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Mass General spine surgeon joins North Shore Medical Center

Salem, Mass. (September 29, 2016) – North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) is pleased to welcome Massachusetts General Hospital spine surgeon Jason Bessey, M.D., to the North Shore community.

Dr. Bessey will join NSMC surgeons Terence P. Doorly. M.D., and Michael Medlock, M.D., to provide treatment of degenerative disorders of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine using a patient-focused model of care. He is interested in minimally invasive techniques that enable faster recovery and return to normal function.

All three surgeons are located at the NSPG Spine Care practice at 4 Centennial Drive in Peabody, where patients have access to surgical and non-surgical spine services including physiatry, pain management and minimally-invasive surgical techniques. Dr. Bessey will be based primarily on the North Shore and operate at NSMC Salem Hospital. He will also continue to be an active member of the Mass General Department of Orthopaedics.

Dr. Bessey is a graduate of Jefferson Medical College and completed his fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is accepting new patients and appointments are available immediately. He can be reached at 978-977-0351.


North Shore Medical Center (NSMC) is a multi-site health system headquartered in Salem, Mass., which includes NSMC Salem Hospital, NSMC Union Hospital in Lynn, MassGeneral for Children at North Shore Medical Center, NSMC Heart Center, and the physician network known as North Shore Physicians Group. NSMC and Massachusetts General Hospital together provide care at the Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care and the Mass General/North Shore Cancer Center in Danvers. NSMC is a member of Partners HealthCare, which was founded by Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. #northshoremed

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