Why Work With Cataldo?

Experience Counts

A Community Leader. A Distinguished History.

Cataldo Ambulance Service, Inc., has continually distinguished itself as a leader in providing routine and emergency medical services. As the needs of the community and patients change, we continue to introduce innovative programs to ensure the highest level of care is available to everyone we serve.

Cataldo remains focused on providing prompt, high-quality patient care at the Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support levels. Our crews work diligently to maintain the highest levels of patient care.

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For 43 years, we have been making great strides in developing strong, long-term relationships with our patients and healthcare partners.

In 1977, Cataldo Ambulance Service, then known as Somerville Ambulance Service, began its operations with two ambulances. The company has grown to well over 200 vehicles supported by over 800 employees across 27 communities.

Cataldo Ambulance began its first ALS Service in 1982, which opened the doors for the acquisition of Caggiano Ambulance Service in 1986 along with the Winthrop Contract.

Dennis Cataldo began his career in the early 90’s as community programs like Elders on the Move started, as well as the first Swing For Hope event in 1993. Cataldo started teaching external classes and opened its Fleet Services Department.

Acquired Atlantic Ambulance and North Shore Ambulance; Opened the first training center in Chelsea; Cataldo began its relationship with BIDMC in 2007; Began contracts with Peabody, Lynn, Melrose, Salem & Marblehead, and moved Operations to Malden in 2009.

Growth continued throughout the decade with service starting in Newburyport, Salisbury, West Newbury, Waltham, and Wellesley. Cataldo also proudly offers services to Fenway Park, TD Garden and Warriors Hockey Arena and began service in Newburyport, Salisbury, West Newbury, Waltham, and Wellesley. In 2017 Cataldo acquired Lyons Ambulance Service.

Cataldo Ambulance Service is a local business equipped for the global community. We run a nationally recognized stand-alone training facility, EMSTEC, which trains our staff utilizing leading edge technology such as the Mobile SimLab Training (SimMAN and SimBABY).

Cataldo Ambulance Service has been a family owned and operated company since 1977 and have provided Advanced Life Support since 1982. The Cataldo’s live within the service areas they support and give back to these very communities through various Community Service Programs.

Cataldo Ambulance Service deploys Over 200 late model custom designed ambulances packed with the latest healthcare technology. We also staff an Incident Support and Fire Rehab Unit capable of remote communications, and a fully equipped Mass Casualty Incident Support Unit!

Cataldo Ambulance Service, Inc. boasts Twenty-five base locations and provides 911 services for eighteen municipalities. We cover greater Boston and the North Shore through partnership with our sister service, Atlantic Ambulance Service.