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We found 6 infectious disease providers who accept Silver Compass HSA 3600 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's specialty is pediatric infectious disease. Before performing her residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Gutierrez attended Cayetano Heredia University for medical school. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Gutierrez speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
300 Michigan Avenue
Melbourne, FL
 

Dr. Winnie Teh is an adult infectious disease specialist in Melbourne, FL. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Teh attended medical school at the University of Malaya Faculty of Medicine.

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Dr. Anthony John Barile, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
205 E Nasa Boulevard; Suite 200
Melbourne, FL
 

Dr. Anthony Barile is a medical specialist in adult infectious disease. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Barile accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
2120 Sarno Road
Melbourne, FL
 

Dr. Farid Hussain works as a pediatric infectious disease specialist. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Hussain graduated from Rajshahi Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1160 Broadband Drive
Melbourne, FL
 

Dr. William Catena is a specialist in adult infectious disease. He works in Melbourne, FL. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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

Dr. Zaw Htay is a specialist in adult infectious disease. He works in Melbourne, FL. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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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.