Dr. Sherwood L Gorbach MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Sherwood Gorbach is an infectious disease specialist in Boston, Massachusetts and is affiliated with Tufts Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 52 years. He is one of 28 doctors at Tufts Medical Center who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Hospital Affiliation

Tufts Medical Center

Education & Medical Training

Tufts Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1964 - 1966

New York University School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1963 - 1964

New York University School of Medicine
Internship, Transitional Year, 1962 - 1963

Tufts University School of Medicine
Class of 1962

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Elected Member, The American Society for Clinical Investigation
2012

Publications & Presentations

Advances in the treatment of Clostridium difficile with fidaxomicin: a narrow spectrum antibiotic.
Sears, P.,Ichikawa, Y.,Ruiz, N.,Gorbach, S.

Efficacy of Fidaxomicin Versus Vancomycin as Therapy for Clostridium difficile Infection in Individuals Taking Concomitant Antibiotics for Other Concurrent Infections.
Mullane, K.M., Miller, M.A., Weiss, K., Lentnek, A., Golan, Y., Sears, P.S., Shue, Y., Louie, T.J., Gorbach, S.L.

Relationship between essential amino acids and muscle mass, independent of habitual diets, in pre- and post-menopausal US women.
Andrich, D.E., Filion, M., Woods, M., Dwyer, J.T., Gorbach, S.L., Goldin, B.R., Adlercreutz, H., Aubertin-Leheudre, M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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