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If you are a new patient and need an appointment, please contact us at the phone number below.Learn more about coming to BMC. 617.414.2080
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Family Medicine is primary care for individuals and families across all ages, genders, and diseases. Family Medicine providers care for all members of a family during all phases of life - infancy, adolescence, adulthood, and senior years.
Patients who receive care from Boston Medical Center's Department of Family Medicine select a primary care provider from a group of physicians and nurse practitioners who are trained to meet their healthcare needs, whether in the office, hospital, at home, or in a nursing home. This provider partners with a team dedicated to coordinating the patient's care which includes staying healthy, arranging tests to manage chronic conditions, referrals to integrated behavioral health providers and medical specialists, streamlining hospital admissions, and more.
Appointments are readily available for new and established patients.
Family Medicine 617.414.2080
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Treatments & Services
Family Medicine is proud to provide comprehensive prenatal care for women. Skilled family physicians are trained to treat a variety of obstetrical concerns, and provide care in the Women & Infants Center when it is time for baby to be born and after baby is born. Some providers have surgical training, and are experienced in caring for women who have had, or may require a Cesarean section to safely delivery their baby. Additionally, Family Medicine is delighted to offer care for newborns.
Other services offered in Family Medicine include:
Pediatric care Adult physical exams Immunizations Mental health counseling and therapy Group support for chronic pain Massage Acupuncture Consultations with our pharmacy team and certified diabetes educators Minor procedures (including but not limited to IUD and Nexplanon insertions, skin biopsies, skin tag and wart removals, joint injections) Treatment of Hepatitis C
BMC Family Medicine at Melnea Cass
Stephen A Wilson, MD, MPH, FAAFP
Laura T Adam, MD
Marielle C Baldwin, MD, MPH
Elizabeth A Doran, MD
Katherine A Gergen Barnett, MD
Behavioral health, preventive medicine, nutrition, trauma informed care, gender affirming care, women’s health, reproductive care, mindfulness-based stress reduction, group medical care
Avra L Goldman, MD
Kristen H Goodell MD
Lana Habash, MD
Homeless health care, domestic violence, cultural sensitivity, refugee health, social justice in medicine
Nidhi K Lal, MD, MPH
Claire M Lyons, MD
Christopher S Manasseh, MBBS
Aileen K Roman, MD
Keri D Sewell, MD
Ryan Center for Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation
Nathan C Cardoos, MD
Family Medicine Inpatient / Labor and Delivery Attendings
Evelyne N Chiakpo, MBBS
Kuon S Lo, MD
Claire M Lyons, MD
Christopher S Manasseh, MBBS
Jeffrey F Markuns, MD
Project RED Reduces Hospital Readmissions for Patients with Depressive Symptoms
BOSTON - Results from a new study at Boston Medical Center show how transition support and post-discharge depression treatment reduce unplanned hospital readmissions for individuals with depressive…
The Department of Family Medicine at Boston Medical Center is affiliated with the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine. Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine faculty are pursuing research that will make a difference in the way primary care is practiced in the future, especially as it responds to the needs of under-served and minority populations. Learn more
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Family Medicine Education and Training
The Department of Family Medicine at Boston Medical Center is affiliated with the Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine and offers an array of educational opportunities for medical students and post-graduates, including:
Tune in to watch a day in the life of BMC first-year Family Medicine resident, Caitlin Weiss!
In the morning, Caitlin shows what she typically does in the ICU and will later bring us along to her family medicine outpatient clinic, Greater Roslindale Medical and Dental Center. Caitlin and her fellow residents also answer questions about residency, Family Medicine, or BMC.
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