Specialist Referrals for Adult Patients

When a patient is referred or transferred to an SSM Health facility, we work hard to ensure a smooth and seamless process. We focus on finding the most effective way to care for our patients. Our commitment to a smooth aligns with our focus on crucial clear, efficient communication is. 

For specific transfer information, see below.

SSM Health Weight Management Services 

SSM Health Weight Management Services offers breakthrough surgical and non-surgical options that can be tailored to fit your patient’s weight-loss goals. You’ll find comfort in the fact that our surgeons have performed more than 5,000 life-changing and life-saving weight-loss surgeries to help our patients lead healthier and happier lives. We also offer a full-service, medically supervised diet and exercise program called HMR® (Health Management Resources). No matter what your patient’s health goals may be, SSM Health Weight Management Services is dedicated to providing your patients quality care and delivering results.

Our facility, at SSM Health DePaul Hospital - St. Louis, is recognized as a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) Accredited Center. Rest assured, your patients now have direct access to the leading weight-loss surgeons in St. Louis.

To refer patients to SSM Health Weight Management Services, download a referral form.

Once the form is complete:

  • Call our dedicated physician referral line at 314-344-7831
  • Send the referral form information, via email, to Patsy Beeson 
  • Fax the completed referral form to 314-622-6453 
  • Your patient will be contacted by our office within 24 hours of received their competed referral form 

If you are a primary care physician and you know your patient is seeking a surgical weight-loss option, please download and complete the “Primary Care Physician Request Form” as well as the referral form. This information is required for pre-authorization of your patient’s insurance. 

SSM Health Neurosciences

To transfer a patient to one of our emergency stroke centers, call 24/7:

For general access to SSM Health Neurosciences, contact any of our hospitals:

SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital – Trauma Program
3635 Vista Ave.
St. Louis, Missouri 63110

SSM Health DePaul Hospital - St. Louis
Affiliated with Saint Louis University School of Medicine
A Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center
12303 DePaul Drive
St. Louis, MO 63044
Stroke Coordinator: 314-344-7392

SSM Health St. Clare Hospital - Fenton
1015 Bowles Avenue
Fenton, MO 63026
Stroke Coordinator: 314-525-4489

SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - St. Charles
300 First Capitol Drive
St. Charles, MO 63301
Stroke Coordinator: 636-947-5112

SSM Health St. Joseph Hospital - Lake Saint Louis
100 Medical Plaza
Lake Saint Louis, MO 63367
Stroke Coordinator: 636-755-3023

SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital - St. Louis
6420 Clayton Road
St. Louis, MO 63117
Stroke Coordinator: 314-768-8628

SSM Health Heart & Vascular Care

SSM Health Heart & Vascular Care, and its affiliated physicians, work to provide the best care for your patients while keeping you updated on your their progress. Our cardiologists, electrophysiologists and heart surgeons achieve excellent outcomes while providing compassionate care in multiple locations across the St. Louis region. Our team is committed to staying in close contact with referring physicians and responding promptly to any questions or concerns.

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