About Our Hospital

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham (BID Needham) has served residents in Needham, Newton, Dedham, Dover, Medfield, Sherborn, Wellesley, Westwood and other surrounding communities for more than 100 years. BID Needham has a direct affiliation with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, facilitating the clinical integration of staff and resources in emergency medicine, hospital medicine, cardiology, radiology, orthopedics, pathology, as well as many surgical services and oncology housed in the Beth Israel Deaconess Cancer Center and Surgical Pavilion.

  • Licensed 73-bed acute care community hospital
  • More than 500 physicians on staff
  • 5,000 annual inpatient hospitalizations

BID Needham is part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, and more than 4,000 physicians and 35,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.

History and Mission

As a member hospital of Beth Israel Lahey Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham provides safe, high-quality, community-based health care and access to tertiary care regardless of the patient's ability to pay, race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, genetics, disability, military service or any other legally protected status.

Recognition and Accreditations

BID Needham has served residents in Needham and surrounding communities for more than 100 years. The hospital has been recognized by several organizations for quality and safety, including:

In 2019, BID Needham was presented the Needham Business of the Year Award in recognition of the hospital's “unwavering commitment to our community and its role as a vital economic engine.” The award is given annually by the Newton-Needham Chamber of Commerce.

Our Specialty Services

Breast Care

The BreastCare Center at BID Needham offers comprehensive support for breast health that spans the scope of preventive medicine, diagnostics, and treatment. Some of the many services offered include breast exams, mammograms, treatment for benign tumors, and treatment for breast cancer. The BreastCare Center collaborates with BIDMC and the Beth Israel Deaconess Cancer Center and Surgical Pavilion to offer our patients the same level of in-Boston expertise, here in a convenient community setting.

Cancer Care

The Beth Israel Deaconess Cancer Center is home to advanced diagnostics and therapies, and compassionate, team-based care. An exceptional team of nationally recognized hematologists, oncologists, radiation oncologists, surgeons, oncology nurses, and social workers provide comprehensive, compassionate cancer care for a wide range of diseases including blood, breast, colon and rectal, gynecologic, lung/thoracic and prostate cancers.

Outpatient Clinical Center

The state-of-the-art Outpatient Clinical Center at BID Needham is a 37,000 square-foot facility that allows the hospital to further advance efforts to bring the community access to extraordinary expertise in a convenient, community setting. The center brings together ambulatory services under one roof, including Cardiology and Vascular Surgery, Endocrinology and Endocrine Surgery, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Neurology, Orthopedics, Rheumatology, and Surgical Specialties including general surgery and Colorectal Surgery.

Additional Information

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