Referring a Patient

Physicians at the Siteman Cancer Center treat patients with all types of cancer. We see more new and follow-up patients than any other facility in our area, a statistic that makes Siteman one of the most experienced clinical cancer programs in the country.

For information about referring patients to Siteman, click on the links below.

Hospital-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).