Encephalitis is a health condition involving inflammation of the brain. It's usually caused by a virus or bacteria.

Programs + Services

Neurocritical Care Program

Learn about the Neurocritical Care Program at Tufts Medical Center in Boston that provides treatment for prolonged seizure, hemorrhagic stroke and more.

Doctors + Care Team

Tufts Medical Center and Floating Hospital for Children have high quality care.

Quality + Safety

A world-class teaching hospital shouldn’t make you feel small.  At Tufts Medical Center the patient is at the center of everything that we do.  This means we’re committed to providing the highest quality of care in a safe, friendly environment.

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The City of Boston.

200 Years of Caring for the Community

Tufts Medical Center has been taking care of Boston and the surrounding community for more than 200 years.

Read about our enduring history