Refer a Patient

Connect your patients to Novant Health providers.

If you are a referring physician or healthcare professional, we can help you find the right people, programs and services for your patient. From critical care ground or air transport to acute care consults, cancer care or convenient imaging centers, Novant Health can help you get specialized care for your patients.

Referral contacts

Request critical care transport.

If you are a referring provider, hospital or skilled nursing facility needing to arrange a patient transport by air or ground, call:

Charlotte and Winston-Salem areas critical care transport

Air transport

Novant Health Med Flight provides round-the-clock air transportation that is fast and safe for critically ill and injured patients. We serve all adult, pediatric and neonatal patients within 170 miles of Rowan County.

1-866-NH-AIR-17 (866-642-4717)

Ground transport

Novant Health critical care transport is available 24/7. We provide hospital-level care for critically ill adult, pediatric and neonatal patients from their point of pick-up to their destination facility in a state-of-the-art ambulance.


Wilmington area air or ground critical care transport

AirLink medical helicopters are available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to transport critical and injured patients from other facilities or transfer patients from scene-to-hospital. VitaLink provides ground intensive care transport services for Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center. 

1-800-282-LINK (800-282-5465)