Primary Care


Clinical Interests
  • Homelessness
Medical Education
  • MD, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Residency, Harborview Medical Center|Residency, University of Washington Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

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Travis P. Baggett, MD, MPH, is a faculty clinician-investigator in the MGH Division of General Internal Medicine, an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and a staff physician at Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program. He is the recipient of a career development award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse of the National Institutes of Health in support of research to understand and address tobacco use among homeless individuals. His clinical interest is in the care of homeless people with serious mental illness.

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Dr. Baggett's research focuses on the health of homeless people, with an emphasis on addictive behaviors and their medical consequences in this population.


Representative publications:

  1. Baggett TP, O?Connell JJ, Singer DE, Rigotti NA. The Unmet Health Care Needs of Homeless Adults: A National Study. American Journal of Public Health 2010;100:1326-33.
  2. Baggett TP, Hwang SW, O?Connell JJ, Porneala BC, Stringfellow EJ, Orav EJ, Singer DE, Rigotti NA. Mortality Among Homeless Adults in Boston: Shifts in Causes of Death Over a 15-year Period. JAMA Internal Medicine 2013;173(3):189-195.
  3. Baggett TP, Tobey ML, Rigotti NA. Tobacco Use among Homeless People ? Addressing the Neglected Addiction. New England Journal of Medicine 2013;369(3):201-204.
  4. Baggett TP. The Proud Paratrooper. JAMA 2013;309(20):2109-2110.

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