David M. Gunther, MD

Assistant Professor, Family Medicine

David Gunther
850 Harrison Ave


Dr. Gunther practices at the Family Medicine Center at BMC and is a frequent preceptor at South Boston Community Health Center. Prior to his career in clinical medicine, Dr. Gunther obtained a Bachelors and a Masters in physics, and participated in research in body composition at the Tufts Nutrition Research Center. He is a graduate of the Medical College of Pennsylvania and the University of Massachusetts Family Practice Residency Program. In his residency program, where he served as chief resident, he worked at a health center site serving an urban multi-ethnic population. After residency he continued to practice family medicine at community health centers serving diverse underserved communities, first in Dorchester and then in Somerville Massachusetts. Before his arrival at BMC, he was the medical director for two community health centers in Somerville. While in this role he saw patients and served as clinical faculty for Harvard Medical School. Dr. Gunther’s interests include organic gardening, carpentry, international travel, and biking with his children, Elijah (8) and Maya (6).

Other Positions

  • Gieger Gibson Community Health Center
  • Active Staff Hospital Privileges, Family Medicine, Boston Medical Center
  • Mount Auburn Hospital


  • Medical College of Pennsylvania, MD
  • Brandeis University, MA
  • Tufts University, BS

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