This practice specializes in the diagnosis,
treatment, and care of individuals with illnesses
and infections most common or unique to tropical
climates or the developing world, illnesses with
specific geographic distributions, illnesses contracted
from animals, and illnesses transmitted through
insect bites, including viral, bacterial, mycobacterial,
fungal, parasitic and ectoparasitic infections.
The practice specializes in the care of the returned adult and pediatric
traveler, as well as care of immigrants, refugees,
and others with international or special/unique
infectious exposures. Full diagnostic laboratory
facilities are available on site, including full
parasitology, viral, bacterial, mycobacterial,
fungal and serology laboratories. Full translation
services and an outpatient pharmacy are available
on-site. Telemedicine consultation is available.
Please bring all pertinent medical records, radiographic
studies and laboratory results to the practice
at the time of the appointment.
Cox Building, 5th Floor, Massachusetts General
For directions, appointments and clinic information,
please call (617) 724-6454
Please call 866-211-6588 to register with the
Hospital before calling to make and appointment
Please call (617) 724-6454 to schedule an appointment.
* Please request a medical interpreter if required.
All insurance carriers are welcome; however,
many insurance carriers require prior authorization
and referral from a primary care provider. It
should be noted that not all services may be covered
by an insurance carrier even with prior authorization.
Self-pay is welcome. Free care is available for
individuals who require financial assistance;
such care may be obtained through the MGH Patient Financial Services.
The practice is staffed by a team of individuals
specifically trained in Tropical Medicine, International
Health, and parasitology. All physicians are specialists
in Infectious Diseases and Tropical & Geographic