Make an Appointment

Prepare for your Appointment

Here are a few items you will want to bring to your appointment:

  • Photo ID
  • Health insurance card
  • Prescription insurance card
  • Referral or authorization forms, if applicable
  • Your current medications and supplements in their original containers (or a list that includes dosage information)
  • Any outside medical records, X-rays, or prior test results not taken at Nashville General Hospital, if applicable
  • A list of questions you have for your doctor (that way you won't forget during your visit)

Remember to follow any directions about food and drink before your appointment, or your lab test may have to be rescheduled


Physician Referrals

Specialty Providers

Nashville Healthcare Center is accepting new and existing patients in all of our specialty clinics. To refer a patient, please complete the New Appointment Request Form and fax it, using this FAX FORM,  to our Referrals Department at 615-341-4498 for your patient to be scheduled. You can also reach our dedicated Referrals team by phone at 615-341-4720 to schedule or check on the status of a patient.

NHC’s requests the following information to effectively coordinate care for every patient:

  • Medical summary
  • Progress notes, EKGs, labs, imaging, specialty forms and other patient documents relevant to the referrals
  • Reason for referral
  • Type of referral
  • Urgency
  • ICD-10 diagnosis codes
  • Patient demographic information (e.g. date of birth, sex, age, contact information, health insurance information and authorization (if applicable)

*Appointment date and time confirmations will be faxed to the requesting providers upon scheduling.
*Consultation or progress notes will be faxed to the referring provider after the patients visit.

Outpatient Imaging

The NGH Outpatient Imaging Center offers a full range of imaging and diagnostic tests to provide your care team with clear imaging and high-quality captures to reliably assess your health.  To refer a patient, please email:

Patient Referrals

Patients can self-refer for a regular, annual mammogram. A referral form from a physician is not required. A referral or order from your primary care provider is preferred to allow us to notify your PCP of your results.