A graduate of Harvard Medical School and Wellesley College, Dr. Need completed her pediatric medicine internship and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, and she completed a clinical fellowship in pediatric cardiology at Boston Children’s Hospital. Her practice at Berkshire Pediatrics focuses on general pediatric medicine, and she has a special interest in newborn medicine and pediatric cardiology. Most recently, she practiced in the Boston area, and has been on staff at Mount Auburn Hospital. She has also held hospital appointments at Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital in Boston. She has also worked at Emerson Hospital in Concord, MIT Medical Services and St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston.