Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham

Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital–Needham

Get Compassionate Care in a Community Setting at BID Needham

At BID Needham, your health and well-being are our top priorities. Serving Needham and the surrounding area for over 100 years, we’re here to provide you with compassionate, expert care.

Our 73-bed acute care facility staffs over 500 doctors in a wide range of specialties to deliver high-quality, community-based health care that meets your needs.

We want you to feel comfortable during your visit.  If you have questions before or during your visit, please reach out to our Information desk at 781-453-3622.

Directions & Parking


The parking lot at the main entrance of the hospital is reserved for patients and visitors. Wheelchairs are available at the main entrance.

Download our parking map.

Public Transportation

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) bus stop is located directly across the street from BID Needham at the corner of Oak and Chestnut streets. Bus #59 services this stop. From the MBTA website, view an updated schedule of #59 bus, as well as a map of its route.

If you’re traveling by subway, the #59 bus can be accessed on Walnut Street in Newton, right above the Newton Highlands T stop on the Green Line.

BID Needham is only a five-minute walk from the Needham Junction stop of the Needham commuter line. Weekday and weekend schedules can be found on the MBTA website. From the commuter rail stop, turn right onto Chestnut Street and continue walking until you see the parking lot of the hospital.

Driving Directions
From the North, West and East
  • Take Route 95 South to Exit 35B (old Exit 19B)
  • Proceed on Highland Avenue for about 1.4 miles through four traffic lights
  • At the fifth traffic light, bear right onto Chapel Street
  • Cross Great Plain Avenue onto Chestnut Street
  • Follow Chestnut Street for two blocks
  • BID Needham is on the left, just past the fire station and the intersection with School Street
From the South
  • Take Route 95 to Exit 32 (old Exit 17)
  • Turn right onto Route 135
  • Proceed about 1.6 miles along Dedham Avenue (Route 135)
  • Bear left onto School Street and follow to the end at Chestnut Street
  • BID Needham is on the left
Alert Notice

Emergency Department

Access the Emergency Department entrance at 148 Chestnut St. in Needham.

We provide care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Hours & Location Details

We want to make it easy for you to find us. Here are our hours of operation and general location details.

Hours of Operation

Sunday Open 24 hours
Monday Open 24 hours
Tuesday Open 24 hours
Wednesday Open 24 hours
Thursday Open 24 hours
Friday Open 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours

Visiting hours for most areas are from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm daily. Individual outpatient clinics have different hours. Contact your doctor’s office for more information.