Physician Referral

BGA strives to provide quality patient care and excellent physician services. We participate in a wide variety of insurance plans and appreciate the opportunity to care for your patients.

Sending in Referrals:

We accept physician referrals via fax, phone, or direct secure messaging through your EHR provider.

Referring via Fax or Phone:

  • Download our referral form  and fax it to us at 205-329-7444.
  • To refer by phone, please call 205-271-8000 and press option 2. Schedulers are available Monday-Friday 8:30-5:00.

Sending in Referrals via Direct Messaging:

If you use your EHR’s Direct Messaging function to send us referrals, Summaries of Care, and other patient updates, you can send referrals and care updates to a specific provider using their individual Direct Messaging address listed below or send direct to the practice by using the practice DM address:

If you elect to send a referral via direct messaging, the following information is needed to ensure we can care for your patient as quickly as possible:

  • Office Note (last 2 visits)
  • Medications
  • Allergies
  • Labs (last 2 visits)
  • Diagnostics (last 2 visits)
  • Family History
  • Demographics
  • Problem List
  • Height/Weight

Physician Name Physician’s Direct Address (request from EHR)
Rishi K. Agarwal, MD
J. Lynn Cochran, MD
Charles A. Dasher, Jr., MD
Donny D. Kakati, MD
Owen R. McLean, MD
Rajat N. Parikh, MD
Michael J. Passarella, MD
Michael T. Phillips, MD
Carrie E. Rothermel, MD
J. Cotton Shallcross,Jr., MD
Christopher P. Shaver, MD
David T. Steele, MD
Swaroop P. Vitta, MD
Callie Clark, CRNP
Cassidy Dickson, PA-C
Emily Dillard, PA-C
Morgan Leeth, CRNP
Katie Plourd, CRNP
Cassidy Quimby, PA-C
Mary Katherine Veazey, CRNP

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