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How to Get Referred

​​​​​You need a referral from your doctor to become a patient at the Heart Transplant Clinic.

When making a referral, your doctor will include:

  • A letter of referral
  • Clinical notes​​

Where available, your doctor will also provide:

  • 2D echocardiogram with Doppler
  • Abdominal ultrasound
  • Angiogram and CD
  • Bone density scan
  • Chest x-ray
  • Blood test results
  • CT scan of chest
  • ECG
  • Heart stress tests
  • Hemodynamic monitoring
  • Urine tests

How Long Does a Referral Take?

You will be contacted by the Heart Transplant Clinic with your first appointment date and time. Call the referring doctor's office if you do not receive information about your appointment within a few weeks.​

Referral Information for Physicians

Your doctor can get all the referral information they need in our guide for referring physicians.​

More Referral Links