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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1205 N Oregon Street
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Suresh Antony's area of specialization is adult infectious disease. Dr. Antony has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at J.J.M. Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
2101 N Oregon Street
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Larissa Szeyko's specialty is adult infectious disease. She graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Szeyko is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
4801 Alberta Avenue; 4801 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Armando Meza is a specialist in adult infectious disease. He works in El Paso, TX. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
4301 N Mesa Street; Suite 100
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Jacquelyn Gouveia's specialty is adult infectious disease. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Gouveia studied medicine at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
4800 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Diego Peralta Rojas is an adult infectious disease specialist in El Paso, TX. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
4801 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Hoi Ho is an adult infectious disease specialist in El Paso, TX. Dr. Ho is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1700 Curie Drive; Suite 4700
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Rhonda Fleming's area of specialization is adult infectious disease. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease, Pediatric Critical Care
4801 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Gilbert Handal is a pediatric infectious disease and pediatric critical care specialist. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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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.