Infusion therapy nurse placing IV in patient's arm

Consultants in Infectious Diseases (CID)

1407.2 miles away
806-725-7150
Fax: 806-723-6136

Mon - Thur: 8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Fri: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Consultants in Infectious Diseases (CID)

Mon - Thur: 8 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Fri: 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.

1407.2 miles away
Fax: 806-723-6136

Infectious diseases, also known as communicable diseases, are caused by viruses, bacteria, fungi or parasites and come in many different forms. Even if you’re diligent about washing your hands and following proper food handling practices, you can still get sick. While some infectious diseases are spread through human contact, some aren’t – which can make them challenging to diagnose.

Our doctors have expertise in infections of the brain, heart, lungs, urinary tract, pelvic organs, bowel, bones and sinuses. They are also trained in immunology (how the body fights infection), epidemiology (how infections spread), the proper use of antibiotics and infection control.

While your primary care provider can treat most common infections, there are times when you will need to see a specialist. If you have a complex infection that’s hard to diagnose, is accompanied by a persistent high fever or is not responding to treatment, you may be referred to an infectious disease specialist.

Doctor checks girls heart rate with stethoscope

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