Referring Providers

Call (615) 875-5100 and select option 1 to make an appointment for your patient.

You can also download our request for consultation form and fax it to us at (615) 343-9463.

Other Services

The Physician Liaison Department assists physicians and other healthcare providers in meeting their referral, consultative, patient care and continuing medical education needs, and to offer access to other Vanderbilt resources. Continuing Medical Education programs are offered for physician groups and hospital staff throughout the region. If you are interested in any of these services, contact the Physician Liason Department at (615) 936-6500 or toll-free at (800) 288-5000, ext. 6-6500.

Transfer Center

The Transfer Center assists referring physicians and facilities in quickly and efficiently transferring patients to Vanderbilt. It is staffed by an R.N. Transfer Nurse during regular business hours and Life Flight EMTs or Paramedics at night and on weekends. The nurse will obtain information about the patient and put the referring physician in touch with the appropriate VUMC physician. Once approval has been obtained to transfer the patient, the Transfer Nurse will handle the logistics of the transfer. The Transfer Center can be reached at (615) 343-0976 or 1-877-236-4888.

Vanderbilt Lifeflight Emergency Medical Transport

Helicopter ambulance service can provide emergency transport to the Medical Center. LifeFlight's helicopters provide service for a 150 mile radius around Nashville and are stationed in Lebanon, Tullahoma, Clarksville and Mt Pleasant. LifeFlight also operates a fixed wing air ambulance for longer distance transports. They are equipped for critical care resuscitations of pediatric and adult patients. LifeFlight can be reached at 1-800-288-8111 or locally at (615) 322-3211

Vanderbilt Imaging

Vanderbilt Imaging offers comprehensive diagnostic services for adults and children at a number of outpatient centers. Each center is equipped with state-of-the-art imaging technology and is staffed by experienced technicians and board-certified radiologists. Often, patients can be seen the same day of the referral.

Other Resources

Eskind Biomedical Library is the hub of the medical center's information services and resources.The library provides access to materials to support the patient care, healthcare education, and biomedical research missions.

My Health at Vanderbilt is an electronic health record system that provides a secure way for Vanderbilt University Medical Center patients to manage their healthcare information

The Office of Patient Affairs serves as the patient's intermediary to ensure information is communicated between visitors and the medical center community and to create a caring environment.