- Identify patients language. If unknown, click on the Language
- For staff and non-staff languages schedule interpreters through MGPO/IDX, at least 24 to 48hrs in advance. Click here for the
MGPO/IDX Interpreter Booking Procedures Form. Click on MGPO/IDX
Visit Types for a list of language codes.
- For Deaf
and Hard of Hearing patients schedule in advance American Sign Language Medical Interpreters by calling our department (617) 726-6966.
For unforeseen medical interpreter needs during office hours,
- Off hours, page the beepers assigned for
Off Hours and Holidays.
Our department will arrange an interpreter either
face to face or over the phone (for spoken languages) and will keep you
First priority is given to emergency situations, then to scheduled
appointments, and then to same day requests.