Dr. Jeffrey A Gelfand MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Jeffrey Gelfand is an infectious disease specialist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. He received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 43 years. Dr. Gelfand accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 52 doctors at Massachusetts General Hospital who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease, Healthcare Associated Infections, Transplant/Immunocompromised States, Microbiology

Clinical Interests: Complement C4, Cobra Venoms, Complement Activation, Alternative Complement Pathway, Angioedema, Complement System Proteins, Complement C1 Inactivator Proteins, Danazol

Hospital Affiliation

Massachusetts General Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1971–1973

Tufts University School of Medicine
Class of 1971

Johns Hopkins University
Chief Residency, Internal Medicine, 1976–1977


Other Training, 1967

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Allergy and Immunology
Certified in Allergy & Immunology

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Infectious Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians
2000

Fellow, AAAS
2007

Edward M. Kennedy Award, CIMIT
2005

New England Business and Technology Award
2004

Distinguished Faculty Award, Tufts University School of Medicine
1999

Best Doctors in America, Woodward/White
1998

Sussman Award, Infectious Diseases Society of American
1988

Teaching Awards, Tufts University School of Medicine
1982

Daniel Baker Award, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
1973

Publications & Presentations

How Do Complement Components and Fragments Affect Cellular Immunological Function?
Gelfand JA 1984 1 1

Infections in Burn Patients: A Paradigm for Cutaneous Infection in the Patient at Risk
Gelfand JA 1984 1 1

Complement and Malnutrition
Gelfand JA 1984 1 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Choice
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Health Net Oregon PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • ODS Network
  • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
  • Providence Health System Personal Option
  • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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