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

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Fida Ali Khan MD
Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
Average rating 5.0 stars out of 5 (2 ratings)
301 Seton Parkway; Suite 402
Round Rock, TX

Dr. Fida Khan's area of specialization is adult infectious disease. Dr. Khan's areas of expertise include lung abscess, pneumonia, and infective endocarditis. He is professionally affiliated with Seton Medical Center Williamson and Seton Medical Center Hays. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and TriWest, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Khan welcomes new patients. He studied medicine at Aga Khan University Medical College. For his residency, Dr. Khan trained at a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University. Dr. Khan (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu and Hindi.

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Clinical interests: Soft Tissue Infection, Lung Abscess, Infective Endocarditis, Pneumonia, Bone Infection, Joint Infect ... (Read more)

Donald K Murphey MD
Specializes in Pediatric Infectious Disease
1000 Hesters Crossing Road
Round Rock, TX

Dr. Donald Murphey's area of specialization is pediatric infectious disease. He speaks Spanish. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Murphey include recurrent infections, bone infection, and joint infection. Dr. Murphey's professional affiliations include Seton Medical Center Austin, the University Medical Center Brackenridge, and Seton Northwest Hospital. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine. Dr. Murphey honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Bone Infection, Joint Infection, HIV/AIDS, Recurrent Infections

Specializes in Adult Infectious Disease
2400 Round Rock Avenue
Round Rock, TX

Dr. Jason Bowling is a physician who specializes in adult infectious disease. Dr. Bowling is affiliated with UT Health Physicians, the University Health System, and South Texas Veterans Health Care System (STVHCS). Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bowling accepts. He studied medicine at Texas A & M Health Science Center College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio for residency. He has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars.

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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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