Referring Physician Line and Other Important Phone Numbers

Referring Physician Line

During clinic hours, the referring physicians can reach the Department of Ophthalmology at (855) 609-0804 and select option 2. This number is available to referring doctors for easy communication with UNC Eye and appointment scheduling purposes. 

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Our Emergency Department is always open and can be reached at (919) 966-4721. The Emergency Department is located in the basement of the Neurosciences Hospital. If you would like to speak to the ophthalmologist on call, please call the UNC Hospital Operator at (919) 966-4131.

Ophthalmologists are on call 24 hours a day, and patients can expect expert care in emergency situations.

Other Important Phone Numbers

The Kittner Eye Center

(984) 974-2020 - Main
(919) 966-1908 - Fax

Unc Eye Holly Spring

(984) 974-4040 - Main

UNC Eye Administrative Offices

(919) 966-5296 - Main
(919) 966-1908 - Fax


(984) 974-2020

UNC Optical Shop

(984) 974-2039

Department of Ophthalmology Referral Hotline

(855) 609-0804

UNC Hospital Operator

(919) 966-4131

Carolina Consultation Center

(800) 862-6264 - Toll Free

Emergency Department

(919) 966-4721