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Molly L. Paras, MD

  • Department of Medicine, Associate Program Director for Education/Curricular Development


Accepting New Patients



Infectious Diseases


Medical Education
  • MD, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Infectious Disease
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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Molly Paras is a graduate of The Ohio State University (Microbiology, English) and the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. She completed internal medicine residency at MGH, followed by an Infectious Disease fellowship at MGH/Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She joined the core educator faculty for the DOM and works in the residency department on curriculum development. She also sees inpatient and outpatient infectious disease consults and her academic interests include medical education, antimicrobial stewardship and infection control.

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Shenoy E.S., Paras M.L., Noubary F., Walensky R.P., Hooper, D.C. Natural history of colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE): a systematic review. BMC Infectious Diseases 2014; 14: 177.

 Paras M.L., Shenoy E.S., Hsu H.E., Walensky R.P., Hooper, D.C. Housestaff knowledge related to urinary catheter utilization and catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs). Infect Control Hospital Epidemiol 2015; 36(11): 1355-7.


Infectious Disease Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-3813

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