Infectious Disease

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Making an Infectious Disease Appointment

Due to the nature of your illness, your primary care provider or specialist may recommend a consultation with an infectious disease specialist. For your health and safety, you should follow your provider’s instructions and schedule this appointment.

To schedule your Infectious Disease appointment call:

  • Adult Infectious Disease at Harvard Vanguard - Kenmore: 617-421-2144
  • Pediatric Infectious Disease at Harvard Vanguard - Somerville: 617-629-6300

Most health insurance covers the infectious disease consultation and follow up care. Most insurance plans require you to obtain a referral from your primary care physician prior to being seen by the specialist. This referral must be obtained before you see the specialist. It is always a good idea to check with your insurance company prior to the appointment to confirm coverage.