• Emergency Department

    If you have a life-threatening emergency, dial 911

    Lahey Hospital & Medical Center’s Joseph C. Corkery Emergency Center in Burlington has specialty-trained emergency doctors and nurses, world-class specialists, and state-of-the-art surgical capabilities. We stand ready to treat and diagnose a full range of conditions 24/7.

    Advanced, First-Class Emergency Care

    Lahey has always had outstanding medical expertise. We now have a world‐class facility to match Lahey’s world‐class caliber of care:


    Our Emergency Department supports patient privacy and comfort and offers a unique design and improved workflow, contributing to even better patient care.

    Special features of the innovative Joseph C. Corkery Emergency Center include:

    • 36 private exam/treatment and observation rooms, with space for family members to stay with patients
    • 4 trauma bays
    • A triage/fast-track area so patients can be treated as efficiently as possible
    • A modern imaging suite with 2 CT scanners and x-ray capabilities

    Our Emergency Department includes a major Level II trauma center, the only such center in northeastern Massachusetts. We have all the essential specialties, equipment and trained personnel to treat complex traumatic injuries.

    Learn more about our Emergency Department.