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Refer a Patient

Call MedLink for 24/7 access to our medical staff in every specialty. One phone number—(800) 336-5465—is all you need for arranging clinical consults, requesting helicopter or ambulance transportation, scheduling a referral appointment or transferring a patient.

MedLink services


We’ll notify our on-call clinician right away. Within five minutes, you can get help with:

  • Immediate medical consultations
  • Confirming diagnoses
  • Referrals to specialists, tests or procedures

Patient transfers

When calling for a known or possible patient transfer, you’ll be asked:

  • For the patient’s name and date of birth
  • If emergency helicopter or ambulance transportation is needed

Patient transports

When you call to arrange transport of your patient to Gundersen or other facilities, our MedLink operator will connect you with all the necessary parties.

Helicopter transport

GundersenAIR Dispatch will be conferenced to gather details to launch the aircraft.
See GundersenAIR eligibility

Ambulance transport

We’ll relay the information to Tri-State Ambulance. Our lead paramedic will confirm availability and return your call within 10 minutes.
More about Tri-State Ambulance

Schedule a referral appointment

During clinic hours:

You’ll be conferenced to a scheduler from the requested clinical service to schedule the patient's appointment(s).

After clinic hours or if a scheduler is not available:

You’ll be asked for:

  • Your contact information
  • Requested clinical service
  • Patient's name, date of birth and contact info
  • Timeframe in which the patient needs to be seen
  • Condition and/or diagnosis

Your priority message will be immediately routed to the clinical department. A scheduling specialist will contact your patient directly to schedule the appointment.


To refer a patient to Neurosciences in La Crosse or to order an EMG, complete the appropriate form. Referrals submitted by a patient will not be accepted.

Palliative Care and Hospice

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GHS Link

GHS Link gives you real-time web access to our electronic medical record. Securely view progress notes, lab results and other portions of our patients’ medical records.

Access GHS Link

1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300

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