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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's specialty is adult infectious disease. After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Evanston Hospital and Evanston Northwestern Healthcare. His areas of expertise consist of tropical diseases, hepatitis, and travel vaccines. The average patient rating for Dr. Ballon-Landa is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes AARP, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He has received the distinction of San Diego Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Ballon-Landa speaks Spanish. Dr. Ballon-Landa is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He has an open panel.

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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 is a physician who specializes in adult infectious disease. He speaks Spanish. His areas of expertise consist of sexually transmitted diseases (STds), tropical diseases, and general care. Dr. Butera's professional affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Butera graduated from Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. He accepts AARP, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: San Diego Super Doctors. 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 is a physician who specializes in adult infectious disease. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and a graduate of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Sakoulas has a special interest in MRSA infection. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Sakoulas is affiliated with Sharp Rees-Stealy. He is accepting 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' specialty is adult infectious disease. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Katsivas accepts. Dr. Katsivas graduated from the University of Patras School of Health Sciences. Dr. Katsivas (or staff) is conversant in 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. His areas of expertise include the following: tropical diseases, diabetic foot ulcers, and recurrent infections. Dr. Shao honors MultiPlan, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland. He has received the following distinction: San Diego Super Doctors. In addition to English, Dr. Shao speaks Mandarin. He is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. His practice is open to 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 sees patients in San Diego, CA. His medical specialty is adult infectious disease. Clinical interests for Dr. Ramers include general care and HIV/AIDS. Dr. Ramers honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Health Net, and more. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and a graduate of Duke University Medical Center's residency program. In addition to English, Dr. Ramers (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese. He is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. Dr. Ramers welcomes 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 is a pediatric infectious disease specialist in San Diego, CA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tremoulet include kawasaki disease. Dr. Tremoulet is professionally affiliated with Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Sharp Health Plan. She attended medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Tremoulet speaks Spanish.

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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 is a physician who specializes in adult infectious disease. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Kadakia's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. She has a closed panel.

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

Dr. Gabriel Wagner's medical specialty is adult infectious disease. Dr. Wagner (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish, French, and Portuguese. Dr. Wagner is professionally affiliated with VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS). He studied medicine at the University of Toledo College of Medicine. He takes 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; Department 8201
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Scott Letendre's specialty is adult infectious disease. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Susan Little is an adult infectious disease specialist. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Little honors. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS).

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

Dr. Amy Sitapati's area of specialization is adult infectious disease. She studied medicine at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Sitapati is 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Sitapati honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Robert Schooley's specialty is adult infectious disease. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Schooley attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Saima Aslam's area of specialization is adult infectious disease. Dr. Aslam accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of Aga Khan University Medical College.

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Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
7592 Broadway
Lemon Grove, CA
 

Dr. Joseph Sleiman, who practices in Lemon Grove, CA and Calexico, CA, is a medical specialist in pediatric infectious disease. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Health Net, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. After completing medical school at Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Sleiman (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and French. He is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. Dr. Sleiman has an open panel.

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

Dr. Michele Ritter's specialty is adult infectious disease. Dr. Ritter is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. She graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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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.