NOTICE: Due to an increased demand in emergency services, wait times are much longer than usual. We appreciate your patience. Learn about getting the right care at the right place.

Routine COVID-19 testing for people without COVID symptoms is NOT available in our Emergency Department. If you need a COVID-19 test, please visit a COVID-19 testing site or use an at-home test.

Review our Emergency Department Visitor Policy.

The Emergency Department at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham (BID Needham) is known for its advanced medical technology, child-friendly atmosphere, and direct link to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston. All Emergency Department physicians are board-certified and members of Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians (HMFP) at BIDMC.

The Emergency Department (ED) at BID Needham has 19 private treatment rooms, a separate pediatric waiting room and a double ambulance bay with direct access to a fully equipped trauma room.

Our Emergency Department also offers:

  • Telemedicine for acute stroke consultations
  • Radiology services
  • Rapid transport to BIDMC in Boston for patients requiring cardiac catheterization or other advanced care

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please call 911.

The BID Needham Emergency Room is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
For Emergency Services, call 781-453-5400.

For Physicians

Refer your patient to BID Needham Emergency Department »