Meera Sunder, MBBS, MRCOG

Dr. Sunder is a seasoned clinician whose medical career has spanned three continents. She is a primary care physician at the Cambridge Health Alliance, Massachusetts. Her interests include reproductive health, integrative medicine, health education, teaching and public health. She is a strong advocate of a holistic approach to medicine and wellness.


Posts by Meera Sunder, MBBS, MRCOG

Making telemedicine more inclusive

As coronavirus cases multiplied, many medical offices and clinics shifted to seeing patient virtually through telemedicine. While its value quickly became obvious, virtual visits are not optimal for everyone who needs health care. Awareness of limitations can help care providers improve access to their services.

PrEP: Protection against HIV in a pill?

While there is still no cure for HIV, it has become much more treatable, and now PrEP offers a way to help prevent it. PrEP involves a medication that combines two antiretroviral drugs that, if taken daily, can prevent HIV infection.

Finding the tick in time could save you from Lyme!

Outdoor activities can be spoiled by getting Lyme disease from a tick bite. Know what to do to protect yourself (and your pets) from this infection and its unpleasant symptoms, as well as what to do if you have already been bitten. If you do end up with a tick “on board” it is important to remove it correctly and know when to call your doctor.