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Emerson Hospital Main Campus
Top-quality health care from the region’s leading health system. Emerson Hospital is a regional medical center that provides a wide range of advanced medical services to more than 300,000 people in 25 towns. With a main campus located in Concord, Massachusetts, we’re a 179-b...
Emergency Center Location
Polo Emergency Center The Polo Emergency Center is always open. Located at Emerson Hospital’s main campus in Concord, our fully equipped, 22-bed department is staffed around the clock by board-certified physicians, physician assistants and nurses with specialized emergency m...
Westford Health Center
Comprehensive Care, Close to Home We understand the importance of making advanced medical care accessible to everyone. At Emerson's Westford Health Center, we attract the most highly-skilled doctors, nurses and medical personnel. With more than 30 physicians in 17 different ...
Groton Health Center
First-rate treatment in Groton, Massachusetts If you live or work near Groton, you don’t have to travel far for medical and wellness care you can count on. Our center offers expert primary care, with specialties in internal medicine, pediatrics, diagnostic imaging, radiology...
Emerson Medical at Sudbury
Skill meets compassion in Sudbury, Massachusetts. Few local health centers can match the skill and compassion of our medical team. Add state-of-the-art imaging services and a truly convenient location, and you can see why Emerson Medical at Sudbury is your best choice for in...
Emerson Medical at Bedford
Primary care close to home in Bedford, Massachusetts. Compassionate, high-quality care. Emerson Medical at Bedford features a growing practice with three highly-qualified board certified physicians and a nurse practitioner in a convenient location. Laboratory services are o...
Center for Specialty Care
A new concept in care. The Center for Specialty Care unites many of Emerson’s best specialists in one place. Located less than a mile from our main campus in Concord, Massachusetts, the center provides expert services for adults and children — and blends cutting-edge technol...
Specimen Collection Center at Emerson Hospital
Our Specimen Collection Center is located in the John Cuming Building on the Emerson Hospital main campus.
Hermel Breast Health Center - Concord
​Mammography can save your life Do not delay your screening. At Emerson Hospital’s Hermel Breast Health Center in Concord you have convenient, close-to-home access to this advanced technology — along with an array of other important services dedicated to breast health — ...
Cantu Concussion Center
For the safety of our patients and staff and to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Cantu Concussion Center has made adjustments to the scheduling, hours of operation and enhanced cleaning protocols. All staff are screened daily for COVID-19 symptoms, and pati...
Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson - Bethke Location
Radiation Oncology 1st Floor, John Cuming Building 978-287-3290 Enter through the glass vestibule and go straight across the hallway.   Medical Oncology 2nd floor, John Cuming Building 978-287-3436 Enter through the glass vestibule, take a right, pass the Café...
Naka Infusion Center Location
When you or a loved one has a condition that requires outpatient infusion therapy, you will be glad to know that Emerson Hospital offers expert care at the Naka Infusion Center. Fax: 978-287-3082
Clough Surgical Center Location
The Clough Surgical Center is an innovative facility with state-of-the-art operating suites, sophisticated imaging technology, and the latest anesthesia monitoring equipment.
Yeatts Radiology Center Location
When you and your doctor need answers that diagnostic imaging can provide, you can rely on Emerson Hospital Radiology for answers. The Yeatts Radiology Center at Emerson Hospital Please call 978-287-3700 for general questions.   Parking for MRI Once you turn into the...
Fitchburg Specimen Collection Center
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the COVID-19 outbreak and for the safety of our staff and patients, the Fitchburg Specimen Collection Center is temporarily closed . Please utilize our other laboratory locations . Emerson’s Fitchburg Specimen Collection Center is within the Pediatri...
Skill of Strength, North Chelmsford
Services available in Chelmsford at the Skill of Strength Club Physical Therapy Sports Medicine & Performance Due to the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 virus and for the safety of our patients and staff, the Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports...
The Mill Works, Westford
Due to the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 virus and for the safety of our patients and staff, the Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies at The Mill Works is temporarily closed . Our locations at the Westford Health Center and in Concord are open...
Emerson Medical at Maynard
Emerson Family Medicine Primary Care for children and Adults in Maynard, Massachusetts We provide a holistic approach to primary care for your entire family. Caring for patients of all ages from newborns to adults in a warm, welcoming environment, our dedicated team works t...
Emerson Primary Care of Concord
REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT Accepting New Patients​ and Same Day Appointments! Fill out the below form to request an appointment with a physician at Emerson Primary Care of Concord. A member of our staff will get back to you during normal business hours. For new patients, sa...
emerson primary care of bedford
REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT Accepting New Patients​ and Same Day Appointments! Fill out the below form to request an appointment with a physician at Emerson Primary Care of Bedford. A member of our staff will get back to you during normal business hours.  For same day ap...
Emerson Primary Care of Sudbury
REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT Accepting New Patients​ and Same Day Appointments! Fill out the below form to request an appointment with a physician at Emerson Primary Care of Sudbury. A member of our staff will get back to you during normal business hours.  For same day app...
Emerson Plastic Surgery Associates
When you want to look and feel your best, look no further than Emerson Plastic Surgery Associates in Concord, Massachusetts. We offer an array of cosmetic plastic surgery, leading-edge reconstructive procedures and non-surgical aesthetic treatments — right here, close to home...
Emerson Urology Associates
At Emerson Urology Associates in Concord, we treat the full range of urologic problems, from benign conditions to urologic cancer, including advanced cases that require complex surgical treatment. Most major insurances are accepted.  Please fill out this form to request an a...
Emerson Internal Medicine
At Emerson Internal Medicine in Emerson's main campus in Concord, we coordinate your health care and provide comprehensive care including physical examinations, routine health screenings and preventive care. We accept most major insurances.   Please fill out this form ...
Emerson Neurology Associates of Acton
Emerson Neurology Associates of Acton cares for a range of neurological issues affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles.  Please fill out this form to request an appointment , or call   978-263-2898 . Procedures and Conditions We Treat You can turn to...
Emerson Cardiovascular Associates
  Emerson's Cardiovascular Associates is located in the John Cuming Building on the Emerson Hospital campus. Our expertise includes diseases of the heart, as well as the vascular system — the blood vessels. We have special training in diagnosing and treating the full range ...
Hermel Breast Health Center of Westford
​Mammography can save your life Do not delay your screening. At Emerson Hospital’s Hermel Breast Health Center in Westford you have convenient, close-to-home access to this advanced technology — along with an array of other important services dedicated to breast health —...
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Allergy & Immunology
If you or someone you love suffers from allergies or asthma, breathe easy: Emerson Hospital’s team of allergists offers comprehensive services to diagnose and manage all types of allergies in adults and children . We use the latest advances in allergy testing and treatment t...
Pediatric Allergies
When your child needs care for conditions such as asthma, allergies to medications, insect stings or foods, or immune system problems, our pediatric allergy specialists are here to help with comprehensive evaluation, allergy testing and treatment. You can count on pediatric...
Anticoagulation Center
If you take anticoagulant medications — also known as blood thinners — to prevent blood clots and reduce stroke risk, your doctor may refer you to the Betty Winter Anticoagulation Management Center at Emerson Hospital.  Here, a team of experts that includes specially traine...
Behavioral Health
If you or a loved one is struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues, Emerson Hospital’s Behavioral Health department can help. We provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient mental health and chemical dependency treatment services for adults in a safe, caring e...
Inpatient Services
When someone experiences the symptoms of a serious psychiatric illness or disorder that requires hospitalization, Emerson Hospital provides a safe therapeutic environment for evaluation, crisis stabilization and treatment. Our inpatient behavioral health services offer a ra...
Children & Adolescents
While Emerson Hospital does not have an inpatient unit for children or adolescents with behavioral health issues, we do offer services to help young patients in crisis get the support and treatment they need.  These services include:   Psychiatric triage in the Emergenc...
Addiction Medicine
Emerson Hospital offers an array of addiction recovery programs, classes and support groups. These resources include:   Addiction Rehabilitation Program Our full- and half-day programs offer comprehensive individual and group treatment for adults who are striving to ove...
Orthopedics
When surgery is the recommended option for treating an orthopedic injury or condition, it is good to know that Emerson Hospital’s board-certified orthopedic surgeons offer comprehensive orthopedic care, conveniently close to home. We have an offices conveniently located in:...
Podiatry
​If you are experiencing foot or ankle problems, know that you have access to expert podiatry care at Emerson Hospital.  Emerson’s podiatrists work closely with other orthopedic experts to provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to foot and ankle care.    Th...
Hand Specialists
​When hand or wrist pain or functional problems prevent you from taking part in everyday work and play activities, Emerson Hospital’s orthopedic hand specialists can help. These specially trained orthopedic surgeons offer a full range of diagnostic and treatment services fo...
Pediatric Orthopedics
​If your child has a musculoskeletal condition or injury, you will be glad to know that Emerson Hospital is home to the region’s only fellowship-trained pediatric orthopedic surgeon.   This means you have close-to-home access to advanced expertise for diagnosing and treatin...
Cancer Care (Oncology)
​​Collaborating for cutting-edge cancer care. With comprehensive radiation oncology and medical oncology services, as well as Mass General thoracic cancer surgery consultations all under one umbrella, the Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital – Bethke achieves high...
Cancers Treated
Through Emerson Hospital’s collaboration with the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center in Boston, we are able to offer you close-to-home access to advanced expertise in diagnosing and treating a wide range of cancers.  Here at the Mass General Cancer Center at Emers...
Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. Two-thirds of women with breast cancer are over 50, the rest are typically between 39 and 49. Breast cancer is usually very treatable if detected early. Emerson Hospital’s breast cancer services are provided through the coll...
Bladder Cancer
​Bladder cancer is usually very curable if it is diagnosed while the cancer is contained in the bladder. Almost 75% of bladder cancers are diagnosed at the early, most treatable stage of the illness. Bladder cancer services are provided through the Mass General Cancer Cente...
Colorectal Cancer
Cancer of the large intestine or colon, a part of the digestive system, and rectal cancers are often grouped together as colorectal cancer. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third-most common cancer in men and women. Survival rates for patients with colorectal c...
Gynecologic Oncology
Gynecologic oncology is the specialty that treats cancer of the female reproductive organs, including: Cervical cancer Endometrial cancer Ovarian cancer Uterine cancer Vaginal cancer Vulvar cancer Other gynecological cancers Gynecologic cancer services are provide...
Head & Neck Cancer
Head and neck cancers include any cancer in those regions, including cancers of the thyroid, mouth, salivary gland and others. More than 40,000 Americans are diagnosed with head and neck cancers every year. Head and neck cancer services are provided through the Mass General...
Prostate & Testicular Cancer
​The prostate is the small, walnut-sized gland located between the bladder and the penis that makes most of the fluid in semen. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men — more than 200,000 cases are diagnosed in the U.S. each year. The disease is rare under age 50, and...
Blood Cancer
Blood cancer—also referred to as hematologic cancer—is cancer that begins in blood-forming tissue, such as the bone marrow, or in the cells of the immune system.  If you are affected by blood cancer like leukemia or lymphoma, it is good to know that today’s most advanced tr...
Radiation Oncology
Radiation oncology services at the Cancer Center are provided by physicians from the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Radiation Oncology. Radiation therapy is an invaluable cancer-fighting therapy and is usually given once a day over many weeks, so convenience a...
Medical Oncology/Hematology
If you are facing cancer, a medical oncologist or hematologist will likely be the specialist who manages your diagnosis and treatment plan, collaborating with other cancer experts to provide coordinated, multidisciplinary care. Medical oncologists have advanced training in dia...
Support Groups
If you or a loved one is dealing with cancer, know that you’re not alone. Emerson Hospital offers an array of groups and services to provide support and connection to others who understand what you’re going through. We also offer classes to help you look and feel your best. ...
Concussion Care
For the safety of our patients and staff and to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Cantu Concussion Center services have made adjustments to the scheduling, hours of operation and enhanced cleaning protocols. All staff are screened daily for COVID-19 symptoms, and...
Integrative Assessment & Treatment
​There is tremendous peace of mind in knowing that exceptional concussion treatment expertise and proven rehabilitative therapies are right here, close to home, at the Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center in Concord, Massachusetts.   A team approach to care The Dr. Robe...
Baseline Testing
​Combining sophisticated technology and clinical assessment, baseline testing provides your athlete’s physician with objective assessments that facilitate a smooth transition to recovery and safe return to play, should a concussion occur.   What It Is and Who Should Do It ...
About Concussions & Related Brain Injuries
The Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center at Emerson Hospital specializes in the evaluation and treatment of three types of concussive brain injuries:  Concussions  Post-concussion syndrome (PCS)  Symptoms of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) Here is an overview o...
Education & Support
​If you, your child or a student athlete you coach has been affected by a concussion, know that you can turn to the Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center not only for expert treatment, but also for reliable information and support. We are committed to raising awareness and inc...
Concussion Tips
​When a child suffers a concussion, their brain health is at risk. That is why it is important to get appropriate treatment, right away. Here are some tips about concussion from the experts at Emerson Hospital’s Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center, a leader in concussion ...
Our Team
Led by Robert C. Cantu, MD, medical director and director of clinical research, our staff combines the expertise of neurologists, nurse practitioners, and neuropsychologists working collaboratively with experienced physical, occupational and speech therapists to help patients...
Cognitive Therapy
Cognitive therapists
Ocular Therapy
ocular therapists
Upper Cervical Spine Therapy
upper cervical spine therapists
Pediatric Rehabilitation
pediatric rehabilitation therapists
Critical Care
If you or a loved one is facing a life-threatening condition that requires comprehensive care and constant monitoring, it is important to know that Emerson Hospital has a state-of-the-art Critical Care Unit (CCU). Staffed by specialists with advanced training in critical ca...
Nurse to Patient Ratio
Maintaining the appropriate number and mix of nursing staff is critical to delivering quality patient care. In fact, numerous studies show an association between higher levels of experienced registered nurse staffing and better patient outcomes.  That is why Emerson Hospita...
Dermatology
You and your family can count on Emerson Hospital’s team of dermatologists to provide expert care for the full range of skin, hair and nail conditions, from everyday issues such as acne and skin allergies, to the most serious forms of skin cancer. Our dermatologists also of...
Pediatric Dermatology
If you are the parent of an infant, child, adolescent or teen with a disorder of the skin, hair or nails, you’ll be glad to know that Emerson Hospital offers outstanding care from a team of board-certified dermatologists with experience in working with children. In fact, no...
Medical Gastroenterology/ Colonoscopy
If you suffer from a digestive disease, it’s important to know that various therapies, medications and non-surgical approaches can be effective in managing your condition. In addition to offering a full range of gastrointestinal diagnostic services, the gastroenterology spe...
Endoscopy
​When symptoms require your doctor to examine your digestive system, you will likely have a procedure called an endoscopy. Endoscopy is a broad name for a variety of medical techniques used to examine the inside of the body using an endoscope — a flexible tube with an attached...
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Sometimes surgery is the best option for certain digestive issues. Using advanced tools and technology, Emerson Hospital’s board-certified, fellowship-trained gastrointestinal surgeons and general surgeons with colorectal expertise provide surgical care of digestive disorders ...
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Digestive health issues and nutritional problems in children are often quite different from those seen in adults. That’s why Emerson Hospital has a team of pediatric gastroenterologists with specialized expertise for diagnosing and treating digestive disorders in children.  ...
Ear, Nose & Throat
When a problem with your ears, nose or throat (ENT) affects your hearing, breathing or speaking, Emerson Hospital offers you convenient, local access to specialists affiliated with the renowned Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary—named the #1 ENT service in the entire U.S. by ...
Pediatric Ear, Nose & Throat
If you are a parent in the greater Concord area, you will be glad to know that Emerson Hospital offers you and your family convenient, local access to a team of pediatric ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialists. From comprehensive diagnostics to medical and non-invasive trea...
Emergency Medicine
If this is a medical emergency, dial 9-1-1. ​You can count on Emerson Hospital in an emergency. The Polo Emergency Center is always open. Located at Emerson Hospital’s main campus in Concord, our fully equipped, 22-bed department is staffed around the clock by board-certi...
Paramedics/ALS
When you call 9-1-1 in a medical emergency, you will be glad to know that in critical situations, advanced life support (ALS) paramedics are also dispatched to augment the capabilities of the town-based emergency medical technicians (EMTs). Emerson Hospital partners with th...
Endocrinology
​Endocrinology is a medical specialty focused on the glands that produce hormones—the endocrine system. These hormones control many basic functions in our bodies, including how we metabolize food, our sex and reproductive systems, blood sugar levels, blood pressure, energy lev...
Pediatric Endocrinology
If your child has problems related to growth, diabetes, puberty or other disorders associated with hormones and the glands that produce them, care from a pediatric endocrinologist may be just what the doctor ordered. Pediatric endocrinologists diagnose and treat hormone dis...
Diabetes
Diabetes is a chronic condition that can affect every aspect of your life. Fortunately, Emerson Hospital offers expert diagnostic, medical management, and education and support services to help you control your diabetes and achieve the highest level of wellness possible.   ...
Eyes & Vision (Ophthalmology)
​You and your family can count on the board-certified ophthalmologists (eye doctors) affiliated with Emerson Hospital to deliver expert care for the full range of eye conditions affecting adults and children . Every day, Emerson’s eye doctors help greater Concord residents...
Pediatric Ophthalmology
If your child is having difficulty reading or learning, needs surgery or medical treatment for an eye condition, or a vision exam reveals a problem, you can turn to the pediatric ophthalmologists at Emerson Hospital for expert help. Our highly trained eye doctors specialize...
Heart Care (Cardiology)
With a team of expert, fellowship-trained cardiologists and established affiliations with leading tertiary hospitals in the Boston area, Emerson Hospital offers comprehensive heart care in a convenient, close-to-home setting. You can count on us for an array of services des...
Acute Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)
If you or someone you love is having a heart attack—also known as acute myocardial infarction—minutes matter. A heart attack happens when blood flow to the heart is blocked, and your heart is not able to get the oxygen it needs from the blood. Without blood flow, part of th...
Arrhythmia
An arrhythmia is a condition in which the heart beats with an abnormal rhythm that is too fast (tachycardia), too slow (bradycardia) or irregular. It occurs as a result of a problem with the heart’s electrical system, which controls the rate and rhythm of your heartbeat. If...
Heart Disease
If you have or are at risk of cardiovascular disease, it is important to know that Emerson Hospital provides convenient, close-to-home access to a team of board-certified and fellowship-trained cardiologists who can help you prevent, manage or recover from this condition.   ...
Congestive Heart Failure
At Emerson Hospital, patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) have convenient, close-to-home access to comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of their condition. Our team of board-certified, fellowship-trained cardiologists provides expert care and ongoing management of ...
Cardiac Rehabilitation
For the safety of our patients and staff and to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we have made adjustments to the scheduling, hours of operation and number of participants in our classes, as well as implemented enhanced cleaning protocols for our cardiac rehabili...
Electrophysiology
​If you have an irregular heartbeat—a cardiac arrhythmia—you may need to see an electrophysiologist. An electrophysiologist is a medical doctor with advanced training who specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders that affect your heart’s electrical system, which regulat...
Pediatric Cardiology
If you are a parent whose child has a heart problem, you will be glad to know that you have convenient local access to highly experienced board-certified pediatric cardiologists with extensive expertise. Through Emerson Hospital’s affiliation with the MassGeneral Hospital f...
Diagnostic Testing
If your doctor thinks you have heart disease, it is important to know that Emerson Hospital offers access to a comprehensive array of tests to help make an accurate diagnosis. The tests you will need depend on what condition your doctor thinks you may have.  The tests to di...
Cardiac Treatment Quality Data
Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack) Emerson Hospital voluntarily participates in national programs to measure our quality and performance, and compare it with other hospitals throughout the state and nation. The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) p...
Home Care
If you or a loved one needs help at home due to an illness, injury or surgery, know that you can turn to Emerson Hospital Home Care for attentive, professional care tailored to your individual health and personal care needs. Our multidisciplinary team  of nurses, rehabilit...
Our Services
You can count on Emerson Hospital Home Care for comprehensive home health services, individualized for your or a loved one’s unique medical and personal needs. Among the services we offer are:   Skilled nursing services  Available seven days a week, with triage service 2...
Insurance Coverage
We understand that navigating the world of health insurance can be difficult. If you have questions about insurance coverage for home health care services from Emerson Home Care, please call us at 978-287-8300 Ext. 8351 or Ext. 8330 and we will provide answers.   Here i...
About our Team
With Emerson Home Care, you have an entire team of highly trained and experienced home health care professionals working together on your behalf. This team includes:  Registered nurses who provide comprehensive clinical assessment and care, including skilled treatments...
How to Refer
​When you or a loved one needs home health care services, we make obtaining it as simple and easy as possible. Patients may be referred for home care from virtually any healthcare setting, including an acute care hospital, a rehabilitation facility, a skilled nursing facili...
Hospice Care
If you or a loved one is facing the end of life, hospice care can provide medical, psychological and spiritual support to help you have peace, comfort and dignity at this profound time. Our hospice services are provided in collaboration with Care Dimensions . The hospice t...
Hospitalists
When you are hospitalized at Emerson Hospital, your care is overseen by a doctor called a hospitalist—an internal medicine physician who focuses solely on the medical care of hospitalized patients.  A hospitalist will see you each day and night you are in the hospital, and ...
Pediatric Hospitalists
When your child is hospitalized at Emerson Hospital, there is tremendous peace of mind in knowing that a pediatric hospitalist is on site 24/7 to monitor and coordinate every aspect of your child’s care.  Emerson’s pediatric hospitalists are doctors who are board-certified ...
Imaging & Radiology
When you and your doctor need answers that diagnostic imaging can provide, you can rely on Emerson Hospital Radiology for answers. We have invested in a wide range of today’s most advanced imaging technology to provide fast, accurate diagnosis. Combined with our radiologists’...
CT Scan
A computerized tomography (CT) scan is a noninvasive medical test that helps your doctor diagnose and treat certain medical conditions. It provides more detailed information than plain X-rays do. Emerson Hospital uses the latest high-speed, multi-slice CT technology to take...
Bone Density Scan
​​If you are at risk for osteoporosis—a medical condition in which bones become brittle and more likely to break—your doctor may recommend a bone density scan. Also called dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) or bone densitometry, a bone density scan measures the strength a...
Interventional Radiology
​​Thanks to technology advances and sophisticated imaging equipment, interventional radiologists can perform minimally invasive, image-guided procedures to diagnose and treat disease in virtually every part of the body. To bring this capability to Concord-area residents, Em...
MRI
​​Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a painless, safe and radiation-free diagnostic test that uses radio waves, magnetic fields and computer software to create highly detailed cross-sectional images of the brain, nerves, spinal cord, bones, joints, breasts, abdominal and pel...
Nuclear Imaging
​​Nuclear imaging is an innovative subspecialty of diagnostic radiology that provides information that often ca not be obtained using other imaging procedures, enabling doctors to identify disease in its earliest stages.  In a nuclear imaging exam, you are given a small amo...
PET-CT
​PET/CT is an advanced imaging tool that combines two scanning techniques—positron-emission tomography (PET) and computerized tomography (CT)—in one exam that not only shows what an organ looks like, but also how it is functioning. A CT scan  combines special x-ray equipme...
Ultrasound
Ultrasound imaging (sonography) uses high frequency sound waves to examine many of the body’s internal organs. When a sound wave strikes an object, it bounces back, or echoes, and an image is produced based on the reflection of the sound waves off body structures.  Unlike X...
Thyroid
​An ultrasound of the thyroid produces a picture of the thyroid gland. This gland is located in the front of the neck just below the Adam's apple and is shaped like a butterfly, with two lobes on either side of the neck connected by a narrow band of tissue.  Emerson Hospita...
Pelvic
​​​A pelvic ultrasound provides pictures of the structures and organs in the lower abdomen or pelvis. Emerson offers two types of pelvic ultrasound tests:  Transabdominal Transvaginal (or endovaginal) for women A Doppler ultrasound exam may also be part of your pelvic u...
Obstetrical
​​Obstetrical ultrasound uses sound waves to produce images of a developing baby inside its mother, as well as images of the mother's uterus and ovaries. These images are captured in real-time, so they can reveal the structure and movement of the fetus and beating heart. Be...
Abdominal
​An abdominal ultrasound is an imaging test that produces a picture of the organs and other structures in the upper abdomen, including the liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas and kidneys.   The blood vessels that lead to some of these organs, such as the inferior vena cav...
Breast
​A breast ultrasound uses sound waves to produces a picture of the tissues inside the breast. This image can show all areas of the breast, including the area closest to the chest wall, which is hard to study with a mammogram. Emerson Hospital has a team of expert sonographe...
Vascular Ultrasound
​​Vascular ultrasound is a safe, painless test used to take pictures of blood vessels and blood flow to diagnose disorders of the arteries and veins of the body’s circulatory system. If your doctor suspects that you have vascular disease, you will be glad to know Emerson Ho...
X-Ray
​An X-ray is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose a wide array of medical conditions. With X-ray imaging, the part of the body being examined is exposed to a small dose of radiation to produce pictures of the inside of the body. At Emerson Hospital, we ...
Bone & Chest
Bone and chest X-rays are two of the most common uses of X-ray technology, which uses a small dose of radiation to produce pictures of almost any part of the human body. Because different tissues absorb different amounts of radiation, X-ray images show the parts of your bod...
Upper GI
​​Upper gastrointestinal tract radiography, also called an upper GI, is a painless X-ray examination of the pharynx, esophagus, stomach and first part of the small intestine (duodenum). This exam uses a special form of X-ray called fluoroscopy and contrast material (barium) th...
Lower GI
​​Lower gastrointestinal (GI) tract radiography, also called a lower GI or barium enema, is an X-ray examination of the large intestine (colon) and rectum.  Lower GI exams are performed at the Yeatts Radiology Center on Emerson Hospital’s main campus in Concord.   Why a...
Infusion Services
When you or a loved one has a condition that requires outpatient infusion therapy, you will be glad to know that Emerson Hospital offers expert care at the Naka Infusion Center. Staffed by a team of infusion-certified nurses with advanced specialty training, the Naka Infusi...
Kidney Disease (Nephrology)
​​If you or someone you care about suffers from kidney disease, you will be glad to know that Emerson Hospital has a team of expert nephrologists (doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating kidney disease) who care for adults and children . This gives you access to ...
Pediatric Nephrology
Kidney disease can affect children in various ways, ranging from treatable disorders without long-term consequences to life-threatening conditions. If your child is affected by kidney disease, you will be glad to know that Emerson Hospital is home to a team of pediatric nephro...
Laboratory Services
​Emerson Hospital’s Laboratory Services is always working for your health. Our clinical laboratory is open 24/7 to provide accurate and timely analysis for everything from basic blood tests to complex pathologic studies—giving your doctor important information with which to...
Pulmonary Rehabilitation & Support
Pulmonary rehabilitation at Emerson Hospital is a comprehensive program designed to help patients with respiratory diseases reduce symptoms and improve physical conditioning. Health care professionals work with patients and their families to better understand and deal with co...
Thoracic Surgery
​If you have a condition affecting your lungs or chest (thorax) that requires surgery, it is important to know that Emerson Hospital has a board-certified thoracic surgeon who is skilled in the latest surgical procedures for treating complex lung and chest problems. Surgical p...
Pediatric Pulmonology
If your child suffers from a respiratory disorder and has trouble breathing, know that your child can be seen in your community by a pediatric pulmonologist for expert diagnosis and treatment.  Through our affiliation with the respected MassGeneral Hospital for Children, yo...
Maternity
Bringing a child into the world is a remarkable experience. At Emerson Hospital, we provide an exceptional environment and the finest medical expertise to ensure that your child’s birth is as special as it deserves to be — for you and your family. READ: Giving Birth at ...
Midwifery
When you give birth at Emerson Hospital’s Clough Birthing Center , you have the option for sensitive, personalized care provided by a certified nurse-midwife. An integral part of the medical team, the nurse-midwives focus on: Prenatal care Labor and delivery Postpartu...
Neonatology
When a newborn baby requires advanced medical care, there is tremendous peace of mind knowing Emerson Hospital is home to the area’s only Level II special care nursery.  Under the direction of a Massachusetts General Hospital neonatologist—a pediatric subspecialist who care...
Obstetrics
If you live in the greater Concord area and are planning to have a baby, you will be glad to know that Emerson Hospital offers a full spectrum of obstetrical services, conveniently close to home.   With offices in Concord, Leominster and Westford, the board-certified obste...
High Risk Obstetrical Care
If your pregnancy is considered high risk due to complications identified before or during your pregnancy, you will be glad to know that Emerson Hospital has a top-quality maternal-fetal medicine service. Maternal-fetal medicine physicians are high-risk pregnancy experts. T...
Labor & Delivery
Bringing your baby into the world is an amazing experience, and we are here to make sure you are as comfortable as possible during that experience. We respect your wishes, and will personalize your labor management plan while using the latest technology to monitor your health ...
Amenities
We want you to be as comfortable as possible during your stay at the Clough Birthing Center here at Emerson Hospital. That is why we offer you and your family an array of thoughtful amenities and services to support your recovery, and make those first days with your new baby e...
Baby Friendly
​​If you are considering having your baby at Emerson Hospital, we want you to know that we are recognized as a "baby-friendly" hospital by Baby-Friendly USA . While it has always been our mission to be baby friendly, we took extra steps as part of the worldwide Baby-Friend...
Post-Partum Care
Once your baby is born, Emerson Hospital’s Clough Birthing Center offers you a range of post-partum services to help to recover and get acquainted with the newest member of your family.    Private post-partum rooms Your comfort is of paramount important to us at Emerson ...
Going Home
When it is time to bring your baby home from Emerson Hospital, rest assured that we will ensure you are both healthy and ready to begin this next stage of your life as a family. Here is what to expect, and some tips for a smooth discharge: Before leaving, you will be see...
New Mother Support Groups & Classes
As a new mom, you are sure to have questions. That is why Emerson Hospital offers an array of support groups and classes.   New Mothers Group Emerson hosts a special New Mothers Group in conjunction with First Connections, a family support organization that provides comp...
Neurology & Neurosurgery
There is great peace of mind knowing that your community hospital has expert resources to care for a range of neurological issues affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. And that is exactly what you will find right here at Emerson Hospital. Notably, you can cou...
Neurosurgery
​If back or leg pain due to spinal issues are compromising your quality of life, you can count on the board-certified neurosurgeons at Emerson Hospital for expert care.  It is important to know, however, that surgery is rarely the first-line treatment for spinal issues. Tha...
Parkinson's Support Group
​​If you or a loved one has Parkinson’s disease, it is important to know that you have convenient, local access to specialized support resources here at Emerson Hospital. These resources include a Parkinson’s support group, classes at the Emerson Wellness Center for Mind an...
Nutritional Counseling
​​Good nutrition is a cornerstone of good health. That is why Emerson Hospital’s Department of Nutrition Services offers a variety of nutritional counseling services and resources—whether you are an inpatient, outpatient or a member of the community.  Our expert nutrition c...
Pain Management
​​If chronic pain is compromising your quality of life, relief is as close as Emerson Hospital in Concord. We offer comprehensive pain management services at the Emerson Spine Center. Here, a team of board-certified pain specialists perform interventional pain procedures in...
Palliative Care
Today, as medical advances help us to live longer with serious diseases, sometimes the matter of living better gets overlooked.  Not at Emerson Hospital.  Helping patients maintain their quality of life while managing a serious disease is what palliative care is all abou...
Pathology
Effective treatment starts with an accurate diagnosis. Pathologists—physicians who are diagnostic experts—play a vital role in this process by looking at tissues and cells under the microscope (called anatomic pathology) and interpreting laboratory tests (clinical pathology). ...
Pediatric Care
You do not have to travel far to get outstanding family-centered pediatric care for your child. Emerson Hospital has a comprehensive network of highly skilled pediatricians, pediatric specialists and support staff who are available to provide care for your family — right here,...
Frenulum Clinic
We are updating information about our frenulum clinic and will share it on this page shortly. In the meantime, please call 978-287-3003 with any questions about the clinic or to schedule an appointment. For Physicians How to refer a patient to the Emerson Hospital Frenu...
Pediatric Intervention Team
The hospital can be a scary place for a child. That is why Emerson Hospital provides a caring Pediatric Intervention Team (PIT) to ease the fears and anxiety of children — and their families — wherever they are in the hospital.    What the Pediatric Intervention Team does ...
Primary Care (Family & Adult)
When it comes to managing your health, having a primary care physician is one of the most important steps you can take. Emerson Hospital offers a network of nearly 60 internal medicine and family medicine physicians with offices in 11 communities. These primary care physici...
Physical Rehabilitation & Sports Medicine
Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies For the safety of our patients and staff and to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, outpatient rehabilitation services have made adjustments to the scheduling, hours of operation and enhanced cleaning pr...
Physical Therapy
For the safety of our patients and staff and to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, outpatient rehabilitation services have made adjustments to the scheduling, hours of operation and enhanced cleaning protocols. All staff are screened daily for COVID-19 symptoms, a...
Occupational Therapy
For the safety of our patients and staff and to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, outpatient rehabilitation services have made adjustments to the scheduling, hours of operation and enhanced cleaning protocols. All staff are screened daily for COVID-19 symptoms, an...
Speech and Language Therapy
For the safety of our patients and staff and to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, outpatient rehabilitation services have made adjustments to the scheduling, hours of operation and enhanced cleaning protocols. All staff are screened daily for COVID-19 symptoms, an...
Pediatric Therapy
For the safety of our patients and staff and to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, outpatient rehabilitation services have made adjustments to the scheduling, hours of operation and enhanced cleaning protocols. All staff are screened daily for COVID-19 symptoms, an...
Specialty Therapies
​If you or a loved one needs specialized physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech and language therapy, you are in good hands at Emerson Hospital.  Here, you have close-to-home access to an extensive team of rehabilitation professionals, many with specialty experti...
Aquatic Therapy
​If you have had an injury or illness that requires physical therapy, you may benefit from aquatic therapy — a specialized form of physical therapy that uses the resistance of water instead of weights. Our aquatic therapy is available in a warm-water therapeutic pool with a...
Hand Therapy
​If you have had an injury or illness that affects your hand or upper extremity—wrist, elbow, arm or shoulder—know that you can turn to the certified hand therapists at Emerson Hospital for expert evaluation and treatment. Our hand therapists are occupational or physical th...
Neurological Rehabilitation
When a neurological condition affects your ability to function, you will be glad to know that Emerson Hospital has specialized resources to help. Our team of specially trained therapists offers comprehensive neurological rehabilitation for a wide range of movement disorders...
Oncology Rehabilitation
​While cancer treatment can save your life, it also can leave you feeling tired and weak. To help you regain your strength and functioning, reduce fatigue and reclaim the best-possible quality of life during and after surgery, chemotherapy or radiation therapy, specially train...
Spine Rehabilitation
​When back pain has you sidelined from the activities you enjoy, turn to Emerson Hospital’s specialized Spine Rehabilitation program. In our exercise-based spine rehabilitation program, you will work closely with spine experts to get your chronic and acute back pain under cont...
Pelvic Health
If you have been diagnosed with pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD), you will be glad to know that Emerson Hospital has a team of pelvic health specialists — physical therapists who specialize in pelvic floor health — who can help. In fact, pelvic floor dysfunction is a very trea...
Vestibular Rehabilitation
Vestibular disorders can occur for a varity of reasons and from a variety of sources. Not all balance and vestibular conditions are treated the same way. Fortunately, Emerson Hospital has a team of therapists trained in evaluating these types of disorders.  Our vestibular r...
Clinics & Classes & Groups
At Emerson Hospital, our aim is not only to get you healthy but also to keep you healthy — and enjoy the best possible quality of life. That’s why we offer an array of clinics, classes and groups designed to help you live your life as fully and independently as you can.  He...
Keys to Independence Driver Assessment
Deficits in vision, sensation, coordination, and cognition (thinking skills) can affect driver safety.  Driver assessment is a great way to help individuals and families determine strengths and weaknesses related to learning to drive or returning to drive after illness.   A...
Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation (Transitional Care Unit)
​If you or a loved one needs a short course of inpatient rehabilitation to help you regain strength and function after being hospitalized, Emerson Hospital’s Transitional Care Unit provides the ideal environment.  The Transitional Care Unit is a skilled nursing facility, lo...
Patient Experience
When you are admitted to Emerson Hospital’s Rehabilitation and Transitional Care Unit, our goal is to help you return home as soon as possible, able to function as independently as possible. The rehabilitation plan developed by your care team  is tailored to your individua...
Care Team
When you are admitted to the Rehabilitation and Transitional Care Unit at Emerson Hospital, you have an entire team of rehabilitation experts working together to help you regain your strength and function so you can safely return home. Because rehabilitative and skilled nur...
How to Refer
If you are a physician or discharge planner whose patient requires short-term skilled nursing and rehabilitation care before transitioning from the hospital to home, Emerson Hospital’s Transitional Care Unit is here to help. Like you, we aim to avoid hospital readmissions b...
Surgery
When you live in the Concord area, you do not have to travel far to get excellent surgical care. When you or a member of your family needs surgery, you will be glad to know that Emerson Hospital offers a team of board-certified surgeons — across multiple specialties — with ...
Anesthesiology
When you need to have surgery or other type of medical procedure, you can count on Emerson Hospital’s board-certified anesthesiologists and certified registered nurse anesthetists to help you feel relaxed and pain free. Our aim is always to maximize your safety while minimizin...
General Surgery
When the treatment for your medical condition requires surgery, you will be glad to know that Emerson Hospital has a team of board-certified general surgeons with particular expertise in performing abdominal, breast, colorectal, and head and neck procedures in both adults and ...
Pediatric Surgery
If your child has an illness or injury that requires surgery, there is great peace of mind in knowing that Emerson Hospital has a team of skilled surgeons with extensive experience caring for children. Importantly, they perform many procedures minimally invasively, which me...
Plastic Surgery
When you want to look and feel your best, look no further than Emerson Hospital. Our plastic and reconstructive surgeons offer an array of cosmetic plastic surgery, leading-edge reconstructive procedures and non-surgical aesthetic treatments—right here, close to home.   Th...
Pre-surgical Testing
When you are scheduled for surgery at Emerson Hospital, your comfort and safety are our top priorities. That is why you will undergo what is called a pre-surgical assessment. This important step ensures you are as fit as possible for surgery and anesthesia, and that our care i...
Surgical Care Infection Prevention
If you or a loved one is undergoing a surgical procedure at Emerson Hospital, we want you to know that we take every possible precaution to prevent surgical-site infections, following evidence-based best practices to ensure your safety and optimal outcomes. These important ...
Urology
A urologist is a doctor who specializes in diseases of the urinary tract and the male reproductive system. Problems with these parts of the anatomy can be physically and emotionally challenging. Know that you can count on the urologists at Emerson Hospital to provide thoughtf...
Vascular
If you or a loved one is affected by vascular disease—conditions affecting the circulatory system of arteries and veins outside the heart—it is good to know that expert care is available at Emerson Hospital. You can count on Emerson’s vascular specialists for a wide array o...
Endovenous Laser Treatment
If you suffer from the pain and swelling of unsightly varicose veins, you will find a solution at Emerson Hospital. Endovenous laser ablation therapy (EVLT) is an innovative treatment that is proven to be more effective than traditional surgical approaches and much easier o...
Vascular Surgery
​The vascular surgeons at Emerson Hospital are board-certified experts in vascular surgery, a surgical specialty that focuses on conditions affecting the circulatory system—the veins and arteries—except those in the heart or brain.  Emerson’s vascular surgeons perform a ran...
Women's Health
At Emerson Hospital, we are committed to helping women live healthier lives. That is why we offer a range of comprehensive health care services, wellness programs and support groups designed to meet your unique needs at every stage of life.   Conveniently located primary c...
Female Incontinence
​If you are a woman who struggles with urinary incontinence, it s important to know that you are not alone—and that Emerson Hospital has specially trained doctors called urogynecologists who have advanced expertise in treating this condition. Equally important, you should k...
Gynecology
​Emerson Hospital’s board-certified gynecologists provide women of all ages with the full spectrum of gynecologic health services. From adolescence through the childbearing years to menopause and beyond, you can depend on these specialists for respectful, expert care — conveni...
Gynecologic Surgery
If you have a gynecologic condition that requires surgical treatment, it is important to know that you do not have to travel far to obtain expert care. Emerson Hospital has a team of board-certified gynecologic surgeons with exceptional experience and a track record of exce...
Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery offers a safe and effective alternative to traditional open surgery for many conditions affecting a woman’s reproductive tract.  Since minimally invasive gynecologic surgery avoids a large abdominal incision, patients experience less p...
Infertility Treatments
​If you are having difficulty conceiving, it is important to know that Emerson Hospital offers state-of-the-art fertility services through an affiliation with the respected IVF New England . Together, we are part of a network of specialists on the cutting edge of infertility ...
Uterine Fibroid Embolization
​​If you or a woman you know is suffering with uterine fibroids, Emerson Hospital can help. Today there is a non-surgical, minimally invasive procedure called uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) that helps to relieve this painful condition—and restore your health and quality...
Breast Health
At Emerson Hospital’s Hermel Breast Health Center in Concord and mammography services at Emerson's Westford Health Center, you have convenient, close-to-home access to this advanced technology — along with an array of other important services dedicated to breast health — in ...
Weight Loss Surgery
If you are struggling with the disease called obesity, the Emerson Hospital Center for Weight Loss in Concord, Massachusetts, is here to help. Supporting patients in the greater Boston, MA area, we know what it is like to suffer from obesity. We also understand that...
Information Sessions
The first step to achieving your weight-loss goals is to register below for a free information session. Emerson Hospital’s bariatric surgeons and Center for Weight Loss team members provide an overview of the surgical weight loss program, including a description of the surgi...
Are You a Candidate?
​You may be a candidate for weight loss surgery at the Emerson Hospital Center for Weight Loss if: You are at least 100 pounds overweight and have a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or greater You have a BMI of 35-40 with medical conditions associated with your weight, such as ...
Your Bariatric Surgery Options
If you are considering bariatric surgery, it is important to understand that it is not merely the first or last step in overcoming obesity and the health issues associated with it. This is about making a major lifestyle change. In the short term after surgery, you will feel...
Gastric Bypass
​​The Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is considered the gold standard of weight-loss surgery available today. This procedure uses special staples to create a small stomach pouch—about the size of an egg—to bypass some of the small intestine, restricting food intake and limiting absor...
Sleeve Gastrectomy
​​Sleeve gastrectomy involves permanently removing approximately two-thirds of the stomach to limit food intake—helping you feel full sooner. This procedure is newly recognized as a primary procedure for weight loss.  Early results show the weight loss from sleeve gastrecto...
Gastric Banding
​​Gastric banding is the least invasive type of bariatric surgery. It involves placing a small, adjustable silicone band at the upper end of the stomach, which creates a small pouch. It does not interfere with the normal digestive process.  Injecting saline (sterile salt wa...
What to Expect
​The decision to undergo weight-loss surgery is life changing. At Emerson Hospital’s Center for Weight Loss, we are committed to your success—which starts with you knowing exactly what to expect. Here is an overview:   A free information session Our comprehensive program...
How We Support You
​At the Emerson Center for Weight Loss, you are supported by an entire team of surgeons, physician assistants, nurses, program managers, dietitians, behavioral health experts and office staff. You can count on us for a dedication to your health that is second to none. To talk ...
Success Stories
​At Emerson Hospital’s Center for Weight Loss, we have seen thousands of people dramatically change their lives as a result of bariatric surgery and their commitment to better health. Watch the videos below for a few of those stories, or visit our blog to read others .   ...
Revisional Bariatrics
​​As the field of bariatric surgery has evolved, surgical techniques and technology have become more refined, ensuring more consistently favorable outcomes. Unfortunately, however, some earlier bariatric surgery patients have subsequently developed problems and need further ca...
Research
​The Emerson Hospital Center for Weight Loss not only is respected for its work helping patients reclaim their health; it is also at the forefront of surgical weight loss research. The center’s medical director, David Lautz, MD, has made notable advances in minimally invasi...
Wound Care
For the safety of our patients and staff and to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Center for Advanced Wound Care at Emerson Hospital has made adjustments to our scheduling and hours of operation, and has enhanced our cleaning protocols. All staff are screened ...
Medical Records
Emerson Hospital’s Medical Records department is dedicated to maintaining your medical records and keeping your health information private and secure in accordance with your rights as a patient, and with federal and state regulations. Massachusetts law requires that we maint...
Visiting Hours & Parking
The health and safety of our patients, visitors, employees, and our communities remains our top priority during the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, certain visitor restrictions have been implemented in line with guidance from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Pl...
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Insurance & Financial
If you have a question about your hospital bill, we are here to provide answers. At Emerson Hospital, we have a team of knowledgeable financial counselors and customer service representatives who are committed to answering any questions you may have about your bill, insuranc...
About Your Bill
We understand how overwhelming it can be to deal with billing concerns on top of health issues. We also understand that medical bills and insurance details can be confusing. Our goal at Emerson Hospital is to make this process as easy and stress-free as possible for you. He...
Insurance Coverage
We realize that health insurance coverage can be difficult to understand sometimes, and it is always best to contact your insurer when you have specific questions about your plan’s coverage. To help ensure that any admission to Emerson Hospital is covered by your health insu...
Financial Assistance
If you can’t pay your hospital bill, at Emerson Hospital, you have options. In fact, we have an entire team of financial counselors and customer service representatives available to help patients who are in need of financial assistance. Some options we can discuss include Ma...
Credit & Collections Policy
At Emerson Hospital, we provide top-quality care to all our patients. We also understand that each patient has a unique financial situation. That is why we work with individuals who have limited incomes and resources in order to find coverage for their care. To help you unde...
Hospital Amenities
Whether you are waiting for someone who is having day surgery or visiting someone who is an inpatient, Emerson Hospital offers several conveniences to make the time you spend here at the hospital more pleasant and comfortable. The   Emerson Hospital Gift Shop , located on ...
Patient Experience
At Emerson, we believe quality health care is as much about your overall experience as a patient as it is about expert clinical care. To ensure that your experience at Emerson is as positive as possible, we have prepared this section of the website to help you understand w...
Inpatient Care
If you are being admitted to Emerson Hospital, here is some information to help ensure your experience is as smooth and comfortable as possible: What to bring You will need to bring only a few personal items such as bathrobe, slippers, pajamas (if you want to wear your ...
Outpatient Care
If you are coming to Emerson Hospital for an elective outpatient procedure or certain tests, we want your experience to be as smooth and pleasant as possible. Here are some things to keep in mind: What to wear and bring We suggest that you wear loose, comfortable clothing a...
Compassionate Care
Exploring the human side of patient care What makes Emerson Hospital truly special is the compassionate care you receive from our experienced physicians, nurses and clinicians. Our team recognizes that each individual is unique—and we are dedicated to personalizing your trea...
After Discharge
Care coordination after discharge A nurse care manager or social worker will meet with patients shortly after hospital admission to perform an assessment of needs after discharge from the hospital. They will also encourage patients to include a caregiver, someone who will he...
Spiritual Care
Chaplain’s Office The hospital chaplain is available Monday through Friday 8:30 am through 4:00 pm. Our chaplain has specific training in supporting people from the different Faith Traditions and offers support to hospitalized patients. The chaplain also supervisors and ment...
Patient Rights & Responsibilities
We the physicians, staff and trustees of Emerson Hospital are dedicated to providing outstanding patient care, education and research in a manner that always respects the dignity of our patients. We are committed to ensuring you receive information regarding your rights and r...
Patient Privacy
Protecting your medical information is an important priority for Emerson Hospital. This notice describes the way Emerson Hospital may use and share your medical information and how you can obtain access to this information. It also describes your rights, as well as certain ob...
Pediatric Services
When your child is a patient at Emerson Hospital, it is reassuring to know we not only provide comprehensive pediatric healthcare services , but we also deliver them in a reassuring, child-friendly environment. Whether your child is a patient at Emerson or visiting a fami...
Visiting the Area
Concord, Massachusetts has all the amenities of a small city: places to stay and dine and many excellent local merchants. The hospital is conveniently located about 30 minutes northwest of Boston on Route 2. You can find more information at the Concord Chamber of Commerce: ...
Quality & Safety
At Emerson Hospital, we want you to know that quality and patient safety are our top priorities. In fact, we are committed to being what’s called a high-reliability organization, which means we continuously work to improve patient outcomes and make this hospital a safe enviro...
Complaint/Feedback Submission Process
When you or a loved one is a patient at Emerson, it is important to know that we’re committed to providing high-quality and safe care that’s personalized to your individual needs. We further commit to service excellence in all that we do. We recognize, however, that there ...
Support Emerson
Your support makes a difference. Emerson Hospital is able to meet our community’s growing health care needs thanks to the support of caring and committed volunteers and donors like you. We welcome your help in fostering a healthy community through giving , volunteering ...
Ways to Give
At Emerson Hospital, donations are our lifeblood. Without your generosity, we wouldn’t be able to deliver the outstanding medical care our patients deserve. It’s what drives us forward and keeps our community thriving. In fact, philanthropy is what started it all. The need ...
Donate Now
Make a Gift Online   YOUR SUPPORT MAKES A DIFFERENCE.   Emerson Hospital is able to meet our community’s growing health care needs thanks to the support of caring and committed volunteers and donors like you. Thank you for your support! If you would like to mak...
Annual Appeal
Thanks to the generosity of more than two thousand community members who give to Emerson Hospital through our Annual Appeal, we are able to raise more than $1 million annually, enabling us to maintain the excellence of our care. These donated funds also impact all of our C...
Capital Gifts
The Emerson Health Care Foundation raises funds for capital projects, equipment and programs through targeted major gift campaigns. This focused approach has enabled Emerson Hospital to undertake some major improvements and acquire important new technology — significantly enh...
Volunteering at Emerson
Make a difference in your community Emerson Hospital is fortunate to have more volunteers per bed than any other hospital in Massachusetts. Yet even with more than 500 adult and student volunteers representing 38 towns, we still need your help. It’s more important than ever ...
Community Programs
As part of our commitment to the health of the communities we serve, Emerson Hospital offers an array of programs and resources to help residents of all ages get and stay healthy. For your convenience, these offerings are available on the Emerson campus as well as in locatio...
Support Groups
Support is an important part of treating the emotional aspects of illness. For more information on these groups, please call the telephone number listed.  Please note: Many of these classes have suspended in-person sessions or moved online during the COVID-19 pandemic. We ...
Community Events
Especially For Me at Discovery Museum Ongoing Throughout 2021 The Especially for Me event series offers free admission for families with disabilities during dedicated hours when Discovery Museum in Acton is closed to the general public and building capacity is limited. Duri...
Community Benefits Advisory Group
​Emerson Hospital Community Benefits Advisory Group Charter The Emerson Hospital Community Benefits Advisory Group is an advisory committee to the board of directors. It assists the board in overseeing the organization’s responsibilities to the communities it serves. It shal...
From our President & CEO
Welcome to Emerson Hospital Thank you for your virtual visit to Emerson Hospital, a private, non-profit, acute-care medical center founded in 1911. By providing advanced, quality care in an atmosphere of warmth and compassion, Emerson has grown to become a trusted regional ...
Board of Directors
Meet our Board of directors Our doctors practice world-class medicine. Our nurses deliver compassionate care. Our technicians and staff provide invaluable support. Our board members provide guidance and oversight to ensure that we are fulfilling our mission to the community....
Corporators
Emerson Hospital’s Corporators are innovators, leaders and active members of their respective communities, and they play an important role in educating our communities about the hospital’s services and activities. They also give the hospital valuable feedback and communicatio...
Accreditations & Affiliations
Accreditations 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 ...
Patient & Family Advisory Council
Patients and their families bring unique and important insights into a hospital’s policies, planning, service delivery, quality improvement and facility design—and at Emerson Hospital, we want to hear what our patients and their families have to say about these things. Tha...
For the Media
Working with the media As a trusted community asset and major employer, Emerson is always open to media requests, with dedicated staff here to respond in a timely, professional manner. Please use this page as a starting point for our conversation. Media contacts For backgr...
Ethics Committee
Although most ethical concerns are resolved in discussions involving patients, families and caregivers, Emerson Hospital, like many hospitals today, provides an Ethics Committee. The Ethics Committee offers confidential consultations to patients and their families on matte...
Concussion Treatment & Management
If you or your child has suffered a concussion, it is important to know that one of the top centers for diagnosing and treating a concussion is right here at Emerson Hospital: the Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center . This kind of specialized expertise is essential becau...
Sports Medicine Therapy
When a sports-related injury has you or your student athlete sidelined from the game you love — or from life itself — count on Emerson Hospital’s team of physical therapists who have special expertise in sports medicine and orthopedics.   These professionals are here to hel...
Auxiliary Leadership
Meet the 2020/2021 Emerson Hospital Auxiliary leadership team: Officers President: Deborah Van Walsum Vice Presidents: Karen McCarthy Carolyn Myers Secretary: Pat Fleischauer Treasurer: Joyce Davis Past President: Betty Ann Killian Board Members Elizabeth Ac...
Foundation Board
The Emerson Health Care Foundation is a charitable organization whose mission is to develop friends of the hospital to help us meet the ongoing financial challenges facing health care. It is led by a strong group of volunteers who give both their time and resources in supp...
Donor Recognition
Emerson Hospital is pleased to recognize our many donors who support us annually, including the individuals who make leadership gifts as members of our Gift Societies. Leadership Gift Societies At Emerson, we appreciate all levels of generosity. To recognize our leadership ...
How Tongue Tie is Treated
After a thorough evaluation by members of the Emerson Hospital Frenulum Clinic team, if an infant is found to have a level of tongue tie that is interfering with their well-being, a recommendation may be made for a procedure called lingual frenectomy, or frenulum division. ...
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Corporate Compliance
When you interact with Emerson Hospital, know that we strive to create a culture that embodies the highest standards of ethics and integrity in how we deliver medical care and services to you and every member of our community. To that end, we’ve developed a formal Complian...
For Physicians
The foundation of Emerson Hospital is its active medical staff — a team comprised of more than 300 doctors, including primary care physicians and specialists in nearly every medical and surgical field. Through this network of highly-skilled physicians, Emerson patients can be...
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Infection Prevention
Your good health is our top priority at Emerson Hospital. That is why we have a formal Infection Prevention and Control program in place, designed to prevent health care-associated infections. We follow the latest national guidelines to create and maintain a safe environment...
Laboratory Locations
Laboratory Services Locations For your convenience, specimen collection centers are located throughout the communities Emerson Hospital serves. Complete contact information is provided below:   Emerson Hospital main campus Specimen Collection Center, John Cuming Build...
Community Needs Assessment
Emerson Hospital undertook a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) from October 2017 through September 2018 to better understand and address the health needs of the Emerson Hospital community and to meet all provisions of section 501(r) of the Affordable Care Act, which ...
Disclaimer
The Emerson Hospital web site is intended to provide general educational information and to help users arrange more easily for health care services. Some information on the site is written by health care providers affiliated with Emerson Hospital. This site is not an attemp...
Spine & Back
If back, neck or leg pain is interfering with your life, it may be time to visit the Emerson Spine Program. We offer comprehensive expertise in diagnosing and treating spine-related problems — the majority without surgery.   conditions we see at the Emerson Spine Program...
Rheumatology
If you or someone you know is struggling with musculoskeletal disease or certain autoimmune conditions, it is important to know that Emerson Hospital has a team of rheumatologists who can help. A rheumatologist is an internist who has received advanced training in diagnosing...
Scoliosis Program
TELEHEALTH OPTIONS NOW AVAILABLE! Patients can now receive telehealth consultations and screenings from the Emerson Scoliosis Program. New patients, follow-up appointments and second opinions may all qualify for this opportunity. To learn more and schedule a time, please cal...
Pregnancy & Infant Loss Support Group
This group is for those who have experienced pregnancy loss or infant loss shortly after birth and are seeking support from others with shared experiences. We are a compassionate and nurturing community of grieving parents — you are not alone. The group is free and open to a...
Donor Stories
Planned giving is all about the future. Taking the time now to structure your estate plan can protect acquired assets for your loved ones and allow you to make a meaningful gift to an institution that has served you and, thanks to your foresight and generosity, can continue t...
Standard Charges / Price Transparency
A hospital’s standard charges document is a comprehensive list of all the billable services and items provided by a hospital. Our standard charges capture the costs of each procedure, service, supply, prescription drug, and diagnostic test provided at the hospital, as well as...
Concussion Diagnosis and Management Conference
Saturday, September 21, 2019 Time Topic Speaker(s) 7:30-8:20 a.m. Registration and Check-in / Poster and Exhibitor Viewing 8:20-8:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks Terrie Enis, PT, MSPT 8:30-9:15 a.m. The Second Impact Former Professional Boxer Ray Ciancaglini...
Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
Hyperbaric oxygen (HBO) therapy is a treatment in which you breathe 100 percent pure oxygen while lying inside a pressurized chamber made of clear acrylic. The air pressure inside the chamber is about two and a half times greater than the normal pressure in the atmosphere. Th...
Comprehensive Breast Health Program
We are proud to offer comprehensive breast health services — from advanced screening and diagnostic imaging to world-class surgical care. Emerson’s state-of-the-art Hermel Breast Health Center in Concord and mammography service in Westford, Massachusetts, provide the lates...
Screening & Diagnostic Services
Emerson’s Hermel Breast Health Center in Concord, Massachusetts , and also in Westford, Massacachusetts , features the latest digital 3D mammography as well as a full array of diagnostic services, giving you convenient access to state-of-the-art imaging services. Request...
Breast Cancer Care
Emerson Hospital’s breast cancer services are provided through the collaboration of the hospital’s  Hermel Breast Health Center  and  Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital — Bethke , which combines expert diagnostic and cancer specialists with state-of-the-art technol...
Surgical Care
Surgery often plays a vital role in cancer diagnosis and treatment. The surgeons at Emerson Hospital have extensive experience treating breast cancer. From biopsies to cancer surgery to plastic and reconstructive surgery, Emerson’s surgeons are committed to performing the most...
Genetic Testing & High-Risk Screening
Breast cancer is known to have a genetic component. Emerson provides genetic screening and counseling for patients who want to know their cancer risks. Patients at a genetic risk for breast cancer can take steps to prevent breast cancer from occurring, or increase screening...
Cancer Rehabilitation Services
Emerson's Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies helps patients with physical, occupational and speech therapy needs during and after treatment. Specific to breast cancer, certified lymphedema therapists are trained to evaluate the early signs of lymphe...
Patient Resources & Support Services
Practitioners from all of the support services work collaboratively with our medical oncology teams to provide the best of care. Emerson Hospital is dedicated to its patients and continues to provide care and support after completion of active treatment through survivorship p...
Thank You
Thank you for registering for our event. An email confirmation will be sent to you shortly. If you do not receive the confirmation, please call Julie Perham at (978) 287-3221 .
Primary Care
The Emerson IPA Advantage Patients of the Emerson IPA have access to services such as Behavioral Health, Nursing Care, and Social Services.  This coordinated care is referred to as Emerson IPA's Patient-Centered Medical Home --a team-based health care delivery model, whi...
Specialty Care Services
The Emerson IPA has a large range of Specialists to address patients’ unique medical needs. The medical Specialists have advanced degrees and training in specific areas of medicine. Although most health issues can be managed by Primary Care Physicians, if your unique medical c...
Speaker Presentations
Scroll down to find the speaker presentations for the Concussion Diagnosis and Management Conference on September 20-21, 2019. Click on each topic to open the presentation as a PDF. Questions? Contact us at 978-287-8229 or cantuconcussionconference@gmail.com. Friday, Septem...
Community Benefit Grant Program
Emerson Hospital is committed to collaborating with our community partners to improve the health status of all those it serves, address root causes of health disparities, and educate the community in prevention and self-care strategies. To this end, we have created the Emerso...
Pharmacy Residency Program
Program Purpose Postgraduate year one (PGY1) pharmacy residency programs build on pharmacy education and outcomes to contribute to the development of a clinical pharmacist responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible for board...
Podcast
Tune in to Health Works Here, the podcast series of Emerson Hospital, to get the latest health and wellness information from our team of medical experts. Each podcast can be downloaded so you can listen at your convenience, or simply click the “play” button. #radiomd-emb...
Gift Shop
LOCATION You can find the gift shop just past the front lobby of the hospital if you come in through the main entrance. For those coming from elsewhere in the hospital, we are located in the north wing in the Main Street Gallery hallway where the artwork is displayed. GIFT ...
Sports Medicine & Performance
Helping You Reach a Higher Level Are you an athlete looking to compete at a higher level, or have a recent injury and are looking to get back to peak performance? Clough Sports Medicine & Performance offers personalized training that can be customized to your specific need...
Medication-Assisted Treatment
In addition to a partial hospitalization program as well as access to support groups , Emerson’s Addictions Recovery Program offers medication-assisted treatment (MAT), a proven, evidence-based approach to treating and managing the disease of addiction. MAT can help decrease...
Navigating the Breast Health Program
Emerson Hospital is proud to offer a breast nurse navigator to guide patients on their journey by providing support and answering questions during a very difficult and unsure time. Her primary role and focus is on the patient, as well as family and support members. Our breas...
Administrative Fellowship Program
The Administrative Fellowship at Emerson Health System is a one-year opportunity specifically within Emerson Practice Associates (EPA). EPA serves as Emerson Health System’s employed medical group. You will report to the senior executive of physician practice management. Thr...
Fellow Experiences
Conor Carroll ( 2018 – 2019 ) The Administrative Fellowship at Emerson Hospital provided me with the skill set and tools needed to be a successful health care professional. The structure of the fellowship allowed me to experience a wide range of projects and work with nu...
Visitor Policy
Emerson Hospital is a patient- and family-focused environment. The health and safety of our patients, visitors, employees, and our communities remains our top priority. In line with guidance issued by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, our visitor policies have be...
COVID-19: How You Can Help
We have been incredibly heartened by our community's kindness and action in support of Emerson Hospital and our health care staff during the COVID-19 pandemic. At this time, your monetary support is the best way to help us during this health crisis and as we look to the futur...
Your Messages of Support
As our clinicians and staff continue to selflessly work around the clock to provide care to our patients, we have been overwhelmed by the support from family and friends, neighbors and strangers, local businesses and organizations, schools, churches and supporters from all wa...
Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19
Can I make an APPOINTMENT WITH MY DOCTOR/SPECIALIST? If you have an illness, injury, or chronic condition, and need to be seen, call your doctor. Your doctor's office is a safe place! During this stressful time, it is important to take care of yourself. In addition to offic...
Telehealth
In an effort to practice social distancing during the COVID-19 crisis, many of our physicians and Emerson services are offering telehealth appointments as an option for patients to speak with a clinician about their health concerns from the comfort of their own home. During...
Surgery at Emerson Hospital: Assuring Your Health & Safety
The following steps are required in preparation for your procedure to keep you and your care team safe throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Pre-surgical COVID-19 Testing All patients must undergo COVID-19 testing 72 hours prior to your procedure. You can be tested at the Emer...
What to Expect When You Come for Care
Life goes on, even during a pandemic. Health issues can arise or worsen. There are thousands of reasons people need professional medical care during this pandemic. Waiting often worsens the medical issue. Do not wait. Many new policies are in place to ensure your health an...
Endoscopy at Emerson Hospital During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Pre-Procedure COVID-19 Testing All patients must undergo COVID-19 testing within 72 hours prior to your procedure. You can be tested at the Emerson drive-up testing site located at 200 Baker Avenue Extension or at Emerson Urgent Care in Littleton . Someone will call you...
COVID-19 Testing at Emerson Hospital
Emerson Hospital is pleased to offer quick access to convenient testing for our community! Test sites include Emerson's urgent care locations and our drive-through test site located in the parking lot of 200 Baker Avenue in Concord. Getting Tested COVID-19 testing with a ...
COVID-19 Recovery Program
People recovering from COVID-19 can experience a variety of symptoms — general fatigue, shortness of breath, decreased blood oxygen levels, increased risk of blood clotting, and cognitive deficits due to the long term oxygen deprivation. The care team with our COVID-19 recove...
Pediatric Sleep Testing
The first step in helping your child overcome sleep problems is to determine the cause. Sleep disorders can have a negative impact on the health and well-being of your child. A sleep disorder can cause problems for your child’s daytime alertness, mood, school performance and ...
Fellowship Roles
Mentorship In addition to learning from senior leadership , you will be paired up with a previous fellow during the fellowship. The previous fellow will provide guidance on Emerson, help further develop your skills, and offer additional projects and opportunities. Experien...
New Employee Orientation
  Welcome to Emerson Hospital! For your convenience during these unprecedented times, we have modified our new employee orientation to be remote. Please watch the presentations below. We look forward to seeing you in human resources upon your next shift, where you can pick u...
Preceptors
Meet Our Preceptors   Christine McLellan PGY1 Residency Program Director, Pharmacy Clinical Coordinator Pharm.D. – University of Rhode Island, 2001 Board-certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2008 Diplomate, Pharmacy Leadership Academy, 2009 Masters of Healt...
Residents
2020/21 PGY1 Residents Quyen “Julie” Cao Pharm.D. – University of Rhode Island, 2020   Annie Yuan Pharm.D. – Northeastern University, 2020
Breast Cancer Mythbusters Podcast Series
In this series of podcasts, you can listen to Emerson’s specialists discuss common breast cancer myths and misconceptions including family histories, lump types, and the treatment of male breast cancer. Episode 1: Breast Cancer Myth Busters with Dr. Ragulin Coyne Dr....
Wellness
Emerson Hospital is committed to providing care to our community at all points in a person's health journey. This includes offering a number of support services, as well as opportunities for educational and physical improvement. Our Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Bo...
Physical Health
The impacts of digital media use on physical health are vast. Digital media use can impact our posture, our sleep, our eyes, even the way our brain works. Our eyes are negatively affected by blue light exposure from devices, which can cause myopia 1 and also impacts sleep 2 ...
Mental Health
Digital media use can have both positive and negative impacts on mental health. Literature reviews show an increase in mental health disorders has at least a correlation between social media use and these disorders 1,2 . This is because digital media use can cause fear, anxie...
Privacy & Safety
When it comes to digital wellness, our privacy and safety and that of our children should be a top priority. These are vast, complicated and sensitive topics, which include our digital footprint, digital data sharing, phishing and mining, online pornography, media violence an...
Loneliness
Whether it's due to social distancing of just a consequence of age and social circumstance, feelings of isolation and loneliness can have profound effects on both young people and seniors. Studies have shown the correlation between loneliness and health outcomes, including fe...
COVID-19 Vaccine Information
Currently, anyone age 12 and older who lives, works, or studies in Massachusetts is now eligible to receive the vaccine. People ages 12-17 can receive the Pfizer vaccine. People age 18 and older can receive any vaccine. Visit www.mass.gov/covidvaccine for more information. ...
Stroke Patient & Caregiver Resources
Please click on the below links for additional information on stroke prevention, education and life after a stroke. The majority of these links will open as a PDF that is hosted on the American Stroke Association’s website, stroke.org . Prevention Stroke, TIA and Warning...
Faith Field Honored for 7,000 Hours of Volunteer Service to Patients and Families at Emerson Hospital
Stow resident Faith Field had her tonsils removed at Emerson Hospital seventy years ago, when she was just six. All three of her children were born at Emerson and she and her family continue to use Emerson’s services for their health care. She returns to Emerson every week, n...
Concord Resident Recognized for Twenty Years of Volunteering at Emerson Hospital
Twenty years ago when Concord resident Alice Van Deusen first started to volunteer at Emerson Hospital, she, "fell in love with the people and the place." Recently, she was honored with the 8,000 Hours Service Award at Emerson Hospital's annual Volunteer Awards and Appreciati...
The Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital: Enhancing the Patient Experience
The Annual Meeting of the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital was held on Wednesday, October 14th at the Nashawtuc Country Club in Concord, Mass.  This year, the meeting featured a trio of speakers, all reflecting on the work of the Auxiliary as it enhances the patient experience a...
Emerson Hospital’s CEO Selected as a Hospital and Health System Leader to Know
Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of "130 women hospital and health system leaders to know," which features some of the most impressive female healthcare leaders across the nation, including Christine Schuster, President and CEO of Emerson Hospital in Concord, M...
Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center Now Open
Emerson Hospital announced today the opening of its brand new Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center, located a short drive from the hospital at 310 Baker Avenue in the Concord Woods Office Park. Named in honor of Robert Cantu, MD, the Center's Medical Director and Director of ...
Emerson Hospital Hosts Free CarFit Event to Assess Driver Safety
As part of its focus on keeping people safe, Emerson Hospital is hosting a free CarFit event to help older drivers discover how well they fit their own vehicle, highlight actions they can take to improve their fit, and promote driver safety. The CarFit event will be held on S...
Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies Now Open
Emerson Hospital recently opened the new Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies, located a short drive from the hospital at 310 Baker Avenue in the Concord Woods Office Park.  With generous donations from the community, including the Clough family of Con...
Michael Hachey Joins Emerson Hospital as Senior Vice President and CFO
Emerson Hospital announced today that it has named Michael Hachey its new Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  In this role, the Westford resident is responsible for the oversight of all of Emerson’s financial operations. Mr. Hachey has more than 25 years of ...
Emerson Hospital Launches Comprehensive Approach to Reduce Hospital Readmissions
Emerson Hospital has launched a two-year program designed to reduce readmissions of its hospital patients while improving their care.  The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission awarded a $1.2 million investment to Emerson, known as a CHART investment – Community Hospital Acc...
Wide Array of Classes for Children and Teens this Fall at The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body
From classes in helping children reduce anxiety to zumba with your toddler, this fall The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body is offering dozens of classes for children and teens. Babysitting training for tweens and teens, family yoga, cardio kickboxing, mother-daught...
Christine Gallery Promoted to Senior Vice President, Planning and Chief Strategy Officer
Emerson Hospital announced today that it has promoted Christine Gallery to Senior Vice President, Planning and Chief Strategy Officer, effective immediately. In addition, the Society for Healthcare Market and Strategy Development (SHSMD) of the American Hospital Association n...
Emerson Clinicians Honored With Compassionate Caregiver Award
At its annual Compassionate Caregiver Award event held recently, two members of Emerson Hospital's clinical team were honored for their devotion to patients and for consistently providing outstanding care. Nominated by their colleagues, Gerald Malkin, DDS, anesthesiologist, a...
Emerson Hospital Joins Effort to Support Workplace Equality for Women
Emerson Hospital today announced that it has joined the Corporate Challenge, a groundbreaking initiative by Bentley University’s Center for Women and Business to increase workplace gender equality and more effectively harness the talents of women employees. The Corporate Chal...
Free Diabetes Screening – November 17 at Emerson Hospital
More than 29 million Americans have diabetes, yet one in four people do not know they have it, according to the Centers for Disease Control. In recognition of November as National Diabetes Awareness Month, and to help educate people about diabetes and determine if they have t...
Dr. Peter Barkin is honored by Middlesex Central District Medical Society as 2015 Community Clinician of the Year
We are pleased to share this news from the Massachusetts Medical Society... Peter M. Barkin, M.D. has been honored by his peers of the Middlesex Central District Medical Society as the district’s 2015 Community Clinician of the Year, an honor recognizing his contributions ...
General Surgeon Joins Emerson Hospital
General surgeon Elizaveta Ragulin-Coyne, MD, recently joined Emerson Hospital and is accepting new patients. Dr. Coyne practices with Atif Khan, MD at Walden Surgical Associates, 131 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, John Cuming Building, Suite 500 in Concord. Her clinical interes...
Bariatric Surgeon Joins Emerson Surgical Weight Loss Program
Laura Doyon, MD, recently joined the Emerson Surgical Weight Loss Program as a bariatric surgeon and is accepting new patients. Dr. Doyon practices with Dr. David Lautz in the Emerson Surgical Weight Loss Program located at Emerson Hospital’s Center for Specialty Care, 54 Bak...
Pediatrician Joins Pediatrics West
Pediatrician Eliza Jones, MD, recently joined Pediatrics West and is accepting new patients. Dr. Jones practices at the Groton office, 100 Boston Road in Groton. Her clinical interests include well child care and children with special needs. Dr. Jones received her medical ...
Cardiologist Joins Emerson Cardiovascular Associates
Cardiologist Jonathan Greene, MD, recently joined Emerson Cardiovascular Associates and is accepting new patients. Dr. Greene practices with Emerson Cardiovascular Associates at 131 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, John Cuming Building, Suite 330 in Concord. His clinical interes...
Cardiologist Joins Emerson Cardiovascular Associates
Kay Lee Kim, MD has recently joined Emerson Cardiovascular Associates specializing in electrophysiology and cardiology. Dr. Kim practices with Emerson Cardiovascular Associates located at 131 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Suite 330 in the John Cuming Building at Emerson Hospi...
Thomas A. LaMattina, M.D. is honored for outstanding service to the Massachusetts Medical Society
We are pleased to share this news from the Massachusetts Medical Society... Thomas A. LaMattina, M.D. has been honored by the Massachusetts Medical Society with its Committee Chair Service Award, an honor recognizing exceptional leadership and service to the Society, the s...
Gynecologic Surgeon Joins Emerson Hospital
Minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon Megan Loring, MD, has recently joined Emerson Hospital and is accepting new patients. Dr. Loring practices at 131 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, John Cuming Building, Suite 710 in Concord.  She specializes in diagnosing and treating patie...
Paintings by Sidhartha Pani, MD on Display at Emerson Medical at Sudbury
Sidhartha Pani, MD, a primary care physician at Emerson Medical at Sudbury, is exhibiting his paintings in the medical office building located at 490 Boston Post Road (Route 20 in Chiswick Park), Sudbury, May 1 through October 31. Dr. Pani’s paintings, which include improvisa...
Dr. Paul Re Recognized for Fifteen Years of Care to Orthopedic Patients
At Emerson Hospital’s recent Physician Recognition Dinner, Lexington resident Paul Re, MD,  was honored for his fifteen years of service to patients at Emerson. As Chief of the Orthopedic Service and Chief of Sports Medicine at Emerson, Dr. Re has cared for thousands of patie...
Dr. Susan Sajer Honored for Providing Twenty Years of Care to Oncology Patients
At Emerson Hospital’s annual Physician Recognition Dinner held recently, Lincoln resident Susan Sajer, MD,  was honored for her twenty years of service to patients at Emerson. An oncologist at Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital – Bethke, Dr. Sajer has cared for th...
Busting Breast Cancer Myths – Free Workshop on October 28
Think you know all there is to know about breast cancer? Think again! To commemorate October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Thoreau Club is hosting a workshop on busting breast cancer myths.  The event is open to the public and will take place on Wednesday, October 28 f...
Christina Thomas, MD, Named Associate Chair OB/GYN at Emerson Hospital
Christina Thomas, MD has been named Associate Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Emerson Hospital. Dr. Thomas practices at Concord OB/GYN Associates and has served at Emerson for three years. As Associate Chair of OB/GYN, Dr. Thomas is responsible for working with the Chai...
Concord Family Welcomes Newborn Daughter On Father’s Day
For a Concord family, Father’s Day was made extra special this year as they welcomed their second child, a daughter, born at Emerson Hospital. Dahlia Marangoly was born to Diane and George Marangoly on Sunday, June 21 at 3:42 p.m., weighing in at eight pounds and measuring 21...
Littleton Family Welcomes Newborn Son On Father’s Day
For a Littleton family, Father’s Day was made extra special this year as they welcomed their second child, a son, born at Emerson Hospital. Dante Chang Cannistraro was born to JoAnn Chang, MD and David Cannistraro on Sunday, June 21 at 8:39 a.m., weighing in at seven pounds, ...
Maynard Family Welcomes Newborn Daughter On Father’s Day
For a Maynard family, Father’s Day was made extra special this year as they welcomed their first child, a daughter, born at Emerson Hospital. Emma Jane Herdeg was born to Gina and Brian Herdeg on Sunday, June 21 at 1:54 p.m., weighing in at six pounds, seven ounces and measur...
Townsend Family Welcomes Newborn Daughter On Father’s Day
For a Townsend family, Father’s Day was made extra special this year as they welcomed their second child, a daughter, born at Emerson Hospital. Kylie Nicole was born to Jill and John Bourn on Sunday, June 21 at 11:55 p.m., weighing in at six pounds four ounces and measuring 2...
Flu and Pneumonia Vaccination Clinic for Seniors in Carlisle – October 9
Every year the seasonal flu makes millions of people across the country sick, some seriously. Seniors are particularly susceptible to catching the virus. As part of its mission to keep people healthy this flu season, Emerson Hospital Home Care and the Carlisle Board of Health...
Flu and Pneumonia Vaccination Clinic for Seniors in Concord – October 15
Every year the seasonal flu makes millions of people across the country sick, some seriously. Seniors are particularly susceptible to catching the virus. As part of its mission to keep people healthy this flu season, Emerson Hospital Home Care and the Concord Health Departmen...
Flu Vaccination Clinic for Seniors in Maynard – September 22
Every year the seasonal flu makes millions of people across the country sick, some seriously. Seniors are particularly susceptible to catching the virus. As part of its mission to keep people healthy this flu season, Emerson Hospital Home Care and the Maynard Board of Health ...
17th Annual Emerson Hospital Golf Tournament raises over $60,000
The Emerson Hospital Auxiliary recently hosted its 17th annual golf tournament at the Nashawtuc Country Club.  The event, which raised more than $60,000, sold out with 144 participants.  Since its inception, the Emerson Hospital Golf Tournament has raised over one million dol...
Annual Harvest Festival at Verrill Farm to Benefit Emerson Hospital’s Pediatric Care
On Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 11 am – 3 pm the beautiful fields surrounding Verrill Farm will be transformed into an old fashioned fair ground for the 9th Annual Harvest Festival and Benefit for the Pediatric Intervention Team at Emerson Hospital.  The event features a pe...
Emerson Hospital Hosts Family Health and Wellness Expo on May 16 in Concord
Join us at Emerson Hospital’s annual Family Health and Wellness Expo on Saturday, May 16, 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the hospital’s main campus located at 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner in Concord. The Expo will feature free screenings, cancer and general health informati...
Emerson Hospital Offers Healthy Cleanse for Those Who Want to Lose Weight in the New Year
For those looking to lose weight, feel energetic, and improve clarity of mind in the New Year, Emerson Hospital is offering a Rejuvenation Cleanse class beginning January 22. The three-week class, led by certified holistic coach and nutritionist Lisa Mair, and registered diet...
Emerson Hospital Home Care Hosts State Senator James B. Eldridge on “Home for the Holidays” Patient Visit
State Senator James B. Eldridge recently joined Emerson Hospital Home Care on a visit to a patient’s home in Ayer, Mass. to mark the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts’ “Home for the Holidays” campaign. The campaign is to raise awareness of the wide range of health care serv...
How to Fix a Broken Metabolism – Weight Loss Series Begins May 12
With all the different diets and exercise regimens out there, it is hard to know what path to take to lose weight. Finding the answer to successful weight loss starts with understanding that the strategy “move more and eat less” may not work for you. In this seminar series...
Laugh, Cry and Gain Insights at Unique Evening of Healing through Improv
The public is invited to laugh, cry and gain insights at a unique evening of improvisation on Saturday, May 2 from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. at Emerson’s Health and Wellness Center in Concord.  True Story Theatre, an improv group that promotes social healing through performance, will ...
Emerson Hospital Offers Infant Massage Class
For centuries, new parents have used massage techniques on their infants for relaxation, bonding, and overall health. Infant massage has many health benefits including helping babies with digestion, blood flow, development of their nervous systems, and relief from colic and g...
Jin Shin Jyutsu Self-Healing Class Starts this Fall at The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body
Jin Shin Jyutsu is a form of ancient energy medicine, passed down through many generations by word of mouth.  It was revived in the early twentieth century by Jiro Murai in Japan.  Jin Shin Jyutsu is primarily used to treat illness, injuries, and anxiety.  It can help allevia...
Lauren Doty Joins Philanthropy Team at Emerson Hospital
Lauren Doty has been named the new Major Gifts Officer at Emerson Hospital. In this role, the Bedford resident will identify and cultivate major gift and planned giving prospects and donors.  Reporting to Karl Kussin, Emerson’s Vice President of Development and Chief Philanth...
Emerson Hospital Now Offers Low-Dose CT Lung Screening to Help Diagnose Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is the leading cause of death from cancer in the world. Early detection is associated with better patient outcomes. Most often people with early lung cancer have few or no symptoms so finding lung cancer early is critical in saving lives. Emerson Hospital is now o...
Emerson Hospital Awarded A Grade for Excellence in Patient Safety
Emerson Hospital has again been honored with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. This is the fourth time in a row that Emerson has received the highest score. The...
Emerson Hospital Main Street Gallery Features Nature Photography by Acton Resident Neil Tischler
Emerson Hospital’s Main Street Gallery, located in the main hallway of the hospital, is featuring the work of nature photographer Neil Tischler of Acton. Neil has been fascinated by nature since his early childhood in rural upstate New York and has been active in photography ...
Emerson Hospital Main Street Gallery Features Photography by Anne-Milda Pu
Emerson Hospital’s Main Street Gallery, located in the main hallway of the hospital, now features the engaging photographs of Anne-Milda Pu, a photographer from Winchester, Massachusetts, and the daughter of Dr. Inger-Marie Pu, a pediatric hospitalist at Emerson.  Anne-Milda’...
Couple Welcomes Newborn Daughter on Mother’s Day
Madelyn Elizabeth Young was due to arrive into the world on May 11, the day after Mother’s Day, but she decided to give her mom an extra special gift and make her appearance a day early, on the actual holiday at 7:26 a.m. Weighing in at 9 pounds 2 ounces and measuring 22.5 in...
Trevor Sinclair Named MVP of the Year at Emerson Hospital
Trevor Sinclair, Information Systems Support Engineer at Emerson Hospital, was recently named the 2015 Most Valuable Person of the Year at Emerson Hospital by his colleagues and leaders of the hospital.  He was honored for his commitment to going above and beyond his role to ...
Suffering from Back or Neck Pain? Attend Free Seminar on May 14th
Millions of people suffer daily with chronic back and neck pain. The cause of the pain can be from different sources – nerves, muscles, degenerative disc disease, arthritis and other conditions. If you are suffering from back or neck pain or know someone who is, plan to atten...
Emerson Hospital Elects Seven New Corporators from Concord
At Emerson Hospital’s Annual Meeting held recently, seven residents of Concord were elected as Corporators of the hospital. Corporators represent the health and wellness interests of the 25 communities served by the hospital. They become very knowledgeable about the hospital’...
New Midwives Join AFA OB/GYN
Yasmeen Bruckner, CNM, MSN and Esther Hausman, CNM, MPH, have recently joined AFA Obstetrics and Gynecology and are accepting patients. They are both certified nurse-midwives who provide gynecological and obstetrical care to women at AFA’s office located at 131 Old Road to Ni...
Littleton Baby is First of Four Born at Emerson Hospital on New Year’s Day
On New Year’s Eve, Julie and Kevin Baker of Littleton put to bed their two children, 5-year-old Isabel and 2-year-old Brennan, watched the ball drop in Times Square on television and turned in. Julie’s physician had scheduled the delivery of their third child at the Emerson ...
Littleton Baby is First Born at Emerson Hospital in 2015
On New Year’s Eve, Julie and Kevin Baker of Littleton put to bed their two older children, 5-year-old Isabel and 2-year-old Brennan, watched the ball drop in Times Square on television and turned in. Julie’s physician had scheduled the delivery of her third child at the Emer...
New Year Baby Born to Pepperell Family at Emerson Hospital
Milena Corr of Pepperell arrived at Emerson Hospital at 9:00 a.m. on New Year’s Eve for her regularly scheduled check-up, looking ahead to her due date of Jan. 9. She and her husband, William Corr, received a surprise to start the new year when their first child was born at E...
New Year Baby Born to Sudbury Family at Emerson Hospital
Looking ahead to their baby’s due date of Jan. 15, Amy and John Ciampa of Sudbury had planned a quiet New Year’s Eve at home with their two children, 15-year-old Michael and 10-year-old Matthew. However, Annabella Teresa had more immediate plans, arriving at 3:07 p.m. on Jan....
New Year Baby Born to Watertown Family at Emerson Hospital
With their first child due on Jan. 5, Sara and Barrett Mononen of Watertown were excited that the baby would have the birth date of 1/5/15. Chase Robert had more immediate plans, however, arriving at the Emerson Hospital Clough Birthing Center on the equally noteworthy date o...
Nia Physical Fitness Class Starts This Fall at The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body
Nia® is a unique fitness class designed to positively shape the way people feel, look, think and live.  The cardio fitness program incorporates martial arts and dance.  The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body is offering a six-week Nia class.  The cost is $90 per per...
Emerson Hospital Offers Nia Fitness Class
For those who are looking to get in shape while having fun, Emerson Hospital is offering Nia®, a unique fitness class designed to positively shape the way you feel, look, think, and live. Nia is a cardio fitness program that incorporates martial arts and dance. The program pr...
Emerson Hospital Now Offers Nitrous Oxide to Women for Pain Management During Labor
As part of its commitment to providing the highest quality care with a personal touch to its patients, Emerson Hospital's obstetrics service is now offering women in labor nitrous oxide for pain management. Emerson is one of the first community hospitals in the greater Boston...
Pilates Class Starts April 14th at Emerson Hospital’s Health and Wellness Center
In the last decade, Pilates has become a popular way to exercise your mind and body.  Based on exercises designed to strengthen the core, Pilates can help improve your health without taking a toll on your body. Emerson Hospital is offering a Small Group Pilates class beginnin...
Emerson Hospital Awarded High Marks for Patient Safety and Patients' Experience of Care
Emerson Hospital was recently honored with high marks for patient safety and patients' experience of care by two national health organizations, The Leapfrog Group and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. In its Spring 2015 report, Emerson received an "A" - the high...
Emerson Hospital Elects New President of Medical Staff
Dr. Raj Devarajan, a gastroenterologist, recently became president of Emerson Hospital’s medical staff. Elected by his peers, Dr. Devarajan will serve a two-year term that began October 1. He succeeds Dr. James Street, chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Med...
Emerson Hospital First in Massachusetts to Use iPad Rounding Tool for Patient Experience
Emerson Hospital is the first hospital in Massachusetts and an early adopter in all of New England, to use Orchid - CipherHealth’s real-time nurse rounding application, to enhance patients’ experience.  Nurse managers on many of Emerson’s in-patient floors are using the iPad-...
Emerson Hospital Offers Movement Class for Those Recovering from a Serious Illness
According to the Centers for Disease Control, regular physical activity is tied to your mental health and mood. Recovering from a serious illness is both physically and emotionally draining. This winter, Emerson Hospital is offering Road to Recovery, a program that address th...
Cambridge Savings Bank Named Presenting Sponsor of Emerson Hospital's 5k Run ~ Walk for Cancer on May 30
Cambridge Savings Bank has been named the Presenting Sponsor of the 15th annual Emerson Hospital 5k Run ~ Walk for Cancer. The community-wide event, presented by the Emerson Hospital Auxiliary, will take place on Saturday, May 30 at The Thoreau Club, 275 Forest Ridge Road, Co...
Local Mom Who Fought Breast Cancer Encourages Support of Emerson Hospital’s 5K Run~Walk for Cancer on May 30
In 2013 Lindsay McGloughlin, an Ayer resident and 28-year-old mother of 18-month old Charlie, had just started a new job as a firefighter and an EMT with the Concord Fire Department when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.  With the unwavering support of her new co-workers,...
Margo’s Gals & Guys - An Acton Business Teaming up to Support Emerson Hospital’s 5k Run~Walk for Cancer
Peggy Nazzaro is owner of Margo’s Hair and Body Design in Acton , and a long-time supporter of cancer patients at Emerson Hospital.  A resident of Littleton, she is also a Corporator of Emerson. This year, Peggy has gone the extra mile and formed a team, Margo’s Gals & G...
Emerson Hospital 5k Run~Walk for Cancer Raises $90,000
The Emerson Hospital Auxiliary's 15th annual 5k Run~Walk for Cancer was held on May 30th on a beautiful spring day with over 550 runners and walkers participating.  A record-breaking amount of $90,000 was raised this year, thanks to the individual and team fundraising efforts...
Dr. Sheila Kennedy Honored as 2015 Physician Quality Champion
At Emerson Hospital’s annual Physician Recognition Dinner, Sheila Kennedy, MD, received the 2015 Physician Quality Champion Award. Dr. Kennedy joined Emerson in 1992 and she has served as the Chairman of Emerson’s Department of Medicine since 2010.  She is board-certified in ...
You May See Your Doctor Now...From the Comfort of Your Home
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is partnering with American Well® on its new telemedicine program, WellConnection. The pilot program enables select patients to engage with their health care provider through online video, instead of going to the doctor’s office. Hea...
Families Welcome Newborn Daughters Born Thanksgiving Day at Emerson Hospital
Two babies born at Emerson Hospital on Thanksgiving Day made the holiday extra special for their families who both live in Bedford, Mass. Every day is a wonderful time to welcome a newborn, but Thanksgiving, which focuses on gratitude, enhances the meaning of having a baby. ...
Timeless Treasures Tour Antiques Appraisal Event to Benefit the Emerson Hospital Auxiliary
The Emerson Hospital Auxiliary is pleased to announce a unique event - the Timeless Treasures Tour, an antiques appraisal fundraiser to benefit Emerson Hospital on Saturday, March 7.  Three expert, professional appraisers will assess antiques and other beloved treasures, brou...
Emerson Hospital Named Top Urban Hospital
Emerson Hospital was named a Top Urban Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, a national leader and advocate in hospital transparency. This recognition is based on Emerson’s commitment to Leapfrog’s vision of providing the safest, highest quality healthcare for consumers and purchas...
Annual Tree of Lights Holiday Tradition Set for December 7
The 27th annual Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital Tree of Lights ceremony takes place on Monday, December 7 from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. at the hospital. In 1988, the Auxiliary began the tradition of lighting the evergreen tree that graces the main entrance to Emerson Hospital as a way ...
Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital Celebrates 27th Annual Tree of Lights Holiday Tradition
On December 7th, the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital held its 27th annual Tree of Lights ceremony at Emerson Hospital. Emerson Chaplain Timothy Duff led the ceremony; his message included encouragement for all to be thankful for the gifts we have been given and hope for our fut...
Dave Porter Receives Outstanding Volunteer Award for Service to Patients and Families at Emerson Hospital
Fifteen years ago, Concord resident Dave Porter began volunteering at Emerson Hospital. Today he is 88 years old and he has volunteered for nearly 3,000 hours at Emerson. He was recently honored with the Joan Schiller Outstanding Volunteer Award at Emerson’s annual Volunteer ...
Emerson Hospital Offers Variety of Yoga Classes this Winter
Yoga isn't just for exercise. Many studies have shown the positive effects of yoga on a person's physical and mental health. Yoga has also been proven to have a significant impact on preventing illness and managing the treatment of cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other he...
Phyllis Lupisella Named Program Director for the Center for Advanced Wound Care at Emerson Hospital
Phyllis Lupisella, RN, WCC (Wound Care Certification), is the new Program Director of Emerson’s Center for Advanced Wound Care, effective immediately.  In this role, the Worcester resident will provide strategic oversight to the Center while building strong partnerships with ...
Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center Receives Million Dollar Grant from Oak Foundation
The Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center at Emerson Hospital has been awarded a $1,025,000 grant from Oak Foundation, with its main administrative office in Geneva Switzerland, to improve the outcomes of children and teens who suffer a concussion.  The three-year grant was a...
Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital Annual Meeting Featured Dr. Jon DuBois, Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital - Bethke
The Annual Meeting and Luncheon of the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital was held on Friday, October 7 at the Nashawtuc Country Club in Concord. This year’s event featured Dr. Jon DuBois, Medical Director of the Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital – Bethke. The title o...
Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital Learns About Rehabilitation and Sports Therapies
In May, the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital presented an educational program and light dinner at the Emerson Hospital Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies, Concord, for Auxilians and their guests. The event provided a unique opportunity to tour Emerson’s state-of-the ...
Emerson Hospital’s Most Popular Baby Names of 2015
In 2015, nearly 1,200 babies were born at Emerson Hospital, representing 45 different communities, including Sudbury, Westford and other towns throughout Middlesex County, and several in New Hampshire.  Their parents chose some very special names.  The most popular names sele...
Emerson Hospital Offers Baseline Concussion Tests to All Maynard High School Students
Clinicians from Emerson Hospital’s Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center and its Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies are partnering with Maynard High School to perform baseline concussion testing on its 500 high school students.  Baseline concussion testing consist...
Emerson Hospital Offers Beginner Belly Dance this Fall
The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body is offering a fun beginner Belly Dance class starting September 17.  The class is about embracing the ability to move with joy and beauty.  Belly dance celebrates all ages, shapes and sizes. In this beginner class, participants ...
Emerson Hospital Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety
Emerson Hospital is honored to be named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety in 2016 by the Women’s Choice Award, a national referral source for women.  This is the only patient safety award that identifies the country’s best healthcare institutions based on cri...
Take Control: Demystifying Breast Cancer
Are you interested in learning the latest on breast cancer prevention, research and treatment options?  The Thoreau Club is hosting a free workshop called Take Control: Demystifying Breast Cancer Prevention. The event is open to the public and will take place on Wednesday, No...
Local Family Welcomes Their First Baby on Christmas Day
For new parents Lindsey and Ben Van Gieson, Christmas and Chanukah were made more joyous than they ever could have imagined as they welcomed their first born child in the early morning of December 25. Hadley Ruby was born at 4:11 a.m. on Christmas morning and the first day of ...
Emerson Employees Honored With Compassionate Caregiver Awards
At Emerson Hospital’s Compassionate Caregiver Award event held recently, two staff members were honored for their devotion to patients and for consistently providing compassionate care. Nominated by their colleagues, Gach Clamp, Home Health Aid with Emerson Home Care, and Kat...
Concussion Diagnosis and Management: A Care Team Approach
The Emerson Hospital Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies, and the Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center will present a concussion seminar for professionals across the United States who provide care to patients suffering from concussions.  The seminar: Concussion Di...
Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital to Host Educational Program on Skin Health
On Thursday, April 7, the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital will present an informative educational program, Skin Sense – Unlocking the Secrets to Graceful Aging and Skin Cancer Prevention, featuring physicians from Dermatology Associates of Concord.  The event is from 7:00 p.m. ...
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Joins Orthopedic Affiliates
John Cahoy, MD, recently joined Orthopedic Affiliates and is accepting new pediatric and adult patients at 54 Baker Avenue Extension, Suite 200 in Concord and at Emerson’s Westford Health Center, 133 Littleton Road, Suite 104 in Westford.  His clinical interests include compr...
Emerson Hospital’s Board Chair Retires After 21 Years of Service
Emerson Hospital announced today that John M. Lowe III, Ph.D., has retired from his 21 years of service on the Emerson Hospital Board of Directors, including serving as Chair of the Board from 2006-2011.  Dr. Lowe will continue to serve Emerson Hospital as a Corporator. Corpor...
Renowned Urologist Joins Emerson Hospital
Dr. John A. Libertino, a renowned urologist who is highly regarded for his excellent clinical skills in treating patients with a variety of urologic diseases, has joined Emerson Hospital.  He is seeing patients at Emerson Urology Associates, located at 131 Old Road to Nine Ac...
Emerson Hospital Offers Full-Body Exercise Classes this Fall
The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body is offering an array of exercises class starting September 19.  The classes are taught with the Essentrics exercise approach, based on the teachings of Miranda Esmond-White.  Classes are done in bare feet or sticky socks to prop...
Emerson Hospital Offers Yoga Healing for Concussions this Fall
The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body is offering a unique Yoga Healing for Concussions class starting September 20.  The class targets people who are suffering from the effects of concussions through mindful breathing and gentle stretches.  It is designed to help c...
Flu and Pneumonia Vaccination Clinic for Seniors in Concord – October 20
Every year the seasonal flu makes millions of people across the country sick, some seriously. Seniors are particularly susceptible to catching the virus. As part of its mission to keep people healthy this flu season, Emerson Hospital Home Care and the Concord Health Departmen...
Emerson Hospital Hosts ‘Black & White Masquerade Ball’ to Benefit Cancer Care
Emerson Hospital has announced the date of its 2016 gala to support cancer care at the hospital. The “Black & White Masquerade Ball’ dinner and dance will take place on Saturday, October 29 in the evening, at The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel.  Sponsorships are now available...
Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital Hosts Free Wellness Program: Get Fit! Have Fun!
On Thursday, November 17, the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital will present an energetic and informative educational event, Get Fit! Have Fun!  The event will be heldfrom 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Emerson Hospital Wellness Center for Mind and Body, located in the Concord Mea...
18th Annual Emerson Hospital Golf Tournament Raises over $63,000
The Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital recently hosted its 18th annual golf tournament at the Nashawtuc Country Club.  The event, which raised more than $63,000, sold out with 144 participants.  Since its inception, the Emerson Hospital Golf Tournament has raised over one million ...
10th Annual Harvest Festival at Verrill Farm to Benefit Pediatric Care at Emerson Hospital
On Saturday, October 8, 2016, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. the beautiful fields surrounding Verrill Farm will be transformed into an old fashioned fair ground for the 10th Annual Harvest Festival and Benefit for Pediatric Care at Emerson Hospital. The event features a petting zoo, p...
Home Care Alliance Names Emerson’s David Green ‘Physician of the Year’
David Green, MD, PC, a pulmonary medicine physician with Emerson Hospital and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, has been named “Physician of the Year” by the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts for his strong support, collaborative approach and promotion of home health car...
Emerson Hospital Hosts Family Health and Wellness Expo on May 14 in Concord
Join us at Emerson Hospital’s annual Family Health and Wellness Expo on Saturday, May 14 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the hospital’s main campus located at 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner in Concord. The Expo will feature free screenings, cancer and general health informa...
Emerson Hospital Offers Strength and Flexibility Class to Reduce Pain
The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body is offering a unique class called Heal Yourself at Home: Increase Flexibility and Strength While Reducing Pain, starting September 13.  Between the workouts and aging, there is a gap that is often not filled – stretching and rel...
Healthy Heart Lessons from Real Life – Free Workshop on February 24
Are you at risk for heart disease? To commemorate February’s American Heart Month,  The Thoreau Club is hosting a free workshop to help people identify risk factors for heart disease and learn tips for preventing cardiac issues. The event is open to the public and will take p...
Emerson Hospital Awarded A Grade for Excellence in Patient Safety
For the seventh time in a row, Emerson Hospital has been honored with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. The results are available to the public and are designed...
Emerson Hospital’s Main Street Gallery Features Photography by Bonnie McGrath
Emerson Hospital’s Main Street Gallery is featuring the work of photographer Bonnie McGrath of Acton through May 14.  Bonnie’s exhibit features macro floral photos, extreme close-ups of peonies, roses, and lilies, reminiscent of Georgia O'Keefe.   Bonnie started photography...
Emerson Hospital Main Street Gallery Features Paintings by Margaret Wailes
Emerson Hospital’s Main Street Gallery is now featuring the work of artist Margaret Wailes of Concord through March 12.  Margaret uses a variety of mediums in her art, including watercolor, oils, and collages.  Her engaging pieces feature native flowers, pastoral scenes, and ...
Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital Hosts Reception Featuring Mosaics
The Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital hosted a reception at the hospital recently, featuring an exhibit of the New England Mosaic Society (NEMS) that is currently displayed in the main hallway of Emerson Hospital.  Mosaic is the art of creating images or designs constructed with ...
Emerson Hospital Named A Most Wired Hospital
Emerson Hospital was named a 2016 Most Wired Hospital by the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum.  The honor is based on an extensive survey that was completed by 2,146 hospitals across the country. Just 364 hospitals received the distinction, including seven in Mass...
Lowell Family Welcomes Newborn Son on Mother’s Day
Liam Konor Harrington gave his family his family an extra special gift when he arrived on Mother’s Day, two weeks early. He was born at 2:43 p.m., and weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and measured 21 inches long, Liam’s parents are Beverly Pena and Josh Harrington of Lowell. He j...
Solomon Sheffield Named MVP of the Year at Emerson Hospital
Solomon Sheffield, Supervisor of Security at Emerson Hospital, was recently named the 2016 Most Valuable Person of the Year by colleagues and leaders of the hospital.  He was honored for his commitment to going above and beyond his role to ensure the hospital is safe for pati...
New Members Elected to Emerson Hospital’s Board of Directors
Two new members were recently elected to the Emerson Hospital Board of Directors. Christopher Coloian of Carlisle and Eileen Deignan, MD of Chestnut Hill, joined the Board of Directors for a three-year term. Emerson’s Directors come from the local communities served by the ho...
Emerson Hospital Elects Ten New Corporators from Concord
At Emerson Hospital’s Annual Meeting held recently, ten residents of Concord were elected as Corporators of the hospital. Corporators represent the health interests of the 25 communities served by Emerson. They become very knowledgeable about the hospital’s mission and the se...
Family from Acton Welcomes Daughter Born New Year’s Day at Emerson Hospital
A family from Acton welcomed their first child, a baby girl, into the world on New Year’s Day.  Annika Shanley Fuhrmeister was born at Emerson Hospital at 9:19 a.m. on Friday, January 1.  She was the first baby born at Emerson in 2016.  Her parents, Rachel Shanley and Matthew...
Emerson Hospital Named a Best Hospital for Obstetrics
Emerson Hospital is honored to be named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics in 2016 by the Women’s Choice Award, a national referral source for women.  The recognition is based on Emerson’s safety in obstetrical and maternal care, patient satisfaction scores, and i...
The Rising Opioid Epidemic in our Community – A Community Forum on May 16
Now, more than ever, our communities are struggling with prescription drug abuse and opioid addiction. To help educate the community, Emerson Hospital is sponsoring a free public forum: The Rising Opioid Epidemic in our Community — An Evening about Prevention, Collaboration a...
Exercise as Medicine for People with Parkinson’s
Emerson Hospital’s Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies is holding a free lecture for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). The presentation, “Exercise as Medicine for Individuals with Parkinson’s disease,” will take place on Friday, April 22 from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. a...
Reflections in Bloom: Elegant Auxiliary Event Supports Emerson Hospital Pediatric Intervention Team
Recently, the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital presented an elegant evening event, Reflections in Bloom, hosted at the Powers Gallery, Acton.  Spring was in full bloom with fresh floral creations by nine talented local designers, inspired by the gallery’s fine art collection.  A...
Emerson Hospital Opens Art Gallery at Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies
Based on the success of its long-standing art gallery in the main hallway of Emerson Hospital, the health system has opened a new gallery located at Emerson’s Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies in Concord.  The new gallery, known as the Concord Rehab Center Art Ga...
Cambridge Savings Bank Named Presenting Sponsor of Emerson Hospital's 5k Run ~ Walk for Cancer on June 4
For the second year in a row, Cambridge Savings Bank is the Presenting Sponsor of the  annual Emerson Hospital 5k Run ~ Walk for Cancer. The 16th annual community-wide event will take place on Saturday, June 4 at The Thoreau Club, 275 Forest Ridge Road, Concord. The event rai...
Emerson Hospital 5k Run~Walk Raises Record $107,700 for Cancer Care
Emerson Hospital’s annual 5k Run~Walk for Cancer raised a record-breaking $107,700 this year.  All proceeds from the event support cancer care for patients at the Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital – Bethke.  Nearly 700 runners and walkers came out to The Thoreau ...
Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital Hosted Cooking Demonstration and Nutrition Discussion Featuring Ben and Julia Elliott, from Salt Box Farm
Recently, the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital hosted an enjoyable and informative evening featuring husband and wife team Ben and Julia Elliott.  Ben is chef and owner at Saltbox Farm and Saltbox Kitchen in Concord, a café offering seasonal dishes featuring fresh, healthy food ...
Paintings by Local Artists Now on Display at Emerson Medical at Sudbury
As part of its focus on providing high-quality healthcare to the community, which includes creative arts to inspire wellness, Emerson Medical at Sudbury is continuing its Art Exhibit series.  The latest exhibit features colorful paintings by two local artists: Emily Passman o...
Tai Chi for Beginners Classes this Spring at The Emerson Center for Mind and Body
For those looking for a great workout that will improve both mental and physical health, The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body is offering new Tai Chi for Beginners classes this spring. Tai Chi is known to relieve aches and pains in muscles and joints, and to improve ...
Emerson Hospital Transitional Care Unit Gets High Marks from Massachusetts Department of Public Health
Emerson Hospital’s Rehabilitation and Transitional Care Unit (TCU) received the highest marks on the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) deficiency-free survey, following an unannounced comprehensive inspection that covered 600 standards. Emerson’s TCU is one of j...
Two Local Families Have Extra Special Thanksgiving
The Thanksgiving holiday was made extra special this year for two local families who welcomed their newborn sons - and new cousins - at Emerson Hospital. Meghan and David Branco from Littleton welcomed Dylan Fitzgerald, their third child, who was born at 8:44 a.m. on November...
Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital to Host Tree of Lights
Twenty-eight years ago during the holiday season, the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital began lighting the large evergreen tree outside the main entrance to honor loved ones and significant people who have touched lives.  The tradition is continuing this year with the annual Tree...
Emerson Hospital To Open Urgent Care Center in Hudson
Emerson Hospital announced today that it will be opening Emerson Urgent Care at Hudson in January, 2017.  This will be Emerson’s first urgent care center and it will be located in the Shops at Highland Commons, 38 Highland Commons East on the Hudson/Berlin line.  “We are v...
Ray Normand Receives Outstanding Volunteer Award for Service to Patients at Emerson Hospital
Eighteen years ago, Acton resident Ray Normand began volunteering at Emerson Hospital. He was inspired to volunteer after he had visited a loved one and noticed how much care volunteers gave to the patients. Today he has worked for more than 6,200 hours at Emerson as a volunt...
Yoga for Diabetes Prevention and Management Class
Yoga can often relax people while increasing their flexibility,  blood and oxygen supply.  Some reports suggest that because yoga can decrease stress, it may be helpful in controlling glucose levels in people with diabetes.  The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body is ple...
Yoga for Diabetes Prevention and Management Class Starts May 31 at The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body
Yoga can often relax people while increasing their flexibility,  blood and oxygen supply.  Some reports suggest that because yoga can decrease stress, it may be helpful in controlling glucose levels in people with diabetes.  The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body is ple...
Increased Stress Levels Among Middle and High School Students Revealed
  Results of the 2016 Emerson Hospital Youth Risk Behavior Survey, the largest public school student survey of its kind in Massachusetts, reveals that stress levels among middle and high school students due to academic stress have increased over the past four years.   A ...
Old Age Ain’t For Sissies – Demystifying Elder Care
The Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital invites the community to attend “Old Age Ain’t For Sissies – Demystifying Elder Care,” a light dinner and important conversation with eldercare professionals on Wednesday, May 3 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.    The event will take place at Eme...
Silkscreen Prints by Anne Silber Now on Display at Emerson Medical at Sudbury
As part of its focus on providing high-quality healthcare to the community, which includes creative arts to inspire wellness, Emerson Medical at Sudbury is continuing its Art Exhibit series. The latest exhibit features imaginative hand-crafted serigraphs, or silkscreen prints...
Old Age Ain’t For Sissies – Demystifying Elder Care
The Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital invites the community to attend “Old Age Ain’t For Sissies – Demystifying Elder Care,” a light dinner and important conversation with eldercare professionals on Wednesday, May 3 from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.   The event will take place at Emerso...
Emerson Hospital Receives Baby-Friendly Designation
Emerson Hospital was recently awarded the designation of “Baby-Friendly” from Baby-Friendly USA. The designation is a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund to recognize hospitals offering an optimal level of care for i...
Brain Fitness: Tips for a Healthy Mind
Do you find yourself forgetting names, wondering what you are looking for, or have trouble retrieving that thought? You are not alone. Join Alina Carter, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist at Emerson Hospital for an informative talk on November 15 about key strategies ...
Emerson Hospital Hosts Free CarFit Event to Assess Driver Safety
As part of its focus on keeping people safe, Emerson Hospital is hosting a free CarFit event to help older drivers discover how well they fit their own vehicle, highlight actions they can take to improve their fit, and promote driver safety. The CarFit event will be held on S...
Sudbury Resident Also Named to MHA Board
The American Hospital Association (AHA), in partnership with the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association, has awarded Christine C. Schuster, RN, MBA, President and Chief Executive Officer of Emerson Hospital, with the American Hospital Association Grassroots Champions Awar...
Emerson Hospital’s CEO Receives Leadership Award from Middlesex West Chamber of Commerce
The Middlesex West Chamber of Commerce  recently presented Emerson Hospital’s President and CEO, Christine Schuster, with its Excellent Non-Profit Leadership award.  The award was given at the Chamber’s annual celebration at the Westford Regency Inn and Conference Center.  Ms....
Emerson Hospital Named #14 on Top 100 Women-Led Organizations in State
Emerson Hospital’s president and CEO, Christine Schuster, has been named to The Commonwealth Institute’s 2017 list of Top 100 Women-Led Businesses in Massachusetts, coming in at #14.   The results were published in the October 29, 2017 issue of the Boston Globe Magazine a...
Emerson Hospital Clinicians Honored With Compassionate Caregiver Awards
At Emerson Hospital’s Compassionate Caregiver Award event held recently, two individuals were honored for their devotion to patients and for consistently providing compassionate care. Nominated by their colleagues, the late Marvin Kendrick, MD, received Emerson’s highest honor...
Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center at Emerson Hospital Receives Approval for State-Wide Concussion Training Program from Massachusetts Department of Public Health
The Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center at Emerson Hospital announced today that it has received approval by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (MDPH) to provide  annual concussion awareness training for public middle and high school coaches, nurses, athletic dire...
Emerson Hospital Opens Donor Human Milk Depot
Emerson Hospital, in celebration of World Breastfeeding Week, today announced the grand opening of its human milk depot. Emerson’s depot is in partnership with Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast of Newton, Massachusetts and is in keeping with patient requests. The milk depot is w...
Pediatric Neurologist Joins Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center
The Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center at Emerson Hospital, one of the most comprehensive concussion diagnosis and treatment centers in New England, announced that pediatric neurologist Herbert Gilmore, MD, recently joined the team and is accepting new pediatric concussion ...
Urologist Joins Emerson Urology Associates
Jason Gee, MD, recently joined Emerson Urology Associates and is accepting new patients at 131 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Suite 700 in Concord.  Dr. Gee works closely with his patients to offer the latest advances in treating and preventing bladder cancer. Bladder cancer ...
Dr. Inger-Marie Pu, Pediatric Hospitalist, Honored as 2017 Physician Quality Champion
At Emerson Hospital’s annual Physician Recognition Dinner held recently, Inger-Marie Pu, MD, Director of Pediatric Hospital Medicine, received the 2017 Physician Quality Champion Award. A pediatric hospitalist at Emerson since 1994, Dr. Pu has dedicated her career to continu...
Emerson Hospital Offers Essentrics Classes this Spring for a Full-Body Workout
The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body is offering unique Essentrics classes starting the week of April 10.  Essentrics is a full-body workout that rapidly changes the shape of your body through a dynamic combination of strengthening and stretching. The classes are sci...
Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital Presents From Farm to Paleo, Woods Hill Table January 29
On Sunday, January 29th, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital is hosting From Farm to Paleo, at Woods Hill Table restaurant in Concord.  The evening includes dinner and will feature two experts in farm-to-table cooking and nutrient-dense foods:  Kristen Ca...
Families Welcome Babies on Father’s Day
Father’s Day on Sunday, June 18, was busy at Emerson Hospital as several newborns made their entrance into the world while giving their new fathers an extra special gift. Most of the babies born were boys, and most were the first born child in their family. Layne Christophe...
Flu and Pneumonia Vaccination Clinic for Seniors in Concord – October 12
Every year the seasonal flu makes millions of people across the country sick, some seriously. Seniors are particularly susceptible to catching the virus. As part of its mission to keep people healthy this flu season, Emerson Hospital Home Care and the Concord Health Department...
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strength, balance & flexibility for seniors (online)
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tai chi beginner (online)
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yoga & meditation (online)
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yoga for building bones (online)
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weight loss surgery support groups
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pilates for strong bones & muscles (online)
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tai chi all levels/long form (in studio)
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teen scoliosis group exercise class 2021
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aphasia conversation group
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Emergency Center Location
Polo Emergency Center The Polo Emergency Center is always open. Located at Emerson Hospital’s main campus in Concord, our fully equipped, 22-bed department is staffed around the clock by board-certified physicians, physician assistants and nurses with specialized emergency m...
Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson - Bethke Location
Radiation Oncology 1st Floor, John Cuming Building 978-287-3290 Enter through the glass vestibule and go straight across the hallway.   Medical Oncology 2nd floor, John Cuming Building 978-287-3436 Enter through the glass vestibule, take a right, pass the Café...
Naka Infusion Center Location
When you or a loved one has a condition that requires outpatient infusion therapy, you will be glad to know that Emerson Hospital offers expert care at the Naka Infusion Center. Fax: 978-287-3082
Clough Surgical Center Location
The Clough Surgical Center is an innovative facility with state-of-the-art operating suites, sophisticated imaging technology, and the latest anesthesia monitoring equipment.
Yeatts Radiology Center Location
When you and your doctor need answers that diagnostic imaging can provide, you can rely on Emerson Hospital Radiology for answers. The Yeatts Radiology Center at Emerson Hospital Please call 978-287-3700 for general questions.   Parking for MRI Once you turn into the...
Skill of Strength, North Chelmsford
Services available in Chelmsford at the Skill of Strength Club Physical Therapy Sports Medicine & Performance Due to the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 virus and for the safety of our patients and staff, the Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports...
The Mill Works, Westford
Due to the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 virus and for the safety of our patients and staff, the Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies at The Mill Works is temporarily closed . Our locations at the Westford Health Center and in Concord are open...
Allergy & Immunology
If you or someone you love suffers from allergies or asthma, breathe easy: Emerson Hospital’s team of allergists offers comprehensive services to diagnose and manage all types of allergies in adults and children . We use the latest advances in allergy testing and treatment t...
Pediatric Allergies
When your child needs care for conditions such as asthma, allergies to medications, insect stings or foods, or immune system problems, our pediatric allergy specialists are here to help with comprehensive evaluation, allergy testing and treatment. You can count on pediatric...
Anticoagulation Center
If you take anticoagulant medications — also known as blood thinners — to prevent blood clots and reduce stroke risk, your doctor may refer you to the Betty Winter Anticoagulation Management Center at Emerson Hospital.  Here, a team of experts that includes specially traine...
Behavioral Health
If you or a loved one is struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues, Emerson Hospital’s Behavioral Health department can help. We provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient mental health and chemical dependency treatment services for adults in a safe, caring e...
Inpatient Services
When someone experiences the symptoms of a serious psychiatric illness or disorder that requires hospitalization, Emerson Hospital provides a safe therapeutic environment for evaluation, crisis stabilization and treatment. Our inpatient behavioral health services offer a ra...
Children & Adolescents
While Emerson Hospital does not have an inpatient unit for children or adolescents with behavioral health issues, we do offer services to help young patients in crisis get the support and treatment they need.  These services include:   Psychiatric triage in the Emergenc...
Addiction Medicine
Emerson Hospital offers an array of addiction recovery programs, classes and support groups. These resources include:   Addiction Rehabilitation Program Our full- and half-day programs offer comprehensive individual and group treatment for adults who are striving to ove...
Orthopedics
When surgery is the recommended option for treating an orthopedic injury or condition, it is good to know that Emerson Hospital’s board-certified orthopedic surgeons offer comprehensive orthopedic care, conveniently close to home. We have an offices conveniently located in:...
Podiatry
​If you are experiencing foot or ankle problems, know that you have access to expert podiatry care at Emerson Hospital.  Emerson’s podiatrists work closely with other orthopedic experts to provide a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to foot and ankle care.    Th...
Hand Specialists
​When hand or wrist pain or functional problems prevent you from taking part in everyday work and play activities, Emerson Hospital’s orthopedic hand specialists can help. These specially trained orthopedic surgeons offer a full range of diagnostic and treatment services fo...
Pediatric Orthopedics
​If your child has a musculoskeletal condition or injury, you will be glad to know that Emerson Hospital is home to the region’s only fellowship-trained pediatric orthopedic surgeon.   This means you have close-to-home access to advanced expertise for diagnosing and treatin...
Cancer Care (Oncology)
​​Collaborating for cutting-edge cancer care. With comprehensive radiation oncology and medical oncology services, as well as Mass General thoracic cancer surgery consultations all under one umbrella, the Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital – Bethke achieves high...
Cancers Treated
Through Emerson Hospital’s collaboration with the Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center in Boston, we are able to offer you close-to-home access to advanced expertise in diagnosing and treating a wide range of cancers.  Here at the Mass General Cancer Center at Emers...
Breast Cancer
Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women. Two-thirds of women with breast cancer are over 50, the rest are typically between 39 and 49. Breast cancer is usually very treatable if detected early. Emerson Hospital’s breast cancer services are provided through the coll...
Bladder Cancer
​Bladder cancer is usually very curable if it is diagnosed while the cancer is contained in the bladder. Almost 75% of bladder cancers are diagnosed at the early, most treatable stage of the illness. Bladder cancer services are provided through the Mass General Cancer Cente...
Colorectal Cancer
Cancer of the large intestine or colon, a part of the digestive system, and rectal cancers are often grouped together as colorectal cancer. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third-most common cancer in men and women. Survival rates for patients with colorectal c...
Gynecologic Oncology
Gynecologic oncology is the specialty that treats cancer of the female reproductive organs, including: Cervical cancer Endometrial cancer Ovarian cancer Uterine cancer Vaginal cancer Vulvar cancer Other gynecological cancers Gynecologic cancer services are provide...
Head & Neck Cancer
Head and neck cancers include any cancer in those regions, including cancers of the thyroid, mouth, salivary gland and others. More than 40,000 Americans are diagnosed with head and neck cancers every year. Head and neck cancer services are provided through the Mass General...
Prostate & Testicular Cancer
​The prostate is the small, walnut-sized gland located between the bladder and the penis that makes most of the fluid in semen. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men — more than 200,000 cases are diagnosed in the U.S. each year. The disease is rare under age 50, and...
Blood Cancer
Blood cancer—also referred to as hematologic cancer—is cancer that begins in blood-forming tissue, such as the bone marrow, or in the cells of the immune system.  If you are affected by blood cancer like leukemia or lymphoma, it is good to know that today’s most advanced tr...
Radiation Oncology
Radiation oncology services at the Cancer Center are provided by physicians from the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Radiation Oncology. Radiation therapy is an invaluable cancer-fighting therapy and is usually given once a day over many weeks, so convenience a...
Medical Oncology/Hematology
If you are facing cancer, a medical oncologist or hematologist will likely be the specialist who manages your diagnosis and treatment plan, collaborating with other cancer experts to provide coordinated, multidisciplinary care. Medical oncologists have advanced training in dia...
Support Groups
If you or a loved one is dealing with cancer, know that you’re not alone. Emerson Hospital offers an array of groups and services to provide support and connection to others who understand what you’re going through. We also offer classes to help you look and feel your best. ...
Concussion Care
For the safety of our patients and staff and to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Cantu Concussion Center services have made adjustments to the scheduling, hours of operation and enhanced cleaning protocols. All staff are screened daily for COVID-19 symptoms, and...
Integrative Assessment & Treatment
​There is tremendous peace of mind in knowing that exceptional concussion treatment expertise and proven rehabilitative therapies are right here, close to home, at the Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center in Concord, Massachusetts.   A team approach to care The Dr. Robe...
Baseline Testing
​Combining sophisticated technology and clinical assessment, baseline testing provides your athlete’s physician with objective assessments that facilitate a smooth transition to recovery and safe return to play, should a concussion occur.   What It Is and Who Should Do It ...
About Concussions & Related Brain Injuries
The Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center at Emerson Hospital specializes in the evaluation and treatment of three types of concussive brain injuries:  Concussions  Post-concussion syndrome (PCS)  Symptoms of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) Here is an overview o...
Education & Support
​If you, your child or a student athlete you coach has been affected by a concussion, know that you can turn to the Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center not only for expert treatment, but also for reliable information and support. We are committed to raising awareness and inc...
Concussion Tips
​When a child suffers a concussion, their brain health is at risk. That is why it is important to get appropriate treatment, right away. Here are some tips about concussion from the experts at Emerson Hospital’s Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center, a leader in concussion ...
Our Team
Led by Robert C. Cantu, MD, medical director and director of clinical research, our staff combines the expertise of neurologists, nurse practitioners, and neuropsychologists working collaboratively with experienced physical, occupational and speech therapists to help patients...
Cognitive Therapy
Cognitive therapists
Ocular Therapy
ocular therapists
Upper Cervical Spine Therapy
upper cervical spine therapists
Pediatric Rehabilitation
pediatric rehabilitation therapists
Critical Care
If you or a loved one is facing a life-threatening condition that requires comprehensive care and constant monitoring, it is important to know that Emerson Hospital has a state-of-the-art Critical Care Unit (CCU). Staffed by specialists with advanced training in critical ca...
Nurse to Patient Ratio
Maintaining the appropriate number and mix of nursing staff is critical to delivering quality patient care. In fact, numerous studies show an association between higher levels of experienced registered nurse staffing and better patient outcomes.  That is why Emerson Hospita...
Pediatric Dermatology
If you are the parent of an infant, child, adolescent or teen with a disorder of the skin, hair or nails, you’ll be glad to know that Emerson Hospital offers outstanding care from a team of board-certified dermatologists with experience in working with children. In fact, no...
Medical Gastroenterology/ Colonoscopy
If you suffer from a digestive disease, it’s important to know that various therapies, medications and non-surgical approaches can be effective in managing your condition. In addition to offering a full range of gastrointestinal diagnostic services, the gastroenterology spe...
Endoscopy
​When symptoms require your doctor to examine your digestive system, you will likely have a procedure called an endoscopy. Endoscopy is a broad name for a variety of medical techniques used to examine the inside of the body using an endoscope — a flexible tube with an attached...
Gastrointestinal Surgery
Sometimes surgery is the best option for certain digestive issues. Using advanced tools and technology, Emerson Hospital’s board-certified, fellowship-trained gastrointestinal surgeons and general surgeons with colorectal expertise provide surgical care of digestive disorders ...
Pediatric Gastroenterology
Digestive health issues and nutritional problems in children are often quite different from those seen in adults. That’s why Emerson Hospital has a team of pediatric gastroenterologists with specialized expertise for diagnosing and treating digestive disorders in children.  ...
Ear, Nose & Throat
When a problem with your ears, nose or throat (ENT) affects your hearing, breathing or speaking, Emerson Hospital offers you convenient, local access to specialists affiliated with the renowned Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary—named the #1 ENT service in the entire U.S. by ...
Pediatric Ear, Nose & Throat
If you are a parent in the greater Concord area, you will be glad to know that Emerson Hospital offers you and your family convenient, local access to a team of pediatric ear, nose and throat (ENT) specialists. From comprehensive diagnostics to medical and non-invasive trea...
Emergency Medicine
If this is a medical emergency, dial 9-1-1. ​You can count on Emerson Hospital in an emergency. The Polo Emergency Center is always open. Located at Emerson Hospital’s main campus in Concord, our fully equipped, 22-bed department is staffed around the clock by board-certi...
Paramedics/ALS
When you call 9-1-1 in a medical emergency, you will be glad to know that in critical situations, advanced life support (ALS) paramedics are also dispatched to augment the capabilities of the town-based emergency medical technicians (EMTs). Emerson Hospital partners with th...
Endocrinology
​Endocrinology is a medical specialty focused on the glands that produce hormones—the endocrine system. These hormones control many basic functions in our bodies, including how we metabolize food, our sex and reproductive systems, blood sugar levels, blood pressure, energy lev...
Pediatric Endocrinology
If your child has problems related to growth, diabetes, puberty or other disorders associated with hormones and the glands that produce them, care from a pediatric endocrinologist may be just what the doctor ordered. Pediatric endocrinologists diagnose and treat hormone dis...
Diabetes
Diabetes is a chronic condition that can affect every aspect of your life. Fortunately, Emerson Hospital offers expert diagnostic, medical management, and education and support services to help you control your diabetes and achieve the highest level of wellness possible.   ...
Eyes & Vision (Ophthalmology)
​You and your family can count on the board-certified ophthalmologists (eye doctors) affiliated with Emerson Hospital to deliver expert care for the full range of eye conditions affecting adults and children . Every day, Emerson’s eye doctors help greater Concord residents...
Pediatric Ophthalmology
If your child is having difficulty reading or learning, needs surgery or medical treatment for an eye condition, or a vision exam reveals a problem, you can turn to the pediatric ophthalmologists at Emerson Hospital for expert help. Our highly trained eye doctors specialize...
Heart Care (Cardiology)
With a team of expert, fellowship-trained cardiologists and established affiliations with leading tertiary hospitals in the Boston area, Emerson Hospital offers comprehensive heart care in a convenient, close-to-home setting. You can count on us for an array of services des...
Acute Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)
If you or someone you love is having a heart attack—also known as acute myocardial infarction—minutes matter. A heart attack happens when blood flow to the heart is blocked, and your heart is not able to get the oxygen it needs from the blood. Without blood flow, part of th...
Arrhythmia
An arrhythmia is a condition in which the heart beats with an abnormal rhythm that is too fast (tachycardia), too slow (bradycardia) or irregular. It occurs as a result of a problem with the heart’s electrical system, which controls the rate and rhythm of your heartbeat. If...
Heart Disease
If you have or are at risk of cardiovascular disease, it is important to know that Emerson Hospital provides convenient, close-to-home access to a team of board-certified and fellowship-trained cardiologists who can help you prevent, manage or recover from this condition.   ...
Congestive Heart Failure
At Emerson Hospital, patients with congestive heart failure (CHF) have convenient, close-to-home access to comprehensive diagnosis and treatment of their condition. Our team of board-certified, fellowship-trained cardiologists provides expert care and ongoing management of ...
Cardiac Rehabilitation
For the safety of our patients and staff and to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we have made adjustments to the scheduling, hours of operation and number of participants in our classes, as well as implemented enhanced cleaning protocols for our cardiac rehabili...
Electrophysiology
​If you have an irregular heartbeat—a cardiac arrhythmia—you may need to see an electrophysiologist. An electrophysiologist is a medical doctor with advanced training who specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders that affect your heart’s electrical system, which regulat...
Pediatric Cardiology
If you are a parent whose child has a heart problem, you will be glad to know that you have convenient local access to highly experienced board-certified pediatric cardiologists with extensive expertise. Through Emerson Hospital’s affiliation with the MassGeneral Hospital f...
Diagnostic Testing
If your doctor thinks you have heart disease, it is important to know that Emerson Hospital offers access to a comprehensive array of tests to help make an accurate diagnosis. The tests you will need depend on what condition your doctor thinks you may have.  The tests to di...
Cardiac Treatment Quality Data
Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack) Emerson Hospital voluntarily participates in national programs to measure our quality and performance, and compare it with other hospitals throughout the state and nation. The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) p...
Home Care
If you or a loved one needs help at home due to an illness, injury or surgery, know that you can turn to Emerson Hospital Home Care for attentive, professional care tailored to your individual health and personal care needs. Our multidisciplinary team  of nurses, rehabilit...
Our Services
You can count on Emerson Hospital Home Care for comprehensive home health services, individualized for your or a loved one’s unique medical and personal needs. Among the services we offer are:   Skilled nursing services  Available seven days a week, with triage service 2...
Insurance Coverage
We understand that navigating the world of health insurance can be difficult. If you have questions about insurance coverage for home health care services from Emerson Home Care, please call us at 978-287-8300 Ext. 8351 or Ext. 8330 and we will provide answers.   Here i...
About our Team
With Emerson Home Care, you have an entire team of highly trained and experienced home health care professionals working together on your behalf. This team includes:  Registered nurses who provide comprehensive clinical assessment and care, including skilled treatments...
How to Refer
​When you or a loved one needs home health care services, we make obtaining it as simple and easy as possible. Patients may be referred for home care from virtually any healthcare setting, including an acute care hospital, a rehabilitation facility, a skilled nursing facili...
Hospice Care
If you or a loved one is facing the end of life, hospice care can provide medical, psychological and spiritual support to help you have peace, comfort and dignity at this profound time. Our hospice services are provided in collaboration with Care Dimensions . The hospice t...
Hospitalists
When you are hospitalized at Emerson Hospital, your care is overseen by a doctor called a hospitalist—an internal medicine physician who focuses solely on the medical care of hospitalized patients.  A hospitalist will see you each day and night you are in the hospital, and ...
Pediatric Hospitalists
When your child is hospitalized at Emerson Hospital, there is tremendous peace of mind in knowing that a pediatric hospitalist is on site 24/7 to monitor and coordinate every aspect of your child’s care.  Emerson’s pediatric hospitalists are doctors who are board-certified ...
Imaging & Radiology
When you and your doctor need answers that diagnostic imaging can provide, you can rely on Emerson Hospital Radiology for answers. We have invested in a wide range of today’s most advanced imaging technology to provide fast, accurate diagnosis. Combined with our radiologists’...
CT Scan
A computerized tomography (CT) scan is a noninvasive medical test that helps your doctor diagnose and treat certain medical conditions. It provides more detailed information than plain X-rays do. Emerson Hospital uses the latest high-speed, multi-slice CT technology to take...
Bone Density Scan
​​If you are at risk for osteoporosis—a medical condition in which bones become brittle and more likely to break—your doctor may recommend a bone density scan. Also called dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA) or bone densitometry, a bone density scan measures the strength a...
Interventional Radiology
​​Thanks to technology advances and sophisticated imaging equipment, interventional radiologists can perform minimally invasive, image-guided procedures to diagnose and treat disease in virtually every part of the body. To bring this capability to Concord-area residents, Em...
MRI
​​Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a painless, safe and radiation-free diagnostic test that uses radio waves, magnetic fields and computer software to create highly detailed cross-sectional images of the brain, nerves, spinal cord, bones, joints, breasts, abdominal and pel...
Nuclear Imaging
​​Nuclear imaging is an innovative subspecialty of diagnostic radiology that provides information that often ca not be obtained using other imaging procedures, enabling doctors to identify disease in its earliest stages.  In a nuclear imaging exam, you are given a small amo...
PET-CT
​PET/CT is an advanced imaging tool that combines two scanning techniques—positron-emission tomography (PET) and computerized tomography (CT)—in one exam that not only shows what an organ looks like, but also how it is functioning. A CT scan  combines special x-ray equipme...
Ultrasound
Ultrasound imaging (sonography) uses high frequency sound waves to examine many of the body’s internal organs. When a sound wave strikes an object, it bounces back, or echoes, and an image is produced based on the reflection of the sound waves off body structures.  Unlike X...
Thyroid
​An ultrasound of the thyroid produces a picture of the thyroid gland. This gland is located in the front of the neck just below the Adam's apple and is shaped like a butterfly, with two lobes on either side of the neck connected by a narrow band of tissue.  Emerson Hospita...
Pelvic
​​​A pelvic ultrasound provides pictures of the structures and organs in the lower abdomen or pelvis. Emerson offers two types of pelvic ultrasound tests:  Transabdominal Transvaginal (or endovaginal) for women A Doppler ultrasound exam may also be part of your pelvic u...
Obstetrical
​​Obstetrical ultrasound uses sound waves to produce images of a developing baby inside its mother, as well as images of the mother's uterus and ovaries. These images are captured in real-time, so they can reveal the structure and movement of the fetus and beating heart. Be...
Abdominal
​An abdominal ultrasound is an imaging test that produces a picture of the organs and other structures in the upper abdomen, including the liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas and kidneys.   The blood vessels that lead to some of these organs, such as the inferior vena cav...
Breast
​A breast ultrasound uses sound waves to produces a picture of the tissues inside the breast. This image can show all areas of the breast, including the area closest to the chest wall, which is hard to study with a mammogram. Emerson Hospital has a team of expert sonographe...
Vascular Ultrasound
​​Vascular ultrasound is a safe, painless test used to take pictures of blood vessels and blood flow to diagnose disorders of the arteries and veins of the body’s circulatory system. If your doctor suspects that you have vascular disease, you will be glad to know Emerson Ho...
X-Ray
​An X-ray is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose a wide array of medical conditions. With X-ray imaging, the part of the body being examined is exposed to a small dose of radiation to produce pictures of the inside of the body. At Emerson Hospital, we ...
Bone & Chest
Bone and chest X-rays are two of the most common uses of X-ray technology, which uses a small dose of radiation to produce pictures of almost any part of the human body. Because different tissues absorb different amounts of radiation, X-ray images show the parts of your bod...
Upper GI
​​Upper gastrointestinal tract radiography, also called an upper GI, is a painless X-ray examination of the pharynx, esophagus, stomach and first part of the small intestine (duodenum). This exam uses a special form of X-ray called fluoroscopy and contrast material (barium) th...
Lower GI
​​Lower gastrointestinal (GI) tract radiography, also called a lower GI or barium enema, is an X-ray examination of the large intestine (colon) and rectum.  Lower GI exams are performed at the Yeatts Radiology Center on Emerson Hospital’s main campus in Concord.   Why a...
Infusion Services
When you or a loved one has a condition that requires outpatient infusion therapy, you will be glad to know that Emerson Hospital offers expert care at the Naka Infusion Center. Staffed by a team of infusion-certified nurses with advanced specialty training, the Naka Infusi...
Kidney Disease (Nephrology)
​​If you or someone you care about suffers from kidney disease, you will be glad to know that Emerson Hospital has a team of expert nephrologists (doctors who specialize in diagnosing and treating kidney disease) who care for adults and children . This gives you access to ...
Pediatric Nephrology
Kidney disease can affect children in various ways, ranging from treatable disorders without long-term consequences to life-threatening conditions. If your child is affected by kidney disease, you will be glad to know that Emerson Hospital is home to a team of pediatric nephro...
Laboratory Services
​Emerson Hospital’s Laboratory Services is always working for your health. Our clinical laboratory is open 24/7 to provide accurate and timely analysis for everything from basic blood tests to complex pathologic studies—giving your doctor important information with which to...
Pulmonary Rehabilitation & Support
Pulmonary rehabilitation at Emerson Hospital is a comprehensive program designed to help patients with respiratory diseases reduce symptoms and improve physical conditioning. Health care professionals work with patients and their families to better understand and deal with co...
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jessica aidlen, md, faaos
Spine Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery
hamad alabdulrazzaq, md
Dermatology, Mohs Surgery
anne allan, md
Dermatology
steven alter, md
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics
priyal amin, do
Allergy & Immunology
rupen amin, md
Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine
james l. andreson, md
Gastroenterology
edward arous, md, mph
Vascular Surgery
hugh g. auchincloss, md
Thoracic Surgery, Cancer Services
seema azam, md
Internal Medicine
timothy baba, md, phd
Neonatology, Hospitalist (Pediatric)
kaitlin bancroft, dmd
Dentistry (Pediatric)
peter m. barkin, md
Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine
sydney barnes, ms, otr/l
Concussion Pediatric Rehabilitation
christine beck, md
Family Medicine, Urgent Care
louis berk, md
Internal Medicine
lauren bleich, md
Gastroenterology
c. brittany boisvert, md
Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Surgery (Pediatric), Orthopedics
saritha bolla, md
Cancer Services, Hematology, Oncology (Medical)
jamie l. bond, md, facog
Gynecology, Obstetrics
kimberly brennan, do
Oncology (Medical), Hematology, Cancer Services
linda brown, md
Family Medicine
christine h. brown, md
Internal Medicine
michael p. brunelli, md
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics
thomas buckley, md, facep
Emergency Medicine
melissa burnett, md
Dermatology, Dermatology (Pediatric)
ann p. burnham, md
Ophthalmology
anjum n. butte, md
Arrhythmia, Cardiology, Congestive Heart Failure
kelsey byron, pa-c
Orthopedics, Sports Medicine
john cahoy, md, phd
Orthopedic Surgery (Pediatric), Orthopedics, Orthopedic Surgery
gregory t. caldwell, dmd, md
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
thrassos s. calligas, md
Psychiatry, Psychiatry (Child)
robert c. cantu, md
Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Sports Medicine, Concussion Care
paula j. carbone, md
Internal Medicine
lauren carratu, cnm
Obstetrics, Midwifery, Gynecology
claire carrazco, do
Neurology, Concussion Care
gregory d. catalano, dpm
Podiatric Surgery, Podiatry, Sports Medicine
joann c. chang, md
Ophthalmology
naseem chatiwala, pt, ms, dpt, ncs
Concussion Upper Cervical Spine Therapy, Concussion Pediatric Rehabilitation
eddy j. chen, md
Cancer Services, Hematology, Oncology (Medical)
ted chen, pt
Physical Therapy, Concussion Upper Cervical Spine Therapy
dorothy m. christiansen, md
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
claris chuah, dmd
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
megan church, md
Hospitalist (Pediatric)
amy s. churchill, md
Internal Medicine
james p. cohen, md
Internal Medicine
natalie cohen, md
Internal Medicine
mark a. connaughton, md
Diagnostic Radiology, Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
deanna corey, md
Urgent Care
paul d. costas, md
Plastic Surgery
meghan coughlin, pta, atc
Sports Performance
selene cudjoe, md
Anesthesiology
paul d'ambrosio, md
Internal Medicine
stephan danik, md
Cardiac Electrophysiology
marnie deardorff, ms, otr/l
Concussion Ocular Therapy
pamela deluca, md
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
peter j. demartino, md
Internal Medicine
katherine dertz, md
Obstetrics, Gynecology
michael desimone, md
Gastroenterology
raj devarajan, md
Gastroenterology
justin dichio, pt, dpt, cscs
Physical Therapy, Sports Performance
jeffrey f. dietz, md
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics
poonam doshi, md
Ophthalmology
john g. dowd, do
Gastroenterology
kieran f. dowd, dmd
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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emerson hospital emergency department
emerson's polo emergency center is located on the east side of the hospital off of route 2 in concord. once you enter the hospital driveway from the main road, stay to the left, and follow the signs to the emergency department. you will pass the white house and then the john c...
urgent care at hudson
follow the main highland commons access road up and toward cabelas. cabelas will be on your right and the emerson urgent care center will be in front of you.
emerson medical at sudbury
emerson medical at sudbury is located in the chiswick park office complex off route 20. after turning off of rt. 20/boston post road, follow the road past the office complex on the left and around the bend to the right. take your first right into the parking lot for the red br...
birthing center
the clough birthing center is located up a small rise to the right from the main entrance to the hospital, adjacent to the parking garage. as you turn into the hospital’s entrance from old road to nine acre corner, stay to the right and pass through the parking gate. you will ...
clough surgical center
the clough surgical center is located at emerson hospital, just off route 2 in concord, massachusetts. after parking in the garage, exit and proceed to the right up the slight rise toward the clough surgical and birthing center. take the elevator that is straight ahead through...
sleep center
proceed out of the garage and enter the hospital through the main hospital entrance and the big revolving door. walk straight down the main corridor until you reach the first bank of elevators on your left (right after the atm). take the elevator to the 4th floor. take a left ...
naka infusion
enter through the glass vestibule of the john cuming building, take a right, pass the cafe cart, take a left and an immediate right. take the elevators to the second floor. take a left out of the elevators and you will see signs for the naka infusion center, suite 210.
cantu concussion center
the entrance to the cantu concussion center is under the sign that says emerson health center. walk under the awning and upon entering the double door, stay to the left. if you are unable to walk or need assistance, please call the front desk using the phone located near the d...
clough family center for rehabilitative & sports therapies – concord
the entrance to the clough family center for rehabilitative and sports therapies is under the sign that says emerson health center. walk under the awning and upon entering the double door, stay to the left. if you are unable to walk or need assistance, please call the front de...
clough family center for rehabilitative & sports therapies – westford
the clough family center for rehabilitative and sports therapies is located on the 3rd floor. take a right off the elevators and the waiting room is through the glass doors. please check in with the receptionist when you arrive.
center for weight loss - concord
we are located a short drive off of route 2 (concord turnpike) in west concord, massachusetts. from the east, continue past the main emerson hospital campus and turn right onto the elm st./baker ave ext. exit. make a quick left onto elm street and then an immediate left in ord...
blood donor center
enter through the glass vestibule of the john cuming building, take a right, pass the cafe cart, take a left and proceed to the emerson laboratory. from there, you will see signs to the blood donor center.
fitchburg specimen collection center
proceed through the front door and ask the receptionist for the emerson lab.
emergency department at emerson hospital
emerson's polo emergency center is located on the east side of the hospital off of route 2 in concord. once you enter the hospital driveway from the main road, stay to the left, and follow the signs to the emergency department. you will pass the white house and then the john c...
emerson primary care associates of bedford
emerson primary care of bedford is on route 4 at 55 north road near minuteman volkswagen. we are located within close proximity of the historic bedford town common.
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Faith Field Honored for 7,000 Hours of Volunteer Service to Patients and Families at Emerson Hospital
Stow resident Faith Field had her tonsils removed at Emerson Hospital seventy years ago, when she was just six. All three of her children were born at Emerson and she and her family continue to use Emerson’s services for their health care. She returns to Emerson every week, n...
Concord Resident Recognized for Twenty Years of Volunteering at Emerson Hospital
Twenty years ago when Concord resident Alice Van Deusen first started to volunteer at Emerson Hospital, she, "fell in love with the people and the place." Recently, she was honored with the 8,000 Hours Service Award at Emerson Hospital's annual Volunteer Awards and Appreciati...
The Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital: Enhancing the Patient Experience
The Annual Meeting of the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital was held on Wednesday, October 14th at the Nashawtuc Country Club in Concord, Mass.  This year, the meeting featured a trio of speakers, all reflecting on the work of the Auxiliary as it enhances the patient experience a...
Emerson Hospital’s CEO Selected as a Hospital and Health System Leader to Know
Becker's Hospital Review has published its list of "130 women hospital and health system leaders to know," which features some of the most impressive female healthcare leaders across the nation, including Christine Schuster, President and CEO of Emerson Hospital in Concord, M...
Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center Now Open
Emerson Hospital announced today the opening of its brand new Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center, located a short drive from the hospital at 310 Baker Avenue in the Concord Woods Office Park. Named in honor of Robert Cantu, MD, the Center's Medical Director and Director of ...
Emerson Hospital Hosts Free CarFit Event to Assess Driver Safety
As part of its focus on keeping people safe, Emerson Hospital is hosting a free CarFit event to help older drivers discover how well they fit their own vehicle, highlight actions they can take to improve their fit, and promote driver safety. The CarFit event will be held on S...
Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies Now Open
Emerson Hospital recently opened the new Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies, located a short drive from the hospital at 310 Baker Avenue in the Concord Woods Office Park.  With generous donations from the community, including the Clough family of Con...
Michael Hachey Joins Emerson Hospital as Senior Vice President and CFO
Emerson Hospital announced today that it has named Michael Hachey its new Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.  In this role, the Westford resident is responsible for the oversight of all of Emerson’s financial operations. Mr. Hachey has more than 25 years of ...
Emerson Hospital Launches Comprehensive Approach to Reduce Hospital Readmissions
Emerson Hospital has launched a two-year program designed to reduce readmissions of its hospital patients while improving their care.  The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission awarded a $1.2 million investment to Emerson, known as a CHART investment – Community Hospital Acc...
Wide Array of Classes for Children and Teens this Fall at The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body
From classes in helping children reduce anxiety to zumba with your toddler, this fall The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body is offering dozens of classes for children and teens. Babysitting training for tweens and teens, family yoga, cardio kickboxing, mother-daught...
Christine Gallery Promoted to Senior Vice President, Planning and Chief Strategy Officer
Emerson Hospital announced today that it has promoted Christine Gallery to Senior Vice President, Planning and Chief Strategy Officer, effective immediately. In addition, the Society for Healthcare Market and Strategy Development (SHSMD) of the American Hospital Association n...
Emerson Clinicians Honored With Compassionate Caregiver Award
At its annual Compassionate Caregiver Award event held recently, two members of Emerson Hospital's clinical team were honored for their devotion to patients and for consistently providing outstanding care. Nominated by their colleagues, Gerald Malkin, DDS, anesthesiologist, a...
Emerson Hospital Joins Effort to Support Workplace Equality for Women
Emerson Hospital today announced that it has joined the Corporate Challenge, a groundbreaking initiative by Bentley University’s Center for Women and Business to increase workplace gender equality and more effectively harness the talents of women employees. The Corporate Chal...
Free Diabetes Screening – November 17 at Emerson Hospital
More than 29 million Americans have diabetes, yet one in four people do not know they have it, according to the Centers for Disease Control. In recognition of November as National Diabetes Awareness Month, and to help educate people about diabetes and determine if they have t...
Dr. Peter Barkin is honored by Middlesex Central District Medical Society as 2015 Community Clinician of the Year
We are pleased to share this news from the Massachusetts Medical Society... Peter M. Barkin, M.D. has been honored by his peers of the Middlesex Central District Medical Society as the district’s 2015 Community Clinician of the Year, an honor recognizing his contributions ...
General Surgeon Joins Emerson Hospital
General surgeon Elizaveta Ragulin-Coyne, MD, recently joined Emerson Hospital and is accepting new patients. Dr. Coyne practices with Atif Khan, MD at Walden Surgical Associates, 131 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, John Cuming Building, Suite 500 in Concord. Her clinical interes...
Bariatric Surgeon Joins Emerson Surgical Weight Loss Program
Laura Doyon, MD, recently joined the Emerson Surgical Weight Loss Program as a bariatric surgeon and is accepting new patients. Dr. Doyon practices with Dr. David Lautz in the Emerson Surgical Weight Loss Program located at Emerson Hospital’s Center for Specialty Care, 54 Bak...
Pediatrician Joins Pediatrics West
Pediatrician Eliza Jones, MD, recently joined Pediatrics West and is accepting new patients. Dr. Jones practices at the Groton office, 100 Boston Road in Groton. Her clinical interests include well child care and children with special needs. Dr. Jones received her medical ...
Cardiologist Joins Emerson Cardiovascular Associates
Cardiologist Jonathan Greene, MD, recently joined Emerson Cardiovascular Associates and is accepting new patients. Dr. Greene practices with Emerson Cardiovascular Associates at 131 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, John Cuming Building, Suite 330 in Concord. His clinical interes...
Cardiologist Joins Emerson Cardiovascular Associates
Kay Lee Kim, MD has recently joined Emerson Cardiovascular Associates specializing in electrophysiology and cardiology. Dr. Kim practices with Emerson Cardiovascular Associates located at 131 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, Suite 330 in the John Cuming Building at Emerson Hospi...
Thomas A. LaMattina, M.D. is honored for outstanding service to the Massachusetts Medical Society
We are pleased to share this news from the Massachusetts Medical Society... Thomas A. LaMattina, M.D. has been honored by the Massachusetts Medical Society with its Committee Chair Service Award, an honor recognizing exceptional leadership and service to the Society, the s...
Gynecologic Surgeon Joins Emerson Hospital
Minimally invasive gynecologic surgeon Megan Loring, MD, has recently joined Emerson Hospital and is accepting new patients. Dr. Loring practices at 131 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner, John Cuming Building, Suite 710 in Concord.  She specializes in diagnosing and treating patie...
Paintings by Sidhartha Pani, MD on Display at Emerson Medical at Sudbury
Sidhartha Pani, MD, a primary care physician at Emerson Medical at Sudbury, is exhibiting his paintings in the medical office building located at 490 Boston Post Road (Route 20 in Chiswick Park), Sudbury, May 1 through October 31. Dr. Pani’s paintings, which include improvisa...
Dr. Paul Re Recognized for Fifteen Years of Care to Orthopedic Patients
At Emerson Hospital’s recent Physician Recognition Dinner, Lexington resident Paul Re, MD,  was honored for his fifteen years of service to patients at Emerson. As Chief of the Orthopedic Service and Chief of Sports Medicine at Emerson, Dr. Re has cared for thousands of patie...
Dr. Susan Sajer Honored for Providing Twenty Years of Care to Oncology Patients
At Emerson Hospital’s annual Physician Recognition Dinner held recently, Lincoln resident Susan Sajer, MD,  was honored for her twenty years of service to patients at Emerson. An oncologist at Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital – Bethke, Dr. Sajer has cared for th...
Busting Breast Cancer Myths – Free Workshop on October 28
Think you know all there is to know about breast cancer? Think again! To commemorate October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, The Thoreau Club is hosting a workshop on busting breast cancer myths.  The event is open to the public and will take place on Wednesday, October 28 f...
Christina Thomas, MD, Named Associate Chair OB/GYN at Emerson Hospital
Christina Thomas, MD has been named Associate Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Emerson Hospital. Dr. Thomas practices at Concord OB/GYN Associates and has served at Emerson for three years. As Associate Chair of OB/GYN, Dr. Thomas is responsible for working with the Chai...
Concord Family Welcomes Newborn Daughter On Father’s Day
For a Concord family, Father’s Day was made extra special this year as they welcomed their second child, a daughter, born at Emerson Hospital. Dahlia Marangoly was born to Diane and George Marangoly on Sunday, June 21 at 3:42 p.m., weighing in at eight pounds and measuring 21...
Littleton Family Welcomes Newborn Son On Father’s Day
For a Littleton family, Father’s Day was made extra special this year as they welcomed their second child, a son, born at Emerson Hospital. Dante Chang Cannistraro was born to JoAnn Chang, MD and David Cannistraro on Sunday, June 21 at 8:39 a.m., weighing in at seven pounds, ...
Maynard Family Welcomes Newborn Daughter On Father’s Day
For a Maynard family, Father’s Day was made extra special this year as they welcomed their first child, a daughter, born at Emerson Hospital. Emma Jane Herdeg was born to Gina and Brian Herdeg on Sunday, June 21 at 1:54 p.m., weighing in at six pounds, seven ounces and measur...
Townsend Family Welcomes Newborn Daughter On Father’s Day
For a Townsend family, Father’s Day was made extra special this year as they welcomed their second child, a daughter, born at Emerson Hospital. Kylie Nicole was born to Jill and John Bourn on Sunday, June 21 at 11:55 p.m., weighing in at six pounds four ounces and measuring 2...
Flu and Pneumonia Vaccination Clinic for Seniors in Carlisle – October 9
Every year the seasonal flu makes millions of people across the country sick, some seriously. Seniors are particularly susceptible to catching the virus. As part of its mission to keep people healthy this flu season, Emerson Hospital Home Care and the Carlisle Board of Health...
Flu and Pneumonia Vaccination Clinic for Seniors in Concord – October 15
Every year the seasonal flu makes millions of people across the country sick, some seriously. Seniors are particularly susceptible to catching the virus. As part of its mission to keep people healthy this flu season, Emerson Hospital Home Care and the Concord Health Departmen...
Flu Vaccination Clinic for Seniors in Maynard – September 22
Every year the seasonal flu makes millions of people across the country sick, some seriously. Seniors are particularly susceptible to catching the virus. As part of its mission to keep people healthy this flu season, Emerson Hospital Home Care and the Maynard Board of Health ...
17th Annual Emerson Hospital Golf Tournament raises over $60,000
The Emerson Hospital Auxiliary recently hosted its 17th annual golf tournament at the Nashawtuc Country Club.  The event, which raised more than $60,000, sold out with 144 participants.  Since its inception, the Emerson Hospital Golf Tournament has raised over one million dol...
Annual Harvest Festival at Verrill Farm to Benefit Emerson Hospital’s Pediatric Care
On Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 11 am – 3 pm the beautiful fields surrounding Verrill Farm will be transformed into an old fashioned fair ground for the 9th Annual Harvest Festival and Benefit for the Pediatric Intervention Team at Emerson Hospital.  The event features a pe...
Emerson Hospital Hosts Family Health and Wellness Expo on May 16 in Concord
Join us at Emerson Hospital’s annual Family Health and Wellness Expo on Saturday, May 16, 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the hospital’s main campus located at 133 Old Road to Nine Acre Corner in Concord. The Expo will feature free screenings, cancer and general health informati...
Emerson Hospital Offers Healthy Cleanse for Those Who Want to Lose Weight in the New Year
For those looking to lose weight, feel energetic, and improve clarity of mind in the New Year, Emerson Hospital is offering a Rejuvenation Cleanse class beginning January 22. The three-week class, led by certified holistic coach and nutritionist Lisa Mair, and registered diet...
Emerson Hospital Home Care Hosts State Senator James B. Eldridge on “Home for the Holidays” Patient Visit
State Senator James B. Eldridge recently joined Emerson Hospital Home Care on a visit to a patient’s home in Ayer, Mass. to mark the Home Care Alliance of Massachusetts’ “Home for the Holidays” campaign. The campaign is to raise awareness of the wide range of health care serv...
How to Fix a Broken Metabolism – Weight Loss Series Begins May 12
With all the different diets and exercise regimens out there, it is hard to know what path to take to lose weight. Finding the answer to successful weight loss starts with understanding that the strategy “move more and eat less” may not work for you. In this seminar series...
Laugh, Cry and Gain Insights at Unique Evening of Healing through Improv
The public is invited to laugh, cry and gain insights at a unique evening of improvisation on Saturday, May 2 from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m. at Emerson’s Health and Wellness Center in Concord.  True Story Theatre, an improv group that promotes social healing through performance, will ...
Emerson Hospital Offers Infant Massage Class
For centuries, new parents have used massage techniques on their infants for relaxation, bonding, and overall health. Infant massage has many health benefits including helping babies with digestion, blood flow, development of their nervous systems, and relief from colic and g...
Jin Shin Jyutsu Self-Healing Class Starts this Fall at The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body
Jin Shin Jyutsu is a form of ancient energy medicine, passed down through many generations by word of mouth.  It was revived in the early twentieth century by Jiro Murai in Japan.  Jin Shin Jyutsu is primarily used to treat illness, injuries, and anxiety.  It can help allevia...
Lauren Doty Joins Philanthropy Team at Emerson Hospital
Lauren Doty has been named the new Major Gifts Officer at Emerson Hospital. In this role, the Bedford resident will identify and cultivate major gift and planned giving prospects and donors.  Reporting to Karl Kussin, Emerson’s Vice President of Development and Chief Philanth...
Emerson Hospital Now Offers Low-Dose CT Lung Screening to Help Diagnose Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is the leading cause of death from cancer in the world. Early detection is associated with better patient outcomes. Most often people with early lung cancer have few or no symptoms so finding lung cancer early is critical in saving lives. Emerson Hospital is now o...
Emerson Hospital Awarded A Grade for Excellence in Patient Safety
Emerson Hospital has again been honored with an “A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits. This is the fourth time in a row that Emerson has received the highest score. The...
Emerson Hospital Main Street Gallery Features Nature Photography by Acton Resident Neil Tischler
Emerson Hospital’s Main Street Gallery, located in the main hallway of the hospital, is featuring the work of nature photographer Neil Tischler of Acton. Neil has been fascinated by nature since his early childhood in rural upstate New York and has been active in photography ...
Emerson Hospital Main Street Gallery Features Photography by Anne-Milda Pu
Emerson Hospital’s Main Street Gallery, located in the main hallway of the hospital, now features the engaging photographs of Anne-Milda Pu, a photographer from Winchester, Massachusetts, and the daughter of Dr. Inger-Marie Pu, a pediatric hospitalist at Emerson.  Anne-Milda’...
Couple Welcomes Newborn Daughter on Mother’s Day
Madelyn Elizabeth Young was due to arrive into the world on May 11, the day after Mother’s Day, but she decided to give her mom an extra special gift and make her appearance a day early, on the actual holiday at 7:26 a.m. Weighing in at 9 pounds 2 ounces and measuring 22.5 in...
Trevor Sinclair Named MVP of the Year at Emerson Hospital
Trevor Sinclair, Information Systems Support Engineer at Emerson Hospital, was recently named the 2015 Most Valuable Person of the Year at Emerson Hospital by his colleagues and leaders of the hospital.  He was honored for his commitment to going above and beyond his role to ...
Suffering from Back or Neck Pain? Attend Free Seminar on May 14th
Millions of people suffer daily with chronic back and neck pain. The cause of the pain can be from different sources – nerves, muscles, degenerative disc disease, arthritis and other conditions. If you are suffering from back or neck pain or know someone who is, plan to atten...
Emerson Hospital Elects Seven New Corporators from Concord
At Emerson Hospital’s Annual Meeting held recently, seven residents of Concord were elected as Corporators of the hospital. Corporators represent the health and wellness interests of the 25 communities served by the hospital. They become very knowledgeable about the hospital’...
New Midwives Join AFA OB/GYN
Yasmeen Bruckner, CNM, MSN and Esther Hausman, CNM, MPH, have recently joined AFA Obstetrics and Gynecology and are accepting patients. They are both certified nurse-midwives who provide gynecological and obstetrical care to women at AFA’s office located at 131 Old Road to Ni...
Littleton Baby is First of Four Born at Emerson Hospital on New Year’s Day
On New Year’s Eve, Julie and Kevin Baker of Littleton put to bed their two children, 5-year-old Isabel and 2-year-old Brennan, watched the ball drop in Times Square on television and turned in. Julie’s physician had scheduled the delivery of their third child at the Emerson ...
Littleton Baby is First Born at Emerson Hospital in 2015
On New Year’s Eve, Julie and Kevin Baker of Littleton put to bed their two older children, 5-year-old Isabel and 2-year-old Brennan, watched the ball drop in Times Square on television and turned in. Julie’s physician had scheduled the delivery of her third child at the Emer...
New Year Baby Born to Pepperell Family at Emerson Hospital
Milena Corr of Pepperell arrived at Emerson Hospital at 9:00 a.m. on New Year’s Eve for her regularly scheduled check-up, looking ahead to her due date of Jan. 9. She and her husband, William Corr, received a surprise to start the new year when their first child was born at E...
New Year Baby Born to Sudbury Family at Emerson Hospital
Looking ahead to their baby’s due date of Jan. 15, Amy and John Ciampa of Sudbury had planned a quiet New Year’s Eve at home with their two children, 15-year-old Michael and 10-year-old Matthew. However, Annabella Teresa had more immediate plans, arriving at 3:07 p.m. on Jan....
New Year Baby Born to Watertown Family at Emerson Hospital
With their first child due on Jan. 5, Sara and Barrett Mononen of Watertown were excited that the baby would have the birth date of 1/5/15. Chase Robert had more immediate plans, however, arriving at the Emerson Hospital Clough Birthing Center on the equally noteworthy date o...
Nia Physical Fitness Class Starts This Fall at The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body
Nia® is a unique fitness class designed to positively shape the way people feel, look, think and live.  The cardio fitness program incorporates martial arts and dance.  The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body is offering a six-week Nia class.  The cost is $90 per per...
Emerson Hospital Offers Nia Fitness Class
For those who are looking to get in shape while having fun, Emerson Hospital is offering Nia®, a unique fitness class designed to positively shape the way you feel, look, think, and live. Nia is a cardio fitness program that incorporates martial arts and dance. The program pr...
Emerson Hospital Now Offers Nitrous Oxide to Women for Pain Management During Labor
As part of its commitment to providing the highest quality care with a personal touch to its patients, Emerson Hospital's obstetrics service is now offering women in labor nitrous oxide for pain management. Emerson is one of the first community hospitals in the greater Boston...
Pilates Class Starts April 14th at Emerson Hospital’s Health and Wellness Center
In the last decade, Pilates has become a popular way to exercise your mind and body.  Based on exercises designed to strengthen the core, Pilates can help improve your health without taking a toll on your body. Emerson Hospital is offering a Small Group Pilates class beginnin...
Emerson Hospital Awarded High Marks for Patient Safety and Patients' Experience of Care
Emerson Hospital was recently honored with high marks for patient safety and patients' experience of care by two national health organizations, The Leapfrog Group and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. In its Spring 2015 report, Emerson received an "A" - the high...
Emerson Hospital Elects New President of Medical Staff
Dr. Raj Devarajan, a gastroenterologist, recently became president of Emerson Hospital’s medical staff. Elected by his peers, Dr. Devarajan will serve a two-year term that began October 1. He succeeds Dr. James Street, chair, Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Med...
Emerson Hospital First in Massachusetts to Use iPad Rounding Tool for Patient Experience
Emerson Hospital is the first hospital in Massachusetts and an early adopter in all of New England, to use Orchid - CipherHealth’s real-time nurse rounding application, to enhance patients’ experience.  Nurse managers on many of Emerson’s in-patient floors are using the iPad-...
Emerson Hospital Offers Movement Class for Those Recovering from a Serious Illness
According to the Centers for Disease Control, regular physical activity is tied to your mental health and mood. Recovering from a serious illness is both physically and emotionally draining. This winter, Emerson Hospital is offering Road to Recovery, a program that address th...
Cambridge Savings Bank Named Presenting Sponsor of Emerson Hospital's 5k Run ~ Walk for Cancer on May 30
Cambridge Savings Bank has been named the Presenting Sponsor of the 15th annual Emerson Hospital 5k Run ~ Walk for Cancer. The community-wide event, presented by the Emerson Hospital Auxiliary, will take place on Saturday, May 30 at The Thoreau Club, 275 Forest Ridge Road, Co...
Local Mom Who Fought Breast Cancer Encourages Support of Emerson Hospital’s 5K Run~Walk for Cancer on May 30
In 2013 Lindsay McGloughlin, an Ayer resident and 28-year-old mother of 18-month old Charlie, had just started a new job as a firefighter and an EMT with the Concord Fire Department when she was diagnosed with breast cancer.  With the unwavering support of her new co-workers,...
Margo’s Gals & Guys - An Acton Business Teaming up to Support Emerson Hospital’s 5k Run~Walk for Cancer
Peggy Nazzaro is owner of Margo’s Hair and Body Design in Acton , and a long-time supporter of cancer patients at Emerson Hospital.  A resident of Littleton, she is also a Corporator of Emerson. This year, Peggy has gone the extra mile and formed a team, Margo’s Gals & G...
Emerson Hospital 5k Run~Walk for Cancer Raises $90,000
The Emerson Hospital Auxiliary's 15th annual 5k Run~Walk for Cancer was held on May 30th on a beautiful spring day with over 550 runners and walkers participating.  A record-breaking amount of $90,000 was raised this year, thanks to the individual and team fundraising efforts...
Dr. Sheila Kennedy Honored as 2015 Physician Quality Champion
At Emerson Hospital’s annual Physician Recognition Dinner, Sheila Kennedy, MD, received the 2015 Physician Quality Champion Award. Dr. Kennedy joined Emerson in 1992 and she has served as the Chairman of Emerson’s Department of Medicine since 2010.  She is board-certified in ...
You May See Your Doctor Now...From the Comfort of Your Home
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts is partnering with American Well® on its new telemedicine program, WellConnection. The pilot program enables select patients to engage with their health care provider through online video, instead of going to the doctor’s office. Hea...
Families Welcome Newborn Daughters Born Thanksgiving Day at Emerson Hospital
Two babies born at Emerson Hospital on Thanksgiving Day made the holiday extra special for their families who both live in Bedford, Mass. Every day is a wonderful time to welcome a newborn, but Thanksgiving, which focuses on gratitude, enhances the meaning of having a baby. ...
Timeless Treasures Tour Antiques Appraisal Event to Benefit the Emerson Hospital Auxiliary
The Emerson Hospital Auxiliary is pleased to announce a unique event - the Timeless Treasures Tour, an antiques appraisal fundraiser to benefit Emerson Hospital on Saturday, March 7.  Three expert, professional appraisers will assess antiques and other beloved treasures, brou...
Emerson Hospital Named Top Urban Hospital
Emerson Hospital was named a Top Urban Hospital by The Leapfrog Group, a national leader and advocate in hospital transparency. This recognition is based on Emerson’s commitment to Leapfrog’s vision of providing the safest, highest quality healthcare for consumers and purchas...
Annual Tree of Lights Holiday Tradition Set for December 7
The 27th annual Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital Tree of Lights ceremony takes place on Monday, December 7 from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. at the hospital. In 1988, the Auxiliary began the tradition of lighting the evergreen tree that graces the main entrance to Emerson Hospital as a way ...
Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital Celebrates 27th Annual Tree of Lights Holiday Tradition
On December 7th, the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital held its 27th annual Tree of Lights ceremony at Emerson Hospital. Emerson Chaplain Timothy Duff led the ceremony; his message included encouragement for all to be thankful for the gifts we have been given and hope for our fut...
Dave Porter Receives Outstanding Volunteer Award for Service to Patients and Families at Emerson Hospital
Fifteen years ago, Concord resident Dave Porter began volunteering at Emerson Hospital. Today he is 88 years old and he has volunteered for nearly 3,000 hours at Emerson. He was recently honored with the Joan Schiller Outstanding Volunteer Award at Emerson’s annual Volunteer ...
Emerson Hospital Offers Variety of Yoga Classes this Winter
Yoga isn't just for exercise. Many studies have shown the positive effects of yoga on a person's physical and mental health. Yoga has also been proven to have a significant impact on preventing illness and managing the treatment of cancer, heart disease, diabetes and other he...
Phyllis Lupisella Named Program Director for the Center for Advanced Wound Care at Emerson Hospital
Phyllis Lupisella, RN, WCC (Wound Care Certification), is the new Program Director of Emerson’s Center for Advanced Wound Care, effective immediately.  In this role, the Worcester resident will provide strategic oversight to the Center while building strong partnerships with ...
Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center Receives Million Dollar Grant from Oak Foundation
The Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center at Emerson Hospital has been awarded a $1,025,000 grant from Oak Foundation, with its main administrative office in Geneva Switzerland, to improve the outcomes of children and teens who suffer a concussion.  The three-year grant was a...
Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital Annual Meeting Featured Dr. Jon DuBois, Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital - Bethke
The Annual Meeting and Luncheon of the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital was held on Friday, October 7 at the Nashawtuc Country Club in Concord. This year’s event featured Dr. Jon DuBois, Medical Director of the Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital – Bethke. The title o...
Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital Learns About Rehabilitation and Sports Therapies
In May, the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital presented an educational program and light dinner at the Emerson Hospital Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies, Concord, for Auxilians and their guests. The event provided a unique opportunity to tour Emerson’s state-of-the ...
Emerson Hospital’s Most Popular Baby Names of 2015
In 2015, nearly 1,200 babies were born at Emerson Hospital, representing 45 different communities, including Sudbury, Westford and other towns throughout Middlesex County, and several in New Hampshire.  Their parents chose some very special names.  The most popular names sele...
Emerson Hospital Offers Baseline Concussion Tests to All Maynard High School Students
Clinicians from Emerson Hospital’s Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center and its Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies are partnering with Maynard High School to perform baseline concussion testing on its 500 high school students.  Baseline concussion testing consist...
Emerson Hospital Offers Beginner Belly Dance this Fall
The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body is offering a fun beginner Belly Dance class starting September 17.  The class is about embracing the ability to move with joy and beauty.  Belly dance celebrates all ages, shapes and sizes. In this beginner class, participants ...
Emerson Hospital Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety
Emerson Hospital is honored to be named one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety in 2016 by the Women’s Choice Award, a national referral source for women.  This is the only patient safety award that identifies the country’s best healthcare institutions based on cri...
Take Control: Demystifying Breast Cancer
Are you interested in learning the latest on breast cancer prevention, research and treatment options?  The Thoreau Club is hosting a free workshop called Take Control: Demystifying Breast Cancer Prevention. The event is open to the public and will take place on Wednesday, No...
Local Family Welcomes Their First Baby on Christmas Day
For new parents Lindsey and Ben Van Gieson, Christmas and Chanukah were made more joyous than they ever could have imagined as they welcomed their first born child in the early morning of December 25. Hadley Ruby was born at 4:11 a.m. on Christmas morning and the first day of ...
Emerson Employees Honored With Compassionate Caregiver Awards
At Emerson Hospital’s Compassionate Caregiver Award event held recently, two staff members were honored for their devotion to patients and for consistently providing compassionate care. Nominated by their colleagues, Gach Clamp, Home Health Aid with Emerson Home Care, and Kat...
Concussion Diagnosis and Management: A Care Team Approach
The Emerson Hospital Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies, and the Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center will present a concussion seminar for professionals across the United States who provide care to patients suffering from concussions.  The seminar: Concussion Di...
Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital to Host Educational Program on Skin Health
On Thursday, April 7, the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital will present an informative educational program, Skin Sense – Unlocking the Secrets to Graceful Aging and Skin Cancer Prevention, featuring physicians from Dermatology Associates of Concord.  The event is from 7:00 p.m. ...
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Joins Orthopedic Affiliates
John Cahoy, MD, recently joined Orthopedic Affiliates and is accepting new pediatric and adult patients at 54 Baker Avenue Extension, Suite 200 in Concord and at Emerson’s Westford Health Center, 133 Littleton Road, Suite 104 in Westford.  His clinical interests include compr...
Emerson Hospital’s Board Chair Retires After 21 Years of Service
Emerson Hospital announced today that John M. Lowe III, Ph.D., has retired from his 21 years of service on the Emerson Hospital Board of Directors, including serving as Chair of the Board from 2006-2011.  Dr. Lowe will continue to serve Emerson Hospital as a Corporator. Corpor...
Renowned Urologist Joins Emerson Hospital
Dr. John A. Libertino, a renowned urologist who is highly regarded for his excellent clinical skills in treating patients with a variety of urologic diseases, has joined Emerson Hospital.  He is seeing patients at Emerson Urology Associates, located at 131 Old Road to Nine Ac...
Emerson Hospital Offers Full-Body Exercise Classes this Fall
The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body is offering an array of exercises class starting September 19.  The classes are taught with the Essentrics exercise approach, based on the teachings of Miranda Esmond-White.  Classes are done in bare feet or sticky socks to prop...
Emerson Hospital Offers Yoga Healing for Concussions this Fall
The Emerson Wellness Center for Mind and Body is offering a unique Yoga Healing for Concussions class starting September 20.  The class targets people who are suffering from the effects of concussions through mindful breathing and gentle stretches.  It is designed to help c...
Flu and Pneumonia Vaccination Clinic for Seniors in Concord – October 20
Every year the seasonal flu makes millions of people across the country sick, some seriously. Seniors are particularly susceptible to catching the virus. As part of its mission to keep people healthy this flu season, Emerson Hospital Home Care and the Concord Health Departmen...
Emerson Hospital Hosts ‘Black & White Masquerade Ball’ to Benefit Cancer Care
Emerson Hospital has announced the date of its 2016 gala to support cancer care at the hospital. The “Black & White Masquerade Ball’ dinner and dance will take place on Saturday, October 29 in the evening, at The Westin Boston Waterfront Hotel.  Sponsorships are now available...
Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital Hosts Free Wellness Program: Get Fit! Have Fun!
On Thursday, November 17, the Auxiliary of Emerson Hospital will present an energetic and informative educational event, Get Fit! Have Fun!  The event will be heldfrom 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Emerson Hospital Wellness Center for Mind and Body, located in the Concord Mea...
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