Clinical Specialties

Infectious Disease

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The Infectious Diseases department of CareMount Medical specializes in the medical care of patients with a wide variety of problems that include prevention and treatment of contagious pathogens. Our highly trained, board certified physicians provide diagnosis and treatment for patients with complex and life-threatening diseases. They provide both inpatient and outpatient services.

Symptoms and Conditions Treated

Some of the common conditions treated by our Infectious Diseases physicians include:

  • Tickborne infections, including Lyme disease, Babesisosis and Anaplasmosis (Human Granulocytic Ehrlichiosis)
  • Travel medicine, including pretravel consultations for disease prevention and post-travel consultations for problems.
  • Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections
  • Fever of unknown origin
  • Hospital acquired infections, including intensive care unit patients
  • Treatment of resistant bacterial infections
  • Bone/ Joint infections
  • Skin infections including cellulitis

Infectious Diseases Treatment and Services Available

  • Vaccines including for Yellow Fever, Rabies, Japanese encephalitis virus
  • Travel medicine consultations
  • In hospital and office consultations
  • Coordination of care with multiple physician teams in patients with complex problems
  • Management of outpatient intravenous antibiotics in patients at home or in outpatient infusion centers
  • Ordering of diagnostic imaging and blood tests