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BIDHC-Needham

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BIDHC-Needham, established in 2004, is a highly accessible, comfortable and personable primary care practice. Our community health center features seven dedicated primary care physicians (PCPs) who are closely affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham, which is located just two blocks from the office. Our Needham doctors have close relationships with the hospital's medical doctors and are very knowledgeable about its new and expanded services.

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* Indicates accepting new patients.


Jane Fogg, MD

Erica Frank, MD

Renee Jacobs, MD

Michele Coviello, MD, Medical Director

Christine Harrington, MD

Mark Jacobs, MD*

Ardalan Lari, MD*

Amy Margolis, NP

Maura Ryan, NP


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Dr. Frank specializes in weight management. Practice physicians have a special interest in women's health and diabetes. We also have a gastroenterologist on site for consultations on Thursdays from 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Some physicians on staff speak Creole, Spanish, Portuguese, and German for individuals whose first language is not English.

This practice participates in the After Hours Clinic located at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham. Patients of this practice can be seen outside of regular office hours for acute issues at BIDHC's After Hours Clinic. Appointments for the After Hours Clinic are coordinated through your on-call physician by calling 617-754-0600. The clinic is open Monday-Friday 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Patients of the Beth Israel Deaconess HealthCare-Needham 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
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

The practice offers full lab services that are open to all BIDHC patients on a walk-in basis. The lab facility is open Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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Individuals looking to find a new primary care physician (PCP), family doctor, or doctor of internal medicine in the Needham area are encouraged to contact the office. Please bring your medical records to the first appointment and call your insurance plan to ensure that they will cover services provided by this practice.

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Please call 617-754-0600. An answering service will page a BIDHC affiliated physician who is on-call throughout the weekend and after hours if urgent care is needed.

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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BIDHC-Needham is located at 310 Chestnut Street
Needham, MA 02492 near Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham. Please note that free parking is available underneath the building and there is handicapped access as well.

310 Chestnut Street
Needham, MA 02492


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Contact Information

BIDHC-Needham
310 Chestnut Street
Needham, MA 02492
P: 617-754-0600
F: 617-754-0625

Office Hours


Mon 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Calls are accepted during the lunch hour.

Lab Hours


Mon 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tue 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thu 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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