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Hopkins Access Line (HAL) for Providers

Looking to Transfer a Patient to Johns Hopkins?

If you are a doctor or other healthcare provider and are looking to transfer a patient to Johns Hopkins Hospital or Johns Hopkins Children's Center, you've come to the right place.

The Johns Hopkins Access Line (HAL) is a one-call resource that helps physicians and other healthcare providers refer adult and pediatric patients into the Johns Hopkins Health System quickly.

Our experienced physician referral coordinators can quickly connect you to the right Johns Hopkins physician.

Contact HAL

If you are a healthcare provider and wish to discuss the transfer of an adult or pediatric patient, contact HAL:

Maryland: 410-955-9444
Toll-free: 1-800-765-5447

Review information HAL needs from healthcare providers when contacting us.

For appointments, please call 410-955-5000 (Adults) or 410-955-2000 (Pediatrics) or
855-695-4872 (Outside of Maryland).

Critical Care Patient Transportation Service

HAL can assist with getting patients transported to Johns Hopkins Hospital or any other Johns Hopkins medical center via the Hopkins Lifeline critical care transport service.

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Maryland Patients

Adults: 410-955-5000
Pediatrics: 443-997-5437

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Outside of Maryland

Call our Medical Concierge Services team.
855-695-4872 (toll free)
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., EST, Monday through Friday

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International Patients

Call our International Medical Concierge Services team.


7 a.m. to 6 p.m., EST, Monday through Friday

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