Refer a Patient for Cancer Care

Expert oncology care for your patients

Cancer Specialists at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham

If your patient needs an oncology referral, you can count on the expert team at BID Needham to provide comprehensive oncology services. We strive to make the referral to oncologist process as smooth and streamlined as possible.  

The Beth Israel Deaconess Cancer Center and Surgical Pavilion, located adjacent to BID Needham, offers you and your patient:

  • Advanced and comprehensive cancer treatment and surgical services in the community.
  • An exceptional team of nationally recognized hematologists, oncologists, radiation oncologists and surgeons.
  • Cancer specialists who are members of Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), home to one of the preeminent clinical and research cancer programs in the country.
  • Access to clinical trials at BIDMC in Boston.
  • Quick and easy transition to BIDMC for tertiary care, should your patients need it.
  • State-of-the-art surgical suites, configured to support more minimally invasive, image-guided and endoscopic procedures.
  • Nearly doubled surgical capacity allowing for more advanced operations for cancer, colorectal, orthopedic, urology, otolaryngology and general surgery.
  • Outstanding community care at BID Needham, recognized for our comprehensive outpatient and inpatient services, new and private patient rooms, complete diagnostic facilities and award-winning Emergency Department.

For Referring Providers

We partner with primary care and other referring providers to offer your patients the specialty care they need. To refer your patient for cancer care, please call us at 781-453-7500.

Find a Doctor

To learn more about our physicians, please visit our provider directory.

Why Choose BID Needham for Cancer Care?

Our oncology providers and staff members are experts in their fields. When you recommend BID Needham, you can trust that your patient is receiving comprehensive, compassionate cancer care.

The Best of Community and Academic Medicine

Academic medicine close to home is an immeasurable convenience for patients and families. Traffic, commutes and parking add to the challenges of cancer treatment when your patient just wants to be close to home. At BID Needham, they can receive top-notch academic care in a warm, supportive community setting.

Partnership with Referring Partners

At BID Needham, we recognize that your patient’s care continuum begins with you. Primary care providers are key members of our treatment team. It’s our goal to return patients to your practice as quickly as possible.

Communication and Follow-Up

Our specialists update you on your patient's status, answer your questions and address any concerns. In addition to prompt responses to referral and consultation requests, you will receive copies of all medical notes, diagnostic tests and treatment reports.

Coordinated Approach to Streamlined Patient Care

We know that the diagnosis, or even a potential diagnosis of cancer can be overwhelming. Our goal is for all patients to feel supported by every member of our Cancer Center staff. We will make the process as easy as possible for you and your patient.