Meningitis

Meningitis is inflammation of the thin tissue that surrounds the brain and spinal cord, called the meninges. Meningitis can be viral or bacterial.

Programs + Services


Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases

The Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Tufts Medical Center in Boston provides a range of preventative, diagnostic and treatment services.
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Infectious Diseases Clinic

The Infectious Disease Clinic provides care to patients for a wide range of conditions from our general clinic and several comprehensive subspecialty clinics.
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Neurocritical Care Program

The Neurocritical Care Program is located in downtown Boston. Our expertise focuses on treating and helping someone cope with a major brain injury or illness.
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Doctors + Care Team

David E. Thaler, MD, PhD, FAHA

David E. Thaler, MD, PhD, FAHA

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Neurologist-in-Chief; Chairman and Professor, Department of Neurology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Neurology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4948
Fax #: 617-636-8199

Stroke

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Adel M. Malek, MD, PhD

Adel M. Malek, MD, PhD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Chief, Neurovascular Surgery; Director, Cerebrovascular & Endovascular Division Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Neurosurgery
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8200
Fax #: 617-636-7587

Aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations, dural fistulas, subarachnoid hemorrhage, intracranial atherosclerosis, arterial dissection

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Joshua Kornbluth, MD

Joshua Kornbluth, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Medical Director, Neurosciences Critical Care Unit; Program Director, Neurology Residency and Neurocritical Care Fellowship; Neurologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Neurology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-4948
Fax #: 617-636-8199

Neurocritical care

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