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New Chief/Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery Appointed
Scott Duncan, MD, MPH, MBA, has been appointed Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery at Boston Medical Center and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Boston University School of Medicine.

Pediatric Sickle Cell Disease Patients Achieve Near-Perfect Influenza Vaccination Rate
BMC implemented several quality improvement methods to achieve the substantial increase to a 90 percent vaccination rate.

At Boston Medical Center’s Demonstration Kitchen, chef and dietician Tracey Burg teaches patients and staff how to prepare nutritious meals. Our multidisciplinary team performs more than 500 surgeries each year and has expertise in treating the most complex head and neck cancer cases.

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Peripheral Arterial Disease

Peripheral Arterial Disease (PAD) is a condition in which narrowing of the peripheral arteries can cause limited blood flow to your legs. Symptoms include pain or discomfort in the legs when walking, tightness or cramping in the legs when going uphill, pain in the feet or toes when at rest, and painful sores. Read more

Pediatric Surgery at BMC

At Boston Medical Center, referring physicians and patients can rest assured that they’ll be seen by the best if the need for surgery arises. Attending surgeons from Boston Children’s Hospital and a dedicated pediatric anesthesiologist are on-call 24/7 at BMC, treating patients from infancy through adolescence. Read more

New Mural Brightens Pediatric Inpatient Unit at Boston Medical Center

Despite the midwinter cold, the pediatric inpatient unit at Boston Medical Center recently became brighter and warmer, thanks to a new mural painted by Boston University School of Medicine students. The colorful mural was created by 30 med students who lent their time and talent to the project. Read more

About BMC

Boston Medical Center (BMC) is a 482-bed academic medical center located in Boston’s historic South End, providing medical care for infants, children, teens and adults. BMC offers Primary Care and specialty services as well as a number of health and wellness programs and is affiliated with 14 community health centers in the Boston area.