Doctors from Boston Children’s Hospital — the top-ranked pediatric hospital in New England — now see patients at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford.

This collaboration means enhanced quality and access to pediatric care for families on the South Coast. Our team of Boston Children’s physicians works with local physicians and is available to manage inpatients 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at our newly renovated inpatient unit.

A place just for kids: St. Luke’s also has a dedicated area in its emergency department just for kids — away from the hustle and bustle of a busy ER. Boston Children’s physicians work closely with our emergency physicians and nurses at St. Luke’s to provide pediatric emergency care when it matters most. And, they are available for consult to the ED staff at Charlton Memorial Hospital in Fall River and Tobey Hospital in Wareham.

Working to help local families

Our collaboration to enhance pediatric care locally

Our Team

Get to know members of our pediatric team based at St. Luke’s Hospital.

Linda A. Bishop, MD, FAAP

Dr. Bishop attended the Duke University School of Medicine in Durham, N.C., after receiving her undergraduate degree at Yale University in New Haven, Conn. She then completed an internship and residency in pediatrics at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Dr. Bishop’s clinical interests include general pediatrics and hospital medicine. Dr. Bishop is board certified in pediatrics.

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