Refer a Patient


We are committed to ensuring that the needs of our referring physicians are met in a professional,knowledgeable and friendly manner. Our goal is to provide timely physician access to the latest preventive, diagnostic and treatment approaches.

Penn Medicine's Contact Center offers toll free and on-line appointment scheduling designed to get your patient an appointment with a Penn Cancer Specialist as quickly as possible. Call 1-800-789-PENN (7366) or Refer a Patient Online.

Our cancer contact center nurses will help you find the appropriate cancer specialist. When calling please be prepared to provide the following information:

  • Name of the patient
  • Name of the referring physician, office address, telephone and fax numbers
  • Diagnosis
  • Date of diagnosis
  • How the diagnosis was made (physical exam, biopsy, other)
  • What treatment, if any, has taken place
  • Over what time period the treatment has occurred
  • Patient's telephone number
  • Patient's insurance information

About Penn PhysicianLink®
Penn PhysicianLink® is an exclusive program that helps all referring physicians connect with Penn Medicine. This comprehensive package of support services expedites and facilitates direct physician communication for patient consults, referrals and transfers.