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BIDHC-Jamaica Plain

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About Our Jamaica Plain Primary Care Practice gradient line

The BIDHC-Jamaica Plain primary care practice is a culturally diverse practice that offers a full spectrum of treatment with a particular focus on preventive care. Our Jamaica Plain primary care physicians (PCPs) remain dedicated to fulfilling patients' needs including same-day appointments for ill patients with an urgent need.

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* Indicates accepting new patients.


Daniel Melville, MD* - Medical Director

Mayra Cruz Polanco, MD*

William L. McDonald, DO*

Linda Corinne, NP


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The health center's services also include Spanish-speaking receptionists, medical assistants, and physicians.

Patients of the Beth Israel Deaconess HealthCare-Jamaica Plain practice can manage their health care any time of day or night using PatientSite on a home computer, tablet or smart phone (no additional app required). PatientSite offers patients a secure, confidential website to view medical records and email physicians.

Find what you need:

  • Test results such as laboratory tests, X-rays, and EKGs*
  • *At the discretion of the physician
  • Past visits and upcoming appointments
  • Current medications and allergies
  • Immunizations and dates
  • Patient education links
  • Visit summaries

Take the next steps:

  • Email your clinicians or their offfices
  • Request a prescription or referral
  • Make choices about appointment reminders

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Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The office is open for calls during the lunch hour. An answering service will page a BIDHC affiliated physician who is on call throughout the weekend and after hours if urgent care is needed.

The practice offers lab services for any Beth Israel Deaconess HealthCare patient (with a lab order from a participating physician). It is open Monday - Thursday: 8:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. and Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

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Individuals looking to find a new PCP or doctor of internal medicine in the Jamaica Plain area are encouraged to contact our medical center. In order to expedite the registration process, please have health insurance information available when you call. If possible please send your medical records prior to your appointment; otherwise bring them with you on your first visit. Partnerships with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Milton and Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Needham mean that you will have access to world renowned specialty care when you need a referral.

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If you feel you need to see a specialist and have not discussed the referral with your primary care provider (PCP), please first call your PCP, as they may need to see you prior to referring you to the specialist. Please note the following responsibilities are managed in the practice:

 

  • Assistance scheduling appointments
  • Radiology prior authorizations
  • Behavioral health referrals
  • Prescription requests and refills

Please call 617-754-0550 to have your insurance referrals processed for specialty care. Existing patients may use PatientSite to request specialist referrals or have prescription refills sent.

Referral requests for specialty care must be submitted a minimum of three (3) business days prior to your appointment to allow for processing, unless the visit is scheduled within three business days of the appointment.

For continuity of care, and the best coordination of care amongst your providers, your primary care provider will refer you to a Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center specialist. There are important benefits when you see specialists within the Beth Israel Deaconess system:

 

  • Your physicians will have secure access to a shared medical records system.
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Hospitals offer award-winning quality of care and patient safety.
  • It enhances opportunities for us to collaborate and coordinate your care among specialists.
  • Many patients tell us they receive better care when they see a Beth Israel Deaconess specialist because the communication between the PCP and the specialist is faster and smoother.
  • Medical research suggests that patients having care coordinated within an integrated system of care may have better outcomes.
  • Most Beth Israel Deaconess specialists are instructors at Harvard Medical School.

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The BIDHC- Jamaica Plain primary care practice is located at 545A Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 on the first floor of a red brick apartment building. There is limited parking in the back of the building and ample on-street parking. You may take #39 Bus Route if you are using the MBTA.


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Contact Information

BIDHC-Jamaica Plain
545A Centre Street
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
P: 617-754-0950
F: 617-754-0960

Office Hours


Mon 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Lab Hours


Mon 8:30 am - 4:45 pm
Tue 8:30 am - 4:45 pm
Wed 8:30 am - 4:45 pm
Thu 8:30 am - 4:45 pm
Fri 8:30 am - 12:15 pm

The lab is not available during the lunch hour, from 11:45 am - 1:00 pm

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