South Shore Hospital is known for delivering high-quality care since its founding in 1912. We’re committed to serving the community and to providing quality medical care for the whole family from infants to seniors – and managing costs.

List of Services

South Shore Hospital is an acute care, 170 bed facility with a full range of services to meet the primary healthcare needs of the community.

  • Excellent and personable physicians, nurses, and professional staff

  • A modern, accredited hospital

  • Complete primary care services, from routine check-ups and preventive care at five affiliated neighborhood clinics and affiliated physicians

  • Pre Admission Testing services

  • Outpatients Services, at the hospital, including Nuclear Medicine, Radiological, Vascular and Laboratory diagnostic tests

  • Outpatient Surgery Services including Same Day Surgery and Minor Surgery

  • Emergency Medicine (ER) Services

  • Physical Therapy services

  • Senior Complete Care Center dedicated to the health and well being of seniors

  • Respite Care program

  • Outpatient Pharmacy with convenient hours

  • Transportation Services for seniors and disabled patients at affiliated clinics and the hospital.

HEALTH SERVICES

Acute Renal Dialysis
Clinical Services
Dental Care
Detoxification
Dietary Services
Emergency
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HIV/AIDS
Hospice Services

Nuclear Medicine
Nursing Care
Optometric
Pharmacy
Psychiatric
Pulmonary Function
Radiological
Senior Complete Care
Social Services
Speech Pathology

SOCIAL SERVICE

At South Shore Hospital, social workers work with patients and their families with services to meet their medically related social and emotional needs as they impinge on their medical condition, recovery and safe transition from care environment to another. For more information, please contact the Social Service Department at (773)356-5274 or (773)356-5290.

QUALITY MANAGEMENT

The Quality Management’s goals are to measure, assess, and improve the performance of key clinical care processes so that South Shore Hospital achieves our desired outcome of optimal service and patient outcomes. For inquiries about quality measure, please call (773)356-5402.

PATIENT SAFETY

South Shore Hospital is committed to providing safe, efficient and effective healthcare to our patients. As part of this effort, the hospital has an organized Patient Safety Committee to address patient safety issues. If you have questions regarding patient safety issues, please do not hesitate to call the Patient Safety Hotline (773) 356-5446 — this hotline is a confidential voice mail box where patients/family or staff can leave concerns or ideas for patient safety.

CLINICAL SCIENCE

We offer diagnostic services such as: nuclear stress testing, exercise stress testing, echocardiography, transesophageal echocardiography, and event monitoring, 12-lead EKGs, and electroencephalograms/EEG.

For more information, please contact the Clinical Science Department at (773)356-5261 or (773)356- 5262.

RESPIRATORY CARE

Services offered: Blood Gas Study, Pulmonary Function Test

For inquiries, please call (773)356-5165 or (773)356-5166.

PHYSICAL THERAPY, including SPEECH THERAPY

Working with referring health care professionals, we tailor our services to meet patient needs. Our goal is to improve patient health, restore mobility and enhance function quickly, efficiently and effectively. We are proud of our long legacy of excellent service to our patients and community.

For more information, please call (773)356-5276 or (773)356-5277.

WOUND CARE

We are dedicated to improving patient outcomes by healing wounds, preventing re-occurrence and providing education for our patients and their families.

For inquiries, please call (773)356-5276 or (773)356-5265.

COMPLIANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT

South Shore Hospital maintains an open door policy and welcomes and encourages the reporting of risks issues and also problems related to suspected instances of noncompliance. The Compliance & Risk Officer can be reached at (773)-356-5198.