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Meet Brian D. W. Chow, MD
Attending Physician; Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department + Services
Medicine, Geographic Medicine and Infectious Diseases
Clinical Focus Areas
HIV, transplant, tick-borne disease, travel medicine, general infectious disease, periodic fever syndromes, LGBTQ Health, sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment, HIV Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
Research Focus Areas
Infections in neonates, respiratory viral infections
Seeing Patients In
Locations + Directions
Tufts Medical Center
Biewend Building, 3rd Floor
800 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-7100
Honors + Awards
2012-2014, Thrasher Research Foundation Early Career Award Grant
2009, Scholarship in Teaching Award, Case Western Reserve University
Publications + National Presentations
1. B.D.W. Chow, J.L. Reardon, E.O. Perry, S.S. Laforce-Nesbitt, R. Tucker, J.M.Bliss. “Host defense proteins in breast milk and neonatal yeast colonization.” Journal of Human Lactation. 32(1): 168-173 (2016).
2. B. D. W. Chow, J.R. Reardon, E.O. Perry, S.S. Laforce-Nesbitt, R. Tucker, J.M.Bliss. “Expressed breast milk as a predictor of neonatal yeast colonization in an intensive care setting.” Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society. 3: 213-220 (2014).
3. B.D.W. Chow, Z. Ou, F.P. Esper. “Newly Recognized Bocaviruses (HBoV, HBoV2) in Children and Adults with Gastrointestinal illness in the United States.” Journal of Clinical Virology. 47:143-147(2010).
4. B.D.W. Chow, Y.T. Huang, F. P. Esper. “Evidence of Human Bocavirus circulating in children and adults, Cleveland, Ohio.” Journal of Clinical Virology. 43:3, 302-306 (2008).
Dr. Chow completed training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics in Cleveland, Ohio, and subsequently trained in Adult and Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Brown University. Prior to joining Tufts Medical Center in 2016, he worked in an integrated health system, building pediatric infectious disease services and an antibiotic stewardship program, and evaluating vaccine safety and effectiveness.
Dr. Chow enjoys running, biking and traveling to explore new cultures.
Infectious Disease Society of America
Pediatric Infectious Disease Society
American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow
News, Media + Videos
LGBTQ Health Services
Sexually transmitted infection testing and treatment, HIV Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)