Infectious Disease specialists pursue further training after completion of a residency in Internal medicine. They are experts in the diagnosis, and treatment of a wide variety of infections. Our ID specialists treat the whole spectrum of infectious disorders including bacterial, viral, fungal, parasitic, and tropical diseases. Doctors Weisholtz, Kocher and Jathavedam have extensive experience treating chronic viral infections such as chronic hepatits and HIV infection.
They are experts in the diagnosis and management of common bacterial infections as well as difficult, resistant bacterial infections that may complicate hospitalization or surgery. Our ID physicians are routinely asked by other doctors to provide their expertise in treating more complicated cases of infection. Other conditions where Our Providers have particular expertise include: Lyme Disease, bone and prosthetic joint infections, bacterial endocarditis (infection of heart valves), complicated pneumonias and other chronic pulmonary infections such as tuberculosis and fungal infections.
The doctors are also experienced in the treatment of infections caused by defects in immunity such low antibody levels, effects of chemotherapy and radiation, and immunosuppression caused by organ transplantation or treatment of various inflammatory diseases such as Lupus, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Crohn’s Disease and other collagen vascular diseases. As acknowledged experts in their field the doctors have been frequently recognized by various publications as among the most outstanding regional Infectious Disease specialists