For Medical Professionals

Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is dedicated to serving the healthcare needs of the community. By partnering with referring providers we collaborate to provide excellent patient care for the residents of central Pennsylvania.

The Find a Physician and Find a Practice directories serve as easy reference guides for you and your support staff to find any Penn State Hershey Medical Center physician and practice as well as contact information you may need to refer a patient.

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Are You a Physician Scientist?

The Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey, PA, are recruiting five tenure-track physician-scientists at all faculty levels in any clinical or research discipline. Interested, or know someone who might be? Read more here.

Immediate Consultation or Inpatient Referral (Physicians Only)

If you need to speak with a physician regarding a transfer or urgent consult, the MD Network at 1-800-233-4082 can place you in touch with the appropriate physician. To reach inpatient units directly:

Pediatric Intensive Care Unit 717-531-8378
Neonatal Intensive Care Unit 717-531-8941
Pediatric Unit 717-531-8521 (Ask for the resident on call)


Nurse Triage - A Service for "Our Valued Patients"

Nurse Triage is an after-hours health care advice line for patients of Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center primary care providers, which includes, Pediatrics, Family Practice, Internal Medicine, and Women's Health. Nurse Triage is available for primary care patients after hours. Just pick-up your phone and dial your doctor's office after hours, on weekends, and holidays. You will have the opportunity to speak to our After Hours Nurse Line.

The registered nurses who staff the line provide personalized medical advice for various health care situations, using national protocols approved by our Medical Directors. The caller's physician receives a report of this after-hour call the next business day.

Referring Physician Directory

Request your copy of our Children's Hospital Directory of Programs and Services.