Referring a Patient

At any time of day, physicians across the country have toll-free telephone access to the world-renowned specialists and staff at UAB through MIST. With just one call, a physician may obtain an immediate medical consultation, arrange a referral, confirm a diagnosis, and arrange for critical care transport services between a remote location and UAB. MIST may also serve as an emergency lifeline to UAB specialists during emergency or crisis situations, and it allows a patient’s own physician and UAB doctors to collaborate on follow-up care once a patient has left the hospital and returned home.

Medical Information Service via Telephone (MIST) – (205) 934-6478 or 1-800-UAB-MIST (822-6478)

Physicians are urged to use MIST to refer a new patient to the UAB Health System. The numbers below are ONLY to be used for questions regarding current patients.

Breast Health Center – (205) 801-8266

Gastrointestinal Surgical Oncology – (205) 934-3064

Genitourinary Multidisciplinary Clinic – (205) 975-0088

Gynecologic Oncology – (205) 934-4986

Medical Hematology-Oncology – (205) 934-5077

Neurological Oncology – (205) 934-1813

Radiation Oncology – (205) 934-5671

Surgical Oncology –
Dr. Kirby Bland – (205) 975-2391
Drs. Marshall Urist or Helen Krontiras – (205) 934-3028

Thoracic Surgical Oncology – (205) 934-5937

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