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About Us

About Us

St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine, provides patients and families access to some of Boston’s most respected physicians and advanced treatments offering specialized care, including:

  • Advanced Center for Cardiac Surgery
  • Da Vinci® Robotic surgery program
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Award-winning bariatric surgery program
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
  • State-of-the-art emergency care with short wait times

Our medical staff treats patients in our community practices in neighborhoods, including Allston, Boston, Brighton, Brookline, Newton, Watertown and Weston.

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Awards & Recognitions

Patients receive tertiary care at our 267-bed main campus in the heart of Boston’s Brighton neighborhood. St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center was founded in 1868 by five laywomen members of the third order of St. Francis to care for women from Boston’s South End. Today, St. Elizabeth’s is consistently recognized for providing the highest quality care to our community. In 2016, St. Elizabeth’s was honored with several prestigious recognitions, including:

  • One of America’s 100 Best Hospitals in Cardiac Care™ for 5 Years in a Row by Healthgrades
  • Named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best hospitals for 2016-2017 in the Boston Metro area for our treatment of chronic heart failure (CHF)
  • Earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll Elite for the 3rd year in a row
  • Earned Get With The Guidelines®-Heart Failure Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Foundation
  • Named one of the nation’s 50 Top Cardiovascular Hospitals by Truven Health Analytics
  • Named among Top 100 Hospitals in the Nation for Medical Excellence for Coronary Bypass Surgery, Cardiac Care and Major Cardiac Surgery for 2016 by CareChex® – a division of Comparion®