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Referring Physicians

At USF Health, we want to make it easy for our community providers to submit a referral to our specialty practices.

Contact our Referral Team Coordinator (813) 974-3651

Fax: (813) 905-9923 (New Patient) and (813) 974-4280 (Established Patient)

For your convenience, please access our Referral Form.


3 Easy Ways to Refer Patients to USF Health  

  • Direct Messaging
    If your electronic health record (EHR) supports direct messaging, please have your EHR vendor send all USF Health referrals to usf_referral_services_team1401190@direct.tgh.org.
    For more information, consult with your EHR vendor or the USF Health Provider Relations team.
  • Fax
    Referrals and supporting documentation may be faxed to our Centralized Referral Department at (813) 905-9923.
  • Phone
    Please call (813) 974-3651 to speak to one of our Referral Team Specialists. Our dedicated Physician Referral Team are available Monday – Friday from 8AM-5PM EST.

We understand that referral communication is vital to the success of patient care. Additional platforms to communicate with our USF Health providers include EpicLink and CareMesh.

Please ask our USF Health Provider Relations team for registration information. To learn more click on the links to:

Thank you for entrusting the care of your patients with USF Health. We strongly value our partnership in the care of your patients. 

To contact Medical Records Release, please use:
Phone: (813) 905-9923
Fax: (813) 905-9923 (New Patient) & (813) 974-4280 (Established Patient) 

USF Health values our relationship with all referring providers, physicians and practices. Please contact our Physician and Provider Relations team should you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions. We are happy to speak with you directly.   

As a physician you can access referring doctor's primary and academic addresses and telephone numbers by downloading our Physician Directory.

Physician Directory Listed by Specialty 

Gina Rathbun, M.A.
Director, USF Health Physician Relations Coordination and Outreach  
grathbun@usf.edu
Cell Phone: (813) 928-5478  

Kelly Costa
Provider Relations Manager
kellycosta@usf.edu
Cell Phone (813) 460-5557