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Travel Clinic

Our travel medicine services assist with the prevention and management of health problems for international travelers.


Pre-Travel Care


  • Routine childhood and adult vaccines

Travel vaccines, including (but not limited to)

  • Yellow fever vaccine
  • Hepatitis A vaccine
  • Japanese encephalitis vaccine
  • Typhoid vaccines (oral and injectable
  • Rabies vaccine


We offer travel health information regarding travel health risks, vaccinations including certification, recommended immunizations, dietary issues, safety and security

Pre-travel advice on the following topics

  • Avoidance of insect bites
  • Prevention of diseases transmitted by mosquitoes and other insects, such as malaria, dengue fever and Japanese encephalitis
  • Prevention and treatment of traveler's diarrhea
  • Prevention and management of animal bites
  • Prevention and management of travel-related health problems such as traffic accidents, altitude illness, motion sickness and jet lag
  • Travel with children
  • Travel during pregnancy
  • Healthy travel for individuals with chronic diseases or immunosuppressive disorders
  • Topics for long-term travelers including adjustment issues, need for tuberculosis testing and healthcare options abroad
  • Evacuation insurance

Our physicians offer specialized knowledge and some have more extensive experience due to their travel to less developed regions in pursuit

We will prescribe medications as needed

  • To prevent malaria
  • To treat travelers' diarrhea
  • To manage altitude sickness and motion sickness
  • For HIV post-exposure prophylaxis for people who will be providing medical care overseas

Post-Travel Care

Diagnosis and treatment of travel-related health problems including

  • Fever after travel
  • Acute and chronic diarrhea
  • Skin diseases
  • Parasitic diseases including malaria, schistosomiasis, filarial diseases and chagas disease


Children and Young Adults (0-24):
Call: 617.414.4841
Fax: 617.414.4547

Boston Medical Center
Travel/International Health Clinic
Yawkey Ambulatory Care Center
Pediatric Sub-Specialty Clinics
6th Floor
850 Harrison Ave
Boston, MA 02118

9 am - 5 pm

Call: 617.414.4290
Fax: 617.414.5503

Boston Medical Center
Travel Clinic
Shapiro Center
9th Floor
725 Albany Street
Boston, MA 02118


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Children and Young Adults (0-24)
Call: 617.414.4841
Fax: 617.414.4547

Call: 617.414.4290
Fax: 617.414.5503

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