More than 1,000 patients and visitors travel through Lahey Medical Center, Peabody, each day. Lahey has seen exponential growth since its Peabody facility opened in 1994, with outpatient visits increasing more than 300 percent, and ambulatory surgery procedures growing more than 600 percent. Lahey Medical Center, Peabody, still boasts the only emergency room and hospital in Peabody.
Today, the demand for health care services on the North Shore continues to increase, with an ever-growing population, an aging baby boomer generation, and advances in medicine. More people want Lahey's model of medicine, where coordinated teams of physicians work together to deliver high-quality, responsive care. Lahey continues to anticipate these needs by planning a facility and clinical services expansion in Peabody.
People have been counting on Lahey Hospital & Medical Center for its exceptional health care for more than 80 years. The Lahey Medical Center, Peabody, facility and clinical services expansion is a $50 million investment to ensure this legacy continues.
Expanded Medical Services
With the completion of its 65,000 square foot facility and clinical services expansion, Lahey Medical Center, Peabody, offers even more services in a larger, patient and family friendly environment. Renovations within the existing 162,000 square foot medical center will offer improved patient flow and new technologies.
Lahey's new, three-story wing, contains a variety of clinical services. Areas are integrated, allowing for more efficient and comprehensive care.
The new areas include:
- First Floor: Expanded multidisciplinary Sophia Gordon Cancer Center, including Hematology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology and a beautiful and modern Infusion Center.
- Second Floor: Orthopaedic Surgery and Neurology, including a state-of-the-art Neurophysiology lab and Sleep Disorders Center
- Third Floor: General Internal Medicine, Neurosurgery/Spine Center and Interventional Pain Management Center
The Emergency Department at Lahey Medical Center, Peabody, also expanded and was redesigned for better patient flow, with special emphasis on process improvement to handle patients with lesser acuity illness and injury. In addition, space for procedural and diagnostic testing was added, including a dedicated surgery and procedure center and expansion of Radiology services. All of these efforts ensure patients continue receiving top-notch diagnostic care and treatment close to home.
Building For The Future
The Lahey Medical Center, Peabody, facility and clinical services expansion is an important step toward ensuring that the North Shore and surrounding communities receive the finest care for years to come. The North Shore community can feel secure knowing that exceptional care, provided by Lahey physicians, is close to home.