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If you are unable to reach your Mass General Brigham provider or do not have a primary care provider, you can call the Mass General Brigham COVID-19 Nurse Line at 617-724-7000.

Available from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 7 days a week (Monday through Sunday), nurses can respond to general or specific questions about COVID-19 for those who have symptoms, believe they may have been exposed, or are looking to learn more.

If testing or treatment is needed, the nurses will guide you through next steps. Interpreters can be added to calls for patients who need it. The nurse hotline is available to anyone that is a Mass General Brigham patient, regardless of immigration status or insurance.

Please note the Nurse Hotline is not able to schedule or answer questions about elective testing, such as testing for travel or do not have symptoms.

UPDATE: COVID-19 Latest Vaccine Information

We continue to follow guidance from Massachusetts public health officials. Everyone in Phase 1individuals age 75 and older, individuals age 65-74individuals with 2+ certain medical conditions, and residents and staff of low income and affordable senior housing can get the COVID-19 vaccine now. Eligible patients should seek vaccination at a state vaccination site, local town clinic, or pharmacy. To schedule an appointment at a vaccination clinic, please visit the State’s vaccination site finder or dial 2-1-1. We are encouraging everyone to look into these options. To learn more about these clinics and to find more information, please visit the state’s website here. For more information about COVID-19 please visit Mass General Brigham or the CDC.

Mystic Healthcare

Partners HealthCare is now
Mass General Brigham

 

Soon, you’ll see this name across our system – including Partners Community Physicians Organization. As always, your health remains our first priority.


At Mystic Healthcare, we are committed to building healthier communities. That’s why we’re bringing world-class health care to your neighborhood.

Our experienced teams of physicians and advanced practice clinicians offer comprehensive, compassionate care for your entire family. Five practice locations offer convenient access to primary and specialty care, as well as cardiac testing, labs and imaging. And as part of Partners HealthCare, we are able to offer seamless access to the rest of our system, including Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, McLean Hospital and many other nationally recognized programs and services.

Mystic Healthcare offers same-day appointments and is accepting new patients. We accept all major commercial and government insurance plans, including Blue Cross Blue Shield, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Tufts Health Plan and AllWays Health Partners.

92 Montvale Avenue, Suite 3400, Stoneham

Michael Bader, MD, PC

Michael Bader, MD, PC
Internal Medicine and Pulmonology

Education:

  • Medical School: University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine (1982)
  • Residency: Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA (7/1/1982-6/30/1985)
  • Fellowship: New England Deaconess Hospital (7/1/1985-6/30/1987)

Specialties: Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Disease

Bio: Coming soon

Erin O’Connor, PA-C

Erin O’Connor, PA-C
Primary Care and Pulmonology

Coming soon!

101 Main Street, Suite 107, Medford

Tara Hamilton, MD

Tara Hamilton, MD
Endocrinology

Education:

  • Medical School: University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
  • Residency: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Boston University Medical Center

Specialty: Endocrinology

Clinical Interests: Diabetes, Thyroid Disease, and Transgender Medicine

Bio: Tara Hamilton is a caring and patient endocrinologist serving the community of Medford, MA. Dr. Hamilton attended the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, where she completed her medical degree. She completed her internship and residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She continued her training by completing a fellowship at Boston University Medical Center. Dr. Hamilton is board certified in internal medicine, endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Hamilton is sensitive to the uniqueness of each patient’s situation and adapts her consultations and treatment options appropriately to accommodate individual needs and concerns.

Sunita Schurgin, MD

Sunita Schurgin, MD
Endocrinology

Education:

  • Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
  • Residency: Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Tufts Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital

Specialty: Endocrinology

Clinical Interests: Diabetes, Thyroid Disease, and Medical Weight Loss

Bio: Sunita Schurgin is a warm and compassionate endocrinologist in Medford, MA. Dr. Schurgin obtained her medical degree from the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. She completed her residency and internship at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center. She completed her fellowships at Tufts Medical Center and Massachusetts General Hospital. She is board certified in endocrinology, diabetes, and metabolism by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Because Dr. Schurgin is bilingual in English and Polish, patients from a variety of backgrounds enjoy having her as their physician. Dr. Schurgin is deeply committed to the wellbeing of her patients. She takes a thorough and precise approach to her consultations to ensure that she is consistently giving accurate diagnoses.

Audrey Young, RD, RDN, CDE

Audrey Young, RD, RDN, CDE
Registered Dietician

Education:

  • Medical School: MS, Tufts University

Specialty: Registered Dietician

Clinical Interests: Diabetes and Weight Loss

Bio: Coming soon

101 Main Street, Suite 110, Medford

Josephine Albano, MD

Josephine Albano, MD
Internal Medicine

Education:

  • Medical School: University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
  • Residency: Carney Hospital, Faulkner Hospital
  • Fellowship: Elizabeth Medical Center

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests: Diabetes

Bio: Coming Soon

George Feltin, MD

George Feltin, MD
Internal Medicine

Education:

  • Medical School: Faculte de Medecine, Universite de l’Etat a Liege (1979)
  • Residency:
    • Faulkner Hospital (7/1/1979-7/1/1981)
    • Carney Hospital (7/1/1981-7/1/1984)

Specialties: Internal Medicine

Albert Hanlon, PA

Albert Hanlon, PA
Internal Medicine

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Gloria Lunghar, MD

Gloria Lunghar, MD
Internal Medicine

Education

  • Medical School: Sawai Man Singh Medical College
  • Residency: Harlem Hospital Center

Specialty: Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests: Diabetes, Chronic Disease Management and Preventive Health

Bio: Dr. Gloria Lunghar is a board-certified Internist who has been practicing in Medford for several years. After earning her medical degree at Sawai Man Singh Medical College, Dr. Lunghar spent time caring for patients in general adult medicine, intensive care and pediatrics at hospitals in India. She moved to the United States and completed her residency at Harlem Hospital Center in New York.

Dr. Lunghar enjoys working as a primary care physician, and her goal is to provide whole-person care with a focus on preventive medicine and comprehensive chronic disease management. Her clinical interests include diabetes and hypertension. In her free time, she enjoys hiking around the beautiful New England trails with family and friends.

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Caralee Osgood, PA

Caralee Osgood, PA
Internal Medicine

Coming soon!

Ashley Riley, NP

Ashley Riley, NP
Internal Medicine

Coming soon!

Andrew Staffier, NP

Andrew Staffier, NP
Internal Medicine

Coming soon!

Audrey Young, RD, RDN, CDE

Audrey Young, RD, RDN, CDE
Registered Dietician

Education:

  • Medical School: MS, Tufts University

Specialty: Registered Dietician

Clinical Interests: Diabetes and Weight Loss

Bio: Coming soon

137 Main Street, Medford

James Bath, MD

James Bath, MD
Family Medicine

Education:

  • Medical School: University of Massachusetts Medical School (2004)
  • Residency: Tufts Medical Center (7/1/2004-6/30/2007)

Specialty: Family Medicine

Clinical Interests: Development Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine and Sports Medicine

Bio: Dr. James Bath is a board-certified Family Practitioner in Medford, Massachusetts. After a career in medical product development, he earned his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He completed his Family Medicine Internship, Residency and Chief Residency at Tufts University. He enjoys caring for the whole patient and the whole family, from newborns to seniors. He provides comprehensive care, including well child visits, adult physical exams and wellness visits, same-day sick visits, sports injuries and minor surgical procedures. His particular interest is developmental pediatrics. He lives with his wife and two children and enjoys time with family and friends, running, doing house projects, hiking and cooking.

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Leanne Lee, MD

Leanne Lee, MD
Family Medicine

Education:

  • Medical School: The University of Western Australia (1997)
  • Residency: Stamford Hospital (9/4/2001-9/3/2004)

Specialty: Family Medicine

Clinical Interests: Cross-cultural Medicine, Women’s Health, Preventive Health and Pediatrics

Bio: Dr. Leanne Lee received her medical degree from The University of Western Australia and worked as a General Resident in Australia for 2 years prior to moving to the United States with her husband. She then completed two years of biomedical research at Princeton University with a focus on celiac disease. Dr. Lee entered Family Medicine training at Stamford Hospital (affiliated with Columbia University NYC) and graduated in 2004. She enjoys all scopes of Family Medicine but has special interests in cross-cultural medicine, preventive medicine, women’s health and pediatric care. She performs office-based procedures, including skin lesion removal/cryotherapy, and IUD insertion. She has three daughters and enjoys baking and photography.

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Elinor Milder, MD

Elinor Milder, MD
Family Medicine

Education:

  • Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Maine General Hospital

Specialty: Family Medicine

Clinical Interests: Pediatrics, Women’s Health, and Mental Health

Bio: Dr. Elinor Milder earned her medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed her residency through the Maine Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency Program at Maine General Hospital. Her clinical interests include pediatrics, women’s health and mental health. She is also highly skilled at managing chronic health conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure. Dr. Milder was a competitive swimmer and tutor for children throughout her college years.  In her free time, she maintains a healthy lifestyle by going to the gym, enjoys baking, spending time with her cats and visiting family in the Netherlands.

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Sarah Morrison, MD

Sarah Morrison, MD
Family Medicine

Education:

  • Medical School: Albany Medical College of Union University (2006)
  • Residency: Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center (7/1/2006-6/30/2009)

Specialty: Family Medicine

Clinical Interests: Women’s Health and Young Adult Medicine

Bio: Coming soon

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David Pladziewicz, MD, MBA

David Pladziewicz, MD, MBA
Cardiovascular Disease, Critical Care, Internal Medicine

Education:

  • Medical School: Tufts University School of Medicine (1984)
  • Residency: New England Deaconess Hospital (7/1/1984-6/30/1990)

Specialties: Cardiovascular disease, critical care and internal medicine

David Samenuk, MD

David Samenuk, MD
Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine

Education:

  • Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine (1994)
  • Residency: New England Medical Center (6/1/1994-6/30/1997)
  • Fellowship: New England Medical Center (7/1/1997-6/30/2000)

Specialties: Cardiovascular disease and internal medicine

Rebecca Tharaud, MD

Rebecca Tharaud, MD
Family Medicine

Education:

  • Medical School: Pritzker School of Medicine, The University of Chicago (2008)
  • Residency: MacNeal Hospital (6/23/2008-6/26/2011)

Specialty: Family Medicine

Clinical Interests: Women’s Health, Pediatrics, and Mental Health

Bio: Dr. Rebecca Tharaud grew up in the Chicago area. She attended medical school at The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and completed her Residency in Family Medicine at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn, IL. She enjoys caring for the entire family and has special interests in pediatrics, women’s health and mental health care.

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Middlesex Cardiology Associates

Kim Maher, NP

Kim Maher, NP
Cardiology and Internal Medicine

Coming soon!

Lawrence Moschitto, MD

Lawrence Moschitto, MD
Internal Medicine and Cardiology

Education:

  • Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
  • Residency: University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Boston University Medical Center

Specialty: Internal Medicine and Cardiology

Clinical Interests: Congestive Heart Failure, Coronary Artery Disease and Pacemakers

Bio: Coming soon

Farouk Pirzada, MD

Farouk Pirzada, MD
Cardiology

Education:

  • Medical School: Kashmir University Government Medical College
  • Residency: Boston VA Hospital, New England Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Boston City Hospital

Specialty: Cardiology

Clinical Interests: Arrhythmias, Cardiology, Congestive Heart Failure, Pacemaker-Defibrilators and Pacemaker/ICD clinic

Bio: Coming soon

Carl Turissini, MD

Carl Turissini, MD
Interventional Cardiology

Education:

  • Medical School: University at Buffalo State University of New York School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences
  • Residency: Tufts Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Tufts Medical Center

Specialty: Interventional Cardiology

Bio: Coming soon