Skilled Emergency Care, Locally
While we hope that you never need emergency care, MelroseWakefield Hospital provides expert emergency services to patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
We are always prepared to attend to your emergent needs – everything from heart attacks, strokes and illnesses to broken bones and pediatrics. On-site emergency diagnostic services are available, including MRI, CT scan, X-ray and laboratory testing.
Our emergency physicians bring experience from top Boston hospitals to our communities.
MelroseWakefield Hospital emergency department
70 Rowe Street
Melrose, MA 02176
Fast Stroke Care
If you or a loved one is experiencing the symptoms of a stroke, please call 911. Don’t wait. Time matters!
MelroseWakefield Hospital is a designated stroke service hospital by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. This means we achieve exceptional standards of care in diagnosing and treating a stroke.
We have also received the 2018 American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Quality achievement award. The award recognizes our commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines.
Expert Heart Attack Treatment
If you or a loved one is experiencing the symptoms of a heart attack, please call 911. Don’t wait. Time matters!
MelroseWakefield Hospital is fully prepared to diagnose and treat the full range of cardiac events.
MelroseWakefield Hospital is the only hospital in the area that offers an emergency cardiac catheterization lab (a procedure that opens blocked arteries and limits heart damage).
Please note: the Lawrence Memorial Hospital emergency department has permanently closed as of March 7, 2019.