• Affiliated With

    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    • MassGeneral Hospital for Children
    • Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital

Hepatitis Services

Treatment for inflammation of the liver

There are many causes of hepatitis including contact with viruses or bacteria, liver damage from alcohol or drugs, or inherited through a disease like cystic fibrosis. CHA has a number of services for the treatment and prevention of hepatitis including:

Hepatitis Clinic

This clinic evaluates and treats patients with Hepatitis B and C (patients co-infected with HIV are welcome). It is located at the CHA Somerville Hospital campus (6th floor, south building) and is run by Dr. Linda Shipton, who is board-certified in Infectious Disease. Appointments are available Monday mornings.

Hepatitis C Testing and Counseling

The CHA Community Health Improvement team offers testing for Hepatitis C and counseling about Hepatitis transmission and prevention. They also provide referrals for treatment. Counseling sessions are available on an individual or group basis. Staff members speak English and Spanish, and can make arrangements for interpreters in other languages if needed. Materials are available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, and Haitian Creole.

    Contact Us

  • Hepatitis C Testing and Counseling

    P: (617) 591-6734 F: (617) 591-6784
  • Hepatitis Clinic

    Cambridge Hospital 1493 Cambridge St. Cambridge, MA 02139
    P: (617) 665-1606 F: (617) 665-1020