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Hosptial-to-Hospital Transfer Procedures

Physicians who wish to transfer a patient to the Siteman Cancer Center for hospital care should contact Barnes-Jewish Hospital's Doctors' Access Line for assistance. Physician specialists are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to facilitate the transfer process. This includes:

  • Quickly connecting referring physicians with a specialist physician on staff at Barnes-Jewish Hospital who can authorize a hospital-to-hospital transfer.

  • Assisting with the details of the transfer process.

  • Arranging expert, monitored long-distance ground ambulance service in a timely manner, allowing local ambulances to stay in their home communities.


To reach the Doctors' Access Line, call 314-747-3251 or 800-252-DOCS (3627).