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The Harvard Vanguard Watertown practice has been caring for residents of Watertown, Waltham, Belmont, Newton and other nearby cities and towns since 1987. The office is conveniently located on Arsenal Street, right next to the Arsenal Mall.

Our Watertown practice provides primary care for adults and children, as well as a full range of medical and surgical specialty care. Our preferred hospital partners include Mount Auburn Hospital, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Boston Children's Hospital and New England Baptist Hospital.

Watertown Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 6:00pm

Walk-in lab and pharmacy services are also open at the times listed above.

Unless you have a confirmed appointment, we suggest you call ahead as hours may vary slightly by department. Thank you.


24/7 Medical Advice

Medical advice is available to patients by telephone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you need medical advice after office hours, please call your doctor's office. Follow the phone prompts to be routed to our after-hours triage service staffed by nurse practitioners and physician assistants with access to your electronic medical record.

Weekend & Holiday Urgent Care

All patients have access to adult and pediatric weekend and holiday urgent care at our regionally located practices. Unless it is a life-threatening emergency (in which case you should call 911), you can use our weekend and holiday urgent care hours for most health-related situations.

Getting Here

We are located next to the Arsenal Mall.

From Boston:
Get onto Storrow Drive, which becomes Soldiers Field Road after a few miles.  Take the ramp towards Central Square/Massachusetts Turnpike (I-90).  Stay straight through the first intersection and go to the second intersection.  Turn left onto Western Ave.  Western Ave. becomes Arsenal Street when it crosses the Charles River.  You'll see the Watertown Mall on your right and Arsenal Mall on your left.  Take the left at the main entrance to the Arsenal Mall.  Our office is next to the Arsenal Mall.

From the West:
Take the Massachusetts Turnpike to Exit 127.  Follow Washington Street as it bears left toward Watertown.  Continue onto Centre Street which turns into Galen Street.  At a major intersection (Watertown Square), turn right onto Route 20 East.  Bear left almost immediately onto Arsenal Street.  Take Arsenal Street past School Street.  Our offices are on your right next to the Arsenal Mall.

From the Northwest of Boston:
Follow Route 93 South to Storrow Drive.  Follow the "From Boston" directions above.

From South of Boston:
Take Route 93 North towards Boston.  Get off the expressway onto Storrow Drive and follow the "From Boston" directions above.

From Watertown Square:
Take Arsenal Street past School Street.  Our offices are right before the Arsenal Mall on your right.

Soldiers Field Road (Inbound):
Take the Arsenal Street exit and turn right.  Our offices are just past the Arsenal Mall on your left.