Skilled Emergency Care, Locally

While we hope that you never need emergency care, our hospital locations provide 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
585 Lebanon Street
Melrose, MA 02176

Lawrence Memorial Hospital satellite emergency facility
170 Governors Avenue
Medford, MA 02155

Fast Stroke Care

If you or a loved one is experiencing the symptoms of a stroke, please call 911. Don’t wait. Time matters!

We are designated stroke service hospitals 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!

We are fully prepared to diagnose and treat the full range of cardiac events. When emergency cardiac care is needed, MelroseWakefield Hospital, supporting both Lawrence Memorial Hospital and MelroseWakefield Hospital emergency departments.

MelroseWakefield Hospital is the only hospital in the area that offers emergency cardiac catheterization lab (a procedure that opens blocked arteries and limits heart damage).