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Harvard Vanguard Health Services for Wheelock College Students

WheelockLogoHarvard Vanguard Medical Associates in Kenmore provides medical care to students enrolled at Wheelock College. Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates is a non-profit, multi-specialty medical group practice providing care to more than 510,000 adult and pediatric patients at more than 20 offices across eastern Massachusetts. Our 4,300 employees, including more than 630 physicians and 1000 other healthcare professionals, are committed to making it easier for our patients to be and stay healthy.

This partnership with Harvard Vanguard was established to provide access for Wheelock students to a more comprehensive range of medical services, offered by a multi-specialty physician group renowned for the quality of their care and affiliated with leading Boston hospitals.

Harvard Vanguard’s Kenmore practice is located at 133 Brookline Avenue, right next to Blicks Art Materials; just a just a five minute walk from the Wheelock campus.

Harvard Vanguard Primary Care Medical Services

Harvard Vanguard offers a broad range of primary care medical services. Most of these services are provided to Wheelock students at no charge. These include: basic physical exams, management of acute and chronic illness (e.g., asthma), academic and sports clearance, diagnosis and treatment of STD's as well as gynecological services.

Harvard Vanguard also offers a broad range of specialty and diagnostic services including dental services, visual services and eyeglasses, mental health services, medical and surgical equipment and diagnostic services, (e.g., MRI, CT and X-rays). Please note that you or your insurance company will be billed for these services since they are not covered by Wheelock College.

Insurance Plans

Please note Harvard Vanguard does not accept all insurance plans. Click here for a complete list of plans accepted.

Student Enrollment and Scheduling an Appointment

Students will need to register as a Harvard Vanguard patient by calling 800-249-1767. Once that is completed, students can call that same number to schedule an appointment, or for medical advice and information 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.

Harvard Vanguard Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday: 8am to 8pm
Saturday: 10am to 5pm
Sunday: 12pm to 5pm
Holidays: 10am to 5pm or 12pm to 5pm

Students should call 800-249-1767
to register as a Harvard Vanguard patient.

Students can use either the Brookline Avenue or Fullerton Street entrance, and proceed to the check-in/registration desk on the 4th floor. Please identify yourself as a Wheelock student when using Harvard Vanguard services. You must present a valid Wheelock photo ID when you arrive for your appointment.

In the case of a life-threatening emergency, Wheelock students who are on campus should visit Brigham and Women’s Hospital or call 911.


From the Wheelock campus, head northeast toward Landmark Center/Blick Art Materials/D’Angelo’s sub shop. You want to walk down Brookline Ave going towards Fenway Parking: When you come to Blick Art Materials, you’ll see Harvard Vanguard on your left at the corner of Fullerton Avenue.