Mayo Clinic ophthalmology physicians are happy to discuss possible referrals with providers outside of Mayo Clinic. Telephone consultations and referrals may be arranged by contacting the Referring Provider Office.

To refer a patient:


Call 480-301-6539 or 866-629-6362 (toll-free), 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Call 904-953-0890 or 800-634-1417 (toll-free), 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


Call the Ophthalmology Appointment Center at 507-284-2744 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time, Monday through Friday. After business hours, contact the Referring Physician Service at 507-538-1515 or 800-533-1564 (toll-free).

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