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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...
Emerson Health Westford
Comprehensive Care, Close to Home We understand the importance of making advanced medical care accessible to everyone. At Emerson Health Westford, we attract the most highly-skilled doctors, nurses and medical personnel. With more than 30 physicians in a number of different ...
Emerson Health Groton
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 Health 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 Health Bedford
Primary care close to home in Bedford, Massachusetts. Compassionate, high-quality care.   Emerson Health Bedford features a growing practice with highly-qualified physicians and nurse practitioners in a convenient location. Click here to learn more about Emerson Healt...
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 on the first floor of the Medical Office Building at Emerson Hospital in Concord, Massachusetts. Please park in the lower lot, which is to the left as you enter the main campus from the street. Parking will be validated upon check-in.
Hermel Breast Health Center Concord
​A Mammography Can Save Your Life Do not delay your screening. At Emerson Health’s Hermel Breast Health Center in Concord you have convenient, close-to-home access to advanced imaging technology — along with an array of other important services dedicated to breast health ...
Cantu Concussion Center
The Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center is a consultation outpatient facility located within the Emerson Health Center in Concord, Massachusetts. The Cantu Concussion Center provides traditional as well as integrative, individualized treatment for those suffering from con...
Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson - Bethke Location
Radiation Oncology 1st Floor, Medical Office Building 978-287-3290 Enter through the glass vestibule and go straight across the hallway.   Medical Oncology 2nd floor, Medical Office Building 978-287-3436 Enter through the glass vestibule, take a right, pass th...
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 Birthing Center Location
The Clough Birthing Center on Emerson Hospital’s main campus in Concord, Massachusetts, is unique because it offers the perfect blend of two distinct worlds — the highest quality medical expertise for both mother and baby in a wonderfully serene and wooded location close to h...
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.
Center for Weight Loss Location
Emerson Hospital Center for Weight Loss is here to help you regain your active lifestyle. To learn more about weight loss surgery and physicians, or to request a commitment-free consultation with our surgeons, sign up for our on-demand info session .   ADDRESS 54 ...
Blood Donor Center
Donate blood. Save a life. We actively welcome blood donors. Appointments are recommended, while walk-ins are also accepted when space is available. Call 978-287-3778 to schedule an appointment. LOCATION — The Emerson Health Blood Donor Center is located at Emerson...
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...
Emerson Health Center, Concord
Comprehensive Care, Close to Home Our expanded Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies offers a variety of rehabilitation services for physical, occupational and speech language therapy.   Services available in Concord Physical Therapy Occupati...
Westford Rehab Location
Comprehensive Care, Close to Home When you or your child need to see a specialist for rehabilitation or assessment, you’ll find a wide variety of services and specialties right here at Emerson Health Westford . Services available in Westford Physical Therapy Occupati...
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 Health Primary Care Concord
REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT To request an appointment with a physician at Emerson Health Primary Care Concord, fill out the form below or call  978-287-7495 . A member of our staff will get back to you during normal business hours.  Privacy Policy Accepted Insurance Provid...
Emerson Health Gastroenterology
We have a new name! Concord Gastroenterology Associates is now Emerson Health Gastroenterology. We are located in a new, state-of-the-art office at 310 Baker Avenue in Concord, Massachusetts. The private, spacious suite is just down the hall from Emerson's new Endoscopy & Di...
Emerson Health Orthopedics — Littleton
Ailments Treated Emerson’s orthopedic specialists treat a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions in adults and children, including: Arthritis (osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis) Abnormalities of the fingers and toes Back and leg pain, including sciatica ...
Emerson Health Primary Care Bedford
Emerson Health Primary Care Bedford is located within close proximity of the historic Bedford town common. We are fortunate that our office is in a medical building with a variety of other practices, including a podiatrist who is affiliated with Emerson Health. We are conveni...
Emerson Health Primary Care 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 Health Endocrinology
Emerson Endocrinology Associates is now Emerson Health Endocrinology! We are located in a new, state-of-the-art office at Emerson Medical at Maynard, just 12 minutes down the road from our former office. You will continue to see your endocrinologist in the new space. The pri...
Emerson Health Plastic Surgery
When you want to look and feel your best, look no further than Joanna Ng-Glazier, MD, of Emerson Health Plastic Surgery in Concord, Massachusetts. Board certified in both plastic surgery and general surgery, Dr. Ng-Glazier performs an array of cosmetic plastic surgery, leadin...
Emerson Health Urology
At Emerson Health Urology in Concord, Mass., 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 a...
Emerson Health Internal Medicine
At Emerson Health Internal Medicine, we provide comprehensive primary care, including physical examinations, routine health screenings and preventive care. We are located in the Medical Office Building on the Emerson Hospital main campus in Concord, Massachusetts, and we acce...
Emerson Health Neurology of Acton
Emerson Health Neurology 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 our neurolo...
Emerson Health Neurology of Concord
Emerson Health Neurology cares for a range of neurological issues affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. To request an appointment, please fill out this form or call us at 978-287-7481 .   Procedures and Conditions We Treat You can turn to our neurolo...
Emerson Spine Program
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.   REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT Fill out the below for...
Emerson Health Cardiology
Emerson Health Cardiology is located in the Medical Office 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 of conditio...
Hermel Breast Health Center Westford
​A Mammography can save your life Do not delay your screening. At Emerson Health’s Hermel Breast Health Center Westford, you have convenient, close-to-home access to advanced imaging technology — along with an array of other important services dedicated to breast health ...
Cardiac Rehabilitation
REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT Fill out the below form to request an appointment with the team of specialist at Emerson's  Cardiac Rehabilitation program. A member of our staff will get back to you during normal business hours. Privacy Policy Location Located on ...
Emerson Endoscopy & Digestive Health Center
If you need to schedule or reschedule a procedure, please call Emerson Health Gastroenterology at 978-287-3835 and choose option 2 for scheduling.     Procedures Colonoscopy Learn more about colonoscopies Upper Endoscopy Flexible Sigmoidoscopy...
Emerson Health Primary Care Maynard
Please note: Compassionate Care Physicians is now Emerson Health Primary Care Maynard! We still provide the same exceptional comprehensive care — including physical examinations, routine health screenings and preventive care — just under a new name. We accept most major insur...
Emerson Health Surgery
Directions & Parking Our office is located in the Medical Office Building of Emerson Hospital in Concord, Massachusetts. The campus entrance is located just off of route 2 on Old Road to Nine Acre Corner. As you enter from the street, bear left and follow signs toward the em...
About Us
We look forward to becoming acquainted with you and your family. We hope to be able to meet your health care needs and address your concerns. Please don't hesitate to call us at 978-287-3547 with any questions. Our Providers Atif Khan, MD, FACS , has advanced and refin...
Patient Resources
Surgery at Emerson Emerson Hospital is an acute care facility known for its medical and surgical specialists, outstanding nursing care and patient-centered services. Emerson consistently earns high marks in patient satisfaction surveys . Emerson's Clough Surgical Center i...
Emerson Health Primary Care Groton
Formerly Groton Medical Associates, we are now part of the Emerson Health family of primary care practices. We still offer the same comprehensive services as before. Please call us to schedule your appointment.
Surgical Procedures
Emerson Health Surgery performs a spectrum of general surgical procedures and specializes in treating gastrointestinal conditions — diseases of the stomach and intestines — with laparoscopic (minimally invasive) surgery, as well as breast surgery and melanoma surgery. Many p...
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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
Hours are Monday – Friday, 8 am – 4:30 pm ( closed 12:15 – 1 pm ). Urgent care for already-registered patients is available on Sunday 8 am – 12 pm (noon). Phone:  978-287-3286 If you take anticoagulant medications — also known as blood thinners — to prevent blood c...
Behavioral Health
If you or a loved one is struggling with mental health or substance use issues, Emerson Hospital’s Behavioral Health department can help. We provide comprehensive inpatient mental health and outpatient substance use treatment services for adults in a safe, caring environment. ...
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 and treatment. Our inpatient behavioral health services offers a  secure 31-bed inpatien...
Children & Adolescents
 Emerson Hospital does not have an inpatient unit for children or adolescents with behavioral health issues. If your child or adolescent requires a diagnostic evaluation and risk assessment, our Psychiatric Triage Team is available. Our Triage Team can be accessed by visiting ...
Addiction Medicine
\][PIf you or a loved one are grappling with addiction, Emerson has an addiction recovery program staffed by behavioral health experts who are known for their experience and compassion. They specialize in working with adults to help prevent relapse and provide long-term copin...
Bones & Joints (Orthopedics)
When a musculoskeletal injury or condition compromises your — or your child’s — ability to live life fully, without pain, know that Emerson Health’s orthopedic specialists offer a full range of expert diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical services. Emerson’s orthopedic surge...
Orthopedics
When surgery is the recommended option for treating an orthopedic injury or condition, it is good to know that Emerson Health’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 World Class Care The Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital – Bethke, makes highly coordinated care easily accessible for our community. The center provides comprehensive radiation oncology and medical oncology services, as well as Mass General th...
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...
Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is responsible for the most cancer deaths throughout the world. Nearly 174,000 new cases of lung cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. each year. The most common cause of lung cancer is cigarette smoking, but some lung cancer patients have never smoked. Exposure to asb...
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, an...
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
If you are an athlete who plays contact sports or the parent of a child who does, it is important to know this: Serious concussions are on the rise, but so are advances in their treatment. And you will be glad to know that one of the leading centers for concussion treatment ...
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. How to Schedule a Test To learn mor...
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...
Digestive Care (Gastroenterology)
​​Digestive problems can seriously affect your daily life and long-term health, so it’s important to take care of your digestive system. Fortunately, expert help is available through Emerson Health.  With a team of highly trained gastroenterologists — doctors who specialize...
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 ENT specialists affiliated with the renowned Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary.  Should a rare or uncommon disorder requi...
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.   ➤ Know Where to Go for Care COVID-19 Treatment and Testing If you are experiencing mild COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 but are asymptomatic, please contact your primary care physician’s o...
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. The...
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
Click here to learn more about our Heart Disease & Diabetes Prevention Program. Cardiac rehabilitation is a nationally-certified program to help speed your return to an active life after you have had a cardiac issue — and it is proven to reduce the risk of further heart ...
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 health care setting, including an acute care hospital, a rehabilitation facility, a skilled nursing facil...
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 in...
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...
Mammography
​​A mammogram is an X-ray examination of the breast, most often used to look for early signs of breast cancer. Regular mammograms are the best tests doctors have to find breast cancer early — sometimes up to three years before a lump can be felt. It is recommended that women ...
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...
Other X-Ray Services
Emerson Hospital’s skilled radiologists work closely with other specialists in performing advanced procedures in which X-ray imaging plays an integral role in diagnosis and treatment. These procedures include:   Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) ERCP ...
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's laboratory services are 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 diagno...
Pulmonary Function (Lungs & Breathing)
For the safety of our patients and staff and to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, our pulmonary function department has made adjustments to its scheduling and hours of operation, and has implemented enhanced cleaning protocols. All staff are screened daily for CO...
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
How painful it is to give birth? What if I don’t bond with your baby right away? What else do I need to know about giving birth? Learn honest answers to these and more with two Labor and Delivery nurses from Emerson Hospital. For more podcast episodes, visit our Health Wor...
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...
Clough Birthing Center
Where to have your baby is an important decision for your growing family. The Clough Birthing Center on Emerson Hospital’s main campus in Concord, Massachusetts, offers an ideal, family-centered option: The highest quality medical expertise in a serene location, close to home...
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 ...
Skin to Skin
Seeing your baby for the first time is a moment you will never forget, as all those months of preparing and dreaming finally become real.  Here at Emerson Hospital’s Clough Birthing Center, when your baby is born we place him or her directly on your chest for what is called...
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...
Postpartum Care
Once your baby is born, Emerson Hospital’s Clough Birthing Center offers you a range of postpartum services to help to recover and get acquainted with the newest member of your family.    Private postpartum rooms Your comfort is of paramount important to us at Emerson Ho...
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 Parent Support Groups & Classes
Emotional well-being after baby A free support group that meets every Thursday, 9:30-11 a.m. Emotional challenges are the most common complication of pregnancy and childbirth, yet parents often feel isolated and ashamed if they are struggling. Parents experiencing anxiety ...
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...
Stroke
Minutes matter when it comes to getting stroke treatment, which is why it is critical to have high-quality stroke care close to home. Emerson has earned advanced stroke certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Heart Association. The Joint C...
Neurology
​If you or a loved one needs to see a neurologist — a doctor who specializes in disorders of the nervous system — it is important to know that Emerson Health has a team of board-certified neurologists with extensive expertise in diagnosing, treating and managing these types of...
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 Health for expert care.  It is important to know, however, that surgery is rarely the first-line treatment for spinal issues. That ...
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 a specialized support group. The Newbury Court Parkinson’s support group provides information and emotional support for Parkinson’s patients, their care partne...
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...
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,...
Pediatric Intervention Team
The hospital can be a scary place for a child. That is why Emerson Health's Pediatric Intervention Team (PIT), comprised of certified child life specialists, offers emotional support to help ease the fears and anxiety of children — and their families — wherever they are in th...
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 Health offers a network of nearly 60 internal medicine and family medicine physicians with offices in 11 communities. These primary care physicians...
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, patients at the Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies are asked to sanitize their hands and don a fresh mask. If you have had a sports injury, orthopedic ...
Occupational Therapy
For the safety of our patients and staff and to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, patients at the Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies are asked to sanitize their hands and don a fresh mask. If you or a loved one needs help to regain ever...
Speech and Language Therapy
Our team members work with both Adults and Children (if you are seeking information about pediatric speech therapy, click here ).   sPEECH AND LANGUAGE THERAPY FOR ADULTS Our experienced, licensed speech-language pathologists provide expert evaluation and treatment in ...
Pediatric Therapy
Family centered integrated therapy for children of all ages At the Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies, we provide pediatric outpatient evaluation and therapy services for children from birth through adolescence. Our team consists of occupational, ...
Specialty Therapies
​If you or a loved one needs specialized physical therapy, occupational therapy, or speech and language therapy, you are in good hands with Emerson Health.  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 an...
Hand & Upper Extremity 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 Emerson Health's certified hand therapists for expert evaluation and treatment. Our hand therapists are occupational therapists with a...
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 Health 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 treata...
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
Driving is an activity that requires multiple body functions to work together properly. For safe driving, the driver needs to ensure that their visual, physical, and cognitive systems are working appropriately. As the body changes with medical diagnoses, events and/or age, it ...
Aphasia Conversation Group
Community is so important, now more than ever. It can be helpful to stay connected with friends, family, and the people who understand us. Aphasia can make that extra challenging in times like these. That is why Emerson is conducting an online aphasia conversation group. Thi...
Sleep Center
For the safety of our patients and staff and to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, our Sleep Center has made adjustments to its scheduling and hours of operation, and has implemented enhanced cleaning protocols. All staff are screened daily for COVID-19 symptoms, a...
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 t...
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 Health has a team of skilled surgeons and anesthesiologists with extensive experience caring for infants, children and adolescents. Our surgeons perform many pr...
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.   ...
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
Emerson Health Urology is dedicated to advanced care of urologic conditions. Its expert physicians use leading-edge, patient-focused treatments, including the most advanced care for prostate cancer in New England. Everything you need to diagnose and treat your urologic cond...
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 arr...
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...
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 pai...
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 Health’s Hermel Breast Health Centers in Concord and Westford provide convenient, close-to-home access to advanced imaging technology — along with an array of other important services dedicated to breast health — in facilities designed for your comfort and privacy....
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 a...
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...
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 progr...
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 ...
Patient 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. Chrissy's Weight Loss Story Chr...
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 is respected not only 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-invasiv...
Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine
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 and Hyperbaric Medicine at Emerson Hospital has made adjustments to our scheduling and hours of operation, and has enhanced our cleaning protocols....
Patient Portal
Physician Practices and Cantu Concussion Center Physician Practices, and Cantu Concussion Center use Patient Gateway . To register for a new Patient Gateway account: Visit PatientGateway .org and click “ENROLL NOW” to get started. For technical help, please ...
Medical Records
Emerson Health’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 maintai...
Visiting Hours & Parking
Visitor restrictions align with guidance from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. Please refer to our visitor policy for up-to-date guidelines. Visitation hours are from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. daily . It is at the discretion of the clinical team to allow visitors be...
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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 is to make this process as easy and stress-free as possible for you. Here is some information ...
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 Mass...
Credit & Collections Policy
At Emerson Health, 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 unders...
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
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 res...
Health Care Proxy
Planning for medical treatment Adults in Massachusetts have the right to accept or refuse medical treatment, including life-sustaining treatment. This means that you have the right to request or consent to treatment, to refuse treatment before it has started and to have trea...
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 family ...
Visiting the Area
Concord, Massachusetts, and the surrounding towns have all the amenities you'll need when visiting the area: places to stay, dine and shop, in addition to a number of cultural and historic sites. The hospital is conveniently located about 30 minutes northwest of Boston on Rou...
Quality & Safety
At Emerson Health, quality and patient safety are our top priorities. In fact, we are committed to being a high-reliability organization, which means we continuously work to improve patient outcomes and make the hospital and our satellite locations safe environments for you a...
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 Health is able to meet our community’s growing healthcare 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 , o...
Ways to Give
At Emerson Health, donations are our lifeblood. Without your generosity, we would not be able to deliver the outstanding medical care our patients deserve. It is 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 Health is able to meet our community’s growing healthcare needs thanks to the support of caring and committed volunteers and donors like you. Thank you for your support! If you would like to make y...
Annual Appeal
EVERY GIFT COUNTS Our generous community of over 2,000 donors helps Emerson raise more than $1.5 million dollars every year. These gifts to Emerson’s Annual Appeal support every part of Emerson’s work to keep our community healthy. From the hospital, to our urgent care cent...
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...
Planned Giving
Emerson Health continues to be shaped in significant ways by the legacies — large and small — delivered through a variety of flexible, tax-advantaged planned gifts. To appreciate the impact of these gifts, we have only to reflect on the legacy of Charles Emerson, whose planne...
About the Foundation
The Emerson Health Foundation is a separately incorporated not-for-profit, tax-exempt organization that raises philanthropic resources for Emerson Health. Philanthropy directly supports Emerson’s mission to make high-quality healthcare accessible to everyone who lives, works...
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 400 adult and student volunteers representing 42 towns, we still need your help. It’s more important than ever ...
Auxiliary
Volunteering with the Auxiliary provides our intergenerational membership opportunities to connect with each other during fun social events and also provides a meaningful way to give back to the community through educational, fundraising and community programs.  To learn...
Auxiliary Events
2024 Auxiliary Programs Women's Health Menopause and Pelvic Health POSTPONED – IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING NOTIFIED OF THE NEW DATE, PLEASE EMAIL  EMERSONAUXILIARY@GMAIL.COM Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind & Body, 310 Baker Avenue Extension, Concord Join...
5k Run~Walk for Cancer Care
Providing CARE until there is a CURE Each spring, the  Emerson Health 5k Run~Walk for Cancer Care  brings our community together. In 2023, we enjoyed a beautiful May day and raised $160,000 for local cancer care! Click here to register for our 2024 Run~Walk event.  This ye...
Get In Touch
Please Note: Emerson Hospital does not provide medical advice, confirm appointments or make medical recommendations through this website. If you have any questions about your health, contact your doctor or health care provider directly. Click here to use our Find a Doctor t...
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
 Save-A-Life – Learn The Signs of Stroke   Tuesday, November 14, 2:30-4PM Emerson's Steinberg Wellness Center for Mind and Body, 310 Baker Avenue, Concord Millions of people have a stroke and suffer life-changing effects. During this season of gratitude, join Emer...
Youth Risk Behavior Survey
Funded by Emerson Health as part of its Community Benefits Program, the Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) helps us understand the health issues experienced by public school students in our region. It is coordinated by Market Street Research in Northampton, Mass., and has been...
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...
About Emerson
High-quality healthcare comes home   Emerson Health provides advanced medical services to more than 300,000 people in 25 towns. Our core mission is to deliver exceptional patient-centered care that is highly reliable, safe, compassionate, equitable, efficient, and coo...
From our President & CEO
Welcome to Emerson Health Thank you for your virtual visit to Emerson Health, a private, non-profit, health system serving over 300,000 individuals in 25 towns. Headquartered in Concord, Massachusetts, 20 miles west of Boston, the hospital offers you and your family a full ...
Senior Leadership
Every team needs its leaders. At Emerson Hospital, we are one big team. But within that team are smaller groups that make a huge impact on everything from daily operations to patient care to the hospital’s bright future. That is where our senior leaders come in. Learn all ab...
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 Health’s Corporators are innovators, leaders and active members of their respective communities, and they play an important role in educating our communities about the health system's services and activities. They also provide valuable feedback and communication, help...
Awards, Accreditations & Affiliations
Quality Awards   Healthgrades 2023 and 2022 Patient Safety Excellence Award 2023 and 2022 Outstanding Patient Experience Award 2023 America's Best Hospitals for Prostate Surgery Award 2024   Women's Choice Awards , Best Hospital for: Comprehensive ...
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 in Concord: the Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center . This kind of specialized expertise is essential because there ...
Auxiliary Leadership
The 2023/2024 Auxiliary of Emerson Health leadership team are: Officers President: Liza Carey Vice President/Secretary: Carolyn Myers Treasurer: Joyce Davis Past President: Karen H. McGinn Board Members Catherine Adams Elizabeth Berk Andrea Brox Pat Fleischauer ...
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 Health 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 do...
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Corporate Compliance
When you interact with Emerson Health, 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 Compliance...
For Physicians
The foundation of Emerson Health 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 a...
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Laboratory Locations
Laboratory Services Locations For your convenience, specimen collection centers are located throughout the communities Emerson Health serves. Complete contact information is provided below:   Emerson Hospital main campus Specimen Collection Center, Medical Office Buil...
Community Needs Assessment
Emerson Hospital undertook a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) from January through September 2021 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 requi...
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...
Thank You for Your Feedback
We appreciate you taking the time to reach out to us. If necessary, we will aim to respond within three business days. Please note that Emerson Hospital does not provide medical advice, confirm appointments or make medical recommendations through this feedback form. If you ...
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...
Physiatry
​If you are dealing with a neurological or orthopedic disorder such as a stroke or back injury, it is important to know that Emerson Hospital offers expert care from a team of highly-trained physiatrists. Physiatrists are doctors who specialize in physical medicine and reha...
Concussion Forms
Prior to your visit, new and returning patients at the Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center are asked to please download and fill out the applicable forms, then email them to cantuconcussionctr@emersonhosp.org . You will also need to bring a copy of your insurance card. If ...
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
CONTACT US Questions? For more information contact our scoliosis program coordinator at scoliosisnavigator@emersonhosp.org . Frequently Asked Questions About the Emerson Health Scoliosis Program WHAT IS SCOLIOSIS? Scoliosis is an atypical curvature of the spine. The...
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...
Endocrine Surgery
If you or a loved one is affected by a thyroid, parathyroid or adrenal gland disorder that requires surgery, it is important to know that Emerson Hospital is home to the only fellowship-trained endocrine surgeon in the greater Concord area. Endocrine surgery is a relatively ...
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...
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Clough Family Rehab Center Locations
For the safety of our patients and staff and to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, patients at the Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies are asked to sanitize their hands and don a fresh mask. Emerson Health's Clough Family Center for Re...
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 Centers in Concord and Westford, Massachusetts , feature 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 an appointment for a mam...
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...
Breast Health Program Team
The multi-disciplinary team involved in Emerson Hospital’s Comprehensive Breast Health Program include physicians, medical and support staff, social workers, a dietitian, therapists and lymphedema specialists. Their expertise and commitment to compassionate care extend to eac...
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 Community Physician Organization has a large range of Specialists to address patients’ unique medical needs. Our medical Specialists have advanced degrees and training in specific areas of medicine. Although most health issues can be managed by Primary Care Physici...
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 Health 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 Emerson ...
Pharmacy Residency Program
UPCOMING EVENTS Residency Showcase at ASHP MYM: 12/5/23, 1 – 4 pm Virtual Open House: 11/28/23, 6-8 PM Contact: cmclellan@emersonhosp.org for details   Program Purpose Postgraduate year one (PGY1) pharmacy residency programs build on pharmacy education and o...
Podcast
Tune in to Health Works Here, the podcast series of Emerson Health, 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-embed...
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. HOURS...
Vaping
  Emerson Hospital’s most recent 2020 Youth Risk Behavior Survey of area public middle and high school students found that vaping is the “drug of choice,” especially for high school students. Multiple deaths have occurred and hundreds of people around the country cont...
Sports Medicine & Performance
Sports Physical Therapy: Helping You Reach a Higher Level At the Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies, we provide sports therapy services for athletes of all ages. Our team of highly-qualified sports Physical therapists, athletic trainers, and strengt...
Strength & Conditioning
Are you an athlete looking to compete at a higher level, or have recovered from a recent injury and are looking to get back to peak performance? Clough Sports Medicine & Performance offers strength training services that can be customized to your specific needs. We can work w...
Health Works Magazine
Three times a year, Emerson produces Health Works magazine, featuring inspiring patient stories, heath and wellness tips, upcoming events, updates on our services, recipes, and much more. Visit emersonhospital.org/newsletter to subscribe to the print magazine and our ema...
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. Their primary role and focus is on the patient, as well as family and support members. Our brea...
Prevent Colorectal Cancer
Colonoscopies save lives Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. Colonoscopies are the most effective screening technique for colon cancer — otherwise known as colorectal cancer — because it can detect early-stage cancer before symptoms...
Administrative Fellowship
We're excited to welcome Elizabeth Pitchford of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Daniel Gendimenico of The University of Scranton as our new administrative resident fellows for 2024!     Program Overview The Administrative Fellowship at Emerson ...
Application Process
The application period for the 2024/2025 Administrative Fellowship program is now closed. Applications will be accepted again late summer 2024.  How to Apply The application for the administrative fellowship runs on a rolling basis. The required application materials are: ...
Executive & Physician Testimonials
Administration Christine Schuster, RN, MBA , President and Chief Executive Officer, Emerson Hospital The Administrative Fellowship program at Emerson Hospital provides an outstanding opportunity for talented future health care executives to work closely with senior lea...
Visitor Policy
Visitor & Support Person Guidelines   Visitors must check in at the hospital main entrance and obtain a visitor badge. Visitors must wear their hospital issued badge for the entirety of their visit. Visitor badges will identify the floor and room number of the patient b...
COVID-19 Information
Further Reading Allergies, Cold, Flu or COVID-19? How to Tell the Difference Massachusetts Hospital Leaders Issue Urgent Message to the General Public 10 Holiday COVID-19 Safety Tips How Children Can Receive the COVID-19 Vaccine 11 COVID-19 Back to School Ti...
Telehealth
Many Emerson physicians and 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 these virtual appointments, every effort will be made for you to talk with yo...
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 driv...
Fellow Bios
2023-24 Current Fellows Deidre Skerritt is a Master of Health Administration candidate at Virginia Commonwealth University (CAHME accredited) with an anticipated graduation date of May 2024. While completing her graduate degree at VCU, Deidre served as the DEI co-ex...
Endoscopy at Emerson Hospital During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Pre-Procedure COVID-19 Testing Some patients may need to undergo a COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to their procedure. When scheduling your appointment, please ask if this will be required of you. Visit our COVID testing page to learn more about testing at Emerson facil...
COVID-19 Testing at Emerson Hospital
COVID-19 testing appointments take place at the Emerson Health Urgent Care locations in Hudson, Maynard and Littleton. If you are experiencing mild COVID-19 symptoms, please contact your primary care physician’s office for testing and treatment options or book a reservatio...
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 ...
Preceptor
Craig Nesta, JD, MBA, MS , Vice President, Emerson Practice Associates & Administrative Fellowship Director In addition to his role as vice president for Emerson’s physician practice, Craig serves as the director of Emerson’s Administrative Fellowship Program and coordin...
New Employee Orientation
  Welcome to Emerson Health! 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 up ...
Preceptors
Meet Our Preceptors   Christine McLellan Director of Pharmacy and PGY1 Residency Program Director Pharm.D. – University of Rhode Island, 2001 Board-certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist, 2008 Diplomate, Pharmacy Leadership Academy, 2009 Masters of Health Care...
Residents
2023/24 PGY1 Residents Elaine Hoang Pharm.D. MCPHS University, 2023 Maria Miceli Pharm.D. Northeastern University, 2023   Previous Residents Sydney Hudson Pharm.D. Northeastern University, 2022 Amanda Hutchi...
Breast Cancer Podcasts
In these podcasts, Emerson Health 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. Elizaveta Ragulin Coyne di...
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...
Digital Wellness Program
The number of smartphone users in America has grown by more than 200 million in the past decade. Thirty-five percent of users in the U.S. check their phones, including social media, more than 50 times a day, according to the US edition of Deloitte's 2018 Global Mobile Consum...
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...
Spiritual Health
In an always-on, always-connected world, many of us struggle to find purpose, peace and meaning in our lives. Digital media is interfering with our ability to be alone, which is essential to developing deeper thinking, self-reflection and mental clarity 1 . This is mainly bec...
Intellectual Health
There are many ways in which technology is being implemented in the classroom to enrich the learning experience and expand knowledge. TedTalks, access to information, and connection with scholars from across the globe help teachers expand lessons with meaningful and engaging ...
Social Health
The strength of our relationships with others is based on our relationship with ourselves. And we need to spend time listening to our inner thoughts and developing our values and opinions to better understand and accept who we are. Psychoanalyst Erik Erikson, a specialist in ...
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, individuals age 6 months and older who live, work, or study in Massachusetts are now eligible to receive a Covid-19 vaccine. Booster Shots Booster vaccines are available to anyone age 5 and older. The updated booster shots are encouraged for those who have comple...
Weight Loss Virtual Support Group
At the Emerson Health Center for Weight Loss, we are committed to your success. Current patients have access to our professionally-led support groups where they can interact with and learn from others who are in similar stages of their weight loss journey. These sessions are ...
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...
Healthy Eating
A healthy body starts with a healthful diet. Emerson Hospital offers nutritional counseling for a variety of health concerns. In addition, we also provide educational opportunities to the community and articles for further reading on topics related to diet and nutrition. W...
Parkinson’s Disease
The Parkinson’s Program at Emerson Hospital offers various specialized programs and resources to help improve someone’s quality of life when living with Parkinson’s disease. Our team of neurologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologist...
Scoliosis Group Exercise Classes
For teens and adults with scoliosis, Emerson offers periodic virtual group exercise classes. Join your peers online for a fun and upbeat exercise class that focuses on posture and spinal stabilization, core strength, and a continuation of Schroth exercises. Upcoming Scoliosi...
Undergraduate Internship Opportunities
Begin Your Career Emerson Practice Associates (EPA), Emerson Health’s employed medical group, invites students to consider a career in healthcare by offering a hands-on experience within a medical practice. This opportunity provides unique, real-world knowledge for students,...
Parkinson’s Rehabilitative Therapies
The Parkinson’s disease program at Emerson Hospital facilitates access to our Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies . Our skilled therapists provide specialized treatment programs to help improve everyday movement and speech issues associated with Park...
Application Process
How to Apply The internship application process for undergraduate interns runs on a rolling basis and is open. We are currently accepting applications for fall admissions. The required materials are: Current resume Cover letter explaining how an internship with Emerson ...
Birth Certificates
Your baby’s birth certificate is an important legal document. Emerson hospital is required to complete and send the birth record to the Concord town clerk’s office within 10 days of birth. The birth record is completed by the birth registrar, who obtains the information fro...
Duodenal Switch
The duodenal switch is considered the most effective bariatric procedure because it results in the greatest amount of weight lost and generally the most dramatic improvement in weight-related conditions, especially type II diabetes. This procedure is an option for patients w...
Plastic Surgery After Weight Loss
As part of your weight loss journey, you may experience changes to your body after bariatric surgery. You may notice: Extra, loose, or sagging skin in common areas such as the abdomen, thighs, arms, face/neck, back, breasts/chest Development of rashes and moisture under th...
Integrative Chronic Pain Program
The Integrative Chronic Pain Program through the Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies treats individuals with persistent pain. In the program, patients meet one-to-one with a physical therapist who has specific training in treating chronic pain. The a...
Behavioral & Mental Health Resources
Help in a Crisis Access the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline by dialing 988 or chat online at 988lifeline.org . For life threatening emergencies, please call 911 . For help with mental health or substance use call or text 833-773-2445  anytime to reach the Massa...
Auxiliary Golf Tournament
2023 Annual Tournament Thursday, September 14 — 10 a.m. Charter Oak Country Club, Hudson, Mass. Your Strokes Support our Folks This event, presented by the Auxiliary, has raised more than $2 million in support of a variety of patient care needs, including cooling cap...
Virtual Education Sessions
Join our Parkinson’s care team and community partner, Newbury Court, for monthly education sessions. These presentations offer informational and interactive sessions that will provide education, resources, and help to improve one’s quality of life when living with Parkinson’s...
Your Rights and Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills
When you get emergency care or get treated by an out-of-network provider at an in-network hospital or ambulatory surgical center, you are protected from surprise billing or balance billing. What is “balance billing” (sometimes called “surprise billing”)? When you see a doct...
Gifts of Gratitude
Providing exceptional, compassionate, efficient and equitable care for patients is what we do here at Emerson. It is at the heart of who we are and who we have been for more than 100 years. Emerson is a trusted health care provider and valued community partner, and we are pro...
What to Expect on the Day of Your Child’s Surgery
CHECKING IN Your surgeon’s office will let you know what time to arrive on the day of surgery. Check in at the Clough Surgical Center reception desk located on the first floor of the hospital. Once registered, you will be assigned a case number in order to follow your child’...
Preparing for Your Child’s Surgery
You know your child best and are therefore an integral member of the healthcare team. There will be many experts involved in your child’s care whose goal is to make this a safe, positive, and family-centered experience. The team consists of your child’s surgeon, anesthesiolog...
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Emerson Health's mission is to deliver exceptional patient-centered care that is highly reliable, safe, compassionate, and equitable. We are committed to a culture of belonging, inclusivity, diversity and equity.  We value and appreciate individuality and diversity of thought,...
Frequently Asked Questions About Pediatric Anesthesia
Is anesthesia safe for my child? Anesthesia is very safe today. The highly-trained providers caring for your child combined with the safety profile of the medications and monitoring capabilities have significantly reduced the risk of anesthesia. The anesthesiologist will dis...
Interpreter Services
Emerson provides access to interpreter services and other accommodations during all hours of operation for patients with hearing or visual impairments, and patients not fluent in English. These services are provided at no cost to patients and those who communicate on behalf o...
Focal Cryoablation Therapy
A Revolutionary Way to Strike Out Prostate Cancer Focal cryoablation therapy is an FDA-approved, minimally-invasive procedure that targets prostate cancer. It is the most advanced approach to treating prostate cancer while keeping men whole. The procedure involves needle-thi...
About the Program
Fellowship mission The Emerson Health Administrative Fellowship Program affords early careerists a “hands-on” comprehensive experience in healthcare/practice management. While being mentored by senior leaders, Fellows work alongside physicians and clinical professionals as w...
Info Sessions
2023 administrative fellow Deidre Skerritt  of Virginia Commonwealth University Emerson Practice Associates is committed to developing fellows for successful careers as healthcare leaders. To provide prospective fellows information regarding the Emerson Fellowship Progr...
Fellowship FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions   Can the Emerson Administrative Fellowship be used for residency placement in order to complete my master's degree? Yes, the fellowship can be used for residency placement in order to complete a master's degree as long as the didactic por...
Intern Experience & Testimonials
I worked as a medical assistant at Emerson Health Gastroenterology over the summer. I was looking to immerse myself in a clinical environment and learn as much as I could about the medical field. My internship exceeded my expectations and was an incredibly eye-opening and ful...
Internship Roles
EPA Internship Opportunities Emerson Practice Associates (EPA), has multiple “hands-on” clinical and administrative positions available within the multi-specialty medical practice. These opportunities provide students the experience to grow within a dynamic and ever changing...
Robotic Joint Replacement Surgery
Emerson is pleased to offer Mako SmartRobotics, a state-of-the-art robotic arm-assisted technology for hip and knee replacement surgeries. The innovative tool helps surgeons create a personalized surgical plan using a 3D model of the joint for each patient’s unique anatomy. D...
Administrative Graduate Internship
Build Your Skillset The Emerson Practice Associates (EPA) Graduate Internship is designed to provide interns with a unique experience so that they may build foundational skills for a successful career in healthcare administration. The internship is an excellent opportunity f...
Graduate Intern Experiences
Internship Competencies Developed Previous Graduate Intern Projects Quantitative Skills Healthcare Issues and Trends Problem Solving and Decision Making Interpersonal Communication Organizational Dynamics Personal and Professional Ethics Patient Exper...
Application Process
How to Apply The internship application process for graduate interns runs on a rolling basis and is open. The required materials are: Current resume Cover letter explaining how an internship with Emerson Health fits in with your career aspirations Requirements/Eligibi...
Know Where to Go for Care
Is it Urgent or an Emergency? Get the care you need as quickly as possible. Emergency Department's should be reserved for emergencies-only. Know where to go for care at Emerson based on your condition.   If your symptoms do not require emergency care, please call your p...
Experience Boston
Located less than 20 miles west of Boston, working in Concord, Massachusetts, provides fellows with an opportunity to dive deep into an area full of history, culture and excitement. Greater Boston is home to several championship sports teams providing exciting entertainment ...
Privacy Policy
Website privacy policy Patients' and other visitors' privacy and security is a top priority at Emerson Health System (Emerson Health). Learn more about how we protect patient information. The website privacy policy will tell you about the type of information our websit...
Area Transportation Programs
The following programs provide transportation opportunities for residents of the Emerson Health community. The availability of these programs often depends on where the rider lives, the origin point of their trip, and/or the destination. This guide provides resources and rele...
Early Postpartum Exercise Guidelines
Body Changes After Pregnancy During pregnancy, the body undergoes many changes during three distinct prenatal trimesters. After delivery, the body recovers from these changes in three distinct postpartum trimesters. Generally, this process takes nine to twelve months, regard...
Pelvic Health Resources
Emerson’s certified pelvic health specialists have put together these resources for people to learn more about pelvic floor dysfunction and how our therapists approach treatment. Questions about this material? Please don't hesitate to contact your physical therapist or call...
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia
You Are Not Alone Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH), also known as an enlarged prostate, is a common, not life-threatening condition that often happens in older men when their prostate gland enlarges. BPH typically leads to difficulty urinating and increased frequency. The ...
Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity
In February 2023, Emerson Health began asking all patients for information related to their sexual orientation and gender identity (SO/GI). During the registration process, Emerson’s patient access staff will ask you several questions to gather this information. Your clinical...
Physician Careers at Emerson Health
Open Physician Positions at Emerson   Cardiology Hospitalist Evening & Weekend Moonlighting Orthopedic Surgeon Primary Care Psychiatry Psychiatrist PMHNP Urology Leadership potential Urologist If you are a physician and are interested in pra...
Performance Therapy
Our private pay services give clients the freedom to meet with our sports physical therapists as frequently or infrequently as they would like. Performance therapy services can include hands-on treatments, recovery planning, as well as strength and conditioning programming. T...
LOUD Crowd
The LOUD Crowd is a group for people with Parkinson’s disease to practice and maintain their communication skills in a group setting. This is a partially grant-funded program supported by the Massachusetts chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Assocation (MA-APDA). Peopl...
Language Translation Assistance
Language Translation English If you have difficulty understanding English or have a disability, free language assistance or other aids and services are available upon request. Please call: 978-287-3170 or 978-369-1400 Albanian Nëse nuk e kuptoni gjuhën angleze...
Emerson Scoliosis Program FAQ
What is the Schroth Method? The Schroth Method is a physical therapy approach to treat scoliosis with scoliosis-specific exercises, uniquely tailored to each person’s spinal curve. The goal is to correct scoliotic posture in order to reduce risk of future curve progression. ...
Patient Education Resources
Please use the password provided to you upon your graduation from Emerson's Cardiac Rehabilitation Program to view the videos of lectures and warm-ups for future reference. Please note this is available to current or past patients only. For any questions contact us at 978-28...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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 ...
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...
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 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 ...
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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...
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 Birthing Center Location
The Clough Birthing Center on Emerson Hospital’s main campus in Concord, Massachusetts, is unique because it offers the perfect blend of two distinct worlds — the highest quality medical expertise for both mother and baby in a wonderfully serene and wooded location close to h...
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.
Center for Weight Loss Location
Emerson Hospital Center for Weight Loss is here to help you regain your active lifestyle. To learn more about weight loss surgery and physicians, or to request a commitment-free consultation with our surgeons, sign up for our on-demand info session .   ADDRESS 54 ...
Emerson Health Center, Concord
Comprehensive Care, Close to Home Our expanded Clough Family Center for Rehabilitative and Sports Therapies offers a variety of rehabilitation services for physical, occupational and speech language therapy.   Services available in Concord Physical Therapy Occupati...
Westford Rehab Location
Comprehensive Care, Close to Home When you or your child need to see a specialist for rehabilitation or assessment, you’ll find a wide variety of services and specialties right here at Emerson Health Westford . Services available in Westford Physical Therapy Occupati...
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...
Bones & Joints (Orthopedics)
When a musculoskeletal injury or condition compromises your — or your child’s — ability to live life fully, without pain, know that Emerson Health’s orthopedic specialists offer a full range of expert diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical services. Emerson’s orthopedic surge...
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 World Class Care The Mass General Cancer Center at Emerson Hospital – Bethke, makes highly coordinated care easily accessible for our community. The center provides comprehensive radiation oncology and medical oncology services, as well as Mass General th...
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...
Lung Cancer
Lung cancer is responsible for the most cancer deaths throughout the world. Nearly 174,000 new cases of lung cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. each year. The most common cause of lung cancer is cigarette smoking, but some lung cancer patients have never smoked. Exposure to asb...
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, an...
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...
Concussion Care
If you are an athlete who plays contact sports or the parent of a child who does, it is important to know this: Serious concussions are on the rise, but so are advances in their treatment. And you will be glad to know that one of the leading centers for concussion treatment ...
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. How to Schedule a Test To learn mor...
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...
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...
Digestive Care (Gastroenterology)
​​Digestive problems can seriously affect your daily life and long-term health, so it’s important to take care of your digestive system. Fortunately, expert help is available through Emerson Health.  With a team of highly trained gastroenterologists — doctors who specialize...
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...
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.  ...
Emergency Medicine
If this is a medical emergency, dial 9-1-1.   ➤ Know Where to Go for Care COVID-19 Treatment and Testing If you are experiencing mild COVID-19 symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19 but are asymptomatic, please contact your primary care physician’s o...
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. The...
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 ...
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 health care setting, including an acute care hospital, a rehabilitation facility, a skilled nursing facil...
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 in...
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...
Mammography
​​A mammogram is an X-ray examination of the breast, most often used to look for early signs of breast cancer. Regular mammograms are the best tests doctors have to find breast cancer early — sometimes up to three years before a lump can be felt. It is recommended that women ...
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...
Other X-Ray Services
Emerson Hospital’s skilled radiologists work closely with other specialists in performing advanced procedures in which X-ray imaging plays an integral role in diagnosis and treatment. These procedures include:   Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) ERCP ...
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...
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...
Pulmonary Function (Lungs & Breathing)
For the safety of our patients and staff and to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, our pulmonary function department has made adjustments to its scheduling and hours of operation, and has implemented enhanced cleaning protocols. All staff are screened daily for 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...
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...
Clough Birthing Center
Where to have your baby is an important decision for your growing family. The Clough Birthing Center on Emerson Hospital’s main campus in Concord, Massachusetts, offers an ideal, family-centered option: The highest quality medical expertise in a serene location, close to home...
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 ...
Skin to Skin
Seeing your baby for the first time is a moment you will never forget, as all those months of preparing and dreaming finally become real.  Here at Emerson Hospital’s Clough Birthing Center, when your baby is born we place him or her directly on your chest for what is called...
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...
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tamara alie, pt, dpt
Physical Therapy
burak alsan, md
Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
steven alter, md
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics
priyal amin, do
Allergy & Immunology
james l. andreson, md
Gastroenterology
edward arous, md, mph
Vascular Surgery
sana ata, md
Anesthesiology
hugh g. auchincloss, md
Thoracic Surgery, Cancer Services
julio ayala, md
Gastroenterology
seema azam, md
Internal Medicine
timothy baba, md, phd
Neonatology, Hospitalist (Pediatric)
christopher w. baker, md, mph
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics
kaitlin bancroft, dmd
Dentistry (Pediatric)
peter m. barkin, md
Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine
sydney barnes, ms, otr/l
Concussion Pediatric Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy
christine beck, md
Family Medicine, Urgent Care
louis berk, md
Internal Medicine
david bernabei, otr/l, cht
Occupational Therapy
janine bernardo, md, mph
Neonatology, Pediatrics
lauren bleich, md
Gastroenterology
natasha bolotinsky, md
Psychiatry, Psychiatry (Geriatric)
jamie l. bond, md, facog
Gynecology, Obstetrics
stephen bosjlie, pt, dpt, cscs
Physical Therapy, Sports Performance
emily bouley, md
Anesthesiology
mark brown, md
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, and Throat)
christine h. brown, md
Internal Medicine
michael p. brunelli, md
Hand Surgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedics
adam brys, md
Dermatology
thomas buckley, md, facep
Emergency Medicine
ann p. burnham, md
Ophthalmology
anjum n. butte, md
Arrhythmia, Cardiology, Congestive Heart Failure
catherine buzney, md
Anesthesiology
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
kimberly capello, cnp, cnm
Gynecology, Obstetrics, Midwifery
paula j. carbone, md
Internal Medicine
alyssa carmell, otd, otr/l
Occupational Therapy, Concussion Ocular Therapy
lauren carratu, cnm
Obstetrics, Midwifery, Gynecology
claire carrazco, do
Neurology, Concussion Care
joseph cerasuolo, md
Anesthesiology
joann c. chang, md
Ophthalmology
eddy j. chen, md
Cancer Services, Hematology, Oncology (Medical)
ted chen, pt
Physical Therapy, Concussion Upper Cervical Spine Therapy
connie chen, md
Internal Medicine, Primary Care
claris chuah, dmd
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
megan church, md
Hospitalist (Pediatric)
amy s. churchill, md
Internal Medicine, Primary Care
nisse clark, md
Gynecologic Surgery (Minimally Invasive)
james p. cohen, md
Internal Medicine
natalie cohen, md
Internal Medicine
alexandra columbus, md, mph
General Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Cancer Services
mark a. connaughton, md
Diagnostic Radiology, Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
cathy connell, pt
Physical Therapy
deanna corey, md
Urgent Care
jenna corkery, pt, dpt
Physical Therapy
paul d. costas, md
Plastic Surgery
meghan coughlin, pta, atc
Sports Performance
joanna couvillon, cnm
Midwifery, Obstetrics, Gynecology
seth curtis, md
Internal Medicine
james daly, md
Pediatrics
paul d'ambrosio, md
Internal Medicine
stephan danik, md
Cardiac Electrophysiology
marnie deardorff, ms, otr/l
Concussion Ocular Therapy, Occupational Therapy
leah r. decoste, md
Gastroenterology
pamela deluca, md
Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
peter j. demartino, md
Internal Medicine
katherine dertz, md
Obstetrics, Gynecology
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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...
emerson health urgent care hudson
follow the main highland commons access road up and toward cabelas. cabelas will be on your right and the emerson health urgent care center will be in front of you.
emerson health 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 medical office 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.
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 health primary care bedford
emerson health primary care bedford is on route 4 at 55 north road near minuteman volkswagen. we are located within close proximity of the historic bedford town common.
emerson health surgery
we are located in suite 500 of the john cuming building on the emerson hospital campus. the entrance is on old road to nine acre corner off of route 2 in concord. follow signs to the emergency entrance and bear left into the parking lot adjacent to the john cuming building. on...
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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 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 ...
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...
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 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 ...
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 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...
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...
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...
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 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...
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...
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