Tuberculosis (TB) is a disease caused by bacteria called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. The bacteria usually attack the lungs, but they can also damage other parts of the body.

Programs + Services

Mycobacterial Disease Clinic

The Mycobacterial Disease Clinic at Tufts Medical Center in Boston offers a comfortable setting and effective care for atypical disease and tuberculosis.

Infectious Diseases Clinic

The Infectious Disease Clinic provides compassionate care to patients for a wide range of conditions through both our general clinic and several comprehensive subspecialty clinics.

Doctors + Care Team

David R. Stone, MD

David R. Stone, MD

Title(s): Attending Physician; Co-Director of the Mycobacteria Treatment Clinic; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-7100

HIV treatment, tuberculosis and atypical mycobacteria care

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Khalid H. Ismail, MD

Khalid H. Ismail, MD

Title(s): Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program; Co-Director, Mycobacterial Disease Clinic; Pulmonary Attending Physician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-6377
Fax #: 617-636-1649

Pediatric sleep apnea, obstructive sleep apnea, parasomnias, narcolepsy, pulmonary hypertension, lung cancer, COPD, asthma, ILD, critical care medicine, tuberculosis

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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.

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