Physician Relations

Department of Referring Physician Relations

This department is here to ensure you receive reliable assistance, high-quality service and the timely communications necessary to assist your patients who are being treated at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center. We are in daily contact with Lahey's medical and administrative departments and are available to facilitate any request for assistance. Please be assured that we will provide you with timely communication regarding care, and direct access to our specialists for any questions or concerns.

Active communications between you and the many patient care specialists at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center are essential for the highest level of patient care. We are committed to providing you with the following key services:
• Physician accessibility for pre-referral discussion
• Prompt follow-up communication
• Assistance with post-surgical/consult care questions

Please help us by reminding your patients to inform our physicians that they want consultation reports and other notes sent to you as the referring physician. Feel free to let us know if you need something we have not provided.

For questions about receiving reports or information on your patient, you may contact the department directly, or call or e-mail Referring Physician Relations. We may be reached by phone at 781-744-2835, or via e-mail at

Referring physicians should call the Department of Referring Physician Relations at 781- 744-2835 between 8:30 am and 5 pm to schedule a patient appointment. Our staff can help you identify the physician with the special expertise required, and assist in scheduling the necessary appointment. If you prefer, you may also contact our physician offices directly or reach our Appointment Office toll-free at 1-800-962-1700.