Patient Referral Information

For Patients

Patients seeking information about the hospital, or wishing to schedule an appointment with a BWH physician, should call the Patient Referral Service number: 1-800-294-9999. This number is staffed 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Patient referral representatives can help patients choose an appropriate physician and then schedule an initial appointment with that physician. For your convenience, bilingual patient referral representatives are on staff.

For Physicians

To reach a physician at BWH, or to receive additional information about the hospital's services, call the toll-free Physician Referral Service number: 1-800-MD to BWH (1-800-638-6294). This number is staffed 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. A representative can direct you to the physician with whom you wish to speak, as well as facilitate consultations and second opinions. Extended service coverage is anticipated; until that time, after hours, you may leave a voicemail message, and your call will be returned promptly.

For physicians referring to Endoscopy at the main hospital site or 850 Boylston ambulatory site, please print, complete, and fax one of the following forms to 617-732-9798 (fax number listed at the bottom of the form).

Diagnostic Colonoscopy Referral Form

Screening Colonoscopy Referral Form

EGD Referral Form

Flexible Sigmoidoscopy Referral Form

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