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Breast Imaging and Procedures

The BreastCare Center's highly specialized radiology program offers routine screening mammograms as well as diagnostic imaging and procedures. Our Breast Imaging specialists will provide you with trusted breast health expertise and accuracy — in a leading medical facility with a full range of the most advanced equipment.

Having your mammogram at BIDMC means the most advanced screening equipment plus radiologists and technologists who meet the highest standards for breast imaging

Our team of radiologists and technologists meet the highest standards for performing both routine screenings and diagnostic procedures, while offering our patients and their families support, comfort and answers.

Many of our breast imaging technologists are familiar faces to our patients. We make every effort to accommodate requests for a specific technologist when scheduling your routine mammogram.

Screening Mammograms

Screening mammograms — including same-day and walk-in appointments — are available at several convenient locations:

Diagnostic Imaging

All diagnostic breast imaging and biopsies are performed in the BreastCare Center at BIDMC:

Diagnostic imaging studies must be ordered by a physician and appropriately scheduled.



Contact Information

Breast Imaging
Department of Radiology
Shapiro Clinical Center, 4th Floor
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Ave.
Boston, MA 02215
Phone: 617-754-9500
Toll free: 855-240-6811

Breast Imaging Center of Excellence Accredited by the American College of Radiology

Breast Tissue Density

If you've had a mammogram at BIDMC, you likely have received a letter about dense breast tissue.

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Massachusetts law requires all mammogram service providers to notify patients if they have dense breast tissue, what it is, and how it can potentially interfere with the detection of breast cancer. Learn more