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We found 8 infectious disease providers who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas Blue Advantage Plus near Sugar Land, TX.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
16659 Southwest Freeway; Suite 371
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Irene Ekaney's specialty is adult infectious disease. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ekaney's education and training includes medical school at Howard University College of Medicine and residency at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh.

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Dr. Maria-Isabel Rosas Garcia, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
15551 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Maria-Isabel Rosas is a specialist in pediatric infectious disease. She works in Houston, TX, Webster, TX, and Sugar Land, TX. She is affiliated with Cypress Fairbanks Medical Center Hospital, Texas Children’s Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital. Dr. Rosas honors several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She graduated from Luis Razetti School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. She has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
16659 Southwest Freeway; Suite 371
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Obiageli Obijiofor specializes in adult infectious disease. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital. She is a graduate of the University of Nigeria Faculty of Medical Sciences. Dr. Obijiofor honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Sarfraz Aly, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine, Adult Infectious Disease
1201 Creek Way Drive; Suite B
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Sarfraz Aly practices general internal medicine and adult infectious disease in Sugar Land, TX and Cedar Park, TX. Dr. Aly accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He studied medicine at Central America Health Sciences University, Belize Medical College. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: HIV/AIDS

Dr. John Moser Butler, MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
16659 Southwest Freeway; Suite 371
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. John Butler sees patients in Sugar Land, TX. His medical specialty is adult infectious disease. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. Dr. Butler takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
7474 S. Kirkwood Road; Suite 200 A
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jessica Khan is a physician who specializes in adult infectious disease. She is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Khan is a graduate of the University of the Philippines College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
225 Matlage Way; #1488
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Sunita Gupta specializes in adult infectious disease. Dr. Gupta attended Kasturba Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Louisiana State University for residency. Clinical interests for Dr. Gupta include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), osteomyelitis, and lyme disease. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gupta accepts. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Gupta's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Osteomyelitis, Mouth Problems, Lyme Disease, Eye Problems, Bone Infection, HIV/AIDS, Sexually ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
1201 Creek Way Drive; Suite B
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Farheen Tariq is a physician who specializes in adult infectious disease. Dr. Tariq accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, 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.