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Baltimore Medical System, Inc.

Baltimore Medical System, Inc.
3501 Sinclair Lane, Baltimore, MD 21213
Shirley Sutton, President and CEO

Contact Information
Phone: 410-732-8800
Fax: 410-276-3694

Locations and Hours

This health center has more than one site.
Click here to view a complete listing of sites and hours of service.


Baltimore Medical System is deeply committed to improving health, wellness and the quality of life in the communities we serve by providing safe, high quality, accessible and affordable health care.


BMS provides a full range of primary care:

Internal Medicine
Family Practice
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Behavioral Health

In addition, Baltimore Medical System offers many other services that may not be available in a typical doctor's office. These include:

Referrals to Specialty Care
On-site Pharmacies
Discounted Medication Assistance
Financial Assistance
Health Benefits Advisors
Deaf Services
Outreach and Access Services
School-Based Health

Facts & Data

Baltimore Medical System was founded in 1984 when the Baltimore City Health Department asked the new non-profit organization to take on the operation of four existing Health Department clinics. In 1987, Baltimore Medical System was the first ambulatory care organization in Maryland to be accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations. BMS was also the first Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) to be Joint Commission accredited in the Central Eastern seaboard states. Today, BMS operates 5 Health Center site locations, and 8 school-based health centers, serving over 46,000 patients. 15% of these patients are uninsured, with 57.8% receiving Medicaid and 11% receiving Medicare.

Click here to view a fact sheet on the demographics of Maryland's Federally Qualified Health Centers.

Baltimore Medical System, Inc Patient Profile 2013