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How to Refer a Patient for Transplant

There are many ways to refer a patient for transplant at a UPMC facility.

  • ​Toll-free: 1-877-640-6746
  • Main phone: 412-647-5800
  • 24-hour physician referral line: 1-800-544-2500
  • Fax: 412-864-5846​
  • E-mail:​

Regardless of which method you choose to contact us, please provide the following information to expedite the referral process:


Include patient name, address, birth date, social security number, contact name, and telephone number.

Insurance Information 

If known, provide carrier, identification number, group number, and insurance carrier's telephone number

Pertinent Medical Records 

These may include history/physical, applicable reports for operative, radiological, and diagnostic procedures.

Recent Laboratory Reports 

Include liver function tests and serology studies.

Reports from Previous Transplant Evaluations 

Prior letters of acceptance or decline to transplant from other medical providers.

Primary Care Physician 

Name, address, and telephone number.


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For help in finding a doctor or health service that suits your needs, call the UPMC Referral Service at 412-647-UPMC (8762) or 1-800-533-UPMC (8762). Select option 1.

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