Referring a Patient to the Department of Obstetrics and Gyncology
To reach a physician at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology or to receive additional information about OB/GYN services, call the toll-free Physician Referral Service number at 1-800-MD-to-BWH (1-800-638-6294). This number is staffed 8 a.m. - 5 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. Partners physicians who would like to request a consultation are encouraged to use the Physician Gateway system.
Inpatient transfer services are handled by Partners MD Connect. MD Connect is a joint program between Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, serving as a community physician's direct link to the transfer and transport services of these hospitals. With one call, Partners MD Connect will coordinate timely communication between referring and receiving physicians, locate inpatient beds, and arrange transport. Ground-based, mobile ICUs, staffed with specially trained nurses and paramedics, are also available through this service. To reach Partners MD Connect call (877) 637-3337.
Patients seeking information about the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology or wishing to schedule an appointment with an OB/GYN specialist should call the Patient Referral Service number at 1-800-294-9999. This number is staffed 8 a.m. - 5 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.