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We found 26 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 area of specialization is adult infectious disease. He is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Evanston Hospital and Evanston Northwestern Healthcare. Dr. Ballon-Landa has a special interest in tropical diseases, hepatitis, and travel vaccines. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Ballon-Landa is in-network for AARP, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He has received the distinction of San Diego Super Doctors. Dr. Ballon-Landa is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. He welcomes 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 is an adult infectious disease specialist in San Diego, CA. He is conversant in Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Butera include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), tropical diseases, and general care. He is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital and Sharp HealthCare. After attending Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine and SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. He accepts AARP, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Butera 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. Theodoros Fotiou Katsivas, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
200 W. Arbor Drive; Mail Code 8681
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Theodoros Katsivas is an adult infectious disease specialist in San Diego, CA. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Patras School of Health Sciences. Dr. Katsivas (or staff) speaks the following languages: 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, who practices in San Diego, CA and National City, CA, is a medical specialist in adult infectious disease. Areas of expertise for Dr. Shao include tropical diseases, diabetic foot ulcers, and recurrent infections. He takes MultiPlan, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Shao is a graduate of Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and a graduate of the University Hospitals, Cleveland's residency program. He has received the following distinction: San Diego Super Doctors. In addition to English, he speaks Mandarin. Dr. Shao is professionally 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 specializes in adult infectious disease and practices in San Diego, CA. His clinical interests include general care and HIV/AIDS. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Health Net are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ramers takes. Dr. Ramers attended the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Duke University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Ramers (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Portuguese. He is affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. Dr. Ramers's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: HIV/AIDS, General Care, Infections

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

Dr. George Sakoulas is an adult infectious disease specialist. His clinical interests include MRSA infection. Dr. Sakoulas is affiliated with Sharp Rees-Stealy. After attending Harvard Medical School, he completed his residency training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sakoulas accepts. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: MRSA Infection

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. Areas of expertise for Dr. Tremoulet include kawasaki disease. Dr. Tremoulet is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Sharp Health Plan, and more. She studied medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Tremoulet is conversant in 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
150 W Washington Street; Suite 100
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Susan Little is an adult infectious disease specialist in San Diego, CA. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. She is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Dr. Little is professionally affiliated with VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS).

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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 and La Jolla, CA. Dr. Wagner (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Portuguese. Dr. Wagner is affiliated with VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS). 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 takes.

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

Dr. Saima Aslam sees patients in San Diego, CA. Her medical specialty is adult infectious disease. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Aslam studied medicine at Aga Khan University Medical College.

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

Dr. Scott Letendre is an adult infectious disease specialist. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Robert Jay Carpenter III, DO
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
34800 Bob Wilson Drive
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Robert Carpenter is an adult infectious disease specialist. Dr. Carpenter takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He attended medical school at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
200 West Arbor Drive; Mc 8201
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Robert Schooley's area of specialization is adult infectious disease. Dr. Schooley is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
7592 Broadway
Lemon Grove, CA
 

Dr. Joseph Sleiman is a pediatric infectious disease specialist in Lemon Grove, CA and Calexico, CA. He is an in-network provider for Health Net, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences. For his professional training, Dr. Sleiman completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Sleiman (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and French. Dr. Sleiman is professionally affiliated with Scripps Mercy Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Michelle Lee Ritter, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
4168 Front Street
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Michelle Ritter practices adult infectious disease in San Diego, CA. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Dr. Ritter graduated from 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 is a specialist in adult infectious disease. He works in San Diego, CA. He is affiliated with VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS). He is in-network for Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. Dr. Fierer graduated from New York University (NYU) 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.