The Radiology Department at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham (BID–Needham) offers a wide array of personalized services for our patients. We have short wait times and technologists whose top priority is accommodating you. As a community hospital, our staff offers a personal touch not always found at larger institutions. Our radiologists are members of the medical staff of the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham and the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston. Please click here to learn more about what our department provides for you.

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The Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham Picture Archival and Communication System (PACS) can instantaneously transmit radiologic images between BID-Needham and BIDMC, meaning that patients in Needham have access to the same world-class specialists as patients at BIDMC. The system facilitates, when necessary, multi-disciplinary evaluation of images, resulting in improved technical performance and feedback and diagnoses with greater diagnostic accuracy.

The Radiology Department features a wide range of advanced diagnostic services and technology including

  • GE 64 Slice VCT
  • Philips iU22 Ultrasound Systems
  • Philips Digital Radiography Systems
  • Nuclear Medicine Imaging System used for a wide variety of diagnostic applications including lung, abdominal and myocardial function imaging, as well as total body bone scans.
  • GE Essential Digital Mammography System
  • Siemen's Avanto 1.5 Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) System

The Radiology Department is fully integrated with, and employs the same standard of care and protocols as, the Department of Radiology at BIDMC.

If you require a copy of one of your imaging exams, please call our Image Archive staff at, 781-453-3054. We will ask you to sign a release form prior to providing you with your images on CD.

Mammogram Patient Questionnaire

CT Scan Patient Questionnaire