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BIDHC-Needham-Dedham Avenue

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BIDHC- Needham - Dedham Avenue is a primary care practice conveniently located in Needham Center. Patients seeking to find a doctor that is close to major highways (I-90, I-95/Rt. 128) and public transportation will benefit from our convenient location. The Needham - Dedham Avenue primary care practice is very accommodating to ensure that patients will be seen by a primary care doctor (PCP) for sick visits on the day that they call.

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* Indicates accepting new patients.

Cathy Tong, MD* 

Richard Gottlieb, MD*


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BIDHC- Needham - Dedham Avenue is open Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. An on-site lab operates during office hours. Patients may also use the Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham lab if it is more convenient. Dr. Tong provides internal medicine to those 16 years of age and older. She speaks Mandarin, Khmer, and Cape Verdean for individuals whose first language is not English.

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Individuals looking to find a new, female primary care physician (PCP) or doctor of internal medicine in the Needham area are encouraged to contact the office. Please note that medical records must be sent to the physician's office and that for insurance purposes, Dr. Tong should be listed as a patient's primary care physician.

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Please call 781-449-1847 (Ext. 3)
For patients requesting insurance referrals, please provide us with the following information:

  • The patient's name and date of birth.
  • The specialist's first and last name, as well as the phone number to his/her office.
  • Please also inform us of the reason for your visit to the specialist, along with the date of the scheduled appointment.
  • Also, please be sure we have your current medical insurance information.

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The BIDHC Needham - Dedham Ave primary care center is located at 57 Dedham Avenue
Needham, MA 02492. Please use Exit 17 off 1-95/Route 128. Take Route 135 toward Needham.

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Contact Information

BIDHC-Needham Dedham Ave.
57 Dedham Avenue
Needham, MA 02492
P: 781-449-1847
F: 781-247-7447

Office Hours

Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Calls are accepted during the lunch hour.


Lab Hours

Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Patients may use the lab on the ground floor of Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham if it is more convenient. The hospital is one block from the practice at 148 Chestnut Street.

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