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Doctors + Care Team

The expert doctors in the Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Tufts Medical Center provide strong medical advice and high-quality inpatient and outpatient care. To make an appointment with one of our skilled doctors, please call 617-636-7010.

Doctors + Care Team

David R. Snydman, MD, FACP, FIDSA

David R. Snydman, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Title(s): Chief, Division of Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases; Hospital Epidemiologist; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5788
Fax #: 617-636-8525

General infectious diseases, cytomegaloviruses and tranplantation infectious diseases

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Geneve M. Allison, MD, MSc, FACP

Geneve M. Allison, MD, MSc, FACP

Title(s): Attending Physician; Director, OutPatient IV Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT) Program; Lead Navigator, Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI); Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7761
Fax #: 617-636-3198

Outpatient intravenous antibiotics for complex infections, general infectious disease, chronic wounds and wound healing

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Michael J. Barza, MD

Michael J. Barza, MD

Title(s): Vice Chairman for Clinical Affairs, Department of Medicine; Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8512
Fax #: 617-636-7100

Fever of unkown cause, soft tissue infections, necrotizing fasciitis, respiratory infections

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Helen W. Boucher, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Helen W. Boucher, MD, FACP, FIDSA

Title(s): Attending Physician; Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-8525

Care of immunocompromised patients, transplant-related infections and S. aureus/MRSA infections

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Jose J. Caro, MD

Jose J. Caro, MD

Title(s): Attending Physician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-8525

HIV/AIDS, human papilloma virus and anal dysplasia, sexually transmitted infections, general infectious diseases

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Jennifer K. Chow, MD, MS

Jennifer K. Chow, MD, MS

Title(s): Attending Physician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-1580

Transplant infectious diseases, invasive fungal infections, general infectious disease

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Shira I. Doron, MD

Shira I. Doron, MD

Title(s): Attending Physician; Associate Hospital Epidemiologist and Antimicrobial Steward; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-8525

Infectious diseases, antimicrobial stewardship

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Yoav Golan, MD, MS, FIDSA

Yoav Golan, MD, MS, FIDSA

Title(s): Attending Physician; Associate Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-1580

General infectious diseases, C. difficile, infections in immunocompromised hosts, infections in returning travelers

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Jeffrey K. Griffiths, MD, MPH&TM

Jeffrey K. Griffiths, MD, MPH&TM

Title(s): Attending Physician; Director, Global Health, Public Health and Professional Degree Programs, Tufts University School of Medicine; Associate Professor of Public Health and of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine; Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-4017

Infectious diseases, Cyptosporidiosis and other diarrheal diseases, tropical and parasitic diseases

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James Hellinger, MD, MSc

James Hellinger, MD, MSc

Title(s): Attending Physician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-7100

Infectious diseases, HIV/AIDS, travel medicine, HIV/HCV co-infection

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Steven Y. Hong, MD, MPH, MAR

Steven Y. Hong, MD, MPH, MAR

Title(s): Attending Physician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine; Assistant Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-7100

General infectious disease, HIV/AIDS

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Michael R. Jordan, MD, MPH

Michael R. Jordan, MD, MPH

Title(s): Attending Physician; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-3216

HIV/AIDS, general infectious disease

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Laura Kogelman, MD

Laura Kogelman, MD

Title(s): Director, Infectious Diseases Clinic; Director, Traveler's Health Service; 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, pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV, post-exposure prophylaxis for blood-borne pathogens, traveler's health and tropical medicine, general infectious diseases

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Rakhi (Teena) Kohli, MD, MS

Rakhi (Teena) Kohli, MD, MS

Title(s): Attending Physician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-1580

Transplant infectious diseases, HIV infection and insulin resistance

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Xin Li, PhD

Xin Li, PhD

Title(s): Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
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Bacterial pathogenesis, molecular microbiology

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Natalie E. Nierenberg, MD, MPH

Natalie E. Nierenberg, MD, MPH

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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Debra D. Poutsiaka, MD, PhD

Debra D. Poutsiaka, MD, PhD

Title(s): Attending Physician; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-1580

General infectious diseases, infections in immunocompromised hosts

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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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Cheleste M. Thorpe, MD

Cheleste M. Thorpe, MD

Title(s): Attending Physician; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: Lab: 617-636-8419
Fax #: 617-636-5292,

General and transplant infectious diseases consultation

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Gretchen Volpe, MD, MPH

Gretchen Volpe, MD, MPH

Title(s): Attending Physician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-7011

Infectious diseases, HIV lipodystrophy

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Christine A. Wanke, MD

Christine A. Wanke, MD

Title(s): Attending Physician; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-3810

Complications of HIV, HIV and nutrition (over and under nutrition), HIV and metabolic issues including cardiovascular risk, HIV and diarrhea, traveler's diarrhea, nutrition and infection

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Alysse Wurcel, MD, MS

Alysse Wurcel, MD, MS

Title(s): Attending Physician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-7010
Fax #:

Infectious diseases, HIV, hepatitis C, HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, sexually transmitted diseases

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