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Why Einstein Infectious Disease Services?

Expert Care for Unique Needs

The Department of Infectious Disease is a group of specialized physicians highly experienced in diagnosing and treating complicated infectious diseases, including the unique health needs of patients with HIV, transplant patients and travelers.

Training, Prevention, Protection

We are actively engaged in the teaching and training of medical students, residents and fellows. Department members serve as faculty in the Infectious Disease Fellowship Training program, are responsible for the oversight of Hospital Infection Prevention and Control and supervise of many aspects of employee health.

We provide clinical care and consultative services to other physicians, the hospital and the community. Services are available in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

The department also manages the Travel Health Service, a great resource for people planning to travel outside the country. Travel Health answers questions and concerns about travel abroad and provides immunization information and services.

Conditions & Treatments

We treat all infections of adults and provide a range of treatment and consultation services.

  • Abdominal and brain abscesses
  • Endocarditis
  • Fever or unknown infectious diseases
  • Illness after coming from developing countries
  • Infections in immunocompromised hosts including cancer, transplant and AIDS patients
  • Lyme disease
  • Meningitis
  • Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Rickettsial infections
  • Hospital-Acquired Infections (HAIs)
  • Evaluation of patients
  • Short-term and long-term management
  • Consultation on complicated cases
  • Second opinions

Training & Education

At Einstein, we have clinical expertise in all core domains of infectious disease and are actively invested in resident education.

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