Our Procedures

Our group of Infectious Disease specialists are dedicated to the full-time practice of treating diseases resulting from all types of infections, including cellulitis, abscesses, pneumonia, MRSA and fever. Our physician’s expertise covers a broad range in the field of infectious diseases for both adults and pediatrics.

HIV

HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus. It is often acquired sexually, but can also be transmitted from mother to baby, and by sharing IV drug needles.

Viral Hepatitis

Hepatitis C is a virus that is acquired by IV drug use, blood transfusion before 1992, and rarely sexually. After laying dormant for a few decades, it slowly attacks your liver.

Bone and Joint Infections

A Bone infection is called osteomyelitis and septic arthritis refers to a joint infection. Bone and joint infections are usually caused by bacteria Staphylococcus.

Mycobacterial Diseases

Tuberculosis is a bacterium that is acquired by breathing in air that was coughed in to by an infected person. Your immune system fights it if you are infected with it.

Diarrheal Illnesses

Your intestines are coated with ‘good’ bacteria that allow us to break down fruits and vegetables.

Urinary Tract Infections

Recurrent UTI can lead to multi-drug resistant bacteria that can be difficult to treat in some cases.

Soft Tissue Infections

We all have good or bad bacteria on the surface of our skin, we are not as clean as we like to think!

Fungal Infections

Not just bacteria and viruses cause infection. Fungus can! Fungus grow in warm, environments.