Tropical Medicine Practice
Cox Building, 5th Floor
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114
Hours: By appointment only.
Please call 866-211-6588 to register with the hospital before calling to make an appointment.
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About the Program
The Tropical Medicine practice specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and care of individuals with illnesses and infections most common or unique to tropical climates or the developing world, illnesses with specific geographic distributions, illnesses contracted from animals, and illnesses transmitted through insect bites, including viral, bacterial, mycobacterial, fungal, parasitic and ectoparasitic infections.
The practice specializes in the care of the returned adult and pediatric traveler, as well as care of immigrants, refugees, and others with international or special/unique infectious exposures. Full diagnostic laboratory facilities are available on site, including full parasitology, viral, bacterial, mycobacterial, fungal and serology laboratories.
Full translation services and an outpatient pharmacy are available on-site. Telemedicine consultation is available. Please bring all pertinent medical records, radiographic studies and laboratory results to the practice at the time of the appointment.