Paul Geltman



Upham's Corner Health Center

Dr. Paul Geltman brings over 25 years of experience to his role as the first CMO of the Upham’s Corner Health Center in Dorchester. Dr. Geltman started his career as a pediatrics resident at Upham’s Corner and then continued on as a full staff member before moving on to the Whittier Street Health Center and then Cambridge Health Alliance. Most recently, he was Medical Director of Ambulatory Care Services at Franciscan Children’s Hospital in Brighton, MA. Over the course of his career, he has become a nationally recognized expert on immigrant and refugee health issues.

After graduating from Princeton University, Dr. Geltman received his M.D. and M.P.H degrees from the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.  He completed his pediatric residency at the Floating Hospital for Children (Tufts Medical Center) and then a post-doctoral fellowship in child advocacy and community pediatrics with a focus on immigrant and refugee health at Boston Medical Center. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics.

With over 50 publications to his name, Dr. Geltman is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the Boston University School of Medicine and of Health Policy and Health Services Research at BU’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. In addition, he is the Medical Director for Refugee Health in the Division of Global Populations and Infectious Disease Prevention at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.