Pediatric Primary Care
Pediatric primary care physicians
at North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) treat children from infancy through young adulthood. They are board certified in pediatrics or in family medicine. They offer well baby and child visits, same day access for sick children, required immunizations, early periodic screening development tests, physical exams, comprehensive health services for adolescents and teenagers, and specialized expertise in pediatric asthma and allergies. They collaborate closely with the specialists at MassGeneral Hospital for
Children at North Shore Medical Center. Many offer extended night and weekend hours.
Pediatric Specialty Clinics
MassGeneral Hospital for Children at North Shore Medical Center offers the following pediatric specialty clinics:
Children at North Shore Medical Center has three pediatric hospitalists on staff. Edward Bailey, MD
, Elizabeth Coray, MD
, and Kristin O'Sullivan, MD
, manage the care of pediatric patients during their stay in hospital. They monitor every child's progress and are accessible in cases of emergencies or if concerns arise. They ensure fast turnaround of tests and treatments and keep each child’s pediatrician and family members informed. After a child is discharged from the hospital they help ensure a smooth transition of care back to his or her pediatrician or family medicine physician (they can also help family members find a physician if the child does not have one).
Electronic medical records
Many pediatric primary care
physicians on the North Shore use a shared electronic medical record system. This creates seamless communication between North Shore Medical Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and all other Partners Healthcare facilities.