An infectious disease specialist is a doctor of internal medicine with additional training that focuses on various types of infections, including those caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites.

You may be referred to an infectious disease specialist if your infection is difficult to diagnose, is accompanied by a high fever, or does not respond to treatment.

The Infectious Disease Clinic diagnoses and treats patients with ailments such as:

  • Fever of unknown cause
  • Parasitic diseases
  • Fungal infections
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Infections of prosthetic devices (artificial devices, pacemakers, etc.)
  • Tuberculosis
  • Chronic lung infections
  • Infectious diarrhea
  • Diseases of travelers
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Infections in immunocompromised patients
  • Surgical site infections