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.

G. Andrew Sechler, MD

Dr. Sechler earned his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich. He completed a combined residency in internal medicine and pediatrics at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York City. He has extensive global health experience in South America and Africa, and currently helps lead a Harvard affiliated program in Liberia. His clinical interests include rural health care delivery, tropical medicine and travel medicine. Dr. Sechler is fluent in Spanish.

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