Find Family Physician

Find family physician options at North Shore Medical Center.

Boston's North Shore residents will find family physician and internal medicine physicians at North Shore Medical Center (NSMC). NSMC offers comprehensive primary care services, with more than 180 physicians board-certified in family medicine, internal medicine or pediatric primary care. Patients find that an NSMC family physician delivers exceptional care, coordinating with our world-class specialists in surgery, cardiology, cancer and many other clinical areas. Our primary care doctors refer patients as needed to the Boston pediatrics specialists at Mass General for Children at North Shore Medical Center, ensuring they

How to find the right physician for you and your family.

Children from infants through young adults may receive primary care from a pediatric primary care physician or a family medicine physician. Pediatricians are board certified in pediatrics and family medicine physicians are board certified in family medicine. Both offer well baby and well child visits, same day visits for sick children, immunizations, screening developmental tests, physical exams, and comprehensive health services for adolescents and teenagers.

An internal medicine physician provides primary care for adults. These physicians diagnose and treat a wide variety of illnesses, and provide complete physical examinations, routine health screenings and preventative care.

A family medicine physician provides primary care for the entire family. A family medicine physician can diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions, provide annual checkups, and offer age-appropriate screenings and vaccinations for infants through adults. Many families find that having a family medicine physician not only provides greater convenience, but also gives the doctor a better sense of family health history, enabling them to provide more effective treatment.

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Use our Find a Doctor search to find a family medicine physician near you.

Find a Doctor search on the NSMC website makes it easy to find family physician and other primary care specialists near you. Simply select "family medicine" or "primary care" in the clinical specialty dropdown, select your town in the location dropdown, and click the check box to show physicians who are accepting new patients. You'll get a list of all available family physician options near you. You can also use the search to find physicians at a Boston area hospital, or to find a physician who can help you with a diabetes treatment plan, or to find North Shore or Boston bariatric surgery options.

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