Referrals and Consultations
The easiest way for community physicians to contact a University of Kentucky specialist for referrals or consultations is by contacting UK·MDs.
Refer a Patient
To make an online referral, visit our secure online referral form, or call UK-MDs at 859-231-9922 or 1-800-888-5533. You may also print and fax the form to 859-323-4607.
Consult with a UK Physician
UK·MDs allows you to consult with UK HealthCare clinical staff regarding routine or difficult diagnoses, discuss new or alternative treatment modalities, make patient referrals, follow patient progress and discuss post-discharge care. When you call, a physician liaison will quickly route your call to the physician, department or division you request. Call 859-231-9922 or 1-800-888-5533.
Visit our UK·MDs Web site for more information.
The centralized facsimile service allows the referring physician to send an exact copy of a document to the UK HealthCare's clinical and hospital departments for immediate delivery. You can transmit patient information, signatures and order forms, continuing medical education and library requests, treatment protocols and patient education information toll-free. The centralized facsimile number is 800-888-2693, or in Lexington 859-323-4607.
Emergency Transport Services
Emergency Transport Service is available for critically ill and injured adult and pediatric patients. The program is designed to perform inter-hospital transports by helicopter and respond to patients by going to the scene of accidents. To reach Emergency Transport Services, call 800-777-8537. You may also call UK·MDs 800-888-5533 (in Lexington, 859-231-9922), and ask for the transport dispatcher.
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