For Medical Professionals

We are pleased to provide a variety of services to healthcare professionals. Our web site is just one of them. Through the site you can access our medical library, clinical information, career opportunities and educational opportunities. We welcome your participation in our mission to provide world-class healthcare to the people of our communities.

MD Network 800-233-4082

Currently handling 60,000 calls annually, the Penn State MD Network at Penn State Hershey Medical Center provides a single point where physicians can conveniently obtain a consultation, make a referral or learn about a patient's condition. Reach us by calling 800-233-4082.

To transfer any patient via LifeLion air or ground, please contact our dispatcher directly at 717-531-7777.

Patient Inquiries - Patients should call 800-243-1455 for information and appointments.

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.