Finding Providers
loading

We found 3 infectious disease providers who accept Humana near Round Rock, TX.

No Photo
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
2400 Round Rock Avenue
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Jason Bowling is a specialist in adult infectious disease. He works in San Antonio, TX and Round Rock, TX. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bowling takes. Dr. Bowling attended medical school at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. He is affiliated with the University of Texas (UT) Medicine San Antonio and the University Health System.

Read more
Dr. Donald Kreag Murphey, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
1000 Hesters Crossing Road
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Donald Murphey specializes in pediatric infectious disease. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Murphey include bone infection, joint infection, and HIV/AIDS. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, TRICARE, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Murphey has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family. Dr. Murphey is accepting new patients.

Read more

Clinical interests: Hepatitis, Pneumonia, Bone Infection, Joint Infection, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis B

Dr. Fida Ali Khan, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
301 Seton Parkway; Suite 402
Round Rock, TX
 

Dr. Fida Khan practices adult infectious disease in Round Rock, TX. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest. Dr. Khan is a graduate of Aga Khan University Medical College. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University. He is affiliated with Seton Healthcare Family.

Read more

Conditions / Treatments

Insurance

New Patients

Medicare Patient Age

Medicare Patient Conditions

Medicare Patient Ethnicity

Medicare Patient Gender

Medicare Patient Insurance Eligibility

Additional Information

Distinctions

Foreign Language

Online Communication

Patient Demographic

Practice Affiliation

Medical School

Residency

Specialty

Years Since Graduation

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.