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Cath Lab and Electrophysiology Lab Referrals

Thank you for referring your patients to the CardioVascular Institute for interventional care.

Cath Lab Outpatient Procedures & Same-Day Admissions


Phone: 617-632-7461
Fax: 617-632-7460
Email: cathlabscheduling@bidmc.harvard.edu

Please contact us to schedule the procedure. Be prepared to provide the following information. Pertinent medical records must be faxed prior to the procedure date.

  • Patient name
  • Date of birth, patient telephone numbers
  • Diagnosis
  • Progress notes and cardiac test results
  • Procedure
  • Date and time request
  • Information regarding anticoagulation issues, if any

Electrophysiology Procedures


Phone: 617-632-7459
Fax: 617-632-7460
Email: eplabscheduling@bidmc.harvard.edu

Cardiology and Electrophysiology Consultations


Phone: 617-667-8800
Fax: 617-667-1753
Or use Online Medical Record (OMR)

Generally, patients see a CVI electrophysiologist before procedures can be scheduled except for ICD and pacemaker battery replacements and selected pacemaker implants. To schedule a consult or one of these procedures, please use the contact information above.

Transfers (Any Time of Night or Day, 7 Days)


Phone: 617-CARDIAC ( 2273422)

During regular business hours, a CVI nurse will take the call and make arrangements. During non-business hours, an operator will connect the caller with the attending physician on call, who will arrange the transfer.

Blood Work

Most referring physicians prefer to arrange their patients' blood work. However, if you wish the CVI to make arrangements, please indicate this when you schedule the procedure. The following tests are required.

  • CBC
  • Chem-7
  • INR

Contact Information

Cardiovascular Medicine
Division of the CardioVascular Institute
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-667-8800

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