The Infectious Disease Clinic provides diagnosis and treatment for patients with a variety of infectious diseases. Examples of the types of infections seen are bone and joint infections, skin and soft tissue infections, urinary tract infections, pneumonia, surgical wound infections, sexually transmitted infections, tuberculosis, fungal infections, and infections acquired during travel.
Patients are referred from the inpatient unit or the Emergency Department.
You will see one of our infectious diseases physicians. See the list at the bottom of this page.
What You Should Know
Before Your Visit
Please bring a list of your current medications and your previous medical issues. We suggest you bring a family member or support person if English is not your first language, you have mobility issues, or if you have memory loss.
During Your Visit
On the day of the appointment, please register with the registration desk in the main lobby 30 minutes before your scheduled appointment.
The first appointment will take at least 60 minutes. If additional testing is required before the appointment, then the appointment will take longer.
The care provider at your clinic visit will complete an assessment, which may include:
- Medication changes
- Diagnostic imaging
- Laboratory tests
After Your Visit
The clinic will send a detailed report to your family doctor. If necessary, you may be referred for further care at home and/or will be scheduled for a follow-up appointment.