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We found 27 infectious disease providers who accept Anthem near Mountain View, CA.

Dr. Gonzalo Rafael Ballon Landa, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
4136 Bachman Place
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Gonzalo Ballon-Landa specializes in adult infectious disease. His areas of expertise include tropical diseases, hepatitis, and travel vaccines. Patients gave Dr. Ballon-Landa an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes AARP, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Evanston Hospital and Evanston Northwestern Healthcare. He has received professional recognition including the following: San Diego Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Ballon-Landa speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Ballon-Landa is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hepatitis, Tropical Diseases, HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Travel Vaccines, Infections

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
6699 Alvarado Road; Suite 2308
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Michael Butera works as an adult infectious disease specialist in San Diego, CA. Dr. Butera attended Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Emory University for residency. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Butera include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), tropical diseases, and general care. He takes AARP, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Butera has received professional recognition including the following: San Diego Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Tropical Diseases, Sexually Transmitted Diseases, General Care, Travel Vaccines, Infections

Dr. George Sakoulas, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
2001 4th Avenue
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. George Sakoulas' medical specialty is adult infectious disease. In Dr. Sakoulas's practice, he is particularly interested in MRSA infection. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Harvard Medical School, he performed his residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Dr. Sakoulas is affiliated with Sharp Rees-Stealy. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: MRSA Infection

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
200 W Arbor Drive; Mail Code 8681
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Theodoros Katsivas' area of specialization is adult infectious disease. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Katsivas attended medical school at the University of Patras School of Health Sciences. Dr. Katsivas (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and Greek.

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Dr. Hai Shao, PhD, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
3400 E 8th Street; Suite 107
National City, CA
 

Dr. Hai Shao specializes in adult infectious disease and practices in San Diego, CA and National City, CA. He is conversant in Mandarin. Dr. Shao's areas of expertise include the following: tropical diseases, diabetic foot ulcers, and recurrent infections. He is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He graduated from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Shao completed his residency training at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. He accepts MultiPlan, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of San Diego Super Doctors. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Hepatitis, Osteomyelitis, Tropical Diseases, Diabetic Foot Ulcers, HIV/AIDS, Sexually Transmitted ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adult Infectious Disease
823 Gateway Center Way
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Christian Ramers specializes in adult infectious disease and practices in San Diego, CA. His areas of expertise consist of general care and HIV/AIDS. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ramers takes. Dr. Ramers is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Duke University Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Ramers (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese. He is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. Dr. Ramers is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: HIV/AIDS, General Care, Infections

Dr. Adriana Herrera Tremoulet, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
Rose Pavilion; 1st Floor
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Adriana Tremoulet's area of specialization is pediatric infectious disease. Dr. Tremoulet's clinical interests include kawasaki disease. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Sharp Health Plan, and more. She attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego.

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Clinical interests: Kawasaki Disease

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
200 W Arbor Drive; #8681
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Ankita Kadakia practices adult infectious disease in San Diego, CA. She takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Her education and training includes medical school at Ross University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. Dr. Kadakia is not currently accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
4168 Front Street; Third Floor
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Gabriel Wagner works as an adult infectious disease specialist in San Diego, CA. He graduated from the University of Toledo College of Medicine. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wagner honors. Dr. Wagner (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Portuguese. Dr. Wagner is affiliated with VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS).

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
200 W Arbor Drive; Department 8201
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Scott Letendre practices adult infectious disease in San Diego, CA. Dr. Letendre studied medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
150 W Washington Street; Suite 100
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Susan Little is a specialist in adult infectious disease. She works in San Diego, CA. She is affiliated with VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS). Dr. Little studied medicine at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
200 W. Arbor Drive; Mail Code 8681
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Amy Sitapati specializes in adult infectious disease. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Sitapati studied medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Her average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Sitapati is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
200 W Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Saima Aslam, who practices in San Diego, CA, is a medical specialist in adult infectious disease. She studied medicine at Aga Khan University Medical College. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Aslam accepts.

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Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
7592 Broadway
Lemon Grove, CA
 

Dr. Joseph Sleiman specializes in pediatric infectious disease. After attending Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Sleiman is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Health Net, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. In addition to English, Dr. Sleiman (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and French. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. He is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
4168 Front Street
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Michele Ritter is an adult infectious disease specialist in San Diego, CA. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ritter takes. Dr. Ritter attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Joshua Fierer, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
200 W Arbor Drive
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Joshua Fierer practices adult infectious disease in San Diego, CA. Dr. Fierer is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He honors Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. He is affiliated with VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS).

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What is Infectious Disease?

Infectious disease is a specialty that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of infections, including bacterial, viral, fungal, and parasitic infections. Infectious disease specialists are trained in the studies of immunology, or how the body fights off infections, as well as epidemiology, or how diseases spread.

Some infectious disease doctors further specialize within the field of infectious disease. For instance, pediatric infectious disease specialists treat children and teens with serious infections. Others focus specifically on patients who have HIV or AIDS, as these conditions commonly cause patients to contract unusual and severe infections.

Most common infections can be treated by a general physician without problems. A referral to an infectious disease specialist might be made in cases such as:
  • An infection that is difficult to diagnose
  • An extremely high fever
  • An infection that is not responding to treatment
  • A patient traveling to a foreign country where the risk for infection is high
  • A patient with a chronic illness or infection that requires frequent treatment, such as HIV

Infectious disease specialists often use lab work to diagnose infections. They may culture a wound or look for the presence of antibodies in the blood. Treatment may include vaccinations, antifungals, or antibiotics. Infectious disease specialists are skilled at prescribing appropriate antibiotics for specific infections and knowing when the benefits outweigh the risks of side effects for using them.