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Patient Referrals

Entrust your patients to our care.
At St. Luke's Des Peres Hospital, we understand the importance of the doctor/patient relationship. Be assured that when you refer a patient to St. Luke's Des Peres Hospital, we work to maintain the trust between you and your patients with attentive, quality care. Call Physician Referral at 314-205-6060 if you need help connecting your patients with a specialist.
Direct admits
Admission orders can be faxed prior to the patient's arrival, sent over with the patient or called to the floor on the patient's arrival to the unit. Please provide diagnosis and any special requests along with demographics and face sheet. Patients with active chest pain, TIA or stroke symptoms should be sent to the emergency room for evaluation. For direct admissions to St. Luke's Des Peres Hospital please call our Nursing Supervisor at 314-966-9130 and fax your orders to 314-966-9567.
Schedule outpatient services or surgery
Call St. Luke's Des Peres Hospital's Scheduling at 314-966-9297 or toll free 1-866-966-9297 to arrange outpatient diagnostic testing or procedures, cardiac cath procedures, pre-admission testing and surgical procedures.

Scheduling is open from 8:00 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Fax any cath lab, endoscopy and surgery orders to 314-984-2779.

Fax any other outpatient services orders to 314-966-9627.

Scheduling can set-up:
  • Surgical procedures
  • Radiology services, including MRI, CT, bone mineral density, diagnostic tests, digital mammography, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and special procedures
  • Cardiopulmonary testing, including echocardiogram, stress test, EEG or PFT
  • Endoscopy
  • Dietary consults
  • Anesthesia (epidurals)
  • Speech therapy
Please have the following information available when you call:
  • Name of procedure
  • Patient name
  • Date of birth
  • Social Security number
  • Patient home phone number
  • Insurance company
  • Diagnosis
  • Care setting (inpatient, outpatient)
  • Date and time requested for surgery/procedure
Please provide your patient with a prescription, including appropriate diagnosis when referring them for outpatient diagnostic testing. Prescriptions can be faxed to 314-966-9627.
For your patients
Patients will check in and register for services in Admitting, just inside the main lobby of the hospital, Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. After hours, registration is completed in the Emergency Department on the third floor. For details, please call 314-966-9128.
Need transportation assistance?
We have compiled a list of transportation resources for your convenience.