Streptococcal Infections

There are two types of streptococcal infections: group A and group B. Group A strep infections cause a sore throat and scarlet fever. Group B strep infections cause blood infections, pneumonia, and meningitis in infants.

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General Pediatrics Practice

Find a full range of pediatric primary care services, and physicians with expertise dealing with issues affecting adolescents at Floating Hospital for Children's General Pediatrics Practice. Learn more about the services offered and request an appointment today.
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Strep Infections Program

The specialists in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease at Floating Hospital for Children in Boston provide care for group A and group B strep infections including strep throat, cellulitis, impetigo, scarlet fever and TSS.
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Doctors + Care Team

Andrew C. Siesennop, MD

Andrew C. Siesennop, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Pediatrician; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5255
Fax #: 617-636-7719

General pediatrics, adolescent medicine

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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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Lynne Karlson, MD

Lynne Karlson, MD

Title(s): Pediatrician; Associate Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5255
Fax #: 617-636-7719

General pediatrics, diagnostic problems, lead poisoning

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Mary E. Brown, MD, MS

Mary E. Brown, MD, MS

Title(s): Pediatrician; Director, Pediatrics Clerkship; Tufts University School of Medicine; Director of Continuity Clinics, Pediatric Residency Program; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Pediatrics, General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5255
Fax #: 617-636-7719

General pediatrics, chronically ill pediatric patients, medical education

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