All About NSMC

All About NSMC

For the fifth year in a row, North Shore Medical Center has been ranked among the top Best Hospitals in the Boston Metro Area by U.S. News & World Report.

Top Regional Hospital

North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) is the North Shore's largest healthcare provider, with multiple hospitals and physician offices providing comprehensive care, including urgent care and outpatient surgery. 

Partners HealthCare Network

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. All of our physicians and caregivers are connected through the same secure electronic medical record system used throughout Partners HealthCare, enabling better coordination, efficiency and safety.

North Shore Physicians Group

Some of our exceptional clinicians are part of North Shore Physicians Group, offering multi-specialty and primary care at 22 North Shore locations. 

Medical and surgical services

Our medical staff includes over 800 physicians. Our services include:

  • Advanced Wound Care
  • Birthplace
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Diabetes Management
  • Emergency Care (adult and pediatric)
  • Heart Failure Care
  • Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy
  • Infusion Center
  • 3D Mammography, aka Tomosynthesis
  • Pediatrics
  • Primary care
  • Psychiatry (child and adolescent, adult, geriatric)
  • Orthopedics  
  • Surgery
  • Urgent Care

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Clinical collaborations with Massachusetts General Hospital

NSMC maintains strong clinical collaborations with Massachusetts General Hospital, working together to offer advanced inpatient and outpatient care in the community.

Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care


The Center for Outpatient Care was opened by NSMC and Massachusetts General Hospital in 2009, bringing the best of academic and community medicine together for patients from across the region. The Center offers a range of services, including: 

  • OB/GYN
  • pediatric specialties
  • orthopedics
  • surgery
  • urology  

Mass General/North Shore Cancer Center


The Mass General/North Shore Cancer Center is at the same location. It offers world-class medical, surgical and radiation oncology services, and a full range of cancer specialists.