Jefferson Physicians

Referring Physician Resources


Jefferson's dedicated physician-only referral service provides you with direct access to our specialists 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

To refer a patient to Jefferson, please fill out our short online referral request form and a representative will contact the patient within 48 hours. Once an appointment has been made, we will contact you.

Transfer a Patient

The Jefferson Transfer Center's one-call system for referring physicians is fast, efficient, comprehensive and user-centered. Call 1-800-JEFF-121 (1-800-533-3121) to expedite time-sensitive emergency transfers and nonemergent transfers for tertiary care services at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience and the Wills Eye Emergency Department at Jefferson.

Advanced Imaging Orders for Out-of-Network Providers

Beginning Jan 1, 2022, orders for Medicare Part B advanced diagnostic imaging services require consultation with appropriate use criteria (AUC) through a qualified Clinical Decision Support Mechanism (CDSM). The information must be provided to furnishing professionals and facilities, because the AUC consultation information must be reported on the Medicare claims.

Transport a Patient

JeffSTAT is a medical transportation service owned and operated by Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. We transport patients to any receiving hospital. Critical care transport nurses, paramedics and emergency medical technicians are on staff and available to respond 24 hours a day.

Schedule an Imaging Study

To schedule a radiology exam, please call 1-800-858-1662 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Neuro Teleconsulting Service (Jefferson Expert Telemedicine)

JET, the region's first university-based high-tech mobile robotic teleconsulting system, allows Jefferson neuroscience specialists to evaluate time-sensitive neurovascular diseases, most notably stroke, in real time and without delay. With JET, your community hospital physician can request an immediate consultation with one of our neuroscience specialists.

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