Carlos J. Acuña-Villaorduña, MD, is an infectious disease specialist at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and is an adjunct assistant professor of infectious diseases at Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine. After medical school, Dr. Acuña-Villaorduña worked as a researcher on several projects in tuberculosis epidemiology and diagnostics at the "Alexander Von Humboldt Tropical Medicine Institute" in Lima, Peru. He is interested in understanding the complex mechanisms leading to tuberculosis transmission in developing countries. His research focuses on the ability of certain mycobacterial strains to survive in the environment and to produce infection and disease.
  • Departments

  • Specialties

    Tuberculosis epidemiology and diagnostics, tuberculosis transmission

  • Administrative Title

    Instructor of Medicine, Boston University Chobanian and Avedisian School of Medicine

  • Education

    Cayetano Heredia University, 2003
  • Board Certifications

    Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine