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BID-Needham Welcomes Dr. Deborah Nagle

  • Date: 6/28/2012
  • BIDMC Contact: Rose Lewis
  • Phone: 617-754-0559

Prominent Colon and Rectal Surgeon Deborah Nagle, MD, Joins BID-Needham

Needham, MA - Deborah Nagle, MD, Chief of the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) has joined the Department of Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham. An expert in colorectal surgery, Dr. Nagle will see patients at BID-Needham on Fridays; providing a convenient location for patients wishing to have outpatient visits and outpatient surgeries closer to home.

"We are very excited to have such a nationally recognized expert in the treatment of colon and rectal diseases on our medical staff," said BID-Needham President and CEO John M. Fogarty. "Dr. Nagle will provide the kind of care, usually found only in Boston, right here in the community."

As part of the medical staff at BIDMC, Dr. Nagle introduced, developed and continues to promote the use of minimally invasive colorectal surgical techniques. Dr. Nagle was part of the team that developed the port of single incision laparoscopic surgery and began the first robotic colon and rectal surgery program in Massachusetts.

Dr. Nagle is Board Certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery. Accomplished in her field, Dr. Nagle has been recognized in Boston five times with Best Doctors honors; most recently in 2011. She has also been recognized on the national level, receiving America's Top Doctors for Cancer honors in 2009, 2010 and 2011.

Dr. Nagle received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. She completed her fellowship in Colon and Rectal Surgery at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA and her residency in General Surgery at Graduate Hospital at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Nagle has been at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital Medical Center since 2006.

Joining Dr. Nagle is her colleague, Jeanne F. Quinn, MS, APRN-BC. Ms. Quinn and Dr. Nagle are both in the Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery at BIDMC. They will see patients at BID-Needham on Fridays. To make an appointment please call 617-667-4159.

About Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham
Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham (BID-Needham) is a licensed 58-bed acute care community hospital affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston. BID-Needham has served residents in Needham, Newton, Dedham, Dover, Medfield, Wellesley, Westwood and other surrounding communities for nearly 100 years. In 2002, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Deaconess-Glover Hospital formalized their long-standing, collaborative relationship with a direct affiliation. The two hospitals' emergency departments have been clinically integrated since 2000. The direct affiliation has facilitated the integration of staff and resources in other clinical areas such as hospital medicine (hospitalists), cardiology, radiology, general surgery, oncology and pathology. For more information please go to