Infectious Disease

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The department of infectious disease offers a diagnostic and treatment program for infants children and teens with infectious diseases. In addition to direct patient care evaluation, the department also deals with various aspects of pediatric AIDS, antimicrobial therapy, immunization use, hospital infection control and the care of children with evidence of immunologic dysfunction.

Phone. 937-641-3329
Fax. 937-641-5931

Medical Director: Sherman Alter, MD

Diagnoses or Conditions Treated

  • Any acute infection
  • Recurring infections
  • Chronic infections
  • Unexplained febrile illnesses
  • Immunodeficiency disorders - suspected and proven
  • HIV and related infections
  • Exposure to HIV infection (perinatal or other)
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Unexplained skin rashes
  • Hospital-associated infections
  • Opportunistic infections
  • RSV

Services Available

  • Ambulatory evaluation and treatment of physician-referred patients
  • Hospital evaluation and treatment of patients who are admitted from the emergency department or are physician-referred
  • Hospital consultation on any patient with a potential infection or immunodeficiency disorder
  • Phone consultations with physicians who have patient-related questions about infections, immunodeficiency disorders or immunizations
  • Evaluation of the internationally adopted child and the pediatric traveler
  • Medical care of HIV-infected children
  • Psychosocial services for HIV-affected families
  • HIV screening (pre-test and post-test counseling)
  • Support groups
  • Outreach education
  • Infection control support
  • Synagis

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Clinic

  • Infectious Disease Clinic - Monday and Wednesday afternoon; Tuesday morning
  • Synagis Clinic

Referral Process

Referral Process for Infectios Disease Clinic 

Phone: 937-641-4000
Fax: 937-641-4500
Online

Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 7:00 pm

Referral Process for Synagis Clinic

Phone: 937-641-4000 or Fax 937-641-4500

Locations

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