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Physician Referrals

A primary care provider must refer patients on managed care plans. Self referrals are acceptable in certain circumstances. When making a physician referral, please complete a UW Medicine referral request (PDF).

Referrals may be made to the following UW Medicine clinics:

All physicians referring to neurological surgery will be offered the option of obtaining a secured password and directions for accessing your patient's medical records online using U-Link, which provides online access to medical records.

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Meningioma tumors arise from one of the layers of the meninges; the protective tissue covering the brain. They are usually benign, slow-growing and do not spread into normal brain tissue.

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Amy Gadsden's Story

Amy Gadsden had a pituitary tumor that was causing hormone imbalance, leading to mood swings and physical illness. She was treated by Dr. Ferreira and his team in the UW Medicine Pituitary Program. Read her story ...

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