ABOUT BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S FAULKNER HOSPITAL
At Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital you have access to many of the same physicians and services as Brigham and Women’s Hospital, but in a facility conveniently located close to home, in Jamaica Plain.
Through our doors, Brigham and Women’s care opens up to you, including general surgery, orthopedic surgery, cardiology, neurology, breast care programs, emergency services, and much more.
As your dedicated community hospital, our physicians, nurses and staff do everything possible to deliver the safest, most compassionate care – from urgent and primary care, to diagnostic care, to surgical treatment and inpatient care. This includes providing seamless access to Brigham and Women’s Hospital when you need it most.
For physician or hospital services call 617-983-7500 today or click below to listen to Dr. Peggy Duggan's message about the importance of primary care.
Dr. Peggy Duggan - Surgical Care
Dr. Michael Malone - Urology Services
Dr. Brent Shoji - Surgical Expansion
Dr. Brandon Earp - Othopedics
Dr. Matthew Carty - Plastic Surgery
Common Childhood Sports Injuries: When should I take my child to the Emergency Department?
For many children, back to school means back to sports. Playing on a competitive or recreational team is a great way for kids to stay active and learn about teamwork, but minor injuries are inevitable. In the Emergency Department at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, Associate Chief of Emergency Medicine Paul Chen, MD, MBA, sees ankle sprains, fractures, arm injuries and other orthopedic injuries. However, the injury Dr. Chen sees most often and is most concerned about is concussion. Read more.
Animal assisted therapy lends a sense of well being to patients at BWFH
Many in the medical community agree that animals can play a significant role in the healing process. On 2 South, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital’s 24-bed psychiatric unit, patients receive evaluation and short-term treatment for a range of acute illnesses. And now, they have the added benefit of weekly sessions with Burton, a six-year old Leonberger therapy dog who weighs a whopping 150 pounds. Read more.
Brigham and Women’s Otolaryngology opens at BWFH
Otolaryngologists are highly specialized surgeons committed to treating problems that affect the ear, nose, throat and head and neck areas. At Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital, a group of otolaryngologists from Brigham and Women’s Division of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery recently began seeing patients in a newly created space on the second floor overlooking the Atrium Lobby that will be open five days per week. Read more.
Making good on a promise made to the people of Haiti
Over the course of the last five years, Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital orthopedic surgeon Dr. George Dyer has traveled to Haiti 14 times. His commitment to the country began immediately following the 2010 earthquake when he signed up to travel there with Partners in Health. His mission then and now has been to help train skilled orthopedic surgeons. Read more.
BWFH urologists use big data to improve patient care
Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital urologists Drs. Steven Lee Chang and Quoc-Dien Trinh, along with their colleague Dr. Mark Preston, have turned to big data investigations in an effort to improve the care they provide. By mining electronic medical records, insurance companies and hospital billing information, they are able to access vast data, which, when critically analyzed, can help inform decisions related to patient care. Read more.