Medical complications of substance abuse, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis C virus (HCV)
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Boston, MA 02118
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Administrative TitleLouis W. Sullivan, MD, Professor of Medicine and Assistant Professor, Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine
ResidencyInternal Medicine/Pediatrics, Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital-Lifespan
FellowshipInfectious Disease, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Board CertificationsInternal Medicine and Infectious Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
Special InterestsMedical complications of substance abuse, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis C virus (HCV)
Boston University is a leading private research institution with two primary campuses in the heart of Boston and programs around the world.
As the principal teaching affiliate of Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center is devoted to training future generations of healthcare professionals. Learn more about Boston University Chobanian & Avedisian School of Medicine.
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