New Patient Welcome

Choosing a UW Health Primary Care Physician

You can transition your primary care services to UW Health by following the steps below:
  1. Contact your insurance company to ensure that UW Health providers are within your network.
  2. Contact the Welcome Center by calling (608) 821-4819 or (800) 552-4255, or complete the brief Find a Primary Care Doctor form. You can review our primary care physicians by going to our Find A Doctor tool and:
    • For physicians for adults, select the Advanced Search link: Family Medicine or Internal Medicine from the Adult Specialty drop-down menu and then select the Search button.
    • For children's physicians, select the Advanced Search link: Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine or Family Medicine from the Pediatric Specialty drop-down menu and then select the Search button.
    Complete the following forms and send them to: UW Health Welcome Center, 8007 Excelsior Drive, WC 9740, Madison, Wisconsin 53717. You can also fax them to (608) 824-2238.
  3. UW Health staff and providers recognize that you may have family, friends or other people involved in your health care. Please review and complete this form if you intend to have others communicate with our providers and staff. Please review the form for additional information.
  4. Prepare for your visit

UW Health Welcome Center


Welcome Center staff are available to help you choose a UW Health primary care physician and transition your care to UW Health. Our team of primary care referral specialists and medical assistants will assist you in choosing a physician, transferring prior medical records, entering your medical information into our medical records and making necessary appointments.