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Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Center

Specialists in Osteoporosis and Metabolic Bone Disease

The Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Center at BIDMC specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease, including:

  • Postmenopausal osteoporosis
  • Male osteoporosis
  • Osteopenia induced by glucocorticoids, anticonvulsants and excess thyroid hormone
  • Paget's disease
  • Hypercalcemia of malignancy
  • Hyperparathyroidism


Consults may include:

  • State-of-the-art bone density testing
  • Biochemical diagnostics (including new markers of bone turnover)
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Physical therapy counseling
  • Informative take-home materials

Bone Density Referrals Accepted

We also accept referrals for bone density testing only. Referring Physicians: Please print the following form and fill out with your patient's information.

Return this form by fax: 617-754-8630.

Requisition for Ordering a Bone Density Test »

Contact Information

Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Center (Bone and Mineral Metabolism)
Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism, Department of Medicine
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Shapiro Building
Lowry Building
110 Francis Street, Suite 6A
Boston, MA 02215