How to Refer Patients
The Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery understands the importance of the bond between a referring physician and his/her patient.
If your patient is referred to one of our clinics for care, it is our promise that each step of treatment will be communicated to you and the patient will be returned to your care just as soon as is appropriate. Providing the best possible care for all patients is our first priority.
To schedule an appointment for your patient with an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon, please call 318.675.6101. The automated system will direct your call accordingly.
We want to provide you with all pertinent information needed to make the referral process as easy as possible.
Fax the following items to 318.675.8218:
- Referral or authorization for patient visit (form)
- Diagnosis/why is the patient coming for a visit
- Relevant Doctor notes, tests, film reports
- Demographics/fact sheet which includes:
- Patient name
- Phone number
- Insurance information
- Doctor’s name
- Doctor’s phone number
- Any imaging that was taken by referring physician related to referenced condition.
Once all information is faxed, the patient is more than welcome to call the office at 318.675.6101. The automated system will help guide the call appropriately.
Please forward patient records and films to our office:
Department of Oral & Maxillofacial / Head and Neck Surgery
LSU Health Sciences Center – Shreveport
1501 Kings Highway
Shreveport, Louisiana 71103