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Referring Physicians

The Shands Consultation Center connects referring physicians with experts within UF&Shands, provides clinical verbal consultations, discussions on the latest research and developments, and more.

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For Health Care Professionals

Shands seeks to provide tools and information to health care professionals to make it easy to refer and transfer patients, answer medication questions, and provide tips for running a better business.

Shands, the Southeast's premier health care system, includes two leading academic medical centers, four community hospitals, and a number of speciality hospitals and outlying specialty clinics.


If you are a referring physician and you would like more information about the Shands Consultation Center or would like to access one of its services, please call:

  • 352.265.1234
  • New patients can reach the Consultation Center at 1.855.483.7426.

Centers of Emphasis

Our practitioners are known for providing stellar medical care:

  • Cardiovascular Care
  • Cancer
  • Transplant
  • Neurological Services
  • Pediatrics
  • Orthopaedics
  • Women & Families