Temple Health makes it easy for physicians to refer patients. To arrange a patient appointment, please call the Temple Access Center at 800-TEMPLE-MED (800-836-7536). Our representatives are available to help you with any needed arrangements and are responsible for every call being completed to the physician's satisfaction. Your Access Center representative can help:
Schedule a patient appointment
Contact a physician or get information
Make special arrangements for patients
Update your contact information
Our Goal: Co-Management with the Referring Physician
After referral, the Temple team will manage all aspects of medical, interventional or surgical care. An essential part of that care is ongoing involvement of the patient’s own primary physician. To that end, we always provide the referring physician with clear and timely assessments of patient status.
Our detailed updates and routine phone calls ensure that the physician who best knows the patient stays in the loop. We believe that easy accessibility and open communication are keys to optimal care and excellent long-term outcomes.
Our specialists and their staff work directly with the referring physician to explain and coordinate any recommended monitoring program or post-intervention follow-up.