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Contact the Bone Health Program

  • 1-617-355-7476

Boston Children's Hospital Bone Health Locations

Boston Children's Hospital
DXA Center

300 Longwood Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
For DXA Appointments:
Phone: 617-355-3789
Fax: 617-730-0020

Boston Children's Hospital 
Bone Health Program in Endocrinology

333 Longwood Ave., 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02115
*For General Info/ Clinical Appointments:
Phone: 617-355-7476
Fax: 617-730-0194

Boston Children's Physician Office Locations


10 Centennial Drive
Peabody, MA 01960
617-355-7476 or 781-216-3400


9 Hope Avenue
Waltham, MA 02453
617-355-7476 or 781-216-2100


The Stetson Building
541 Main Street
Weymouth, MA 02190
617-355-7476 or781-216-3800

*Please specify that you would like an appointment with a physician specializing in bone health.

International Patients

For families residing outside of the United States, please contact Boston Children's International Health Services which facilitates the medical review of patient records and appointment scheduling and provides assistance with customs and immigration, transportation, hotel and housing accommodations.

DXA Request Form


The Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA) Request Form should be completed by the primary care provider or the referring doctor who is requesting a bone density test. This request form is used by the doctor specializing in bone health and the technologists to help identify which skeletal sites will be scanned for a patient.

DXA cannot be performed without a DXA request form. The DXA request form may be substituted with an electronic order in PowerChart by a Children's Hospital provider. Outside providers should use the link below and then fax it back to the number listed on the requisition. 

We will have to cancel a patient's appointment within 24 hours if the DXA request form is not received prior to that date.

DXA Requisition


Donate to the Bone Health Program


Our program relies on the kind donations of people and groups interested in supporting our work. Our program is multidisciplinary and dedicated to pediatric bone health.

We are fortunate to be a part of the number one pediatric hospital in New England, and one of the top hospitals in the country, with first-class physicians and researchers who explore the causes and symptoms of pediatric low bone density and new and improved treatments. Donor partnerships in our efforts are very much appreciated.

Recent Donors
We would like to thank The Children's Hospital League, The McCarthy Family Foundation, and Susan and John Gevertz, from Scarsdale, NY, for their continued support and partnership with the Bone Health Program.

How to donate

  1. Click on the donations link.
  2. Click on "Make a Gift Now" (purple button in upper left).
  3. Click "Make a Single Gift."
  4. Enter gift amount.
  5. Under Gift to Support, select "Other" in the drop-down menu.
  6. In the blank field, please enter "Bone Health Program."
  7. Fill in additional information and click "Process My Gift. "

Thank you!

Boston Children's Hospital Trust
1 Autumn Street, #731
Boston, MA 02215-5301


We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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