North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) is the largest healthcare facility in the region, with multiple hospitals, ambulatory care sites and physician offices. The many exceptional doctors North Shore Medical Center offers provide comprehensive care to North Shore families, with a focus on quality and compassion. Through our membership in Partners HealthCare, our patients have access to the best physicians of the North Shore , as well as to top sub-specialists at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and specialists at other hospitals in the network.
Doctors North Shore patients depend on include pediatric primary care doctors, who care for infants through adolescents. They offer well child and sick child visits, immunizations, periodic screening test for development, physical exams and comprehensive health services for adolescents and teenagers.
Internal medicine doctors provide primary care for adults. They offer physical examinations, routine health screenings and preventative care, and diagnose and treat a wide variety of illnesses.
Family medicine doctors provide primary care for all members of a family. They have special training in the health needs of infants, toddlers, and children, as well as teenagers and adults of all ages. They diagnose and treat a wide range of conditions and offer annual checkups, age-appropriate screenings and vaccinations. Through our family medicine doctors, North Shore families have the option of receiving excellent health care that is also very convenient, such as being able to schedule medical appointments for all members of the family through a single office. Many patients find that their family medicine doctors have a better understanding of the family's health history, enabling them to provide more effective care.
Primary care doctors are the most significant physician for a patient, the one they see most often and the one with the most detailed understanding of the patient's overall health. Primary care doctors also have a crucial role as gateway to the specialists at North Shore Medical Center and the specialists at other Partners HealthCare hospitals.
The Find a Doctor search page on the NSMC web site can help you locate all the doctors North Shore Medical Center has in its network. You can search by name, specialty, location, gender and languages spoken, and filter the results to see only doctors who are taking on new patients at this time. Also, you can use the tool to find Salem doctors specializing in gastroenterology procedures, for example, or find physicians in NSMC's cardiac surgery Boston or bariatric surgery Boston practices.