About This Specialty
Infectious Disease is a medical specialty focused on the diagnosis and treatment of communicable diseases, which can be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. Some infectious diseases are passed from person-to-person, while others are transmitted by insect or animal bites, via contaminated foods or other environmental exposures.
Our specialists review a patient’s medical records and history, diagnosis and treat a variety of acute and chronic infectious diseases.
Some of the conditions we treat include:
- E. coli
- Lyme disease
- Toxic shock syndrome
- West Nile virus
- Whooping cough