Massachusetts General Hospital Sexual Health Clinic

Sexual Health Clinic

The Massachusetts General Hospital Sexual Health Clinic promotes sexual health by providing screening and treatment of sexually-transmitted infections as well as preventive services, including HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).

Call for additional information: 617-726-2748


For more than 60 years, the Sexual Health Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital has provided screening and treatment of sexually transmitted infections. Services are provided in a confidential setting by a professional staff trained in the area of sexually transmitted infections. Insurance is not required and everyone is welcome.

The Sexual Health Clinic offers the following services:

  • Evaluation and treatment for sexually transmitted infection including: chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, genital herpes infections (HSV), genital warts - Human papilloma virus (HPV), molluscum, scabies and vaginitis
  • Testing for the human immunodeficiency virus infection (HIV). 
  • Initiation of PrEP (Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV)
  • Counseling on prevention of HIV infection
  • Testing for Hepatitis C
  • Information and literature regarding sexually transmitted infections and safer sex practices

For your convenience, walk-in hours and appointment hours are available at both our main campus and Chelsea Health Center locations.

Related Conditions

  • Cervicitis

    A painful irritation of the cervix, cervicitis often lasts several months or longer, sometimes occurring after childbirth or use of oral contraceptives.

  • Herpes Simplex Virus / Cold Sores

    Cold sores are small blisters around the mouth, caused by the herpes simplex virus. Some children and adults never experience any symptoms with the first attack; others have severe flu-like symptoms and ulcers in and around the mouth.

  • Molluscum Contagiosum

    Molluscum contagiosum is a viral disease of the skin that causes small, pink or skin-colored bumps on the skin

  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

    Sexually transmitted diseases are infectious diseases transmitted through sexual contact.

  • Vaginitis

    Vaginitis refers to any inflammation or infection of the vagina.

Locations & Hours

Sexual Health Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital

MGH Cox Building, 5th Floor
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-3236

Walk-in hours:
** We will have limited availability on September 20, September 27, and October 11. We encourage you to visit on another day or call for an appointment **
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30 am-11:00 am
Wednesday, 1:00 pm- 3:00 pm

Appointment times:
Monday, 11:00 am-7:00 pm
Wednesday, 8:30 am-11:00 am

Sexual Health Clinic at Chelsea Health Center

151 Everett Avenue
Chelsea, MA 02150
Phone: 617-887-4149

Walk-in hours:
Thursday, 3:00 pm-5:30pm

Appointment times:
Tuesdays, 2pm-4pm

Sexual Health Clinic at Boston GLASS

A collaboration with JRI for LGBTQ+ youth, ages 18-29
75 Amory Street, Garden Level
Boston, MA 02119
Phone: 857-399-1920

Walk-in hours:
Wednesdays, 3:00 pm-7:00 pm

Please call 866-211-6588 to register with the hospital before calling to make an appointment. The clinic is closed on weekends and holidays.


Call for additional information: 617-726-2748

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