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For Referring Physicians

University of Illinois Hospital & Clinics offers a talented staff of physicians, nurses, therapists, technologists, and other health professions to bring expertise to every aspect of patient care. We look forward to partnering with you to provide comprehensive care to patients across the Chicago metropolitan area and beyond.

To Refer a Patient to UI Health

Option 1
For seamless referrals and to ensure continuity of care, please consider utilizing Epic or EpicCare Link.

Option 2
If you do not have access to EpicCare Link, please fax a copy of your order and the patient's demographic information/factsheet to:

  • Diagnostic Imaging: 312.996.8154
  • Consultation: 312.355.4212

Option 3
Download our PDF form to submit your referral request.

For questions or to talk with someone in our referral center, please call 866.600.CARE (2273).


Transfer a Patient

Call IPAL (Illinois Provider Access Line) at 855.455.IPAL (4725)

IPAL is available 24/7 and is a dedicated Attending-to-Attending line for referring physicians to have direct contact with attending physicians at UI Health. Click here for more information on transferring a patient.

For a printable map of our primary locations, download this PDF (English and Spanish).

Emergency Psychiatry Urgent Intervention Team 24/7 pager: 312.996.2242 ID#3927

Other Important Resources

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Health Insurance
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