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Evaluation Clinic (UMHS Outpatient Consultation Program)
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines The Evaluation Clinic is designed to prioritize UMHS referrals that do not clearly meet criteria for our sub-specialty clinics (e.g. Perinatal, Bipolar, Anxiety, Depression, etc.) and where the primary care practitioner might consider initiating and/or maintaining treatment, but requests appropriate psychiatric input.

We typically seek to establish a diagnosis, develop a treatment plan and refer patients back to primary care or refer out for continued psychiatric care. Some patients may be kept in ongoing care in our clinics in sub-specialty or resident clinics.

Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Please rule out medical causes (particularly important for panic/anxiety and atypical presentations). At a minimum, a basic work-up (including recent comprehensive metabolic panel, CBC, TSH) is requested.
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) http://www.psych.med.umich.edu/
Appointment Timeframe Evaluation Clinic occurs several days through the week. Patients should plan on 2 hours for a complete evaluation.

We have little capacity to address urgent care needs. Emergent care needs must be addressed through Psychiatric Emergency Services.

How to Get Results to Consultant  
Clinic Contact Information UMHS patients:
  1. Complete electronic referral in MiChart.
  2. Direct the patient to call Psychiatry Intake & Call Center at 734-764-0231 or 1-800-525-5188 to make an appointment.
Clinic Location Sites Depression Center / Ambulatory Psychiatry at the Rachel Upjohn Building
UM Consulting Physician Gregory W Dalack, M.D.
Sara Reddig Figueroa, M.D.
Thomas E Fluent, M.D.
Kevin Brian Kerber, M.D.
Revised on: 08/02/2013