Our specialists understand that a well patient is a happy patient, so they leverage their extensive knowledge in infectious diseases ranging from seasonal flu to COVID-19 and their experience in preventing illnesses and promoting best practices for your benefit.
Infectious Disease Specialists have extensive training in all kinds of infections, including those caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites. They diagnose and treat infections of the sinuses, heart, brain, lungs, urinary tract, bowel, bones and pelvic organs.
It is their utmost mission to achieve this by combining a variety of comprehensive, leading-edge techniques, procedures, processes, and other resources.
Preventing Widespread Illnesses
In addition to caring for patients, our infectious disease specialists direct hospital-based programs to prevent and control antimicrobial resistance and hospital-acquired infections in our facilities and partner with community outreach and media partners to keep the community up-to-date on widespread illnesses such as COVID-19.
Public Health Information
At Memorial Hospital we are committed to ensuring strict adherence to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines while helping maintain a safe hospital and clinic environment for patients and visitors concerning infectious conditions and possible outbreaks.
Additionally, when considering public health and wellness, our specific goals include:
- Provide exceptional infectious disease management services consistent with the latest standards of care for HIV, viral hepatitis, Lyme disease and other infections
- Serve as a patient and community educational resource for infectious disease concerns
- Promote the early identification and treatment of HIV/AIDS and viral hepatitis through increased community awareness and improved access to confidential testing services
See an Infectious Disease Specialist at Memorial
To see one of Memorial’s Infectious Disease specialists, you will need a referral from your primary care doctor.