Refer a Patient

Refer a Patient to a Specialist

To refer a patient or for assistance in navigating the Virginia Mason Health System, we have several resources available for your convenience. Please ensure that you include the following pertinent information:

  • Patient Demographics and Insurance (Common Insurances Needing Insurance Approval)
  • History and Physical/Chart notes
  • Medication /Allergy List
  • Lab Results
  • Pathology Reports
  • Radiology Reports (CT, MRI, X-Ray, US, and HIDA)
  • Patient Demographics

Online Physician Referral Form

Note: Online submission form ONLY.
Please DO NOT PRINT and fax in this form.
If faxing a referral, use the Patient Referral Fax Form.

Fax: (800) 641-9002
Patient Referral Fax Form
Phone: (877) 333-0122

Refer a Patient to the Hospital (via Patient Transfer Center)

  • Learn about the Patient Transfer Center
  • Admit a patient to the hospital
  • Notify the Emergency Department about a patient
  • Consult an on-call specialist to determine whether a patient should be transferred

Seven days a week, 24 hours

Fax: (206) 341-1089

Phone (Toll Free)
(877) 766-6733
(206) 341-1141

The Virginia Mason Online Provider Directory

Virginia Mason's Find a Physician resource is a comprehensive online directory where you can find a Virginia Mason physician or clinician by name, specialty and location. You will be able to browse physicians' education and training background, as well as areas of expertise and certification.

Additional Information For Physicians

Continuing Medical Education

Virginia Mason is a trusted partner in your continuing education and professional growth. A variety of educational courses and lectures are available to our professional colleagues. Visit the Virginia Mason CME Portal at to view and register for upcoming Continuing Medical Education courses and Grand Rounds topics.

Clinical Trials

At the Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason, our physicians and researchers are always enrolling patients for hundreds of ongoing clinical trials, including multi-center national studies. In addition to evaluating the efficacy and safety of new therapies, these trials evaluate better diagnostic processes, the effectiveness of disease-prevention strategies, and ways to improve the quality of life for patients. Search clinical trials to learn more about upcoming studies and how to participate.

Regional Clinicians Program

The Regional Clinicians Program team makes frequent visits to clinician offices throughout the Northwest – including Southeast Alaska, Montana, Idaho and Washington – with the goal to provide introductions, education and a communication link between our regional referring clinicians/medical groups and Virginia Mason specialists. If you're interested in arranging an introduction or speaking engagement with a Virginia Mason specialist, call the Regional Clinicians Program: (206) 515-5834.

PowerChart Patient Information Portal

Virginia Mason's PowerChart online patient information portal offers web-based access to hospital encounter information, patient clinical data, test results, visit notes and more. Sign up today and start tracking your patients' care at Virginia Mason.

Virginia Mason Regional Medical Center Locations

Learn about Virginia Mason's regional medical centers.