Our office has moved to the 5th & 6th floor of the Crosstown Building located at 801 Massachusetts Avenue. We are no longer located in the Shapiro Building.

Adult patients in BMC's General Adult Primary Care department have a Medical Home where they become part of a primary care team which provides a new, expanded type of care. In a Medical Home environment, BMC coordinates all of a patient’s healthcare needs, from helping them stay healthy by reminding patients of preventive checkups and tests, to working with individuals to manage chronic conditions, visits to specialists, hospital admissions and more.

There are six Adult Primary Care clinics at BMC with more than 50 providers, offering patients not only primary care they need, but also specialized clinics in women’s health and opioid addiction, and a clinic for those who speak only Spanish.

BMC’s diverse staff speak many languages and multilingual interpreter services are available to make your experience as easy and comfortable as possible.

New patient appointments are available. To make an appointment, call 617.414.5951.

Contact Us

801 Massachusetts Ave Boston, MA 02119
5th & 6th Floor
Crosstown Center
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM; Wednesday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM; Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Programs and Services

Behavioral Medicine Programs

Located within Internal Medicine and jointly sponsored by the hospital’s Medicine and Psychiatry Departments, BMC's behavioral medicine programs advance health promotion and disease prevention.

Immigrant and Refugee Health Center

The BMC Immigrant & Refugee Health Center connects all of Boston Medical Center’s existing programs and expertise in immigrant and refugee health care into one central point of entry where any immigrant patient can be connected with all of BMC’s medical, mental health and social services that they need in order to heal, rebuild and thrive. 

Office Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT)

Boston Medical Center’s Office Based Addiction Treatment (OBAT) Program was established in 2003 and currently serves over 800 patients, making it the largest hospital-based addiction treatment program in New England.

Social Work

BMC offers a wide range of social services to help with transportation to and from BMC, job and housing searches, and access to health insurance, government financial assistance programs, and counseling services.

Women's Health

Established in 1985, it was one of the first in the nation to focus exclusively on the unique healthcare needs of women, with women caring for women, and actively seeking a doctor-patient relationship based on respect, trust, and understanding.

Treatments & Services

Wellness Care

Routine physical exams and immunizations, regular screening and health counseling for HIV, cholesterol, high blood pressure, heart disease, sexually transmitted diseases, addiction, diabetes and cancer.

Urgent Care

If a patient is sick, he or she should call the office for an appointment. If the patient’s regular provider is not available, they will be scheduled with someone else. A doctor is always on call when the office is closed and can be reached calling the main office.

Chronic Care

Ongoing evaluation and treatment of any chronic conditions such as asthma, high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and many other conditions and illnesses.

Specialty Care

Primary care services are complemented by a full spectrum of specialty services at Boston Medical Center. For example, if a patient needs surgery, the Internal Medicine department works in coordination with the patient’s surgeon.


BMC has two pharmacy locations allowing patients to have quick, convenient access to their prescription medications, as well as the option to have medicines delivered directly to a patient’s home through mail order.

Our Team

Primary Care

All of the physicians are board-certified in Internal Medicine. Several have additional certifications and expertise in sub-specialty areas, such as Public Health, Infectious Diseases and Substance Abuse.

In addition to physicians, a Clinical Pharmacist is on site full time. The pharmacist assists physicians to provide excellent care and is involved extensively in helping patients understand their medical conditions and medications. The practice also includes behavioral health professionals, social workers and registered nurses.

Multilingual Doctors
In addition to English, staff members speak Arabic, Spanish, French, Haitian Creole, Portuguese Creole and Amharic. Interpreters for many other languages are available either on site or on call to assist patients who do not speak English.

Alexandra E Bachorik, MD

Primary Care Physician

Special Interests

Women's Health, Reproductive Health, Adolescent and Young Adult Health

Michael Fischer, MD, MS

Primary Care Physician

Special Interests

Improving Healthcare Quality and patient outcomes

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Sarah L Kimball, MD

Primary Care Physician

Special Interests

Immigrant and Refugee Health, Addiction medicine

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Karen E Lasser, MD

Primary Care Physician

Special Interests

depression, hepatitis C, smoking cessation

Rebecca G Mishuris, MD

Primary Care Physician

Special Interests

Adult preventive care, chronic disease management

Christine A Pace, MD, MSc

Primary Care Physician

Special Interests

Primary care, opioid dependence, addiction medicine, behavioral health

Margot P Rogers, MD


Special Interests

Medical Education, Hospital Discharge and transitions of care

Jeffrey H Samet, MD, MA, MPH

Primary Care Physician

Special Interests

Substance use in medical settings, substance use and HIV infection, health professional substance use education

Carl G Streed, MD, MPH, FACP

Primary Care Physician

Special Interests

LGBTQ Health, Medical Education, Transgender Health, Cardiovascular Health

Nadja St-Surin, NP

Special Interests

People and the infinite ability to continuously derive and foster growth, and for the environment as that will significantly impact care. I care for sympathy but more importantly empathy. Quality, Homelessness.
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Asher A Tulsky, MD

Primary Care Physician

Special Interests

Primary care of vulnerable populations

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Patient Resources

Department News

Residency and Fellowship Information

Primary Care Education

The Primary Care section of the Department of Medicine at Boston Medical Center is affiliated with the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. To learn about primary care residency and fellowship programs, please visit the Internal Medicine section of the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine site.

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