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How to Refer a Patient

How to Refer a Cancer Patient

At New York Oncology Hematology, we work closely with referring physicians to ensure a seamless continuity of patient care. We keep you informed of your patient’s progress and return the patient to you for follow-up care.

Below is a checklist of necessary medical records. Click here for a list of NYOH physicians with locations.

To refer a patient, please call the location where the patient would be seen.

  • Albany (518) 489-0044
  • Albany Medical Center (518) 262-6696
  • Amsterdam (518) 843-0020
  • Clifton Park (518) 831-4434
  • Hudson (518) 822-8484
  • Rexford (518) 399-4600
  • Troy (518) 272-2097

Checklist of Needed Medical Records

Below is the checklist for medical records we will need prior to the patient's first visit.

Thank you for providing all the appropriate records in advance. This makes it faster for us to begin treatment.

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Oncology Visit:

  • Diagnosis
  • Referring physician notes, initial consult, operation notes, procedure notes, any hospital records and a copy of the patient’s current medications
  • All radiology reports (chest x-rays, CT, MRI, PET, mammograms, bone scans, EKG, venous doppler, ultrasounds)
  • Most recent lab work (last 3 visits)
  • Pathology reports (needle biopsy, ER/PR, Her2Neu)
  • Tumor Markers, if feasible, to assist with staging and treatment plan

Hematology Visit:

  • Diagnosis
  • Referring physician notes, initial consult, operation notes, procedure notes, any hospital records and a copy of the patient’s current medications
  • All radiology reports (chest x-rays, CT, MRI, PET, mammograms, bone scans, EKG, venous doppler, ultrasounds)
  • All lab work (CBC’s - previous 5 years, all others - 2 year history)
  • Pathology reports (needle biopsy, ER/PR, Her2Neu)

If you have questions, please contact us at the location where the patient will be seen.