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For Medical Professionals

Refer a Patient

To Refer a Patient
Trauma Referrals
BMC Connect
Admit 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.

Our goal is to strengthen the relationship between our practice and yours, in an effort to provide our patients with the highest quality comprehensive care in New England. Thank you for your assistance and for your continued referrals!

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To Refer a Patient

Please call our office at 617.638.5633. Please be prepared with the following information when you contact us for a patient appointment:

Your Contact Information

  • Name
  • Address
  • Phone Number
  • Fax Number
  • E-mail

Information About Your Patient

  • Name
  • Birth Date
  • Address
  • Phone Number
  • Social Security Number
  • Insurance Information

Your Patient's Medical History and Records

  • Medical History
  • Surgeries/Procedures
  • Current Diagnosis
  • How The Injury Occurred
  • Current Medication Type/Dosage
  • Allergies

Diagnostic Tests as Applicable

  • MRI: Actual film plus report
  • Bone Scan: Actual film plus report
  • CT Scan: Actual film plus report

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For Trauma Referrals

Orthopaedic and trauma surgeons and emergency room physicians can refer patients by calling: 617.414.6295 or toll-free 877.303.1234. This service is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and Dr. Tornetta will answer directly.

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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.

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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.

Appointments

Call: 617.638.5633
Fax: 617.414.5226


Boston Medical Center
Orthopaedic Surgery
Shapiro Center
4th Floor, Suite 4B
725 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118


Refer a Patient

Call: 617.638.5633


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