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We found 41 infectious disease providers who accept BlueCare All Copay 1491 near Miami Beach, FL.

Dr. Maria Gabriela Ale Castro, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
9111 Park Drive
Miami Shores, FL
 

Dr. Maria Ale-Castro's specialty is adult infectious disease. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Ale-Castro graduated from the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Ale-Castro is affiliated with Mercy Hospital.

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Dr. Glen Edward Sutherland, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1201 N.w. 16th Street
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Glen Sutherland, who practices in Fort Lauderdale, FL and Miami, FL, is a medical specialist in adult infectious disease. 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. Dr. Sutherland attended Rush Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System and Broward Health Medical Center.

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Dr. Paula Andrea Eckardt, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
9111 Park Drive
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Paula Eckardt is an adult infectious disease specialist in Hollywood, FL, Miami, FL, and Miramar, FL. Dr. Eckardt honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing her residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Eckardt attended medical school at the University of the North. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Eckardt's hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Pembroke, Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood, and Mercy Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1611 Nw 12th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Paola Lichtenberger, who practices in Miami, FL, is a medical specialist in adult infectious disease. She is professionally affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System. Dr. Lichtenberger graduated from El Bosque University, Colombian School of Medicine. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Dr. Vanessa Isabel Silebi, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
3661 S Miami Avenue; Suite 108
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Vanessa Silebi practices adult infectious disease in Miami, FL. She has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Silebi accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending Our Lady of the Rosary University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences for medical school, she completed her residency training at Cleveland Clinic Florida. She speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Mercy Hospital and Baptist Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
4308 Alton Road; Suite 950/960
Miami Beach, FL
 

Dr. Michael Somero's area of specialization is adult infectious disease. Dr. Somero is conversant in Spanish. He is a graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Somero is 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Efrain Garcia, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
3661 S Miami Avenue; Suite 702
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Efrain Garcia works as an adult infectious disease specialist in Miami, FL. He attended Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. Dr. Garcia accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Garcia (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Portuguese. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital.

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Dr. Angela Maria Giron, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
3661 S Miami Avenue; Suite 702
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Angela Giron is a specialist in adult infectious disease. She works in Miami, FL. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Giron honors. After attending the University of Valle for medical school, she completed her residency training at Pennsylvania Hospital. In addition to English, Dr. Giron speaks Spanish. Dr. Giron is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital.

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Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
1601 Nw 12th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Charles Mitchell is a pediatric infectious disease specialist in Miami, FL. Dr. Mitchell graduated from the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He has received the distinction of South Florida Super Doctors.

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Dr. Carlos L Omenaca, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
9111 Park Drive
Miami Shores, FL
 

Dr. Carlos Omenaca practices adult infectious disease. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Omenaca is a graduate of the University of Zaragoza Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center's residency program. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1611 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Gordon Dickinson's area of specialization is adult infectious disease. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Dr. Dickinson's distinctions include: South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Dickinson is affiliated with Miami VA Healthcare System.

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Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
1580 North West 10th Avenue; Suite 295
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Delia Rivera-Hernandez is a pediatric infectious disease specialist. Dr. Rivera-Hernandez accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. She has received distinctions including South Florida Super Doctors; Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition; and Florida Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine
3510 Biscayne Boulevard
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Lilliana Vazquez Rivera specializes in infectious disease. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Cardiology, Adult Infectious Disease, Adult Immunology
1611 Nw 12th Avenue; Box 016960 M851
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Antoine Salloum practices adult cardiology, adult infectious disease, and adult immunology. Dr. Salloum 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.

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Dr. Paula Dilanchian, DO
Specializes in Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine
1611 Nw 12th Avenue
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Paula Dilanchian practices infectious disease. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Dilanchian attended Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include South Miami Hospital, West Kendall Baptist Hospital, and Baptist Hospital.

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Dr. Ann Therese Macintyre, DO
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
3661 S Miami Avenue; Suite 604
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Ann Macintyre is a medical specialist in adult infectious disease. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She studied medicine at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Macintyre's residency was performed at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. She is professionally affiliated with Mercy Hospital.

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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.