Our physician liaisons serve as your personal connection to Cleveland Clinic specialists and services, and are available to schedule personal office visits; address questions, concerns and issues; and much more.

When should you contact Physician Relations?

Please call 855.REFER.123 (855.733.3712), and ask to speak with a physician liaison, to:

  • Obtain information on our clinical specialists and services
  • Receive assistance in the resolution of any service-related issues
  • Schedule Grand Rounds or obtain information on Continuing Medical Education
  • Request to meet with a Cleveland Clinic specialist

Our physician liaisons are available to referring physicians and their office staff to discuss how we can better serve you and help meet your patient’s needs. Please call us at 855.REFER.123 (855.733.3712) or email



Request a Guide for Referring Physicians

Cleveland Clinic’s Guide for Referring Physicians is a comprehensive directory of our specialty staff physicians, and was created to help you identify specialists and resources at Cleveland Clinic to support you and your patients.

Update Contact Information

Has your office moved locations? Have you joined a new practice? Update your contact information so that we can be sure to reach you when needed.

Critical Care Transport

Critical Care Transport Worldwide, Cleveland Clinic’s critical care transport fleet comprises mobile ICU vehicles, helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft, and serves children and adults.

  • For STEMI (ST segment elevation myocardial infarction), acute stroke, ICH intracerebral hemorrhage), SAH (subarachnoid hemorrhage) or aortic syndrome transfers, call 877.379.CODE(2633)
  • For all others, call 216.444.8302 or 800.553.5056

Track Your Patient’s Care Online

DrConnect offers secure access to your patient’s treatment progress at Cleveland Clinic.

Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education

Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education provides first-rate continuing medical education (CME) opportunities to medical professionals worldwide.

Executive Education

Today’s healthcare organizations need great leaders to navigate the ever-evolving healthcare landscape and to ensure the life of the organization. That’s why physicians, nurses and administrators from around the world are taking advantage of Cleveland Clinic’s healthcare executive education programs.

Information for Your Patients

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Cleveland Clinic Locations

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Global Patient Services/International Center

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Cleveland Clinic Clinical Trials

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