Necrotizing Infections

Necrotizing infections are a rare but very severe type of bacterial infection. They can destroy the muscles, skin, and underlying tissue. The word "necrotizing" refers to something that causes body tissue to die.

Programs + Services


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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Center for Vascular, Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine

The Center for Vascular, Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine at Tufts MC in Boston treats wounds that won't heal including diabetic foot ulcers and venous stasis.
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Doctors + Care Team

Natalie E. Nierenberg, MD, MPH

Natalie E. Nierenberg, MD, MPH

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Medical Director, Inpatient Wound Prevention and Management; Attending Physician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7761
Fax #: 617-636-3198

Transplant infectious diseases, wound care at the Center for Vascular Medicine, Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine, travel medicine, general infectious disease

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Timothy Curran, DPM

Timothy Curran, DPM

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Podiatrist
Department(s): Orthopedics
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5269
Fax #: 617-636-5178

Podiatry

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