Resources for medical professionals

The current environment presents many challenges. Mayo Clinic's highest priority is patient and staff safety. We are taking every precaution to manage patient safety to the highest standard through universal masking, enhanced safety protocols, robust screening and COVID-19 testing strategies. Mayo Clinic will continuously evaluate the circumstances at each of our sites and follow federal and state mandates.

 

Find resources for providers and answers to questions on referrals and testing for COVID-19 on the Medical Professionals Resource Center.

Mayo Clinic physicians are committed to collaborating with referring physicians. Telephone consultations and referrals may be arranged by contacting the Referring Physician Service. The office is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

To refer a patient:

Phoenix/Scottsdale, Arizona

Call Contact the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at 480-301-9969 or 866-629-6362 (toll-free) 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Read more about the Referring Physician Service.

Jacksonville, Florida

Call 800-634-1417 (toll-free) or 904-953-0321 24 hours a day, seven days a week. From outside the U.S.: 904-953-7000.

Rochester, Minnesota

Contact the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at 507-293-3880 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday.

Download a referral form (PDF).

Colon and rectal surgery staff members are available to consult with referring physicians on referral requests.

Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship

The Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery has an excellent, comprehensive fellowship training program. Fellows are selected from a competitive pool of applicants.

Fellows participate in patient care throughout this educational program under the close supervision of the colorectal staff members. Patients benefit from the active exchange of ideas and intellectual discussion that are part of medical education. Most cases are discussed in conferences among many colorectal surgeons and other specialists to ensure that patients benefit from their accumulated experience.

To learn more see Colon and Rectal Surgery Fellowship.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for cancer by U.S. News & World Report.

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for digestive disorders in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Phoenix/Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for digestive disorders by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for digestive disorders.

Oct. 11, 2019