It’s never been easier to refer to Ohio State

When you refer to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, we will keep you informed of your patients' progress to ensure a smooth continuation of care. Referrals are not only easy for you, but easy for your patient. With more than 100 facilities in central Ohio, your patients can often see a specialist closer to home with convenient access and quick scheduling.
    One of the nation’s leading academic medical centers, we offer healthcare services in virtually every specialty and subspecialty in medicine. We’re dedicated to improving health in Ohio and across the world through innovation in research, education and patient care.

    Refer a patient online

    • Log in to our patient referral portal – OSUDocLink.
    • Select your patient, complete the referral information, attach any relevant records and submit.
    • Log back into OSUDocLink to see the status of your referral at any time.

    Refer a patient by paper form

    • Fill out and fax the referral form and clinical documentation to:
      • For referrals to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, fax to 614-293-1456.
      • For referrals to the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, fax to 614-293-9449.
    After we have received your fax, we will contact your patient directly to schedule a convenient time and location for his or her appointment. We will send you confirmation of your patient’s appointment for your records.

    Transfer a patient

    The Transfer Center is open 24-hours daily to coordinate the transfer of patients to Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

    To arrange a patient transfer, call 614-293-4444.
    Physician Referral Guide

    We’ve developed a guide to make referrals to The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center easier than ever before. The physician referral guide is a booklet that lists all of our specialties, locations and additional informational about the Ohio State Wexner Medical Center.

    Download our physician referral guide or request a printed version.

    Referring Physician Contact Preferences

    Has your office moved locations? Have you joined a new practice? Communicating with you is critical.

    If you would like to add or update your office location, contact information or communication preferences (fax, U.S. mail or OSUDocLink), please contact us at or call 614-293-4326.