Serge Lartchenko, MD Recognized as “Best Doctor” by D Magazine
Texas Infectious Disease Institute – Helping Patients When Other Doctors are Stumped Every year, D Magazine has area medical professionals vote on the very best doctors around for inclusion in its “Best Doctors in Dallas” list. With a track record of helping patients when other doctors are stumped, our very own Dr. Lartchenko was selected
Meet Serge Lartchenko, MD – Texas Infectious Disease Institute
Meet Serge Lartchenko, MD – Texas Infectious Disease Institute You know how life’s experiences sometimes have a way of propelling us toward a greater purpose? This notion is so evidently true in the case of Dr. Serge Lartchenko, founder of Texas Infectious Disease Institute in Richardson, Texas. Even as a young medical student, Dr. Serge
Dr. Lartchenko on Front Lines of Ebola and Zika Outbreaks
Remember the Dallas Ebola outbreak in 2014? Dr. Lartchenko was plugged in from day one. Dallas’ big brush with Ebola began in September of that year when Thomas Eric Duncan was diagnosed with the disease at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. He had traveled here from Liberia, where the disease was spreading. Within days of his
Scared of the Superbug?
What is MRSA? MRSA is an infection caused by a type of staph bacteria that has become very virulent toward many of the antibiotics used to treat regular staph infections. MRSA is often referred to as a superbug. Its full name is name methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteria. Many healthy people have staph in their nose
The Investigative Nature of an Infectious Disease Specialist
Infectious Disease Specialists are Master Detectives in the Medical World Picture this. A patient with a mysterious sickness is referred to an infectious-disease (ID) specialist. The patient presents with a fever of unknown origin (FUO). In addition to examining her and ordering a series of preliminary blood tests, an infectious disease specialist will obtain a highly-detailed
What is Infusion Therapy?
Infusion Therapy is the next level of healthcare for patients with infectious diseases. Having an infectious disease is a serious matter at worst and an inconvenience at best. How would you like to receive your treatment in a comfortable, relaxed setting with your favorite beverage and book in hand? Infusion Therapy at Texas Infectious Disease Institute