Transfer a Patient

How to Transfer a Patient from Emergency Departments or Community Hospitals to Dana-Farber

We can help with the transfer of patients to our facilities. Our team will facilitate communication between you and receiving physicians and locate inpatient beds for patients being transferred from emergency departments or community hospitals.

For Adult Patients

Call 857-215-3262 to arrange timely inpatient and emergency department transfers to Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center in Boston. To expedite your transfer request, please have the following information available when you call:

  • Patient Information: name, date of birth, sex
  • Patient Diagnosis
  • Reason for Transfer

For Pediatric Patients

Call 866-771-5437. Dana-Farber collaborates with Boston Children's Hospital to provide inpatient care for children.