Walking: The “Perfect” ExerciseFebruary 23, 2022
Walking is Medicine! And walking is the most studied form of exercise. Research has demonstrated numerous proven health benefits from regular walking, which “pound for pound” may be the most effective and efficient form of achieving and maintaining generalized well-being and fitness. According to the Arthritis Foundation, at least a dozen specific health benefits are derived from walking which inc...
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Welcomes Podiatrist Elena Manning, DPM, AACFASFebruary 16, 2022
Brighton, MA – St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Steward Medical Group welcome foot and ankle surgeon Elena Manning, DPM, AACFAS, to the medical staff. Dr. Manning is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and specializes in all foot and ankle conditions ranging from sports injuries and generalized foot and ankle pain to complex reconstruction and limb salvage. Dr. Manning ea...
Steward Health Care and Lawrence General Hospital to Expand Community-Based, Affordable Care for Patients Across Greater Merrimack Valley Communities With New Affiliation AgreementFebruary 1, 2022
LAWRENCE, MA – Steward Health Care and Lawrence General Hospital today announced a new clinical affiliation agreement between Lawrence General Hospital and Steward’s St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Brighton and Holy Family Hospital in Haverhill and Methuen to benefit patients by enhancing coordinated primary and specialty medical services. For residents of the Greater Merrimack Valley area, the ...
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Physicians Recognized as Boston Magazine’s Top DoctorsJanuary 26, 2022
Steward St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center is proud to announce that 47 physicians and affiliate physicians have been named 2022 Top Doctors in Boston Magazine’s annual Boston Top Doctors awards. These physicians embody Steward Health Care’s mission to provide top quality care to patients and are representative of multiple service lines across the organization. Those awarded with this honor include: C...
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Welcomes Neurosurgeon Ekkehard M. Kasper, M.D., PhD., FAANS, FACS, FRCS(C)January 21, 2022
Dr. Kasper joins St. Elizabeth’s as the Chair of Neurosurgery and the Steward Medical Group Regional Chief of Neurosurgery
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center earns national recognition for efforts to improve stroke treatmentJanuary 18, 2022
The American Heart Association presents Get With The Guidelines-Stroke GoldPlus award for commitment to prioritizing quality care for stroke patients
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Welcomes Urologist Lori Jones, M.D.November 24, 2021
Brighton, MA – St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Steward Medical Group welcome Urologist Lori Jones, M.D., to the medical staff. Dr. Jones is board certified by the American Board of Urology and specializes in all areas of urology, female pelvic medicine, and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Jones earned her doctorate degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. After gradu...
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Names America’s 50 Best for Cardiac Surgery for Fifth Consecutive YearOctober 27, 2021
St. Elizabeth Medical Center ranks among top 5 percent of hospitals nationally for Cardiac Surgery for fifth year in a row, according to Healthgrades
Steward Health Care Recognized by the American College of Cardiology in the "Best Hospitals" Issue of U.S. News & World ReportOctober 5, 2021
ACC acknowledges health systems nationally for their commitment to quality care for heart patients
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Welcomes Vascular Surgeon Mark Conrad, M.D., MMScOctober 4, 2021
Dr. Conrad will transition to the position of Chief of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery in January 2022
Against the Odds: Paul’s StorySeptember 28, 2021
What began as some aches and pains in his shoulders quickly turned into much more for 47-year-old Paul Calnan. An avid gym-goer and volunteer firefighter, Paul thought his shoulder pain was just a product of his lifestyle. When the pain persisted and his weight began to drop, he turned to the medical experts at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center.
Physician-Led Steward Health Care, Nation’s Largest Accountable Care Organization, Achieves CMS’ 100% Quality RankingSeptember 24, 2021
Amid COVID-19 Headwinds, Steward Generated Millions in Shared Savings for Medicare CMS Awards Steward Second Largest Medicare Savings Payment in Nation DALLAS--Steward Health Care, through its subsidiary Steward National Care Network, ranked first in membership, tied for first in quality, and earned the second highest shared savings payout out of 513 participants in the Center for Medicare and Med...
Steward Health Care Names Marisela Marrero, M.D., Regional President for South FloridaSeptember 14, 2021
In her concurrent role as President of Hialeah Hospital, Dr. Marrero will now oversee Steward’s five newly acquired South Florida hospitals Miami, FL – Steward Health Care today announced Marisela Marrero, M.D., will become Steward’s first Regional President for the South Florida Region. Dr. Marrero will oversee the five hospitals Steward acquired from Tenet Healthcare Corporation last month, in...
Never Forget: Paying Tribute to 9/11 First Responders Through Health and WellnessSeptember 13, 2021
A reflection on the 20th anniversary of 9/11 and how one physician has dedicated his career to helping first responders
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center’s Bone and Joint Center Welcomes New Physicians, Expanded Offerings for PatientsSeptember 9, 2021
St. Elizabeth’s orthopedics service offers robust expertise to treat orthopedic and sports injuries
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Welcomes Nephrologist Ruth Schulman, M.D.August 30, 2021
Brighton, MA – St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Steward Medical Group welcome Nephrologist Ruth Schulman, M.D., to the medical staff. Dr. Schulman is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Nephrology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Schulman specializes in all areas of nephrology, including chronic kidney disease, hypertension, kidney stones, glomerular disease, and dialysis. “...
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Welcomes Urologist Timothy Brown, M.D., PhDAugust 2, 2021
Brighton, MA – St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Steward Medical Group welcome Urologist Timothy Brown, M.D., PhD, to the medical staff. Dr. Brown is board certified by the American Board of Urology and specializes in all areas of urology, including: general adult urology; benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH); kidney stone disease; vasectomies; and prostate, kidney, bladder, penile and testicular c...
Steward Health Care Completes Acquisition of Five South Florida Hospitals Bringing Physician-Led Care To More Communities In The Region - En Español A ContinuaciónAugust 2, 2021
Innovator in coordinated, compassionate care, Steward is ready to tackle COVID-19 surge and bring high-quality healthcare to the many diverse communities in South Florida DALLAS, TX (August 2, 2021) – Today, Steward Health Care System, LLC (Steward) successfully completed the acquisition of five hospitals in South Florida from Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) including North Shore Medical ...
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Unveils Mural Honoring Health Care HeroesJuly 27, 2021
The mural, created in partnership with Brighton Main Streets, features current hospital employees
St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Boston University School of Medicine Celebrate New AffiliationJuly 13, 2021
Boston University School of Medicine will Help Expand Medical Education Programs and Research Opportunities at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center