How to Refer a Patient

Patient Referrals Made Easy

Our partnership with health professionals in the community is key to our success at UCLA Health System. Registered nurses and referral coordinators are available to assist referring physicians and case managers access services at UCLA Health System through the toll-free UCLA Physician Referral Service phone line 1-800-UCLA-888 (825-2888).

Urgent Referral

If you are a physician or his/her representative, please contact our general referral number 310-825-5111.

If a prompt response is not received, please contact the UCLA Page Operator at 310-825-6301 and ask to have the individual neurosurgeon paged. If the neurosurgeon is not immediately available, the Neurosurgery resident on-call will be able to assist you.

Hospital-to-Hospital Transfer

The UCLA Transfer Center (310-825-0909) may be able to further assist in facilitating transfers to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center.