Dr. Read Pukkila-Worley MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Read Pukkila-Worley is an infectious disease specialist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of North Carolina School of Medicine and has been in practice for 10 years. He is one of 10 doctors at Newton-Wellesley Hospital who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Hospital Affiliation

Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Massachusetts General Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2004 - 2007

Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 2007 - 2009

University of North Carolina School of Medicine
Class of 2004

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Infectious Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

MA State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Stimulation of Host Immune Defenses by a Small Molecule Protects C. elegans from Bacterial Infection.
Pukkila-Worley, R., Feinbaum, R., Kirienko, N. V., Larkins-Ford, J., Conery, A. L., Ausubel, F. M.

Antifungal drug discovery through the study of invertebrate model hosts.
Pukkila-Worley, R., Holson, E., Wagner, F., Mylonakis, E.

Immune defense mechanisms in the Caenorhabditis elegans intestinal epithelium.
Pukkila-Worley, R., Ausubel, F. M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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