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UC Davis for Referring Physicians

UC Davis for Referring Physicians

Outpatient referrals and physician phone consultations

Make a Referral

Referral Request Kit


Specialty Care Information

Physician Phone Consultation

Need to discuss a complex or unusual outpatient case? Contact us directly. We can facilitate communication between physicians and one of our specialists. Should your patient require a referral to one of our specialty services following the consultation, our staff will initiate the referral process.

Other Important Information

General information,questions and help completing your referral request:

Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

1 (800) 4-UCDAVIS

1 (800) 482-3284

choose option #2

Fax (916) 703-6048

consultingIf you need to refer your patient to one of our specialty services, we will coordinate your referral request with the appropriate specialty service and provide you with information as to the status and outcome of your referral request. To start the referral process, please use our referral request kit (pdf)

Request a referral or consultation

To inititate a referral on behalf of your patient, please complete our referral request kit (pdf) and submit to our Physician Referral Center via fax to (916) 703-6048. For physician to physician phone consults please contact us directly.

Please allow up to 48 hours for processing of your referral. Please be advised incomplete information or need for clarification may delay the process.

For URGENT requests, please call the Physician Referral Center at 800-482-3284 option #2

Checklist for non-urgent referrals

Prior to submitting a referral, please complete the following:

  • Obtain insurance plan authorization
  • Confirm patient name and name on insurance card(s)
  • Obtain copy of most up-to-date insurance card(s)

Please submit the following with your referral request:

  • Completed UC Davis referral intake form (pdf)
  • Recent/relevant clinical notes/test results
    (health history, physical, MRI/Ct/X-ray results, etc.)
  • Proof of insurance
  • Authorization information with CPT code details and approved visits.

Find a copy of the referral checklist here (pdf)

Clinics listed below should be contacted directly to initiate a referral:

Cancer Center (Adult and Pediatric) (916) 703-5210
PM&R Therapies (916) 734-6700
Psychiatry (916) 734-3574

Check the status of your referral

To check the status of your referral, please conract the specialty care service directly.
Click here for contact information.