Doctors call us first when they need a second opinion they can trust. We offer quick access to specialized expertise on medical conditions as well as physician referral information for your patients.
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BMC Connect for Physicians

The First Place to Go for a Second Opinion

Quickly connect and consult with respected experts through Boston Medical Center’s BMC Connect at 800.682.2862 or

Physicians at Boston Medical Center (BMC) are distinguished clinicians, researchers and leaders in their fields. They have earned the respect of colleagues around the country for their expertise in a variety of areas. That’s why doctors call us first when they need a second opinion they can trust. They give us high marks for our pioneering research, clinical innovations, technological sophistication and experience as the leading hospital for the Boston University School of Medicine.

An Easy Connection

Doctors call us first because BMC Connect’s physician-to-physician consult service provides quick and easy access to specialized expertise and information for referring physicians and medical professionals. BMC Connect provides a wide range of services just a phone call away, including:

  • Physician-to-physician consultations about patient condition, diagnosis and treatment

  • Patient scheduling within clinical services or with physician specialists

  • Comprehensive information on technology, research and the clinical capabilities of our service areas

  • Arrangement of patient transfers to BMC

Helping You Serve Your Patients

BMC also has a service specifically for your patients and their families: BMC Connect for Patients. This service offers easy access to information on a variety of needs, including:

  • Evaluation of a patient’s needs and assistance in scheduling appointments in a clinically appropriate time frame

  • Answers to health questions and health information

  • Assistance in selecting a primary care physician

  • Help in finding the right physician and/or clinical service

BMC Connect can be reached Monday thru Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm at 800.841.4325. Any calls left after hours will be returned by a nurse the next business day.

BMC accepts most health insurance plans. Our mission is to provide consistently excellent and accessible health services to all in need of care, regardless of status or ability to pay.

Directory of Physicians & Specialists

BMC’s online Directory of Physicians & Specialists is a comprehensive listing of the physicians, programs and services offered at Boston Medical Center.

You can request a hard copy directory by sending your name, practice, mailing address and phone number to

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To Refer a Patient

Call: 800.682.2862 toll-free
Fax: 617.638.6756


8:30 am to 5:00 pm
After-hours, please leave a message and your call will be returned by a nurse on the next business day.

To Admit a Patient

Call: 617.638.5795, #1111
24/7 pager
RN will return your call to admit your patient without delay.

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