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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center


St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center
736 Cambridge Street
Brighton, MA 02135

Tel.: 617- 789-3000
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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, is a community-based, 252-bed tertiary care hospital in the heart of Boston’s Brighton neighborhood. Founded in 1868 by five laywomen members of the third order of St. Francis to care for women from Boston’s South End, today St. Elizabeth’s is a full-service teaching hospital with more than 600 physicians who teach 166 residents and dozens of fellows in 15 training programs.

St. Elizabeth’s offers patients access to some of Boston’s most respected physicians and advanced treatments for a full-range of medical specialties. Services include:

  • community-based primary care and family medicine;
  • award-winning heart care with specialists in cardiology, electrophysiology, advanced cardiothoracic surgery, vascular surgery, interventional cardiology and progressive heart failure;
  • one of the region’s top-rated labor and delivery programs with a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care nursery affiliated withBoston’s Children’s Hospital;
  • cancer care with a new, state-of-the-art radiation center and a new hematology/medical oncology unit in affiliation with Dana-Farber Community Cancer Care;
  • New England’s leading robotic-assisted, minimally-invasive surgery program;
  • neurology;
  • urology;
  • orthopedics and sports medicine including serving as the official hospital of Boston College Athletics; and,
  • an Emergency Department with one of the shortest wait times of any hospital in the state.

As a member of Steward Health Care, the largest fully-integrated community care organization in NewEngland, St. Elizabeth’s is focused on providing world-class health care close to home and many of their physicians have offices in Brookline or in nearby communities.

If you are in need of a new primary care physician, St. Elizabeth’s 24-Hour Promise guarantees that you can get an appointment with one of their primary care physicians within 24 hours. You can contact Doctor Finder at 1-800-488-5959.

St. Elizabeth’s is proud of the spiritual care services it offers to patients and visitors. Rooted in its affiliation with the Roman Catholic Church, its Spiritual Care Department offers counseling services for all different ideologies, religious or non-religious, and for all patients and their families. St. Elizabeth’s opened Boston’s first Bikur Cholim room, a dedicated space designed to accommodate observant and Orthodox Jewish families’ customs, including kosher dietary laws and Shabbat.

St. Elizabeth’s consistently is recognized for providing the highest quality care. In 2012, Truven Health Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) named St. Elizabeth’s as one of the Top 50 Cardiovascular hospitals in the country – the only Boston hospital to earn this distinction. St. Elizabeth’s earned an A for patient safety from the Leapfrog organization, and more than 30 of their physicians were named to U.S. News and World Report’s Top Doctors List.

St.Elizabeth’s can be reached by “T” or bus and offers plenty of on-site parking for a nominal fee.