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We found 8 infectious disease providers who accept Family Health Plus near Syracuse, NY.

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Specializes in Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine
1000 E Genesee Street; Suite 500
Syracuse, NY
 

Dr. Paul Cohen is a specialist in infectious disease. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Cohen is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center (Syracuse). He honors Amerigroup, MVP Health Care, Family Health Plus, and more. Dr. Cohen graduated from SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
301 Prospect Avenue
Syracuse, NY
 

Dr. Muhammad Hasan's area of specialization is adult infectious disease. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid. Dr. Hasan graduated from Dow Medical College. In addition to English, Dr. Hasan (or staff) speaks Urdu and Hindi. He is affiliated with St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center (Syracuse).

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Dr. Shelley Ann Gilroy, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
725 Irving Avenue; Suite 304
Syracuse, NY
 

Dr. Shelley Gilroy is an adult infectious disease specialist. Dr. Gilroy attended medical school at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Gilroy honors Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. Dr. Gilroy (or staff) speaks Urdu, Mandarin, and Hebrew. Dr. Gilroy is professionally affiliated with Upstate University Hospital.

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Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
750 E Adams Street
Syracuse, NY
 

Dr. Leonard Weiner sees patients in Syracuse, NY. His medical specialty is pediatric infectious disease. He accepts Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Weiner is a graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Weiner (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. Dr. Weiner's hospital/clinic affiliations include Upstate University Hospital and Crouse Hospital.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
301 Prospect Avenue
Syracuse, NY
 

Dr. Sally Klemens is a medical specialist in adult infectious disease. Dr. Klemens accepts the following insurance: Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and Medicare. She is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Klemens (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. She is affiliated with St. Joseph’s Hospital Health Center (Syracuse).

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
725 Irving Avenue; Suite 311
Syracuse, NY
 

Dr. David Paar works as an adult infectious disease specialist. He honors Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine. Dr. Paar (or staff) speaks Urdu, Mandarin, and Arabic.

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Specializes in Pediatrics, Adult Infectious Disease
725 Irving Avenue; Infectious Disease Division, Suny Upstate Medical Univ
Ste 311, NY
 

Dr. Ambika Eranki works as an adult infectious disease specialist in Syracuse, NY and Ste 311, NY. She is an in-network provider for Family Health Plus, Medicaid, and Medicare insurance. She attended medical school at Kasturba Medical College. Dr. Eranki (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Hindi.

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Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
750 E Adams Street
Syracuse, NY
 

Dr. Joseph Domachowske specializes in pediatric infectious disease and practices in Syracuse, NY. He is an in-network provider for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus, and Medicaid insurance. He graduated from SUNY Upstate Medical University. Dr. Domachowske (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Upstate University 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.