Referring Physicians

Find your care

We have one of the highest volume kidney transplant programs in the country, with outstanding patient outcomes. To learn more, call 310-825-6836.

If you are a kidney donor, please contact the Living Donor Line at 866-672-5333.

At UCLA, we also work closely with referring physicians to provide consistent care for your patients with serious kidney disease or kidney failure.

To Refer a Patient or Receive Answers

UCLA physicians are available to consult with you regarding patient care opportunities or referral. We offer several ways to reach us:


How to Refer a Patient for Transplant Evaluation at UCLA

The patient, the patient’s physician, the patient’s medical group or the patient’s dialysis unit can make the referral to UCLA transplant programs by calling the appropriate referral number below. Referring physicians will be promptly contacted by a physician on the transplant team to discuss their patient's case, and an appointment will be scheduled. For new patients: Please fill out and send this referral form to us by fax at 310-983-3620.  

What is the UCLA Physician to Physician Access Line (P2P)?

Our dedicated access line – 1-844-4UCLADR (844-482-5237) – connects community physicians with an appropriate UCLA physician to assist with questions about your patient’s care and referrals.

Our goal is to connect you with the appropriate UCLA attending physician within 20 minutes.

If a specific physician is requested and not available, we will contact another equally qualified attending physician. 

Why use the UCLA P2P Access Line?

Your call will be handled by a highly trained physician coordinator who will direct your call to the appropriate UCLA physician. This service allows direct access to UCLA physicians who will advise and help coordinate care for your patients.  This is a 24/7 service that allows access to multiple UCLA specialties. 

Contact Us

For all of your patient questions and referral needs, please contact us at 1-844-4UCLADR (844-482-5237)
** Please note this service is intended for physician use only.

International Patients

If you are an international patient, please call International Patient Services at +1-310-794-8759.