Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

Badge: nationally ranked Nationally Ranked Hospital

Ranked #5 in Massachusetts

Ranked #4 in Boston metro area

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, MA is ranked nationally in 1 adult specialty. It was also high-performing in 10 adult specialties, as shown below. Lahey Hospital and Medical Center is a 327-bed general medical and surgical facility with 22,190 admissions in the most recent year reported. It performed 8,194 annual inpatient and 12,973 outpatient surgeries. Its emergency room had 52,753 visits. Lahey Hospital and Medical Center is a teaching hospital.

Adult Specialties

This hospital was among 147 facilities—roughly 3 percent of the 4,806 analyzed for the latest Best Hospitals rankings—to be ranked in even one of the 16 specialties.

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Patient Satisfaction

Under a federal program, most U.S. hospitals now sample recently discharged patients and ask them about their stay. In a year's worth of surveys, here's how this hospital's patients responded to a key question, along with averages within the state and nationally.


Whether patients would recommend the hospital to friends and family:

State Average
National Average
Probably or definitely not
State Average
National Average

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For more about this hospital, see hospital details. The information shown is provided by the American Hospital Association, which compiles data on all U.S. hospitals through an annual survey and from other sources. Hospital ownership, number of doctors and nurses, volume of births and ER visits, and available services such as sports medicine are just a few examples of data collected by the AHA. Find out more at

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Affiliated Hospitals or Services

Location & Contact Information

Lahey Hospital and Medical Center

41 Mall Road

Burlington, MA 01805-0001

(781) 744–5100

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