Referring to the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center

Physicians at the Massachusetts General Hospital Corrigan Minehan Heart Center work closely with referring physicians to provide seamless cardiovascular care.

  • Inpatient referrals: 617-726-9292
  • Outpatient referrals: 866-MGH-8910

Partnering with You, the Referring Physician

Massachusetts General Hospital Corrigan Minehan Heart Center physicians work closely with referring physicians to provide seamless cardiovascular care. You can be confident that your patients will receive comprehensive, customized and compassionate care, that we will work in partnership with you to design the best care plan for your patient, and that we will keep you informed of treatments, results and recommendations for ongoing care.

If you would like to know whether your patient can benefit from a referral to the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center, a member of our Access Office will connect you with one of our physicians to discuss diagnostic, treatment and ongoing management strategies. We welcome your questions and look forward to hearing from you.

Our Role and Responsibilities in Working with Referring Physicians

Upon assessing your patient, our Corrigan Minehan Heart Center specialists will:

  • Promptly review your patient’s past medical history and pertinent test results
  • Determine which diagnostic tests, if any, are indicated
  • Provide detailed interpretation of relevant cardiac tests
  • Maintain communication with you and provide timely updates about your patient’s progress
  • Return your patient to your care as quickly as possible and provide post-discharge educational and clinical information
  • Recommend management strategies

Inpatient Referrals

Our Inpatient Cardiac Access Team coordinates inpatient transfers to the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center. A member of the Inpatient Cardiac Access Team can be reached by page 24 hours per day/seven days per week by dialing 617-726-9292.

Urgent Cardiac Catheterization Lab Transfers

For urgent transfers directly to Cardiac Catheterization Lab for acute myocardial infarction or unstable coronary syndrome, call 617-726-8282. Ask to immediately page the attending interventional cardiologist on-call and the inpatient cardiac access nurse.

Outpatient Referrals

To refer a patient to the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center at our main campus or Waltham location, call a member of our Outpatient Access Team at 866-MGH-8910 Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Our outpatient access nurse will make a timely referral to the most appropriate cardiac specialist. Learn more about our convenient location at Mass General West in Waltham

If you call after business hours (8:00 am to 5:00 pm), leave a message, and we will return your call the next business day.

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