Atrius Health, Inc.

Center Information

Center for Clinical Research
Atrius Health, Inc.
Academic Institute
133 Brookline Ave.
Boston, MA 02215

Currently Enrolling Trials

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Therapeutic Areas

Cardiology/Vascular Diseases
Family Medicine
Genetic Disease
Healthy Volunteers
Hepatology (Liver, Pancreatic, Gall Bladder)
Infections and Infectious Diseases
Internal Medicine
Nutrition and Weight Loss
Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health)
Orthopedics/Orthopedic Surgery
Otolaryngology (Ear, Nose, Throat)
Plastic Surgery
Pulmonary/Respiratory Diseases


Who we are:

Atrius Health is the Northeast’s largest nonprofit, independent, multi-specialty medical group. With 32 clinical locations, more than 50 specialties and 825 physicians, we provide customized care to more than 720,000 adult and pediatric patients across eastern Massachusetts. Atrius Health has built a sophisticated data warehouse that combines the electronic medical records, claims data, and pharmacy data for hundreds of thousands of patients. This data warehouse has become a tremendous data source for leading edge research, practice improvement, and enhanced patient care.

Atrius Health maintains rigorous safeguards to protect confidentiality and privacy while maintaining research capability. Atrius Health actively supports teaching at Harvard Medical School and Tufts University School of Medicine. The organization also engages in collaborative research, targeted at improving the delivery of care, working with investigators from Harvard Medical School and its affiliated teaching hospitals on projects funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, the National Institutes of Health, and private foundations. Atrius Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) also share a primary care residency program.


  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Laboratory
  • Mammography
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Menopause Consultation Services
  • Minimally-Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Nutrition
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Optometry
  • Orthopedics/Sports Medicine
  • Pain Management
  • Hematology/Oncology
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • Laboratory
  • Mammography
  • Maternal Fetal Medicine
  • Menopause Consultation Services
  • Minimally-Invasive Gynecologic Surgery
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Nurse Midwifery
  • Nutrition
  • Obstetrics/Gynecology
  • Ophthalmology
  • Optometry
  • Orthopedics/Sports Medicine
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Pediatrics
  • Pharmacy
  • Physiatry
  • Physical Therapy
  • Podiatry
  • Pulmonology
  • Radiology/Imaging
  • Rheumatology
  • Speech Therapy
  • Surgery (including specialists in breast, vascular, hepatobiliary and colorectal surgery, surgical oncology, and minimally-invasive procedures)
  • Travel Medicine
  • Urgent Care (Adult & Pediatric)
  • Urogynecology
  • Urology
  • Vascular Surgery
  • Vulvovaginal Services


With over 20 years of research experience, the Atrius Health groups have conducted studies in many indications. Our research portfolio includes industry sponsored Phase II-IV clinical trials, collaborations with academia and corporations, investigator-initiated research, federally funded initiatives, Quality Improvement projects and large scale data analytic research


Practice/Patient Care Locations
Atrius Health has 32 multi-specialty patient care locations in communities across Eastern Massachusetts.

The facilities within the Center for Clinical Research at Atrius Health are located in downtown Boston and include office space for study monitors, desktop computers with network and internet access, telephones, printers, fax machines, photocopiers and private conference rooms. Computer and network support are available 24 hours per day. Accessible public transportation as well as on-site parking is available.

Clinical research site features include:

  • Experienced research staff
  • Full service outpatient radiology
  • Full service laboratory
  • On-site Pharmacy
  • Refrigeration and Freezer facilities
  • Double Locked storage for research supplies/drugs
  • Wireless Internet capability


Our highly qualified physician investigators have an extensive variety of background specialties with exemplary community reputations and significant patient databases. This assures enrollment goals are easily met and clinical trials are successfully completed.


The staff at Atrius Health bring many years of interdisciplinary expertise together to provide well-coordinated support to our investigators and high-quality service to our sponsors.

Our professional, multi-lingual staff capably provides the following services:

  • Protocol Procurement & Review
  • Resource Planning and Staffing
  • Budget & Contracts Negotiation
  • Local and Central IRB Approval Processes
  • Document Management
  • Study Initiation
  • Study Subject Recruitment and Retention
  • Screening/Enrollment Procedures
  • Study Management
  • Case Report Form (or eCRF/EDC) Completion
  • Correction and Archival Clinical Data Management
  • Regulatory Compliance/Quality Assurance
  • Coordination of Monitoring Visits
  • Study Communications
  • Site Close-Out
  • Coordination of FDA/Sponsor Audits

Atrius Health works with each sponsor to assemble the right team of principal investigator, sub-investigators, coordinators and support staff to meet the specific needs of the trial.


Our research population includes rural, urban and suburban patients ranging from infants to the elderly. Atrius Health clinicians recognize the success of every clinical trial hinges on the success of the recruiting strategies for identifying qualified and compliant patients. We have organized thousands of our patients into a computerized database allowing rapid retrieval of patients based on their diagnosis.


Contact Center

If you are interested in contacting this center to discuss clinical trials, please complete and send the email form below. A representative from the research center will then follow up with you.