The Boston Medical Center Travel Clinic provides comprehensive travelers’ health services, including routine and travel vaccines, malaria prevention, travelers’ diarrhea prevention and management, general advice about keeping healthy during travel, and diagnosis and treatment of travel-related illness. Our team is made up of nurses, nurse practitioners and physicians with experience in internal medicine, pediatrics, infectious diseases, travel and tropical medicine, parasitology and immigrant medicine. Some members of our team have additional certifications in Travel and Tropical Medicine from the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM) and/or the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (ASTMH).
We stock and provide all routine childhood and adult vaccines as well as specialized travel immunizations including yellow fever vaccine, Japanese encephalitis vaccine, typhoid vaccines, meningococcal vaccines and rabies vaccine. Our team can provide individualized services to travelers with special travel health needs, including infants and young children, travelers with special medical needs, immunocompromised travelers, pregnant travelers, those preparing to work or live overseas for prolonged periods, and business and adventure travelers. We can arrange to provide sessions for groups of travelers such as students, volunteers and missionaries.
The clinic is located at Boston Medical Center in Boston’s South End. The pediatric and young adult clinic is located on Floor 5 of the Yawkey Ambulatory Care Center, 850 Harrison Ave, Boston. We offer specialized clinics for children (age 0-24) on Thursdays from 9 am- 5 pm.
Our adult clinic is located on the 9th Floor of the Shapiro Ambulatory Care Center, at 725 Albany Street, Boston. We offer appointments for adults on Monday through Friday from 8 am - 5 pm. Although we recommend that the prospective traveler make an appointment 4-6 weeks in advance of the trip, we are pleased to accommodate those with time constraints.
To make an appointment for a child or young adult, contact us at 617.414.4841.
To make an appointment at our adult clinic, call 617.414.4290.
BMC's international Travel Clinic doctors are experts in administering all types of
vaccines including typhoid fever, yellow fever and rabies, as well as immunizations;
treating parasitic diseases, Hepatitis C, malaria, travelers diarrhea, and
advising you about important aspects of other travel-related illnesses.