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For Patients

Highland Healthcare Associates Independent Physicians Association (IPA), established in 1990, is an organization of approximately 60 independent primary care and 290 specialist providers located in the Winchester/Woburn area, with locations stretching as far south as Winthrop, as far east as Lynnfield and as far north as Lawrence. Our primary care providers 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 providers (PCPs) include Pediatricians, Family Medicine, and Internal Medicine physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants, in many practices. They focus on the needs of each individual patient and the patient’s unique...

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For Primary Care Clinicians

The Highland Healthcare Associates IPA (Highland), a not-for-profit physician organization with approximately 350 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 Primary Care Physician, or a Nurse Practitioner (NP) or Physician Assistant (PA) with a primary care panel 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...

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