Dr. Rachel P. Simmons MD
Infectious Disease Specialist | Infectious Disease725 Albany Street Shapiro 9, Suite B Boston MA, 02118
Dr. Rachel Simmons is an infectious disease specialist practicing in Boston, MA. Dr. Simmons specializes in infections that are difficult to diagnose or unresponsive to treatments, such as HIV or airborne infections from a foreign country. Infectious disease specialists usually work with conditions that are not treatable by a primary physician but it is important to keep contact with the primary physician in order to receive information about the patients history and for deciding which diagnostic tests are appropriate.
Education and Training
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 2004
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Infectious Disease
- Induction of strong HIV-1-specific CD4+ T-cell responses using an HIV-1 gp120/NefTat vaccine adjuvanted with AS02A in antiretroviral-treated HIV-1-infected individuals.
- Changes in cytokine levels and NK cell activation associated with influenza.
- HIV-1 infection induces strong production of IP-10 through TLR7/9-dependent pathways.
- Urinary Tract Infection (uti)
- Vascular Disease
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