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

Novant Health offers 24/7 access to service specialists who can help you transfer a patient to one of our medical centers or consult with a Novant Health specialist about your patient’s care.

If you have a patient in need of a cancer diagnosis or follow-up cancer care, reach out to one of the Novant Health Cancer Institute locations below: 

Charlotte: 980-302-6000

Pediatric Cancer

  • Charlotte — Novant Health Hemby Children's Hospital: 704-384-1900
  • Wilmington — Novant Health Betty H. Cameron Women's & Children's Hospital: 910-662-8888

Salisbury: 704-210-7600

Wilmington (Novant Health Zimmer Cancer Institute): 910-667-3000

Winston-Salem: 833-751-2946

When your patients need an X-ray, CT scan or MRI for a diagnosis of their medical condition, you want to be able to give them answers as soon as possible. When you partner with Novant Health for imaging services, you can get reports within 24 hours and have round-the-clock access to them through our online portal. Imaging appointments are available Monday through Friday.

We offer imaging services at dozens of locations across the Carolinas. Services include: 

  • MRI
  • CT scans
  • Diagnostic X-ray
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Ultrasound
  • Screening mammograms (2D and 3D)
  • Diagnostic mammograms (2D and 3D)
  • Breast biopsy
  • Breast MRI
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Osteoporosis screenings (bone densitometry/DEXA)
  • Nuclear medicine (PET scans)
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Angiograms (MRA and CTA)
  • Myelograms

Imaging referrals

Help your patients get the services they need without waiting to see a doctor or traveling to find the right level of care. When you sign up to become a partner with a telehealth program, your facility receives a rolling cart with a computer and a video camera that can be used for video conferences with Novant Health specialists. This program currently includes consultations with mental health and neurology specialists. We are in the process of expanding these offerings.

If you are interested in becoming a partner or would like more information, please email our virtual care strategy team at

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)