About Rocio Hurtado, MD

Dr. Hurtado is an Infectious Disease Physician at MGH and the Director of the MGH Mycobacterial Center, which provides multidisciplinary care to patients living with complex mycobacterial diseases including non-tuberculous mycobacteria, tuberculosis and Hansen's disease.  She is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and she completed her Internal Medicine Residency at MGH, and an Infectious Disease Fellowship at the combined Harvard program (MGH and Brigham and Women's) including an HIV fellowship.  She has additional training in Tropical Medicine from the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine in the United Kingdom, and extensive international experience in the management of Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV-TB coinfection through her work in Peru, South Africa, Ethiopia and Cambodia. From 2005-2014,  she founded and directed the Global Health Program for the Department of Medicine  at MGH. She remains dedicated to the training of residents, Infectious Disease and Pulmonary fellows with an interest in Global Health and mycobacterial/tropical diseases, and is the  recipient of numerous teaching and clinical excellence awards.   In addition,  Dr Hurtado  serves as the Technical Advisor to the Global Health Committee with its sentinel sites in Ethiopia and Cambodia since 2010.

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Infectious Disease Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-3906
Phone: 617-726-8403
Fax: 617-726-7653

Medical Education

  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine

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