Contact BWH - Important Phone Numbers

Thank you for your interest in Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) – a renowned teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School that stands at the forefront of clinical care, medical research, and the training and education of physicians.

  • To find a BWH doctor: Use our Find a BWH Doctor search tool.
  • New patients: Request an appointment at 1-800-294-9999 or use our online Patient Request an Appointment Form.
  • Doctors' offices requesting an appointment for a patient: Call our Physician Referral Line at 1-800-MD-to-BWH (1-800-638-6294).
  • Introducing New Phone Technology To Our Main Line: We are now using a new automated phone assistant to help us better serve you and reduce wait times when you call the main line. You can select English or Spanish and request to be transferred to a department (e.g., “Transfer me to Neurology.”). You can ask to speak to operator services at any time during your call. We hope this new technology will improve your experience when calling the hospital. We welcome your feedback on the new automated phone assistant.
Hospital General Information and EmergencyPhone Number
Main Number617-732-5500
Patient Condition Information617-732-5500
Page Operator617-732-6660
Interpreter Services617-732-6639
Emergency Department (ED)617-732-5636
DepartmentPhone Number
Admitting Office (Medical and Surgical)617-732-7450
Admitting Office (Obstetrics)617-732-4005
Birth Certificates617-732-6108
Blood Donor Center617-632-3206
Bretholtz Center617-732-6636
Brigham and Women's Access Center (Patient Transfers)617-732-8903
Care Coordination Office (Line 1)617-732-6469
-- Care Coordination Office (Line 2)617-732-6462
Confirming Arrival and Surgery Times (Line 1)617-732-7625
-- Confirming Arrival and Surgery Times (Line 2)617-732-7324
Ethics Consultation Service617-732-8590
Family Liaison Service617-732-7440
Gift and Flower Shop (Shop on the Pike)617-732-7435
-- Flower and Mylar Balloon Orders Only617-732-7878
HIPAA Compliance800-856-1983
Interpreter Services617-732-6639
Kessler Library617-732-8103
Medical Records (for Copies of Medical Records)617-732-6071
-- Film Library (for Radiology Films)617-732-7180
Notary Public617-732-6636
Nutrition Consultation Service617-732-6054
Parking Office617-732-5877
Passageway Domestic Violence Intervention617-732-8753
Patient Accounts (Billing)617-726-3884
Patient/Family Relations617-732-6636
Preoperative Evaluation (Weiner Center)617-732-7484
Preoperative Telephone Assessment (Line 1)617-732-4121
-- Preoperative Telephone Assessment (Line 2)617-732-7127
Shapiro Family Center857-307-1251
Spiritual Care Services Department617-732-7480
Surgical Waiting Area617-732-7440
Television Services617-732-6576
Cancer Care ServicesPhone Number
New Cancer Patient Appointments877-332-4294
Blum Patient/Family Resource Centers617-632-5570
Cancer Support and Educational Groups617-632-5570
Cancer Information Service800-422-6237
Dana-Farber Brigham Cancer Center Coordination617-632-3301

If the phone number you want is not listed here, try using our Clinical Services page to find the specific department/division/center phone listing you need.

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