Foodborne Illness

Bacteria, parasites, and viruses can cause foodborne illness. Common symptoms include upset stomach, cramps, nausea, diarrhea, and fever.

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Infectious Disease

Pediatric Infectious Disease at Tufts Children's Hospital in Boston offers complete diagnostic and therapeutic care for children with infections.
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Pediatric Food Allergy Center

Our Pediatric Food Allergy Center located in Boston, MA provides care for children dealing with food allergies and other related disorders.
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Doctors + Care Team

Garrett Zella, MD

Garrett Zella, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition; Pediatric Gastroenterologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3266
Fax #: 617-636-8718

General gastroenterology and nutrition, inflammatory bowel disease, gastrointestinal complications of neurologic disease, other general pediatric GI and nutrition disorders

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H. Cody Meissner, MD

H. Cody Meissner, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease; Professor of Pediatrics, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Appt. Phone: 617-636-8100
Fax #: 617-636-0066

Immunizations, Kawasaki disease, immuno-deficiencies, respiratory viruses

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Khoa D. Tran, MD

Khoa D. Tran, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Pediatric Gastroenterologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3266
Fax #: 617-636-8718

Neurogastroenterology, motility, general pediatric gastroenterology, chronic constipation, gastro-esophageal reflux/pH studies, other general pediatric GI and nutrition disorders

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Marcella C. Radano, MD

Marcella C. Radano, MD

Accepting New Patients

Virtual Appointments Available

Title(s): Pediatric Gastroenterologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Appt. Phone: 617-636-3266
Fax #: 617-636-8718

General pediatric gastroenterology, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, allergic disease of the GI tract

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