Physician Referrals

When you call the UF Health Patient Access Center, our service representatives can connect your call to any physician's practice within UF Health in Gainesville.

Hours of Operation

The UF Health Physician - Patient Access Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The center is closed on holidays. After-hours, non-urgent messages are taken by our inhouse answering service. Urgent requests are handled immediately by UF Health operators.

To make a referral, schedule an appointment, or for more information, please call 352-265-5555.

Transfer Center

The UF Health Shands Hospital Transfer Center is a service designed to provide an easier and more efficient way for referring physicians to transfer their patients to UF Health Shands Hospital.

Transfer Center staff can be reached at 800-XTRANSFER or 352-265-0559.