Infectious Diseases Information for Patients and Families

Brigham and Women’s Hospital is our primary service site for inpatient and ambulatory services. The division provides a full range of clinical services to adult patients with bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic diseases. Faculty members have extensive experience treating immunosuppressed patients, including those with AIDS, malignancy, organ transplantation, tropical infectious diseases, and surgical site infections. In addition to clinics for general infectious diseases, the division provides subspecialty clinics in HIV infection, tropical medicine, post-exposure prophylaxis, transplantation infectious diseases, and infectious diseases of women. In addition, our clinicians also hold weekly clinics in transplant and oncology at Dana Farber Cancer Institute, and HIV at Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates in Kenmore Square.

Patients wishing to schedule an appointment with a BWH physician should call the Patient Referral Service number: 1-800-294-9999. This number is staffed 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Patient referral representatives can help patients choose an appropriate physician and then schedule an initial appointment with that physician. For your convenience, bilingual patient referral representatives are also on staff.

To schedule an appointment at the outpatient clinic, please call 617-732-8881 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

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