The Shea Ear Clinic regularly accepts referrals from referring physicians, including primary care providers. Physicians interested in referring patients may do so via phone, fax, mail or email.

Please print and use the Shea Ear Clinic’s Physician Referral Form.

Physicians Only:

If an insurance provider requires a referral number, the referring physician should obtain this number as well and submit it with the referral.

Please fax the completed physician referral form to 901-683-8440 to the attention of “Appointments” or you may scan and email the form to

Referrals should include all pertinent patient information including but not limited to office notes, operative reports, test results, diagnostic results like CT scans or MRI’s, and reason for referral. We respectfully request you forward your patient’s medical records as soon as possible so that we may route them appropriately.

Should you have any questions about the patient referral process, please call us toll free at 1-800-477-SHEA or locally at 901-761-9720. The Shea Ear Clinic appreciates your referrals and looks forward to working with you and your patients.



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