Faulkner Hospital is a 150 bed non-profit, community teaching hospital located in Jamaica Plain, just 3.4 miles from the Longwood medical area, and across the street from the Arnold Arboretum. Founded in 1900, Faulkner Hospital has a long history of meeting the health care needs of the residents of southwest Boston and surrounding suburbs. We offer comprehensive medical, surgical and psychiatric care as well as complete emergency, ambulatory and diagnostic services. Our largest inpatient services are internal medicine, cardiology, psychiatry, pulmonary, orthopedics, gastroenterology and general/GI surgery. In FY 2005, Faulkner Hospital had over 8,200 discharges and provided ambulatory support services for over 190,000 patient visits.
In 1998, Faulkner Hospital, highly regarded as one of the region's most respected community teaching hospitals, joined with Brigham and Women's Hospital, one of the country's leading academic medical centers, to form a common parent company, Brigham and Women's/Faulkner Hospitals, a member of Partners HealthCare. Click here to learn more about Brigham and Women's/Faulkner Hospitals.
In early 2001, Brigham and Women's Hospital affiliated physicians at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, a multi-specialty physicians group, began providing primary and secondary care at Faulkner Hospital. Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates is well recognized as a high quality provider of medical care to over 250,000 patients.