How do I schedule an appointment for a patient?
If you are a physician referring a patient to an oncology specialist at Ohio State's James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute, please download our referral form and fax it to 614-293-9449.
You can also call The James Line New Patient Referral Center at (614) 293-5066 or toll-free 1-800-293-5066, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Our referral center nurses will work with you, your office and your patient to arrange for a timely appointment.
All new patients will also receive an information packet explaining more about their first visit and The James.
Transfer a patient:
Ohio State's Transfer Center is open 24/7 and provides assistance
with obtaining an accepting physician and transfer of your patient. Call
800-293-5123, Press 1. The Transfer Center, which is staffed by
registered nurses with clinical triage skills, offers:
- Hospital-to-hospital direct admissions
- Physician consultation
- ED to ED transfers
- Arrangement of transport for critically ill patients
Please have available when you call:
- Patient name
- Social Security Number
- Patient's family or referring physician's name
- Summary of current clinical course
- Services needed by your patient
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