Referrals

Refer a patient to the gastroenterology clinic:

Please fax a completed clinic referral form (available here), along with relevant medical records (e.g., clinic notes and test results) to 919-966-3414.  Upon receipt, a gastroenterologist will review the request and identify the appropriate provider.  Next, our scheduling team will call the patient to set up the appointment.  Finally, we will fax you the patient’s appointment time and mail the patient information about his/her appointment. Should you need to check to see if an appointment has been made, please call 919-966-6000 and choose option 1.

Refer a patient to the liver clinic:

Please fax a completed clinic referral form (available here), along with relevant medical records (e.g., clinic notes and test results) to 919-966-3414.  Upon receipt, a hepatologist will review the request and identify the appropriate provider.  Next, our scheduling team will call the patient to set up the appointment.  Finally, we will fax you the patient’s appointment time and mail the patient information about his/her appointment. Should you need to check to see if an appointment has been made, please call 919-966-2516.

Refer a patient for a GI procedure or motility test:

Please fax a completed GI procedure referral form (available here) or GI motility and biofeedback referral form (available here) to 919-966-8764. Our scheduling team will call and ask the patient a short series of questions before scheduling the appointment.  We will then fax you the patient’s appointment time and mail the patient information about his/her appointment. Should you need to check to see if an appointment has been made, please call 919-843-7200.

Refer a patient for biofeedback:

Pelvic Floor Biofeedback is provided by UNC pelvic floor physical therapists at both the Hillsborough Medical Office Building and the UNC Center for Rehabilitation Care.  To refer a patient for pelvic health PT including pelvic floor biofeedback, please complete and fax this form to 984-974-9789.  Our schedulers will contact the patient and schedule them at the most appropriate location depending on patient insurance, location, and patient preference.  Appropriate referrals are patients with fecal incontinence, constipation due to pelvic floor dyssenergia, and chronic proctalgia.

Use EPIC CareLink to refer patients and receive results:

If you are a non-UNC physician or mid-level provider you can now use the UNC CareLink portal to directly place referrals, access information about your patients (including scheduled appointments, clinical notes, and more) and send secure messages to UNC gastroenterologists regarding your patients’ care.  For more information click here and to enroll click here.

If you are a physician having difficulty referring a patient, or need any help, please contact Dr. Spencer Dorn, Vice Chief for Clinical Operations.