We found 6 infectious disease providers who accept Coventry Bronze HMO near Melbourne, FL.

Dr. Liliana Dora Gutierrez, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
2290 W Eau Gallie Boulevard; Suite 205a
Melbourne, FL
 

Dr. Liliana Gutierrez, who practices in Melbourne, FL and Orlando, FL, is a medical specialist in pediatric infectious disease. She is affiliated with Orlando Health. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Gutierrez obtained her medical school training at Cayetano Heredia University and performed her residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Gutierrez speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
300 Michigan Avenue
Melbourne, FL
 

Dr. Winnie Teh sees patients in Melbourne, FL. Her medical specialty is adult infectious disease. She attended medical school at the University of Malaya Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Teh takes United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
2120 Sarno Road
Melbourne, FL
 

Dr. Farid Hussain's area of specialization is pediatric infectious disease. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Hussain is a graduate of Rajshahi Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
3040 N Wickham Road; Suite 2
Melbourne, FL
 

Dr. Zaw Htay's area of specialization is adult infectious disease. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
205 E Nasa Boulevard; Suite 200
Melbourne, FL
 

Dr. Anthony Barile is an adult infectious disease specialist in Melbourne, FL. He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Barile accepts.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1160 Broadband Drive
Melbourne, FL
 

Dr. William Catena is an adult infectious disease specialist. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Catena takes.

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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.