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Refer a Patient: Liver Tumor Clinic

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(415) 353-2318
(415) 353-2407

Here's how to refer a patient who resides in the United States.

Please note that your patient can schedule an appointment with us before the referral process is complete. Ask your patient to call the clinic, and we'll get things started.

For providers who occasionally refer patients to UCSF

First, gather required documents:

  • Pre-authorization for three new patient visits if the patient needs to see hepatology, surgery and interventional radiology specialists
  • Alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) test
  • Liver enzymes test
  • Chemistry panel
  • CBC blood test
  • Prothrombin time (PT) test
  • Lab work related to the cause of the patient's liver disease
  • Most recent imaging tests (such as MRI and CT scans)

Then, send everything to us:

Option 1. Complete and submit this form online:

Option 2. Download our referral form as a PDF, complete it, and fax it along with the documents listed above to (415) 353-2407:

For providers who regularly refer patients to UCSF

Use MD Link, a secure portal that allows you to easily refer patients to UCSF Health and stay connected to their care.

If you need assistance with a referral, call the Cancer Services Referral Center at (877) 827-3226. If you have other questions, please contact the program at the number above.

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Get help making referrals
Physician Referral Services

(800) 444-2559

(415) 353-4395

M-F, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (PST)

Transfer a patient
Transfer Center

(415) 353-9166

Open 24 hours a day, every day

Transfer a labor and delivery patient
Access Center

(877) 822-4453

Inpatient: (415) 353-1323

Outpatient: (415) 353-4485

Open 24 hours a day, every day

Refer a patient who lives outside the U.S.
International Services

(415) 353-8489

(415) 353-8603

Open 24 hours a day, every day