Our Services and Specialities

Whether you are experiencing heart problems, choosing which hospital to give birth in or considering weight loss surgery, we have a wide range of services that can cater to many of your needs. Our specialized resources allow us to deal with any type of health concern that may arise in your life.


Cancer Center

Since 1983, the C. Gordon Griffith Community Cancer Center has been fighting for cancer patients across the region. You will receive comprehensive treatment and support in a caring, compassionate environment. Every professional on your case—from physicians to administrative staff—will do everything possible to ease your stress and to provide emotional and practical support. We will provide a Patient Navigator to help you access cancer services and find all the resources you may need. The Cancer Center treats all types of cancer in adults, including prostate, breast, lung, colorectal, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and others. 

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Heart & Vascular

North Shore Medical Center is a designated Level I Adult Cardiovascular Services hospital, which means you have access to the highest level of heart care available. Through our facility, you have access to emergency or elective percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) to treat your heart attack or blocked artery without having to be transported miles outside the area. Having quality cardiac care close to home is critical for saving heart muscle and providing you with quick, effective treatment.

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Emergency Care

In case of injury or illness, you can come to North Shore’s fully equipped emergency department 24 hours a day, seven days a week. You will find specialized physicians and nurses backed by the full resources of the hospital. Advanced technology provides you quality diagnostics and effective treatments for a host of health situations, from sudden cardiac events to complex surgical procedures. For minor emergencies that require urgent care, we also offer Minor Care service. If your condition isn’t life threatening, save time by scheduling your ER visit online using ER Check-In Online.

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Primary Stroke Center

If you have a stroke, expert medical treatment is immediately necessary. You can count on the Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center at North Shore Medical Center to act with urgency the moment you come through the doors. The team is available around the clock to respond if you exhibit stroke symptoms when you arrive. The Certified Advanced Stroke Center combines the resources and expertise of many medical specialties to quickly evaluate and treat your complex needs.

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Maternity Care

We understand that choosing your birthing hospital is a very important personal decision. You want certain amenities, a particular atmosphere, and of course, technical expertise in case your baby needs special attention after he or she arrives. We’ve been delivering babies for more than 61 years. You’ll have the essential services for a healthy birth, including all-private suites with the option to upgrade to the luxurious Signature Birthplace Suites, and a Level III NICU just in case. North Shore is also a Five-Star Recipient for Maternity Care from Healthgrades, so you’ll know you’re in great hands.

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Weight Loss Surgery

Did you know that being significantly overweight puts you at increased risk for cancer? That’s not all. If you are carrying extra weight, you are at risk for diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, sleep apnea, joint pain and infertility. Studies have shown that weight loss surgery can help people reverse diabetes and improve a host of other conditions. Bariatric surgery is designed for those with a body mass index (BMI) equal to or greater than 40, or equal to or greater than 35 with serious co-morbidities. This surgical approach to losing weight has been specially designed for people carrying substantial pounds, so you can get back to enjoying your life.

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