Accreditations & Affiliations


Emerson Hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. They conduct rigorous onsite surveys to ensure that the nation’s hospitals adhere to the strict standards of care mandated by the state and federal governments.

In addition, Emerson Hospital has earned accreditation from the:

  • American Association of Blood Banks
  • American College of Radiology
    • Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
    • CT Scan
    • MRI: General MRI and Breast MRI
    • Nuclear Medicine
    • PET
    • Ultrasound: Breast Ultrasound, General Ultrasound, Obstetrical, Gynecological
    • Mammography — General Mammography and Stereotactic Breast Biopsy 
  • American College of Surgeons
    • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program
    • National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers
  • College of American Pathologists
  • Massachusetts Medical Society Committee on Accreditation Review
  • Intersocietal Accreditation Commission: Superficial Venous Evaluation and Management, Extracranial Cerebrovascular, Peripheral Venous and Peripheral Arterial Testing

Other Certifications


At Emerson Hospital, we are committed to your health and wellbeing. Emerson is proud to have the highest safety and quality scores, including an A for patient safety from The Leapfrog Group and a five-star quality rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service.


Emerson Hospital is proud to hold clinical collaborations with these health care leaders:

Massachusetts General Hospital | Mass General Brigham

  • Cardiology: Electrophysiology
  • Endocrine Surgery
  • Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital – Bethke
    • Medical Oncology
    • Radiation Oncology
  • Neonatology
  • TeleNeurology/TeleStroke
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Urogynecology

Brigham and Women's Hospital | Mass General Brigham

  • Gynecologic Oncology
  • Perinatology
  • Genetic Counseling

Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary | Mass General Brigham

  • Otolaryngology
  • Audiology

MassGeneral Hospital for Children | Mass General Brigham

  • Cardiology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • Nephrology
  • Pulmonology

Care Dimensions

  • Palliative Care and Hospice Care

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

  • Neurosurgery

Tufts Medical Center

  • Nephrology

Shields Imaging

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)