Request an Appointment

To schedule an appointment with one of our surgeons, call 312-355-4300.

For general questions, please call the Department of Surgery’s Administrative office at 312-355-0104.

For information about the types of surgery available through the Department of Surgery, please explore our Divisions of Surgery.

Refer a Patient

To refer a patient, physicians can call our surgery call center at 312-355-4300. Call center hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

To transfer a patient to the University of Illinois Hospital after hours, please call the Illinois Provider Access Line (IPAL) at 855-455-IPAL or 1-855-455-4725.

IPAL is a 24/7 physician-only line for physician-to-physician communication, as well as hospital-to-hospital patient transfers. The line’s representatives have access to our physicians’ schedules and telephone and pager numbers to reach the physician promptly.