We found 48 infectious disease providers who accept Humana Silver near Bellaire, TX.

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Dr. Lizbeth Janice Cahuayme-Zuniga, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
6560 Fannin Street; 1540
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Lizbeth Cahuayme-Zuniga is a physician who specializes in adult infectious disease. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Cayetano Heredia University, she performed her residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Cahuayme-Zuniga is conversant in Spanish. She is affiliated with Scott & White Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Transplant Procedures, Infections

Dr. Sheldon Lee Kaplan, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
6701 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Sheldon Kaplan, who practices in Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in pediatric infectious disease. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kaplan takes. He attended medical school at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. Dr. Kaplan's training includes a residency program at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. Dr. Kaplan has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Community Health Issues, Antibiotics

Dr. Jesus Guadalupe Vallejo, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
6701 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jesus Vallejo is a specialist in pediatric infectious disease. He works in Houston, TX. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Vallejo attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Vallejo speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Myocarditis, Clinical Trials, Infections, Sepsis

Dr. Philip Carl Iii Johnson III, MD
Specializes in General Practice, General Internal Medicine, Adult Infectious Disease
6700 West Loop South; Suite 520
Bellaire, TX
 

Dr. Philip Johnson is a physician who specializes in general practice, general internal medicine, and adult infectious disease. His clinical interests include infections. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann. Dr. Johnson accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Johnson attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Infections

Dr. Mark Wendel Kline, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease, General Pediatrics
6701 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Mark Kline sees patients in Houston, TX. His medical specialties are pediatric infectious disease and general pediatrics. Dr. Kline is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist. He attended Baylor College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Dr. Charles Derwin Ericsson, MD
Specializes in General Practice, Adult Infectious Disease
6700 West Loop South; Suite 520
Bellaire, TX
 

Dr. Charles Ericsson specializes in general practice and adult infectious disease. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann. Dr. Ericsson is a graduate of Harvard Medical School. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ericsson is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Travel Medicine

Dr. Pablo C Okhuysen, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
6431 Fannin; Msb 2.112
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Pablo Okhuysen is an adult infectious disease specialist. He is affiliated with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Okhuysen takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. After attending Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Okhuysen include: Teacher of the Year Award, Infectious Diseases Fellows MDACC/BCM; Dean's Excellence Award, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston; and Teacher of the Year Award.

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Dr. Nizar Ali Dholakia, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
6560 Fannin; Suite 1640
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Nizar Dholakia works as an adult infectious disease specialist in Houston, TX. He is a graduate of Sindh Medical College. His residency was performed at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. Dr. Dholakia's areas of expertise include the following: prostate problems, warts, and aspiration pneumonia. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Dholakia (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Gujarati. Dr. Dholakia is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Park Plaza Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Gabriel Marcelo Aisenberg, MD
Specializes in General Practice, General Internal Medicine, Adult Infectious Disease
6700 West Loop South; Suite 520
Bellaire, TX
 

Dr. Gabriel Aisenberg specializes in general practice, general internal medicine, and adult infectious disease. He graduated from the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Aisenberg is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann.

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Clinical interests: Medical Education

Dr. Judith Rochelle Campbell, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
6701 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Judith Campbell is a specialist in pediatric infectious disease. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Campbell attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Luis Zeichner Ostrosky-Zeichner, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
6431 Fannin; Msb 2.112
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Luis Ostrosky's area of specialization is adult infectious disease. Dr. Ostrosky has a special interest in infections. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann. He honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Infections

Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
4900 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Gathe's specialty is adult infectious disease. The average patient rating for Dr. Gathe is 3.5 stars out of 5. His clinical interests include HIV/AIDS. He is professionally affiliated with Park Plaza Hospital and Memorial Hermann. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gathe accepts. After completing medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: HIV/AIDS

Dr. Jeffrey Robert Starke, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
6701 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jeffrey Starke's area of specialization is pediatric infectious disease. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He graduated from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Starke has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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Dr. Lucila Marquez, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hospital Medicine, Pediatric Infectious Disease
6701 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Lucila Marquez is a specialist in pediatric hospital medicine and pediatric infectious disease. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. After attending Baylor College of Medicine for medical school, Dr. Marquez completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Marquez is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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Dr. Armando Gerardo Correa, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease, General Pediatrics
6701 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Armando Correa practices pediatric infectious disease and general pediatrics in Houston, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Correa include academic medicine. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM) School of Medicine. Dr. Correa speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Academic Medicine

Dr. Morven Spencer Edwards, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
6701 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Morven Edwards is a medical specialist in pediatric infectious disease. Dr. Edwards is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Edwards studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Edwards's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Edwards honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Edwards is accepting new patients.

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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.
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