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October 11, 2022
 Lowell General Hospital’s main and Saints campuses along with Merrimack Valley Cardiology located in North Chelmsford have been granted a three-year term of accreditation by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in the area of Adult Transthoracic Echocardiography. A special thank you to Medical Director Christopher Hong, MD and Technical Director Margaret (Marlie) Costa, RDMS for their efforts toward this achievement.This is the team’ ...
October 5, 2022
In September, Lija Joseph, MD, FASCP, FACP, Lowell General Hospital’s Chief of Pathology and Medical Director of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, had two unique opportunities to share about the Lowell General Patient Pathology Consult Program that she founded in 2017. The first opportunity was the 34th European Congress of Pathology conference in Basel, Switzerland and the second was the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) annual mee ...
October 1, 2022
Call 978.937.6023 to schedule your mammogram What is your breast cancer risk? Did you know that we have a unique program that assesses breast cancer risk right at your screening mammogram? This is a benefit that you normally don’t find in a community hospital setting, and is a testament to Lowell General Hospital’s commitment to women’s health and cancer prevention.During your mammogram, special software assesses your lifetime breast cancer risk ...
Patient Stories
September 27, 2022
Sixty-year-old Mary D. of Winthrop recalls waking up one morning two years ago over the New Year’s holiday and immediately realizing something wasn’t right. “My face felt a little funny,” she says. “I was putting on makeup and couldn’t close my eye correctly. By the end of the day, it was feeling much worse.”
September 9, 2022
Do you have a family member that uses our services here at Lowell General? Encourage them to make a difference and join our Patient Family Advisory Council (PFAC).The PFAC is composed of volunteer patient and family advisers, as well as clinicians and administrators. Its purpose is to strengthen collaboration between patients and family members and the health care team and enhance our ability to deliver the highest standard of safe, comprehensive ...
Press Releases
August 18, 2022
Tufts Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine announced today that Jason Hall, MD, a colon and rectal surgeon and an internationally-renowned expert in diverticular disease, has been named Surgeon-in-Chief and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Tufts Medical Center, and Professor of Surgery and Benjamin Andrews Chair of Surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine.
August 5, 2022
Gerry Ferretti, of Chelmsford, eats well and teaches exercise classes, but for years she struggled to reach her weight goals and wrestled with stomach issues. That all changed when she met Dr. Supriya Rao, a Lowell General gastroenterologist who set Ferretti on path that went beyond medication.Dr. Rao, who is board certified in gastroenterology and internal, obesity and lifestyle medicine, helped Ferretti change how she eats, shifting her to a mo ...
August 1, 2022
 Dedicated volunteer Michelle Ratty was recognized at an awards luncheon at Gillette Stadium with the prestigious Myra Kraft Community MVP Award in honor of her remarkable volunteer service at Lowell General Hospital.Michelle is a huge part of the Lowell General Hospital team, first serving as a nurse in the Mother Infant Unit for 37 years. She retired in November 2017, but always stayed involved with Lowell General initiatives and close with her ...
July 27, 2022
The new high-tech CSICU opened Wednesday, May 11 to address a significant shortage of adult critical care capacity.
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