For Medical Professionals

We strive to be your partner in caring for your patients and supporting your practice. We value our relationship with you, your patients, and your office staff.

In this section of the site, you will find information about referrals and our specialists. This online resource connects you with our latest clinical trials and specialty-specific updates. Discover continuing education opportunities and the many ways we are available to you.

We work hard to keep you informed of your patients’ care by providing detailed reports, from diagnosis to treatment and follow-up. Our goal is to provide you with prompt service and communication for the patients that you refer to us. When you work with M Health Fairview physicians, you can expect:

  • Access to our expertise – We are available to consult about your patients, with or without a referral. 
  • Appointment access – Our goal, whenever possible, is to see your patient within 7 days if requested. 
  • Follow-up communication – You will hear from us within a week after your patient is seen.
  • 24/7 referrals – Through our Physician Referral Service, you can make a referral, request a consult or admit a patient.

Referral Contacts and Resources

M Health Fairview clinicians provide state of-the-art care to adult and pediatric patients. The collaboration among the University of Minnesota, M Physicians, and Fairview Health Services combines the best of academic and community medicine — expanding access to world-class, breakthrough care through our 10 hospitals and 60 clinics.

Refer Online

You can submit an online referral form.

Refer by Fax

Download and fax the completed form to 612-884-0659.

Refer by Phone

Adult Patients

612-672-7000 or toll-free at 888-318-DOCS

Pediatric Patients

Toll-free at 888-KIDS-UMN

Cancer Care

Heart Care


The Fairview System Credentialing Office provides comprehensive healthcare practitioner credentialing services to Fairview hospitals and clinics, Fairview Physician Associates (FPA) and Behavioral Healthcare Providers (BHP).

Research & Clinical Trials

At M Health Fairview, we focus on improving health outcomes through our research, our clinical services, education, and training. We work closely with our partner researchers at University of Minnesota to develop new health technologies and treatments. Your patients can get involved in this exciting research by taking part in a clinical trial.

Get Involved

At M Health Fairview, we're on a journey to transform healthcare - and we're looking for fellow visionaries to join us.

Education Opportunities

Emergency Contacts

For 24-hr Physician Referral and Emergency Line, call: 612-672-7575

M Health Fairview Aortic Center Emergency Triage Line

24/7 Neonatal Transport or Physician Consultation

Stroke Emergency

Say “acute stroke.”


Behavioral Health Emergency

Patients (of any age) are received at the West Bank Emergency Department


Emergency Transfers

Cardiology Patient Admissions and Transfers

Arrange to admit or transfer one of your patients 24/7. Call the hospital in advance of the patient's arrival for direct hospital admission. Our cardiologists are available at:

M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center: 612-672-7575
M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital: 952-924-8000
M Health Fairview Ridges Hospital: 952-892-2067

Coronary Emergency - STEMI Transfers

To arrange an emergent transfer for STEMI (ST elevated myocardial infarction) or acute coronary syndrome:

M Health Fairview University of Minnesota Medical Center, East Bank: 612-672-7575
M Health Fairview Southdale Hospital: 952-924-8000
M Health Fairview Ridges Hospital: 952-892-2064
(M-F, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

Pediatric Interhospital Critical Care Transport

Ask to be connected with a bedside pediatric intensivist physician about hospital transport. Teams are dispatched within 30 minutes of alert, 24/7.