Patient with doctor and nurseAt UC Davis Health, referring physicians and their patients have access to a full array of surgical clinical services and educational resources founded on the latest medical knowledge and leading-edge research.

To initiate an outpatient referral or a physician-to-physician phone consultation, please call the Physician Referral Center at 1-800-4-UCDAVIS and choose option #2, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Outpatient referral coordination

If you need to refer your patient to one of our surgical specialty services, we will coordinate your referral request with the appropriate specialty service and provide you with information as to the status and outcome of your referral request.

Physician-to-physician phone consultations

If you need to discuss a complex or unusual outpatient case, we can facilitate communication between you and one of our surgical specialists. Should your patient require a referral to one of our specialty services following your consultation, please contact our staff, and we will initiate the referral process.