American Family Children's Hospital

Refer a Patient

UW Health offers services at more than 80 specialty clinics. To refer a patient for outpatient care, please use one of the following options. For URGENT referrals, please call the appropriate UW Health specialty clinic directly to schedule an appointment.



ONLINE: Complete the Online Request for Appointment Form

This form can be used when referring a patient to any of the UW Health pediatric or adult specialty clinics.


FAX: Complete the Request for Clinic Appointment Form (pdf)
This form can be used when referring a patient to any of the UW Health pediatric or adult specialty clinics. Please fax the form to (608) 203-2661 or toll-free at (888) 875-8490.


PHONE: Call the clinic directly. Directory (pdf)


Admissions and Consultations


UW Hospitals and Clinics Access Center is available to:

  • Transfer patients to University Hospital/UW Hospitals and Clinics on an inpatient or outpatient basis
  • Arrange emergency transportation
  • Obtain rapid consultations with specialty staff

Call the Access Center at (608) 263-6796 or (800) 472-0111.


More Information


Learn more about our services for Referring Physicians

See if a UW Health physician provides outreach services in your community

UW Health Prior Authorization Form


Image and Record Sharing

Health Information Exchange (HIE)

UW Health ImageShare Program


Telemedicine Programs

UW Health Telehealth

UW Telestroke Network


Continuing Education

Pediatric Pathways, articles with CME credit from American Family Children's Hospital

Emergency Education Center (formerly the EMS Program)

Tumor Boards and Multidisciplinary Case Conferences

Clinical Reference Materials

Office of Continuing Professional Development

Clinical Simulation Program

IME Video Library

Department of Surgery Grand Rounds

Department of Surgery CME Outreach Talks



Physician Liaisons are available to facilitate communication and handle referral concerns between regional physicians and UW Health consultants.

Phone: (608) 262-5150


Provider Relations is a hospital-based advocate for referring providers, their staff, referral coordinators and health plan staff.

Phone: (608) 263-8013


Printable Find a Doctor Directories are available to referring physician offices wanting to print a directory of UW Health physicians for one or more specialties. For comprehensive clinic and biographical information for UW Health physicians, including video profiles, visit the main Find a Doctor directory.

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