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Physician Referrals

South Bend Orthopaedics

We welcome the privilege of working with you on the evaluation and care of your patients. We hope that we will be able to enhance your practice through prompt consultations and clear communication. We welcome your calls, and our office will do their utmost to accommodate your patients in a timely manner. We look forward to the opportunity to share in the care of your patients.

SBO wants to ensure that we are meeting the needs of our referring physician’s patients. If you have any questions about our orthopaedic services or to schedule a referral appointment for your patient, please call and ask for Physician Referral.

Please have the following information available when calling to schedule a referral appointment.

  • All patients demographics
  • Name of referring physician
  • SBO physician being requested (if applicable)
  • Part of body
  • Any X-ray, MRI, or diagnostic tests
  • Patient insurance with policy number

Patient Referral Form

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  • University of Notre Dame
  • Saint Joseph Health System
  • Beacon Health System
  •  American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • The American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Board of Medical Specialties
  • American Board of Medical Specialties
  • American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants
  • Zimmer Biomet
  • Stryker Corporation
  • Arthrex
  • Breg
  • Smith+Nephew
  • DePuy Synthes