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Refer a Patient

We are committed to providing a high level of assistance to our physician colleagues within BMC and outside of the BMC system, as well. Whether for diagnostics, treatment, a single consultation, second opinion or ongoing follow-up, our physicians will keep the consulting physician fully informed of the patient's treatment plan and coordinate long term management. 

We offer several specialized services for patients referred to us for evaluation and/or care:

  • Office-based geriatrics primary care at our Geriatrics Ambulatory Practice.

  • Inter-disciplinary geriatrics consultation at our Geriatrics Assessment Clinic to provide you with expert evaluation of your older patient. We emphasize maintenance of the patient’s relationship with you, as their primary care physician, while providing you, your patient and their family with a comprehensive evaluation report and suggested next steps and resources.

  • Interim or long term geriatrics primary care for your patients requiring nursing home care.

  • Home-based primary care for patients who are functionally home-bound and are no longer able to be seen in an ambulatory care setting.

  • Inpatient specialized Geriatrics care for inpatients requiring evaluation and acute hospital care.

We also provide geriatrics education for community-based physicians. Contact us for more information about these education programs.

To refer a patient to our Geriatric Ambulatory Practice, please call 617.414.4639 or fax referral to: 617.414.4094.

To refer a patient to our Geriatric Assessment Clinic or Memory Disorders Clinic, please call 617.414.4639.

To refer a patient to our Home Care or Nursing Home Program, please call 617.638.6100.

BMC Connect

You can also use our BMC Connect service by calling: 800.682.2862. BMC Connect is Boston Medical Center’s physician-to-physician consult service that provides quick and easy access to specialized expertise and information for referring physicians and medical professionals. BMC Connect provides a range of services including consultations, services and patient transfers. Call toll-free 800.682.2862 or bmcconnect@bmc.org.

Admit a Patient

To transfer or admit a patient, please call our One-Call patient admitting service, accessible 24/7. Pager number: 617.638.5795, #1111


Call: 617.414.4639
Fax: 617.414.4094

Boston Medical Center
Geriatrics Clinic
Shapiro Center
725 Albany Street
9th Floor, Suite 9A
Boston, MA 02118

Refer a Patient

Call: 617.414.4639
Fax: 617.414.4094

Home Care & Nursing Home Program Referrals & Information

Call: 617.638.6100
Fax: 617.638.6179

Administration Office

Boston Medical Center
Section of Geriatrics
88 East Newton Street
Robinson 2
Boston, MA 02118-2393
Call: 617.638.8383
Fax: 617.638.8387

Education Program

Call: 617. 638.6112
Fax: 617.638.6152

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