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Infectious Disease

What We Do

Infectious disease doctors are experts in illnesses caused by bacteria, viruses, parasites and fungi, and those passed from person to person. We help make a diagnosis by getting a detailed patient history and doing a physical exam. Sometimes tests such as laboratory work or x-rays are needed to help identify or rule out certain health conditions.

Conditions Treated: Why many people see an infectious disease doctor

Fevers of unknown cause Difficult infections
HIV or AIDS Hepatitis B or C
Disease transmitted by ticks All kinds of flu
Disease transmitted by mosquitos Pre-travel advice
Travel related illness like malaria Sexually transmitted diseases

Specific services and programs

Consults for infectious disease Tuberculosis (TB) clinic
HIV/AIDS services Hepatitis services

Ages Seen: 14 and older

Contact Us
Cambridge Hospital
Phone: 617-665-1552
Fax: 617-665-1425

Somerville Hospital 
Phone: 617-591-4350
Fax: 617-591-4360

Whidden Hospital
Phone: 617-394-7731
Fax: 617-381-7218     
Related Links
Infectious Disease Information Sheet