Physician referral

Providing the highest quality care is important to you. That includes being able to make referrals to the specialists of your choice at Lehigh Valley Health Network. Our goal is to communicate and collaborate with you when you refer your patients. 

888-402-LVHN (5846)

It’s the only number you need to know to schedule a diagnostic test or an appointment with an LVPG provider. When necessary, we will transfer you to the person who can best meet your needs.

Hours: Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Access for Physicians

Hospital Main Numbers:

One-call Transfer (24/7): 610-402-6100 or 1-800-280-5524 (Fax: 610-402-1696)

Learn more about one-call transfer.

Critical care – air and ground transfer:  For emergent transfer of patients, LVHN–MedEvac serves the regions of northeastern, southeastern and central Pennsylvania with helicopters and critical care ambulances. Use of MedEvac for routine transports is also possible and is made available on a case-by-case basis.

Emergency Departments Physician Call-In Line
You can provide background information about your patient and tell us what to look for when the patient arrives.

  • LVH–Cedar Crest: 610-402-8027
  • LVH–17th Street: 610-969-2226
  • LVH–Muhlenberg: 484-884-2496
  • LVH–Hazleton:
  • LVH–Pocono: 570-476-3353
  • LVH–Schuylkill: 570-621-4090

One-call Direct Admit (24/7):

  • LVH–Cedar Crest: 610-402-6100 option 1
  • LVH–Muhlenberg: 610-402-6100 option 1
  • LVH–17th Street: 610-402-6100 option 1
  • LVH–Hazleton:
  • LVH–Pocono: 570-420-5854
  • LVH–Schuylkill:

Pediatric admissions (24/7): 610-402-6100 or 1-800-280-5524 (Fax: 610-402-1696)

Physician Consultation and Referral: 1-800-584-2040 Hours: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.


    Elective scheduled admissions: 888-402-LVHN (5846), option 2 (7 a.m.–7 p.m. Monday–Friday)
    Fax: 610-402-4979 (24/7)

    Scheduling next-day admissions or diagnostic testing: 888-402-LVHN (5846), option 2


    Our surgeons perform routine and advanced procedures, including many minimally invasive and laparoscopic procedures.

    Urgent Same-day cases

    To schedule O.R. for urgent same-day surgical cases:

    • LVH–Cedar Crest: 610-402-8686
    • LVH–Muhlenberg: 484-884-2439, 6:30 a.m.– 6 p.m.
    • LVH–17th Street: 610-969-2231 until 11 p.m.; answering machine 11 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.
    • LVH–Hazleton:
    • LVH–Pocono: 570-422-8229, 7 a.m.3:30 p.m. Voicemail: 3:30 p.m7 a.m.
    • LVH–Schuylkill: Please send patient to the emergency room or call surgical practice directly. The surgical practice will reach out to hospital surgery department.


    For Epic-related questions, please call the Information Services Help Desk at 610-402-8303.

    For MyLVHN-related questions, please call 844-4MY-LVHN (844-469-5846).

    Chart documents

    Send documents to:
    Lehigh Valley Hospital–Cedar Crest
    Central Document Processing
    P.O. Box 689
    Allentown, PA 18105-1556
    Phone: 610-402-4203
    Fax: 610-402-1824 (24/7)
    Hours: 5:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

    Lehigh Valley Hospital–Muhlenberg
    Central Document Processing
    2545 Schoenersville Road
    Bethlehem, PA 18017
    Phone: 484-884-2588
    Fax: 484-884-3316 (24/7)
    Hours: 5:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

    Lehigh Valley Hospital–17th Street
    Central Document Processing
    P.O. Box 7017
    Allentown, PA 18105-7017
    Phone: 610-969-3409
    Fax: 610-969-3413
    Hours: 5:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    Medical Records
    Phone: 610-402-8240