Dear Core User,

Due to the current situation with COVID-19, per directives from Senior management at Partners and the Hospitals, this research core facilities will have a hiatus in their service offering. We will not be offering service till we are advised to resume operation.

Please stay safe in this challenging time and we look forward to working with you in the future.

Biomedical Engineering's Model Shop

The MGH Department of Biomedical Engineering's Model Shop provides design, prototyping, fabrication, machining, 3D printing, and computer assisted design (CAD) services to the entire Partners community. Our staff consists of experienced designers and machinists who work with clients to translate concepts and ideas into finished products, ranging from small parts and fixtures to complex apparatuses.




Forearm BMD

Small lot productions

Product customizations

Equipment repairs

CAD drawings

Locations and Contact Information


Ruth Sleeper Hall (40 Parkman St)

Room 070

(617) 726-2457


Peter Bent Brigham Building

Room 011

(617) 525-6705

General email: [must send from a Partners email address]

Getting started

To schedule an initial free consultation, please fill out a project request form at

If you have any questions or have any trouble reaching us, please contact Michael Cusack at


To learn more about us and see samples of our work visit our website at

Our Staff

John Bondeson

Senior Design Technician


Phone: (617) 525-6705

R. John McConnell

Senior Design Technician


Phone:(617) 724-3183

Robert Ribeiro

Senior Design Technician


Phone:((617) 724-3181

Michael Cusack

Shop Supervisor


Phone:(617) 724-1096