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Leukemia: Information for Health Care Professionals

At UCLA, patients with leukemia are treated through the Division of Hematology/Oncology at the David Geffen School of Medicine-UCLA.

Clinical care services are facilitated primarily through the Oncology Center in Westwood. To better support surrounding communities, UCLA has opened several community oncology practices to allow easier access to comprehensive cancer care services and investigative clinical trials.

For directions to major UCLA Health System facilities, view our location map.

Make a Referral

Our partnership with health professionals in the community is key to our success at UCLA Health System. It is our goal to assist you with referring a patient to UCLA and getting access to our continuing medical education program.

Registered nurses and referral coordinators are available to assist referring physicians and case managers access services at UCLA Health System through the toll-free UCLA Physician Referral Service phone line (1-800-UCLA-MD1). Or, send an email to and one of our referral nurses will respond.

UCLA Medical PlazaReferrals may also be made directly:

For referring a patient directly to the Hematology/Oncology Program for leukemia treatment at UCLA, call:

  • (888) ONC-UCLA / (888) 662-8252

Please have the following information available:

  • Patient’s name, address, phone number and insurance information
  • Referring physician’s name, office address, phone and fax number
  • Diagnosis
  • How the diagnosis was made (physical exam, biopsy, etc.)
  • What treatment, if any, has taken place
  • Over what time period the treatment has occurred

Specific medical and pathology reports may also be requested for review before the patient's first visit.

Clinical Trials

For information on referring a patient for a research protocol, visit our Clinical Trials Guide for general information and a listing of currently open clinical trials.

Additional Resources

For more information on leukemia treatment services at UCLA, visit the following related website:

Last updated: 5/26/2010 12:02:04 PM