October 30, 2013 (BOSTON) –Tufts Medical Center, in partnership with MetroWest Medical Center, has opened a new adult primary care practice in Framingham. Tufts Medical Center Primary Care – Framingham will provide MetroWest-area patients with easy access to Tufts MC’s skilled doctors and world-class, patient-centered care in a community setting.
Located on Route 9 at 85 Worcester Road next to Shoppers World, Tufts Medical Center Primary Care – Framingham is comprised of three talented physicians of various age ranges, both male and female, with diverse backgrounds and care interests. In addition to English, certain physicians are fluent in Hindi and Korean. The new practice will provide patients with comprehensive primary care with individualized diagnosis and treatment plans; Tufts Medical Center Primary Care – Framingham physicians also will work closely with a wide range of top specialists at MetroWest Medical Center and Tufts Medical Center, to ensure a fast and seamless process for patients who need to be referred or transferred for follow-up care.
“We are proud to collaborate with MetroWest Medical Center to provide this critical service to the community,” said Michael Wagner, MD, FACP, Interim President and CEO of Tufts Medical Center. “In a rapidly changing health care landscape, it is increasingly important to maintain wellness through preventive care. Our new primary care practice is committed to doing just that, all in an environment that is comfortable and convenient for patients.”
The Tufts Medical Center Primary Care – Framingham facility is equipped with all the modern amenities and technologies necessary for optimal patient care. The practice offers same-day appointments, includes an on-site blood-drawing services and features centralized digital medical records, allowing primary care physicians to quickly and easily connect with each patient’s entire health care team.
“The doctors, nurses and administrative staff at Tufts Medical Center Primary Care – Framingham have one priority and that is to keep patients as healthy as possible,” said Barbara Doyle, CEO at MetroWest Medical Center. “It is that kind of dedication to the community that sets them apart and instills great confidence in patients that their health is in the best of hands.”
Residents of the region can call 508-532-0223 or visit tuftsmedicalcenter.org/FraminghamPCP to schedule an appointment or receive more information.
About Tufts Medical Center
Tufts Medical Center is an exceptional, not-for-profit, 415-bed academic medical center that is home to both a full-service hospital for adults and Tufts Medical Center. Conveniently located in downtown Boston, the Medical Center is the principal teaching hospital for Tufts University School of Medicine. Tufts Medical Center is the full-service children's hospital of Tufts Medical Center and the principal pediatric teaching hospital of Tufts University School of Medicine. Tufts Medical Center is affiliated with the New England Quality Care Alliance, a network of more than 1,800 physicians throughout Eastern Massachusetts. For more information, please visit www.tuftsmedicalcenter.org.