3 / 31 / 2015

Cardiologist Francis Weld Opens New Clinic at NCH

(March 30, 2015) Cardiologist Francis M. Weld, MD, will open a new clinic at Nantucket Cottage Hospital in April that will provide Nantucket residents with even greater access to cardiology services without having to leave the island.Francis-M.-Weld,-MD

Dr. Weld, an island visitor since 1982 and a year-round Nantucket resident since 2010, will initially offer cardiology consults for islanders with heart disease and other cardiac conditions, and will see patients at Nantucket Cottage Hospital on the second, third, and fourth Wednesdays each month.

Trained at the New York Hospital – Cornell University Medical Center and Columbia University’s College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City, Dr. Weld specializes in coronary artery disease, arrhythmias, hypertension, electrocardiography, echocardiography, and stress testing. Over several decades as a cardiologist in New York, Dr. Weld has carried the results of basic and clinical research in cardiovascular disease to the bedside of patients. (more…)

3 / 30 / 2015

Our Patients – Robert Souza

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“I am so happy that they do everything on the island here – it makes it easier. Thank you to Nantucket Cottage Hospital and the people that are caring for me there. I think that they are top notch and they are doing an amazing job. I really feel I have a whole team getting me through this as well as the community.”

– Robert Souza (more…)

3 / 27 / 2015

Dr. Larson Moves to Sherburne Commons

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(March 27, 2015) Nantucket Cottage Hospital primary care physician Heidi M. Larson, MD, announced this week that her practice is relocating to a new medical office located at Sherburne Commons on Monday, March 30th.

“This move will allow us to better serve our patients, continue to build the practice and develop the relationships that are at the center of the medical care we deliver every day,” Dr. Larson said. “Over the past year, it has been a pleasure getting to know my patients and the entire Nantucket community. Primary care is central to community wellness, so it has been a privilege to be part of the team providing medical services to the island.” (more…)

3 / 1 / 2015

In Memoriam – William “Bill” Hays III

Nantucket Cottage Hospital lost one of its champions earlier this year with the passing of William “Bill” Hays III.hays

Bill served on the NCH Board of Trustees for more than 20 years, was a founding member of the NCH Advisory Council and the Patient & Family Advisory Council. He was also as a strong advocate for the new hospital, serving as a neighborhood captain on the community outreach team until his death on February 25, 2015 at the age of 84. (more…)