Many infections, including HIV, endocarditis, and COVID-19, can affect the brain and nervous system. With training in autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, infectious neurology, vascular neurology, and neurocritical care, our doctors are uniquely able to provide expert care to people with these infections, as well as tropical infections and infectious causes of stroke.

Neurology

The Neurology Department offers a full spectrum of neurological care for all neurological disorders, from epilepsy to headaches to Alzheimer’s disease. Our robust research program…

Infectious Diseases

Our Infectious Diseases practice providers a full range of diagnoses and treatment for all areas of infectious disease for both children and adults. As well as having the largest …

Neurosurgery

The Department of Neurosurgery at Boston Medical Center is a full- service clinical and academic program that provides advanced treatment for patients with a broad spectrum of dis…

Cardiovascular Center

Our expert, multidisciplinary team offers a wide range of services to both treat and prevent cardiac diseases and conditions. From stents to smoking cessation, we can help you kee…

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Training and Education

Neuroinfectious disease training

The neuroinfectious disease division faculty participate in the education and training of residents and fellows who wish to gain experience in neuroinfectious diseases. Medical students may apply for a two-week elective in neuroinfectious diseases. 

Research

Research overview

Our faculty are experts in the neurological complications of infectious diseases and actively leading research in this area. Our specialists are conducting research on infections in the neurocritical care unit, infectious causes of stroke including endocarditis, and neurological complications of HIV.