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

Dr. Suresh Antony, who practices in El Paso, TX, is a medical specialist in adult infectious disease. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Antony accepts. He studied medicine at J.J.M. Medical College.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1400 N El Paso Street; Building D
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Antonio Ortega is a medical specialist in adult infectious disease. After completing medical school at De La Salle Health Sciences Institute and La Salle University, Mexican Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at Saint Peter's University Hospital, The Brooklyn Hospital Center, and a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1221 N Cotton Street
El Paso, TX
 

Dr. Man-Tai Lam is an adult infectious disease specialist in El Paso, TX. He speaks the following languages: Mandarin and Cantonese. Dr. Lam studied medicine at National Defense Medical Center. He accepts United Healthcare EPO, United Healthcare Bronze, United Healthcare Silver, and more.

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

Dr. Larissa Szeyko specializes in adult infectious disease. She attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Szeyko accepts United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Choice, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to 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 an adult infectious disease specialist. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Meza honors.

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

Dr. Jacquelyn Gouveia's area of specialization is adult infectious disease. Dr. Gouveia takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She 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 a specialist in adult infectious disease. He works in El Paso, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Peralta Rojas accepts. In addition to English, Dr. Peralta Rojas speaks Spanish.

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

Dr. Hoi Ho specializes in adult infectious disease. Dr. Ho is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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

Dr. Rhonda Fleming, who practices in El Paso, TX, is a medical specialist in adult infectious disease. She accepts 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's areas of specialization are pediatric infectious disease and pediatric critical care; he sees patients in El Paso, TX. He takes 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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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.