What Are Infectious Diseases?

Infectious diseases are illnesses caused by bacteria, parasites, viruses or fungi. Transmission can either occur person-to-person, through insect or animal bites, or food contamination. The most common symptoms of an infectious disease include fever and fatigue.


Treatments and Procedures

Our infectious disease specialists provide comprehensive evaluation and management of the following:

  • Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Pneumonia
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Post–operative wound infections
  • Diabetic wound infections
  • Tick–borne illnesses
  • Fever evaluations

The Adult Infectious Diseases Department provides consultative services for patients when another physician refers them, usually the primary care physician.



Specialties: Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine
Specialties: Nurse Practitioner