Patient Referral and Consult

MD Network

Penn State Hershey Medical Center has a comprehensive process for external providers to request patient transfers, requests for consultations, or schedule outpatient visits.

  • Call our MD Network, 1-800-233-4082, for support with any and all external physician needs.
  • MD Network staff handle emergent, urgent, and routine matters.
  • Calls are answered by a registered nurse who:
    • facilitates hospitals transfers;
    • collects the appropriate documentation;
    • initiates bed placement; and
    • arranges transportation through Penn State Hershey Life Lion if needed.

Patient Transport

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

Patient Inquiries

Patients should call 1-800-243-1455 for information and appointments.