Information for Referring Physicians

Refer a Patient

At Johns Hopkins Medicine, providing prompt communication and collaborating with our patients’ physicians is among our top priorities. To refer a patient or for assistance in navigating our health system, we have several resources available for your convenience:

  • The Johns Hopkins Online Physician Directory
    A comprehensive online physician directory where you can find a Johns Hopkins physician by name or specialty. You can also search by location, language and gender to find a doctor that is right for your patient. You will be able to browse physicians’ education and training background, as well as areas of expertise and certification.
  • Hopkins Access Line - The Johns Hopkins Access Line (HAL) is a one-call resource that helps physicians and other healthcare providers refer adult and pediatric patients into the Johns Hopkins Health System quickly.
    Maryland: 410-955-9444
    Toll-free: 1-800-765-5447
  • Johns Hopkins USA
    A single point of contact to help you identify the appropriate specialist for patients who reside outside of Maryland. To speak with a Johns Hopkins USA representative, please call our toll-free number, 1-855-695-4872 or email [email protected].
  • Johns Hopkins Medicine International Patient Services
    If you are referring a patient that resides outside of the U.S. or carries international health insurance, our dedicated coordinators can arrange all aspects of your patients' medical care, paying special attention to personal, cultural and travel-related needs. For assistance, please call +1-410-502-7683, fill out our secure form or visit Johns Hopkins Medicine International’s website.

For additional information, contact:

Referring Physician Services
901 S. Bond St., Sute 350
Baltimore, Maryland 21231


Online Resource for Physicians: Clinical Connection

Connect with Johns Hopkins health care professionals sharing insights on the latest clinical innovations and advances in patient care.

Visit to access videos, articles, news, clinical trials and much more.

Continuing Medical Education

The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education (OCME) strives to provide up-to-date clinical and research information in educational formats so that participants are able to improve their knowledge, skills, attitudes, behaviors, and the clinical outcomes for their patients.

OCME sponsors conferences and workshops, including hands-on and skills-training, home study courses, visiting clinical fellowships, practicums, and preceptorships, other enduring materials including print, video, audio and Internet CME, as well as innovative and interactive formats of distance education. For information about Johns Hopkins CME programs, please visit our website.

Clinical Trials

At Johns Hopkins Medicine, our physicians and researchers are always enrolling patients for hundreds of ongoing clinical trials, including multi-center national studies. In addition to evaluating the efficacy and safety of new therapies, these trials evaluate better diagnostic processes, the effectiveness of disease-prevention strategies, and ways to improve the quality of life for patients. Search clinical trials to learn more about upcoming studies and how to participate.

High Amenities Facilities

The Johns Hopkins Hospital provides deluxe accommodations for adult patients in our Marburg Pavilion, located in the historic Marburg Building. A limited number of private rooms and two-room suites are available for an additional charge. They feature fine wood furniture, private baths, entertainment centers, and an array of services, including expanded dining menus and overnight sleeping accommodations for family members. Call 410-614-4456 for more information.