Adult Medicine and Primary Care in Boston

A team model of care with a focus on wellness and prevention.

About The Adult Medicine Program at South Boston Community Health Center

The Adult Medicine Program at South Boston Community Health Center provides comprehensive primary care to adults aged 18 and older. This includes routine physicals, same day visits for urgent problems, preoperative physicals, and routine follow-up treatment of chronic problems such as asthma, diabetes, high blood pressure and chronic heart and lung diseases.

As part of our routine medical exams, we provide:

  • screening for cancer
  • diabetes
  • hypertension and other chronic diseases
  • cholesterol screening
  • counseling on healthy lifestyles
  • immunizations.

We also help coordinate specialty referrals and home care when appropriate.

Each care team in Adult Medicine is led by a Medical Doctor along with Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Care Managers, and Medical Assistants working together to ensure seamless continuity. One of the major reasons we have care teams at the Health Center is so you will always meet with a provider who knows you. For example, if your primary care provider (PCP) is ever not available for an appointment with you, one of their team members, familiar with your health and treatment goals, will see you instead.

Adult Medicine and Primary Care Locations in South Boston

South Boston Community Health Center
409 West Broadway
South Boston, MA 02127

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What You're Saying

“I feel that it is a well-oiled machine, with Dr. Brout at South Boston. I just can't say enough good things! They know why I am there without a computer, since everybody knows what is going on with me, all staff. Everybody is on the same page, for a level of healthcare I had never experienced.”
Family Medicine/Dr Brout
Family Medicine Patient 2022
“I like the doctors my son has. They listen, are very understanding, and seem like they care. I just like how they are with my son.”
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Parent of Behavioral Health Patient 2022
“I like the attentiveness and feeling heard. I appreciate the fact that providers always make me feel involved in decisions.”
Behavioral Health
Behavioral Health Patient 2022
“I like that the service is more personalized because you know the people, and that is very important.”
Dental Patient 2022
“I liked that they were attentive and fast. They gave me the support I needed and were empathetic and organized. I went to a lot of departments, and all of the staff was this way.”
Family Medicine
Family Medicine Patient 2022
“The staff in the lab, Verinta or "V," is amazing. My son was literally giddy with delight at her joking and playfulness. He was actually so happy with her, he didn't react to the blood draw, but then cried outside a tiny bit with a delayed reaction like "hey, wait, that hurt." She is an absolutely phenomenal addition to the phlebotomy team! Overall, a great experience.”
May 2019
Parent of a Pediatric Patient
“Dr. Kane always asks me if I understand everything and whether or not I need further clarification... I really appreciate him explaining everything so in depth.”
Eye Care Patient 2018
“There’s an emphasis on education here. Dr. Chiakpo and Marianna (a nurse in training) provided a lot of background concerning my issue and even brought in diagrams, which I greatly appreciated, since I’m a visual learner. They both gave me space to ask questions on everything. I really appreciated the time they spent with me.”
Family Medicine Patient 2018
“I truly enjoyed the sweetness of Dr. Biffi. She was very detailed in her explanations, and thoroughly checked and re-checked everything. She really impressed me.The assistant was also very good, dedicated, and professional.”
Eye Care Patient 2018
“My ride was late, but Dr. Green waited an hour for me. When I got there, she took me right in, so that was very nice. She gave me a prescription; she actually brought the prescription all the way outside to give it to me, since I had forgotten it. She is excellent! Everyone is very nice and very understanding. I really liked the center; everyone was very cordial to me.””
Adult Medicine Patient 2018