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MedCall: Patient Referrals, Transfers, and Consults

The MedCall Transfer Center is open 24/7 and offers a consistent referral process that strives for timely admissions into and throughout UPMC.

Call us to arrange the transfer of your patient. We can help with securing proper bed placements and arranging critical transport.

Call the MedCall Transfer Center

  • Adult Transfers:(412) 647-7000 or (800)-544-2500
  • Pediatric Transfers:(412) 692-5000

To Arrange a Patient Transfer to UPMC

When you call to request a transfer, please provide the following:

  • Preferred hospital to transfer to.
  • Patient’s name and DOB.
  • Referring attending’s name and contact number.
  • Current patient location and unit phone number.
  • Diagnosis and medical service(s) needed.
  • Special needs (isolation, ventilator, IVs, etc.).
  • Most recent vitals.

To Schedule a Consult/Telemedicine

When you call about a consult, please be ready with the following information:

  • Patient’s name and DOB.
  • Referring attending’s name and contact number.
  • Current patient location and unit phone number.
  • Diagnosis and health care service(s) needed.