Emergency & Trauma

Here for You. All Day. Every Day.

South Shore Hospital Emergency Department Staff

South Shore Hospital's Emergency Center is ready to meet life-threatening conditions with lightning-fast care. Our Emergency Department is one of the busiest in eastern Massachusetts.

We’re staffed 24/7 with more than 350 health professionals—including physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, social workers, case managers, and other specialists that support our team of board-certified emergency physicians

For the region's youngest patients, our pediatric emergency service is the only one of its kind in the area, staffed around the clock by board-certified pediatric emergency medicine physicians and board-certified pediatricians affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital. 

So when the unexpected happens, know that expert care is always right here. All day, every day.

Emergency & Trauma News

A father checks his young son's bike helmet before he goes for a bike ride.
Blog

How to Prevent Childhood Injuries: Tips for Families & Caregivers

How to Prevent Childhood Injuries: Tips for Families & Caregivers

Doctor William Tollefsen is named Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care
News

William Tollefsen, MD named Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care

William Tollefsen, MD named Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care

A city crosswalk with a sign that advises pedestrians to look
Blog

How to Stay Safe While Walking

How to Stay Safe While Walking