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Physician Referrals

With more than 350,000 patient visits to the Department of Medicine at Henry Ford each year, we want to be sure every patient receives a timely appointment. The Henry Ford Referring Physician Office will assist physicians throughout the referral process, ensuring every patient has access to the best treatments available and timely appointments.

The referring physician office personnel are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Services include:

  • Rapid physician-to-physician consultation
  • Coordination of second opinions
  • Coordination of multiple patient appointments (routine and urgent)
  • New patient registration and insurance verification
  • Information about physician-specific areas of expertise
  • Preferred and timely access to Henry Ford facilities and specialists
  • Critical care transport
  • Shared access to the referred patient's medical records
  • Concierge services for traveling patients

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If you are having an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room. Please do not utilize this scheduling feature for urgent medical situations.

Henry Ford Health System is committed to ensuring our Deaf or hard-of-hearing patients and visitors have equal access to all services. We provide the appropriate auxiliary aids and services, including qualified sign language interpreters, TTYs and other assistive listening devices, at no cost. To request assistance, call 313-916-1896 or email

If you have traveled to China, Iran, Italy, Japan or South Korea in the last 14 days or been in close contact with someone suspected to have the COVID-19 (Coronavirus), please contact our nurse line @ 313- 874-7500 prior to scheduling.

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