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Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates - Kenmore

Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates-Kenmore provides medical care to students enrolled at the Boston Conservatory. This partnership with Harvard Vanguard was established to provide access for Boston Conservatory students to a 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 a quick walk from the Boston Conservatory campus, located at 133 Brookline Avenue. Click here to see a map and directions.

Harvard Vanguard Primary Care Medical Services

Harvard Vanguard offers a broad range of primary care medical services. Many of these services are provided to Boston Conservatory students with no copayment. These include: basic physical exams, management of acute and chronic illness (e.g. asthma), diagnosis and treatment of STDs, and gynecological services.

Harvard Vanguard also offers a broad range of specialty and diagnostic services including, visual services and eyeglasses, mental health services, medical and surgical equipment and diagnostic services, (e.g., MRI, CT and X-rays). Please note that your insurance company will be billed for all services. If you access services that are not covered by your insurance, you will be responsible for the cost of those services. Harvard Vanguard also offers an urgent care clinic as well as a 24-hour Medical Advice line for students. Students should call (617)-421-1196 to reach the Medical Advice line.

Insurance Plans

Please note that Harvard Vanguard does not accept all insurance plans. Click here for a complete list of plans accepted. If your plan is not listed, we strongly recommend that you enroll in the Student Health Insurance Plan.

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 (617)-421-1196 to schedule an appointment, or for medical advice and information 24 hours/day, 7 days/week. Please identify yourself as a Boston Conservatory student when using Harvard Vanguard services. You must present your validated Boston Conservatory photo ID when you arrive for your appointment to access services with no copayment.

Harvard Vanguard Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday: 8 a.m. to 8 .pm.
Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Holidays: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.

In the case of a life-threatening emergency, students should call 911. Harvard Vanguard is not an emergency facility.

Map and Directions

From the Boston Conservatory campus:

Follow Boylston Street away from campus, walking toward 1260 Boylston Street/Fenway Park/the Landmark Center. Turn right on Kilmarnock Street, then turn right on Brookline Avenue. Harvard Vanguard is ahead on your left, at the corner of Brookline Avenue and Fullerton Street. 

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