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Patients' Rights
Staff Languages
Non-Staff Languages
Off Hours & Holidays
Deaf & Hard Of Hearing
  Served by an MGH staff of in-house medical interpreters.

Schedule medical interpreters through MGPO/IDX or contact us at least 24 to 48hrs in advance for encounters such as:
  • physician or therapist scheduled appointments
  • scheduled tests
  • to get consents for scheduled procedures
  • inpatient consults
  • physician rounds
  • family meetings

Click on MGPO/IDX Visit Types for a list of language codes.

For unforeseen medical interpreter needs during office hours, contact us.
Off hours, page the specific language beepers assigned for Off hours and holidays

Medical interpreters will be assigned as needed, after confirmation that the patient has arrived and the provider is ready to see him/her.

Languages Coverage
Spanish M-F 7am - midnight
Sa-Su 8am - 10pm

M-Th 7am - 6pm
F 8:30am - 6pm

American Sign Language (ASL) M-F 8:15am - 4:45pm
Chinese (Cantonese,Mandarin) M-F 8:30am - 6pm
French M-F 9am - 5:30pm
French Creole

M-F 9am - 5:30pm
Sa-Su 8am - 4:30pm

Khmer (Cambodian) M-F 7am -3 pm

M-F 7am - 6pm
Sa-Su 4pm - 10pm

Russian M-F 8:30am - 5pm