Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases

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Alysse Wurcel, MD, MS Accepting New Patients LGBTQ+ Health LGBTQ+ Health Virtual Appointments Available

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Programs + Specialties
Training + Education University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Massachusetts General Hospital; Columbia University Medical Center; Tufts Medical Center
Board Certifications Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases
NPI # 1730348343
Gender Female
Language(s) Russian
Accepted Insurances View Accepted Insurances at Tufts Medical Center

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Tufts Medical Center
Biewend Building, 3rd Floor
800 Washington St., #238
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-7100

View a full list of her publications

Hodges J, Reyes J, Campbell J, Klein W, Wurcel A. Successful Implementation of a Shared Medical Appointment Model for Hepatitis C Treatment at a Community Health Center. J Community Health. 2018 Aug 21

Wurcel AG, Burke DJ, Wang JJ, Engle B, Noonan K, Knox TA, Kim AY, Linas BP. The Burden of Untreated HCV Infection in Hospitalized Inmates: a Hospital Utilization and Cost Analysis. J Urban Health. 2018 Aug;95(4):467-473.

Wurcel AG, Burke D, Skeer M, Landy D, Heimer R, Wong JB, Chui KKH, Stopka TJ. Sex work, injection drug use, and abscesses: Associations in women, but not men. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 Apr 1;185:293-297

Oh DHW, Wurcel AG, MS, Tybor, DJ, Burke D, Menendez, ME, Salzler MJ. Increased Mortality and Reoperation Rates After Treatment for Septic Arthritis of the Knee in People Who Inject Drugs: Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 2000-2013. Accepted March 2018 Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research

Wurcel AG, Burke DJ, Skeer M, Landy D, Heimer R, Wong JB, Chui KKH, Stopka TJ. Sex Work, Injection Drug Use and Abscesses: Associations in Women, But Women. Epub Feb 2018 Drug and Alcohol Dependence.

Goulart MA, Wurcel AG, Stopka TS. Investigating the Geographic Distribution of Shigellosis Among Men and Women in Massachusetts: Possible Implications for Men Who Have Sex With Men. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, 2018. March;45(3): 183-185

Wurcel AG, Yu S, Pacheco M, Warner K. Contracts with people who inject rugs following valve surgery: Unrealistic and misguided expectations. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017. Dec; 154(6): 2002

Wurcel AG, Chen DD, Chui KKH, Knox TA. “Tweak your Order Set!” Implementation of Modified Laboratory Order Set Improved Hepatitis C Virus Screening Rates in People Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus. Open Forum Infections Diseases. May 16 2017; 4(2)

Mukerji SS, Misra V, Lorenz D, Cervantes-Arslanian AM, Lyons J, Chalkias S, Wurcel A, Burke D Venna N,Morgello S, Koralnik IJ, Gabuzda D. Temporal Patterns and Drug Resistance in CSF Viral Escape AmongART-experienced HIV-1 Infected Adults. JAIDS 2107 March 21.

Wurcel AG, Anderson JE, Chui KKH, Skinner S, Knox TA, Snydman DR, Stopka TJ. Increasing Infectious Endocarditis Admissions among Young People Who Inject Drugs. Sept 2016 Open Forum Infections Diseases

Goulart M and Wurcel AG. Shigellosis in Men who have sex with Men: An Overlooked Opportunity to Counsel with Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV. International Journal of STDs and AIDS 2016 Nov;27(13):1236-38

Wurcel AG, Chen DD, Fitzpatrick RE, Grasberger PE, Kirshner CH, Anderson JE, Chui KKH, Knox TA. Hepatitis C Screening in People with Human Immunodeficiency Virus: Lessons Learned from Syphilis Screening. Open Forum Infections Diseases 2016 Feb 12; 3(1). Ofv215

Wurcel AG, Merchant E, Clark R, Stone DR. Emerging and Under-Recognized Complications of Illicit Drug Use. Clinical Infectious Diseases Dec 15 2015; 61 (12): 1840-1849

Alysse Wurcel, MD is an attending physician in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine at Tufts Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. A graduate of University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, she completed her Infectious Disease fellowship at Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital and Tufts Medical Center, and received a Masters in Clinical Research from the School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences at Tufts University.

She currently provides HIV, hepatitis C care at Tufts Medical Center as well as six local county jails. She is the infectious diseases consultant to the Massachusetts Sheriffs Association for COVID19 prevention and mitigation strategies.

HIV/STD/STI testing and counseling, Provision of PrEP and/or PEP for patients at risk for HIV, HIV care and services, Hormone therapy and monitoring