Massachusetts General Hospital
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

(617) 726–2000

Information on Massachusetts General Hospital

Since 1811, Massachusetts General Hospital has been committed to delivering standard-setting medical care. Throughout the decades, the hospital has had a consistent commitment to advancing that care through pioneering research and educating future health care professionals.

The third oldest general hospital in the United States and the oldest and largest hospital in New England, Mass General continues its tradition of excellence today.

Mass General has consistently placed among the top hospitals on the
U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Honor Roll since the survey began in 1990. In 2013, Mass General was named No. 2 in the nation and No. 1 in New England based on our quality of care, patient safety and reputation in 16 clinical specialties.

In 2013, Mass General was also redesignated a Magnet hospital, the highest honor for nursing excellence awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

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Physician Referral Line: 877-789-6100 or email

We appreciate the opportunity to provide your patients with second opinions and cancer specialty care. As part of your patient’s care team, our commitment to you includes:

  • Prompt appointments
  • Patients seen usually within one week
  • Someone is available Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm (ET) to schedule an appointment
  • Timely communication with referring physicians on evaluations and recommended treatments
  • Collaboration on care plans, enabling follow-up services to be provided by you or your local hospital whenever possible

Adult patients: 877-726-5130 or make appointments online –

Clinical Trials: 877-789-6100

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