Dialysis Access Center staff work closely with other BIDMC healthcare providers, relying on the medical center's service strengths and centers of excellence.
As a dialysis access patient, you will benefit from many of the tertiary services available at BIDMC, a world-class academic medical center. Please visit the links below for more information about any of these services. Anesthesiology, Blood Bank, Cardiology, Ethics Support, Financial Services, Hepatology, Immunology, Infectious Disease, Interpreter Services, Nephrology, Nursing, Nutrition, Pastoral Services, Pathology, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Radiology, Social Work, and Surgery.
A Word about Interpreter Services
The medical center provides patients with interpreter services in more than 30 languages, including American Sign Language. Staff members are trained in medical terminology, ethics, professional standards, confidentiality and neutrality. Even if you speak English, you may find that during serious illness, particularly when you are undergoing tests and procedures, that it is easier for you and your family to understand information in your own language. Ask your transplant team to schedule an interpreter or call interpreter services at
617-667-4423 for more information.