Referring a Patient to Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

To refer a patient to one of our pulmonary and critical care medicine specialists, please contact one of our new patient coordinators:

  • The Lung Center: 1-844-BWH-LUNG (1-844-294-5864)

You can also call Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s toll-free Physician Referral Service:

  • 1-800-MD-to-BWH or 1-800-638-6294

Both numbers are staffed 8am-5:30pm, Monday through Friday. We will direct you to the physician with whom you wish to speak, as well as facilitate consultations and second opinions. After hours, you may leave a voicemail message. Your call will be returned promptly.

MDCONNECT (Inpatient Transfer Service)

MDCONNECT is a joint program of Brigham and Women's and Massachusetts General Hospital – founding tertiary care hospitals of Partners Healthcare System – and is a community physician's direct link to the transfer and transport services of these hospitals.

To transfer a patient to Brigham and Women's Hospital 24 hours a day, call toll-free:

  • 1-877-MD-REFER or 1-877-637-3337

Press the number "2" for Brigham and Women's, and an MDCONNECT operator will facilitate all aspects of the transfer.

Online Referral at Physician Gateway

Make a referral and/or monitor the status of your patients who are receiving care from physicians at Partners HealthCare institutions with Physician Gateway.

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