Resources For Physicians

By Mayo Clinic Staff

Outpatients

Central Appointment Office
507-538-3270
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time

Direct line to the central appointment secretaries.

Patients may be referred for a full evaluation or, if appropriate, for a consultation only. Current clinical laboratory data and radiograms should always be available at the time of evaluation.

Referring Physicians Service
800-533-1564 (toll-free)
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time

Secretaries are available to take information and arrange appointments directly for breast care, as well as within other divisions or departments.

After hours, the answering service will record the information. Appointment secretaries will call the referring physician (or physician's office) back between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday.

Inpatients

Main Appointment Office
507-538-3270
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time

Direct line to appointment secretaries who will connect the referring physician with the staff physician on-call to arrange the hospital transfer.

Mayo Clinic Operator

507-284-2511
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time

During working hours, the operator can contact the appropriate on-call physician. In emergency situations during off-hours, the clinic operator will assist in dealing with the situation.

Urgent/Emergency Transfers

800-237-6822 (toll-free)
24 hours per day, seven days per week

Direct line to Mayo Emergency Communications Center, which can connect the referring physician to a Mayo Emergency/Trauma Unit staff physician and can dispatch Gold Cross (ground ambulance), Mayo One (helicopter ambulance), or Mayo Air (fixed wing air ambulance) as needed.