About NSMC

North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) is the North Shore’s largest healthcare provider and one of its largest employers. With multiple hospitals, ambulatory care sites and physician offices, we offer comprehensive care and a commitment to exceptional quality, safety and kindness. As a member of Partners HealthCare, founded by Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Massachusetts General Hospital, NSMC provides patients with access to some of the most talented sub-specialists in the world through clinical collaborations.
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Clinical collaborations with Massachusetts General Hospital


NSMC maintains strong clinical collaborations with Mass General, working together to offer advanced inpatient and outpatient care in the community including cancer care, cardiac care, pediatrics, OB/GYN, orthopedics, surgery, and urology services.


NSMC includes:

With adult emergency departments available at NSMC Salem Hospital and NSMC Union Hospital in Lynn, and pediatric emergency care offered in Salem, NSMC is one of the largest providers of emergency care in Massachusetts.

NSMC’s Medical Staff includes nearly 600 affiliated physicians representing primary care, family practice and 50 additional subspecialties. All of our physicians and caregivers are connected through the same secure electronic medical record system used throughout Partners Health Care, enabling better coordination, efficiency and safety.

Facilities, Services, Locations


NSMC Salem Hospital
is a community teaching hospital that provides comprehensive adult and pediatric medical and surgical services. It is home to the NSMC Heart Center, the North Shore’s only comprehensive cardiac service offering interventional cardiology and cardiac surgery, as well as the complete obstetrical services of the Birthplace at Salem Hospital, emergency care and adult psychiatry. It is designated by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health as both a Primary Stroke Service Hospital and a Level III Trauma Center.

NSMC Union Hospital provides high-quality, convenient health care to the residents of Lynn and surrounding communities. The clinical staff provides adult medical and surgical services including emergency care, convenient day surgery and other procedures. NSMC Union Hospital also offers interventional radiology, comprehensive imaging services, inpatient pediatric and senior/geriatric psychiatry services, cardiac rehabilitation, an infusion clinic and the Diabetes Management Program.

North Shore Urgent Care is a full-service urgent care center at 104 Endicott Street in Danvers that treats patients with illnesses or injuries that require immediate care but are not life-threatening. We welcome all patients, for same-day and walk-in appointments, seven days a week.

Mass General for Children at North Shore Medical Center is based on the campus of NSMC Salem Hospital and provides a wide range of community and specialty pediatric services through a collaboration with Mass General Hospital for Children.  Services include pediatric emergency care, a pediatric inpatient unit, pediatric psychiatry, physical, occupational, speech and audiology therapy as well as a range of subspeciality care in pediatric surgery, orthopaedics, cardiology, gastroenterology, otolaryngology and more. 

Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
is conveniently located off Rt. 128 in Danvers. Built on a long-standing collaboration in advanced inpatient care and residency programs, NSMC and Mass General opened the Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care in Danvers in 2009, bringing the best of academic and community medicine together for patients from across the region. 

The Center for Outpatient Care is also the home of the Mass General/North Shore Cancer Center, which provides convenient access to world-class medical, surgical and radiation oncology services and a full range of cancer specialists. 

North Shore Physicians Group (NSPG) is NSMC’s multi-specialty physician network. More than 200 NSPG physicians, nurse practitioners and health care professionals offer a wide range of primary and specialty care services in more than 17 locations. Services include family medicine, internal medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, infectious disease, mental health, neurosurgery, pediatrics, pulmonology, rheumatology, sports medicine, urgent care medicine, and more.

Our North Shore primary care services include internal medicine specialists and family medicine specialists. Heart examinations and advanced cardiac surgical services are available through the NSMC Heart Center. Our top-rated pediatric specialists include a pediatric rheumatologist, while other NSMC specialists include gastrointestinal surgeons for those in need of a gastroenterology procedure, and gastric banding surgeons for weight loss surgery. NSMC offers North Shore residents an excellent alternative to Boston bariatric surgery or orthopedic surgery Boston.