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For Medical Professionals

This section is designed to support the needs of the physicians who are interested in referring patients to UofL Physicians specialists.

Our physician partners can learn more about our philosophy of care, our commitment to customer service and how to refer a patient.

School of Medicine

Each of the 600 physicians who treat patients with UofL Physicians also teach and do research with the UofL School of Medicine. In addition to their clinical practice, each doctor is affiliated with a department within the medical school. For example, doctors who see patients through the UofL Physicians-Women’s Health practice are part of the School of Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Women’s Health.

Visit the School of Medicine’s website to learn more about the individual departments, their programs and the next generation of physicians.

Referring a Patient

If you have an established relationship with one of our physicians, you may call them directly to refer a patient.  Our physicians’ intent is to return your call within the same business day or, when possible, to immediately take your call if we are not with a patient.

If you are searching for a specific type of physician, you may use our physician finder and search by specialty, condition or disease.  A contact number for each physician is available on their practice page, or you may call our main switchboard at 502-588-6000.  Please specify when calling that you are a physician and that you wish to speak with the UofL Physician directly to discuss or to refer a patient.

You will be transferred directly to the physician or to his/her office assistant.

The Health Journal

Physicians Newsletters

The Health Journal explores topics important to physicians. It also highlights the latest treatments and research happening at UofL Hospital, UofL James Graham Brown Cancer Center and UofL Physicians.


The 600 physicians who treat you and your family in an office or hospital setting are also frequently in the classroom and the laboratory. Each UofL Physician has an area of concentration for research, and many of them are recognized on a national level for health care breakthroughs and innovative medical advances. To learn more about some of the research our physicians engage in, please visit the School of Medicine’s website.

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