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Physician Referral

Our dedication to providing exceptional care reflects our passion for the work we do and the commitment we make to our patients and their families.

As partners in care, we keep in close communication with our referring physicians and health care professional colleagues. It’s now easier than ever to refer patients to Keck Medicine of USC by clicking on the button below and filling out a form.


Contact Information by Specialty

Acoustic Neuroma

Our dedication to providing exceptional care reflects our passion for the work we do and the commitment we make to our patients and their families. As partners in care, we provide prompt management of all patients. We keep close communication with our referring physicians and healthcare professional colleagues to ensure we give the best care.

To refer a patient, please call (323) 442-4827 for further assistance.

Cancer

The USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center is committed to the relationships we build with our community of referring physicians and health care colleagues to ensure prompt and timely management of all patients entrusted to our care.

To refer a patient, please call us at (323) 865-3111. If you would like to speak to an attending physician, our representative can direct your call.

Cardiac and Vascular

We pledge to partner with you to develop individualized treatment plans to facilitate continual communication and the exchange of ideas, all directed to providing the best care possible for your patients.

To refer a patient, please call (323) 442-5849

Rapid Transfer Program

As a regional leader and provider for tertiary and quaternary services, the Keck Medical Center of USC offers immediate access to lifesaving care for patients with need for emergent treatment. The Transfer Program at USC is designed to transfer critically ill patients to Keck Hospital of USC for procedures or treatments that cannot be provided at their hospital of origin.

Currently, Keck Hospital of USC manages ambulance or air transport transfers for patients with acute cardiovascular conditions, neurological and neurosurgical emergencies, GI bleeds, and other acute urgent orthopedic and reconstructive surgical needs, as well as a number of other urgent and emergent conditions. A rapid admission process ensures there are no delays in patient care.

For emergent cardiac transfers to Keck Hospital of USC, call (855) USC-BEDS (855-872-2337)

Telehealth Options

At Keck Medicine of USC, our patients’ health and safety are our top priorities. Telehealth and in-person appointments are available to meet all of our patients’ health care needs.

Dermatology

Our dedication to providing beyond exceptional care reflects our passion for the work we do and the commitment we make to our patients and their families. As partners in care, we provide prompt management of all patients. We keep in close communication with our referring physicians and health-care professional colleagues to ensure we give the best care.

To refer a patient, please call (323) 442-6200.

Digestive Health

To refer a patient, please call (800) USC-CARE (800-872-2273).

To urgently transfer a patient, please call the USC Transfer Center (855) USC-BEDS (855-872-2337).

To refer a patient for an endoscopy please call USC Endoscopy (855) USC-ENDO (855-872-3636).

As a regional leader and provider for tertiary and quaternary services, the Keck Medical Center of USC offers immediate access to lifesaving care for patients with need for emergent treatment.

The Transfer Center is designed for immediate, multi-faceted care with a concentration of specialists across multiple areas of expertise ready to assist you and your patients when needed.

With one phone call, the Keck Medical Center of USC Transfer Center will provide you with direct access to an attending USC specialist and quick acceptance.

Streamlined Transfers

  • Referring physician or hospital case manager calls (855) USC-BEDS (855-872-2337)
  • Call is answered “live” by a qualified nurse intake specialist.
  • The nurse specialist works with the referring physician [or referrer] to determine the appropriate USC surgeon or specialist.
  • An attending USC specialist is immediately contacted.
  • A three-way call then takes place among the referrer, selected attending USC specialist and nurse intake specialist to address all immediate patient care needs.
  • Real-time decision-making leads to expedited clinical acceptance.
  • Nurse specialist and local case manager process transfer and transport needs, such as the Rapid Transfer Service (ambulance service).
  • Patient is transferred, and it all happens in “one call.”

Ear, Nose and Throat

Contact Us

To refer a patient for a consultation, please call (323) 442-0118.

Transfer Center

To urgently transfer a patient, please call the USC Transfer Center at (855) USC-BEDS (855-872-2337).

As a regional leader and provider for tertiary and quaternary services, the Keck Medical Center of USC offers immediate access to lifesaving care for patients with a need for emergent treatment. The Transfer Center is designed for immediate, multi-faceted care, with a concentration of specialists across multiple areas of expertise ready to assist you and your patients when needed.

With one phone call, the Keck Medical Center of USC Transfer Center will provide you with direct access to an attending USC specialist and quick acceptance.

Streamlined Transfers

  • Referring physician or hospital case manager calls (855) USC-BEDS (855-872-2337).
  • Call is answered “live” by qualified nurse intake specialist.
  • The nurse specialist works with the referring physician [or referrer] to determine the appropriate USC surgeon or specialist.
  • An attending USC specialist is immediately contacted.
  • A 3-way call then takes place among the referrer, selected attending USC specialist, and nurse intake specialist to address all immediate patient care needs.
  • Real-time decision-making leads to expedited clinical acceptance.
  • Nurse specialist and local case manager process transfer and transport needs, such as the Rapid Transfer Service (ambulance service).
  • Patient is transferred, and it all happens in “one call.”

Telehealth Options

At Keck Medicine of USC, our patients’ health and safety are our top priorities. Telehealth and in-person appointments are available to meet all of our patients’ health care needs.

Epilespy

To make a physician referral, please contact:

Keck Medical Center of USC
Leslie P Weiner Neurological Care and Research Center
Health Care Consultation Center II
1520 San Pablo StreetSuite 3000Los Angeles CA 90033
Phone: (323) 442-5710

Inpatient Rehabilitation

Referring a patient is easy. Simply fax a cover sheet to (323) 442-9592 or call (323) 442-5364.

If you are a patient or a family member wishing to find more information, please call (800) USC-CARE (800-872-2273).

Multiple Sclerosis

We are committed to providing the best care by ensuring prompt management of all patients. We keep close communication with our referring physician colleagues and health care professionals.

Physician colleagues and other health-care professionals can call (323) 442-5710 to refer a patient.

USC Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center
Keck Medical Center of USC

Leslie P. Weiner Neurological Care and Research Center
Health Care Consultation Center II
1520 San Pablo St.Suite 3000Los Angeles, CA 90033
Phone: (323) 442-5710
Fax: (323) 442-5736

Neurology

Our specialists collaborate closely with referring physicians to provide patients with the highest quality care.

Referrals to USC Neurology

Physicians who wish to refer a patient or consult with our neurology clinicians can call (323) 442-5710.

Referrals to USC Neurosurgery

Physicians who wish to refer a patient or consult with our neurosurgery clinicians can call (323) 442-5720.

For urgent matters or if calling after business hours, please call (800) USC-CARE (800-872-2273).

Orthopedic

To refer a patient, please call (323) 442-5868

To urgently transfer a patient, please call the USC Transfer Center (855) USC-BEDS (855-872-2337)

As a regional leader and provider for tertiary and quaternary services, the Keck Medical Center of USC offers immediate access to lifesaving care for patients with need for emergent treatment.

The Transfer Center is designed for immediate, multi-faceted care with a concentration of specialists across multiple areas of expertise ready to assist you and your patients when needed.

With one phone call, the Keck Medical Center of USC Transfer Center will provide you with direct access to an attending USC specialist and quick acceptance.

Streamlined Transfers

  • Referring physician or hospital case manager calls (855) USC-BEDS (855-872-2337)
  • Call is answered “live” by qualified nurse intake specialist.
  • The nurse specialist works with the referring physician [or referrer] to determine the appropriate USC surgeon or specialist.
  • An attending USC specialist is immediately contacted.
  • A three-way call then takes place among the referrer, selected attending USC specialist and nurse intake specialist to address all immediate patient care needs.
  • Real-time decision-making leads to expedited clinical acceptance.
  • Nurse specialist and local case manager process transfer and transport needs, such as the Rapid Transfer Service (ambulance service).
  • Patient is transferred, and it all happens in “one call.”

Spine

For Referring Physicians

Contact Us

To refer a patient for a consultation, please call the USC Spine Center at (323) 865-6856 or email us at spineconsult@med.usc.edu.

Transfer Center

To urgently transfer a patient, please call the USC Transfer Center at (855) USC-BEDS (855-872-2337).

As a regional leader and provider for tertiary and quaternary services, the Keck Medical Center of USC offers immediate access to lifesaving care for patients with need for emergent treatment. The Transfer Center is designed for immediate, multi-faceted care, with a concentration of specialists across multiple areas of expertise ready to assist you and your patients when needed.

With one phone call, the Keck Medical Center of USC Transfer Center will provide you with direct access to an attending USC specialist and quick acceptance.

Streamlined Transfers

  • Referring physician or hospital case manager calls (855) USC-BEDS (855-872-2337).
  • Call is answered “live” by qualified nurse intake specialist.
  • The nurse specialist works with the referring physician [or referrer] to determine the appropriate USC surgeon or specialist.
  • An attending USC specialist is immediately contacted.
  • A 3-way call then takes place among the referrer, selected attending USC specialist, and nurse intake specialist to address all immediate patient care needs.
  • Real-time decision-making leads to expedited clinical acceptance.
  • Nurse specialist and local case manager process transfer and transport needs, such as the Rapid Transfer Service (ambulance service).
  • Patient is transferred, and it all happens in “one call.”

Telehealth Options

At Keck Medicine of USC, our patients’ health and safety are our top priorities. Telehealth and in-person appointments are available to meet all of our patients’ health care needs.

General Surgery

To refer a patient, please call (323) 442-5868.

To urgently transfer a patient, please call the USC Transfer Center (855) USC-BEDS (855-872-2337).

As a regional leader and provider for tertiary and quaternary services, the Keck Medical Center of USC offers immediate access to lifesaving care for patients with need for emergent treatment.

The Transfer Center is designed for immediate, multifaceted care, with a concentration of specialists across multiple areas of expertise ready to assist you and your patients when needed.

With one phone call, the Keck Medical Center of USC Transfer Center will provide you with direct access to an attending USC specialist and quick acceptance.

Streamlined transfers

  • Referring physician or hospital case manager calls (855) USC-BEDS (855-872-2337).
  • Call is answered live by qualified nurse intake specialist.
  • The nurse specialist works with the referring physician (or referrer) to determine the appropriate Keck Medicine of USC surgeon or specialist.
  • An attending Keck Medicine specialist is immediately contacted.
  • A three-way call then takes place among the referrer, selected attending Keck Medicine specialist and nurse intake specialist to address all immediate patient care needs.
  • Real-time decision-making leads to expedited clinical acceptance.
  • A nurse specialist and local case manager process transfer and transport needs, such as the rapid transfer service (ambulance service).
  • Patient is transferred.

Rapid transfer program

As a regional leader and provider for tertiary and quaternary services, the Keck Medical Center of USC offers immediate access to lifesaving care for patients with need for emergent treatment. Our transfer program is designed to transfer critically ill patients to Keck Hospital of USC for procedures or treatments that cannot be provided at their hospital of origin.

Currently, Keck Hospital of USC manages ambulance or air transport transfers for patients with acute cardiovascular conditions, neurological and neurosurgical emergencies, GI bleeds, and other acute urgent orthopedic and reconstructive surgical needs, as well as a number of other urgent and emergent conditions. A rapid admission process ensures there are no delays in patient care.

For emergent cardiac transfers to Keck Hospital of USC, call (855) USC-BEDS (855-872-2337).

Urology

USC Urology is committed to providing prompt management of all patients. We keep close communication with our referring physicians and health care professional colleagues to ensure we give the best care. To refer a patient, call (323) 865-3700 and select Option 1, or complete the “Refer a patient” form for further assistance.

Telehealth Options

At Keck Medicine of USC, our patients’ health and safety are our top priorities. Telehealth and in-person appointments are available to meet all of our patients’ health care needs.

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