We found 5 infectious disease providers who accept Silver Compass Balanced 2000 1 near Irving, TX.

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Dr. Monica Maria Fonseca-Aten, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
1111 W. Airport Freeway; #143
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Monica Fonseca-Aten, who practices in Irving, TX and Carrollton, TX, is a medical specialist in pediatric infectious disease. She is affiliated with Children's Health (Texas). Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois, Dr. Fonseca-Aten attended the University of Costa Rica Faculty of Medicine for medical school. United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fonseca-Aten honors.

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Specializes in Other, Adult Infectious Disease
1901 N. Macarthur Boulevard
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Steven Davis is a specialist in adult 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. Davis honors. He attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Davis trained at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center for residency. He speaks Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Baylor Scott & White Health and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford (HEB).

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Specializes in Other, Adult Infectious Disease
1901 N. Macarthur Boulevard
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Donald Storey practices adult infectious disease in Irving, TX. Dr. Storey is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford (HEB), and Las Colinas Medical Center. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He attended medical school at Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons. His medical residency was performed at Wilford Hall Medical Center and San Antonio Military Medical Center.

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Specializes in Other, Adult Infectious Disease
1901 N. Macarthur Boulevard
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Perry Pate, who practices in Irving, TX, is a medical specialist in adult infectious disease. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Pate graduated from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Pate is affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1901 N. Macarthur Boulevard
Irving, TX
 

Dr. Ashish Acharya is an adult infectious disease specialist in Irving, TX. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Acharya graduated from Baylor College of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Baylor Scott & White Health.

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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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