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

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's areas of specialization are general practice, general internal medicine, and adult infectious disease. He has a special interest in infections. Dr. Johnson is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. His education and training includes medical school at Baylor College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Johnson is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann.

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Clinical interests: Infections

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

Dr. Lizbeth Cahuayme-Zuniga is an adult infectious disease specialist. Her education and training includes medical school at Cayetano Heredia University and residency at Henry Ford Hospital. Dr. Cahuayme-Zuniga accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally 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's specialty is 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 accepts. He graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. Dr. Kaplan's medical residency was performed at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Community Health Issues, Antibiotics

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 is a general practitioner, general internist, and adult infectious disease specialist in Cleveland, TX, Houston, TX, and Bellaire, TX. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dr. Aisenberg attended the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine for medical school. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann.

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Clinical interests: Medical Education

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

Dr. Jesus Vallejo is a medical specialist in pediatric infectious disease. Dr. Vallejo graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Vallejo is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Myocarditis, Clinical Trials, Infections, Sepsis

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

Dr. Mark Kline's specialties are pediatric infectious disease and general pediatrics. He practices in Houston, TX. Dr. Kline accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Kline completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Kline has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist.

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Dr. Gail Josephine Demmler-Harrison, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
6701 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Gail Demmler-Harrison specializes in pediatric infectious disease. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Demmler-Harrison's education and training includes medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Demmler-Harrison's hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist. She is open to new patients.

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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 sees patients in Houston, TX and Bellaire, TX. His medical specialties are general practice and adult infectious disease. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann. After attending Harvard Medical School, Dr. Ericsson completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ericsson accepts.

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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 specializes in adult infectious disease and practices in Houston, TX. He is professionally affiliated with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. He is in-network for 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 Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Okhuysen performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Okhuysen has received the following distinctions: 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 is a medical specialist in adult infectious disease. These areas are among his clinical interests: prostate problems, warts, and aspiration pneumonia. Dr. Dholakia takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. After completing medical school at Sindh Medical College, he performed his residency at The Brooklyn Hospital Center. Dr. Dholakia (or staff) is conversant in Urdu and Gujarati. He 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. Karen Joan Vigil, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
6431 Fannin; Msb 2.112
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Karen Vigil practices adult infectious disease in Houston, TX. She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann. She honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. Dr. Vigil obtained her medical school training at Cayetano Heredia University and performed her residency at Henry Ford Hospital.

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

Dr. Judith Campbell specializes in pediatric infectious disease and practices in Houston, TX. Dr. Campbell is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital.

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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 is an adult infectious disease specialist in Houston, TX. In his practice, he is particularly interested in infections. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann. Dr. Ostrosky graduated from National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine. He honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Clinical interests: Infections

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
4900 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Gathe's area of specialization is adult infectious disease. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. His clinical interests include HIV/AIDS. Dr. Gathe is professionally affiliated with Park Plaza Hospital. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Gathe attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school. Dr. Gathe has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is conversant in 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 is a physician who specializes in pediatric infectious disease. Dr. Starke is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital. 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. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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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 Houston, TX physician who specializes in pediatric hospital medicine and pediatric infectious disease. She is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Marquez accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s 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.