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

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

The Department also offers

  • Short wait times and rapid throughput
  • Telemedicine for acute stroke consultations
  • Radiology services
  • Rapid transport to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston for patients requiring cardiac catheterization or other advanced care.


The Emergency Room is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For Emergency Services, please call 781-453-5400. If you have an emergency, please call 911.