Consultation / Access Center
The Consultation Center is a link between referring physicians and any physician within Shands at the University of Florida. The referring physician line at 800-633-2122 or 352-265-7999 offers you a fast track to Shands.
Hours of Operation
- The Consultation Center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The center is not open on holidays.
- After-hours, non-urgent messages are taken by our in-house answering service. Urgent requests are handled immediately by Shands at UF operators.
For Referring Physicians
When you call the Consultation Center, our service representatives can connect your call to any physician’s practice within Shands.
Through the Consultation Center, you also can:
- Obtain clinical verbal consultations
- Efficiently arrange patient referrals
- Obtain information about your patient
- Discuss the latest research
- Obtain updates on new developments
- Request information
Our service representatives have access telephone numbers and other contact information for University of Florida College of Medicine faculty who practice at Shands at UF.
Referring physicians can update the information that the Consultation Center uses to ease the patient transfer process and distribute information. E-mail your updated address and phone number to us.
For More Information
If you are a referring physician and you would like more information about the Consultation Center or would like to access one of its services, please call 800-633-2122 or 352-265-7999.
For Your Patients
Patients may call 1-855-4UF-SHANDS (1-855-483-7426) between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday to schedule an appointment or visit ufandshands.org.