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For Patients

Highland Healthcare Associates Independent Physicians Association (IPA), established in 1990, is a voluntary organization of approximately 75 independent primary care and approximately 270 specialist physicians located in the Winchester/Woburn areas, with locations stretching as far west as Concord, as far south as Winthrop, as far east as Lynnfield and as far north as Andover. Our primary care physicians are not employed by a system, but instead are in private practices delivering high touch, personalized primary care to pediatric and adult patients. Our primary care members include Pediatricians, Family Medicine physicians, and Internal Medicine physicians, in many practices supported by Nurse Practitioners and/or Physician Assistants. They focus on the...

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For Clinicians

The Highland Healthcare Associates IPA (IPA), a not-for-profit physician organization with nearly 340 members, is dedicated to raising the quality of patient care, preserving physician independence and autonomy, and improving the professional lives of our physicians. If you are a physician who values your independence, and desires:

  • Membership in an organization dedicated to preserving private practice, and is run by practicing physicians, rather than hospital or system administrators,
  • To keep your current Community Hospital affiliation, and
  • To select or keep your current Electronic Medical Record, rather than switching to a larger...

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