What Does an Infectious Disease Specialist Do?

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What Does an Infectious Disease Specialist Do?

Infectious disease specialists are medical doctors trained in internal medicine and specialize in diagnosing, treating and managing infectious diseases. These types of specialists have extensive knowledge of how viruses, bacteria and fungi affect the body. They typically undergo several additional years of intensive training, including learning about immunology and epidemiology. Within the field of infectious

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Spine Infections: A rare but serious condition

Trust the Center for Orthopedic and Surgical Infectious Disease Spine infections are a rare but often serious condition. Also called vertebral osteomyelitis, spine infections are most commonly seen in senior populations and after a surgical procedure. A spine infection can include the vertebrae, spinal discs, meninges, spinal canal; even the spinal cord. Occurring in about

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Comprehensive HIV Treatment in Dallas-Fort Worth

What Makes an infectious disease specialist the best choice for the treatment of HIV? Experience, training and a burning passion to pursue the latest advancements in treatments. That makes Serge Lartchenko, MD, the perfect provider for comprehensive, cutting-edge care for individuals living with HIV in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. HIV stands for Human Immunodeficiency Virus.

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Infection After Surgery?

Trust Texas Infectious Disease Institute Serge Lartchenko, MD is Dallas’ Best Doctor for Infectious Disease* Imagine you’ve had surgery. Maybe a back, neck or spine procedure. And now, in addition to the recovery from the surgery itself, you’re dealing with an infection. Specifically, a surgical site infection (SSI). This unfortunate situation happens more often than

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