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Ophthalmology Referral Information

For Patients (Seeking MD Recommendations)

Patients seeking information about Ophthalmology services, or wishing to schedule an appointment with a physician, should call the Mass. Eye and Ear Ophthalmology Department Patient Service number: (617) 573-3202. This number is staffed 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 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.

Please check with your insurance plan to determine if pre-approval from your primary care provider or insurer is required in order for your visit with us to be covered by your health care insurance.


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