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Do I need Urgent Care?

Staffed by Senior Health's own team of doctors and nurse practitioners, Urgent Care helps to avoid unnecessary long visits to the Emergency Department or Walk-in Clinic. Call our office at 617-726-4600, and our team will evaluate your situation and determine whether Urgent Care meets your medical needs. Though you may not see your PCP during Urgent Care, our team will keep your doctor informed and involved in your care.

On-Call Physician

After business hours, 5pm-8:30am, our operator will page the on-call physician who will return your call and help determine the best way for you to get the care you need.

 Contact the Senior Health Office for: Visit the Emergency Dept. or dial 911 for: 
  • Back Pain
  • Coughs, Colds, Viruses
  • Infections
  • Minor Bone Injuries
  • Minor Cuts and Scrapes
  • Muscle Pain and Sprains
  • Respiratory Infections
  • Rashes
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Other non life-threatening illness
  • Major Burns
  • Symptoms of Heart Attack
  • Convulsions/Seizures
  • Vomiting Blood
  • Fainting or Dizzy Spells
  • Poisoning
  • Serious Accidents/Injuries
  • Severe Bleeding
  • Symptoms of Stroke
  • Other life-threatening illness


"I have spent years seeking comprehensive, respectful, professional medical care for both my parents. This is the first time that I have believed we are finally in good hands. It is extremely difficult to find a competent, skilled physician who treats the needs of the whole individual- particularly one who is older You were not only very thorough but you took the time to understand all the issues and have the skill to be able to evaluate, diagnose and recommend solutions."

"I'm 74. My wife and I both started going to MGH Senior Health about 3 years ago. We're both very satisfied with the quality of care and the personal attention we receive. Our doctors are specialists and know which of our problems are related to aging and what we can do about them. My medical problems are multiple and I need an organized approach. The staff is never too busy to return a phone call. Their whole approach is like family...they follow up with me like a mother hen."

"It was wonderful talking to you Ginny and it was so good for Dr. Hamann to call- you all and Barbara were a great team. I thank you from the bottom of my heart for all you did for Joe- making him safe and secure in your caring for him."

Billing and Financial Assistance

Read more about our billing process and learn how Partners HealthCare can assist patients to pay their medical bills.

Directions to Mass General

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Insurance plans - what you need to know

Mass General accepts most health insurance plans. Find out what you need to know before coming to Mass General.