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Against the Odds: Paul’s Story

March 10, 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.  After several unsuccessful attempts to address what he...

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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Welcomes Sports Medicine Specialist Hector Osoria, M.D.

March 1, 2021

Brighton, MA – St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Steward Medical Group welcome Sports Medicine Specialist Hector Osoria, M.D., to the medical staff. Dr. Osoria is board certified by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in Physiatry and Sports Medicine. Dr. Osoria is a trained physiatrist and expert in non-surgical care with a focus on the evaluation and management of orthope...

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Richard B. Freeman Jr., M.D., MHL, Joins St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center as Chief Medical Officer

February 1, 2021

The tenured physician and leader joins Steward’s tertiary care facility

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The SMG Digestive Disease Center at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Welcomes the Addition of Gastroenterologist Zhuo (Zoe) Geng, MD

January 29, 2021

Brighton, MA – St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Steward Medical Group (SMG) recently announced the addition of Gastroenterologist Zhuo (Zoe) Geng, MD, to the medical staff. Dr. Geng’s special focus will be on inflammatory bowel disease, as well as general gastroenterology, and is fluent in Mandarin as well as English.  “We are extremely excited about the addition of Dr. Geng to our team at the ...

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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Physicians Recognized as Boston Magazine’s Top Doctors

January 5, 2021

More than 45 Steward St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center physicians and affiliates have been named 2021 Top Doctors in Boston Magazine’s annual Boston Top Doctors awards.

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Steward St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Opens New England’s First Pritikin ICR™ Cardiac Rehab Program

January 4, 2021

The outpatient program improves cardiovascular health and longevity in patients

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Okeanis Vaou, MD, Selected for ‘Women Leading in Neurology’ Leadership Program

December 21, 2020

The St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center neurologist was one of ten participants nationwide designated for the distinguished program

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James Terwilliger Joins St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center as President

December 15, 2020

Terwilliger brings over 25 years of robust health care leadership experience to SEMC

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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Welcomes Gastroenterologist Aurada Cholapranee, MD

November 30, 2020

Brighton, MA – St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Steward Medical Group recently announced the addition of Gastroenterologist Aurada Cholapranee, MD, to the medical staff. Dr. Cholapranee is board certified in internal medicine and board eligible in gastroenterology. She provides care to patients with a wide range of digestive diseases, with a focus on motility disorders, inflammatory bowel diseas...

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Acute Care Hospital Phase 3 Reopen Attestation

November 24, 2020

In accordance with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Steward Health Care has filed an Acute Care Hospital Phase 1 Reopen Attestation.

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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center Welcomes Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Specialist Melanie Pogach, MD

November 23, 2020

Brighton, MA – St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center and Steward Medical Group recently announced the addition of Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine Specialist Melanie Pogach, MD, to the medical staff. Dr. Pogach is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Pulmonary Diseases, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine. Dr. Pogach’s expert care focuses on sleep disturbances, re...

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New Intensive Care Unit Opens at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center

October 30, 2020

State-of-the-art 10-bed unit bolsters hospital’s capacity for critical care

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St. Elizabeth's Medical Center Among Nation's Best in Cardiac Surgery

October 20, 2020

St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston recognized as one of the top 50 hospitals nationally in Cardiac Surgery by Healthgrades

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Steward Health Care Encourages Communities to Help Protect Against Seasonal Influenza by Getting a Flu Shot

October 1, 2020

During the continued COVID-19 pandemic, protecting yourself and your loved ones from the seasonal flu will be more important than ever. With the health and safety of our communities as our top priority, Steward Health Care is encouraging all residents who are eligible to receive a flu vaccination this fall. “Given the uncertainty of COVID-19 this fall, we want to encourage our communities to take ...

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St. Elizabeth's Medical Center Resuming Elective Surgeries and Steward Medical Group Practices Welcoming Patients for In-Office and Telehealth visits

July 13, 2020

St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, a Steward Family hospital, has resumed offering elective health care procedures previously delayed by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Acute Care Hospital Phase 2 Reopen Attestation: June 8th, 2020

June 8, 2020

In accordance with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Steward Health Care has filed an Acute Care Hospital Phase 2 Reopen Attestation.  Click here for more information on the Commonwealth’s Phase 2 reopening plan. Learn more about reopening Massachusetts here....

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Acute Care Hospital Phase 1 Reopen Attestation: May 21, 2020

May 21, 2020

In accordance with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Steward Health Care has filed an Acute Care Hospital Phase 1 Reopen Attestation.

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Steward Medical Group Now Offering COVID-19 Virus Antibody Testing

May 20, 2020

Blood test will identify if an individual has had a past COVID-19 infection (WATERTOWN, MA- May 21st, 2020) – For individuals wondering if they had the COVID-19 virus but did not know it at the time, the answer to that question is a simple blood test away. Steward Medical Group primary care offices, in partnership with onsite laboratories, are now offering antibody tests that can determine if a pe...

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St. Elizabeth's Medical Center Launches “Shine on Health Care Heroes” Campaign

April 22, 2020

St. Elizabeth's Medical Center Asks Local Businesses, Patients and Residents to Join in Hanging Lights at Home to Brighten Workers’ Spirits