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Emergency Care

All day, every day, our emergency team is ready to address any health crisis:

  • Treating critically ill patients suffering from heart attacks, strokes, or other life-threatening illnesses and injuries
  • Managing complex, multiple traumas from car crashes or industrial accidents
  • Mending sprains, strains, or fractures
  • Offering expert pediatric care in a kid-friendly environment
  • Stitching lacerations from household accidents as simple as a botched bagel slicing

Our emergency center staff includes 350 health professionals, expert in adult and pediatric emergency care.  Physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, paramedics, nursing assistants, schedulers, and patient access personnel are dedicated to address your emergency in a thorough, expert, and compassionate manner.

You are encouraged to familiarize yourself with what to expect during your visit.

South Shore Hospital's Emergency Center is one of the busiest in Eastern Massachusetts, with more than 86,000 patient visits each year.   Our center is staffed 24 hours a day with emergency medical physicians, nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, social workers, case managers, and support staff who are expert in emergency care and treatment. 

South Shore Hospital has been designated by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health as a primary stroke service, in recognition of the comprehensive care provided to patients experiencing stroke. South Shore Hospital is the only hospital in the region to provide 24-hour access to primary angioplasty, a life-saving heart attack treatment.  Our hospital has also earned maximum accreditation from the American Society of Chest Pain Centers, in recognition of our advanced cardiovascular care.


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