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Our main numbers are staffed by Nurse Practitioners and RNs who have access to vital information in our fully integrated electronic medical record 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. All calls will be answered directly and immediately. Read more about after hours coverage.

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SSMC does everything possible to keep our offices open even during inclement weather but we also keep the safety of employees and patients in mind as we decide to open/close during inclement weather. To help with communication, we update a phone line that you can access anytime to know the status of our practice. The number is 781-261-4473 and it is updated by 6:00 a.m. We recommend that you add this to your cell phone directory for future reference.


Welcome to South Shore Medical Center! Please read our letter to new patients.

Many of our physicians are accepting new patients, click here to see who they are. Please call us at 781-878-5200 to choose your physician and schedule your first appointment. You may also register online through our New Patient Registration Form.

Some of our physicians accept newborns, pediatric siblings, or family members even when they are not accepting new patients. Learn which physicians are accepting newborns, pediatric siblings, or family members.

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Learn more about or register for groups and classes offered across a range of topics, including nutrition, diabetes management, cholesterol education, babysitting, home alone/staying safe and more.

Celebrating 50 Years

Thank you for choosing us to provide your care!
Read our special anniversary brochure. (pdf)

Become a Patient

Become a Patient of South Shore Medical Center

Thank you for your interest in South Shore Medical Center. We appreciate you considering our practice for your health care needs. Follow the steps below to become a patient:

  • Review the list of Primary Care Physicians who are accepting new patients.
  • Call 781-878-5200 to:
    • Register
    • Confirm that we accept your health insurance plan
    • Select a physician
    • Schedule your first appointment
  • Or register online

Learn more about South Shore Medical Center.


New State Opioid Law at South Shore Medical Center

South Shore Medical Center has implemented the new state opioid treatment and prevention law that affects opioid prescriptions. Learn More.

New Vaccine Available for Asplenic Patients

Did you know that patients who no longer have a spleen are at an increased risk of developing infections like pneumonia, meningitis and influenza? Read more.

Medical Marijuana Policy

No SSMC provider is currently certified to prescribe marijuana. Read more.

Caring. Growing. Together.

Good news! South Shore Medical Center has taken another step forward to enhance the health care experience for valued patients like you. Learn more.

Patient Satisfaction Scores

SSMC is pleased to report their latest Patient Satisfaction Scores, please click here to view their results.

MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) Vaccination

To address the risk of a measles outbreak, South Shore Medical Center has changed its MMR vaccination policy. Learn more.

Check Out Our Facebook Page

South Shore Medical Center recently updated our Facebook page. Check it out and “like” us to get timely updates from our practice.

Department of Transportation Exams

As of May 21, 2014, providers are required to become certified to conduct a MA Department of Transportation (DOT) exam. SSMC is certifying a limited number of our providers so that we can continue to provide this service. Please click here to see who is currently certified.

Read more SSMC news.