Duke Health Referring Physicians

If you are a referring physician or health care professional, we can help you find the right people, programs and services for your patients. Depending on the specialty needed, appointments can be made within 24 to 72 hours.

Log in to Duke MedLink

Duke MedLink is your connection to our EMR system. Through this secure, web-based application, you will have quick and convenient read-only access to view your patients’ medical records, place orders and referrals, and send secure messages to Duke physicians. Don't have a MedLink account? Learn more about creating one.

Call 1-800-MED-DUKE (800-633-3853)

The Duke Consultation and Referral Center can:

  • Put you in touch with a specific physician or service.
  • Select an appropriate Duke physician based on your patients' diagnosis.
  • Facilitate patient appointments.
  • Assist in obtaining follow-up information on patients recently seen at Duke.
  • Facilitate patient admissions.
  • Assist with requests for medical records, continuing education, information about Duke programs, services and clinical trials.

Fax an appointment request to the Duke Consultation and Referral Center at 919-479-2435. Please attach relevant medical records with your request.

Duke Imaging Services

To refer a patient for Imaging Services, click here. To schedule stat and/or urgent imaging exams and procedures, please call 919-684-7999, and select option 2.

Referring to Duke Behavioral Health North Durham

Duke Behavioral Health North Durham features a team of resident psychiatrists supervised by attending doctors, psychiatric nurse practitioners, and clinical social workers who work with patients to address a wide range of psychiatric and emotional challenges. To refer a patient or if you have questions about a referral, please call 919-684-0100.

  • Electroconvulsive Therapy ECT Referral: If you are referring a patient for electroconvulsive therapy, please fax this form, along with medical records to 919-668-2595.