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We found 5 infectious disease providers who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Trenton, NJ.

Dr. Suja John Mathai, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adult Infectious Disease
1245 Whitehorse - Mercerville Road; Suite 411
Mercerville, NJ
 

Dr. Suja Mathai's medical specialty is general internal medicine and adult infectious disease. She is a graduate of Siddhartha Medical College. Dr. Mathai's medical residency was performed at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center. Her areas of expertise include dermatitis (skin inflammation), hepatitis, and lyme disease. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS), in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, Dr. Mathai (or staff) speaks Kannada, Tamil, and Hindi. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Francis Hospital, Princeton HealthCare System, and Capital Health.

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Clinical interests: Hepatitis, Headache, Immunization, Bronchitis, Tuberculosis, Neck Pain, Ulcerative Colitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Marc Stuart Whitman, MD
Specializes in Infectious Disease, Other, Internal Medicine
40 Fuld Street; Suite 305
Trenton, NJ
 

Dr. Marc Whitman, who practices in Trenton, NJ and Hamilton, NJ, is a medical specialist in infectious disease. Clinical interests for Dr. Whitman include influenza (flu), pneumonia, and tuberculosis (TB). Dr. Whitman's professional affiliations include Capital Health and Princeton HealthCare System. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He attended medical school at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He trained at Graduate Hospital for his residency.

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Clinical interests: Tuberculosis, Wounds, Pneumonia, Influenza, Meningitis, MRSA Infection, HIV/AIDS, Sexually ... (Read more)

Dr. Anamika K Patel, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adult Infectious Disease
1245 Whitehorse - Mercerville Road; Suite 411
Trenton, NJ
 

Dr. Anamika Patel practices general internal medicine and adult infectious disease in Mercerville, NJ, Hamilton, NJ, and Trenton, NJ. Her clinical interests include dermatitis (skin inflammation), hepatitis, and lyme disease. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna. Dr. Patel is a graduate of B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad. Her residency was performed at Robert Packer Hospital. Dr. Patel's hospital/clinic affiliations include Princeton HealthCare System and Capital Health.

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Clinical interests: Hepatitis, Immunization, Bronchitis, Tuberculosis, Wounds, Pneumonia, Influenza, Sinus Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Rajashree Anandakrishnan, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
40 Fuld Street; Suite 305
Trenton, NJ
 

Dr. Rajashree Anandakrishnan is a medical specialist in adult infectious disease. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Francis Hospital, Princeton HealthCare System, and Capital Health. Before completing her residency at Prince George's Hospital Center, Dr. Anandakrishnan attended medical school at Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences. Dr. Anandakrishnan takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more.

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Dr. Syed Asif Husain, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adult Infectious Disease
1245 Whitehorse - Mercerville Road; Suite 411
Mercerville, NJ
 

Dr. Syed Husain works as a general internist and adult infectious disease specialist in Mercerville, NJ, Hamilton, NJ, and Trenton, NJ. These areas are among Dr. Husain's clinical interests: hepatitis, lyme disease, and chronic cough. He is professionally affiliated with St. Francis Hospital, Capital Health, and Princeton HealthCare System. Before performing his residency at St. Francis Medical Center, Trenton, Dr. Husain attended Dow Medical College for medical school. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Viant, and more. He has received the following distinction: Best Teaching Subspecialist.

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Clinical interests: Hepatitis, Bronchitis, Tuberculosis, Wounds, Pneumonia, Influenza, Sinus Problems, Meningitis, MRSA ... (Read more)

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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.