Skin Infections

The skin protects the body from germs, but sometimes can get infected by them. Common types of skin infections are:

  • bacterial - cellulitis and impetigo
  • viral - shingles, warts and herpes simplex
  • fungal - athlete's foot and yeast infections
  • parasitic - body lice, head lice and scabies



Programs + Services


Medical Dermatology Clinic

The Medical Dermatology Clinic at Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston evaluates and manages a broad range of dermatologic conditions that require medical care, including acne, warts, and more. Learn more and request an appointment.
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Doctors + Care Team

David S. Feingold, MD

David S. Feingold, MD

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Accepting New Patients

Online Scheduling Available

Title(s): Dermatologist-in-Chief, Emeritus; Professor Emeritus, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Dermatology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-0156
Fax #: 617-636-9169

Cutaneous infections, medical dermatology

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David Rosmarin, MD

David Rosmarin, MD

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Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Dermatologist; Vice Chair, Education and Research; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Dermatology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-0156
Fax #: 617-636-8412

Atopic dermatitis, hidradenitis suppurativa, psoriasis

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Jeffrey M. Sobell, MD

Jeffrey M. Sobell, MD

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Accepting New Patients

Online Scheduling Available

Title(s): Dermatologist; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Dermatology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-0156
Fax #: 617-636-8412

Medical dermatology, psoriasis, phototherapy

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