Lee Physician Group

Infectious Diseases

About This Specialty

Infectious Disease is a medical specialty focused on the diagnosis and treatment of communicable diseases, which can be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. Some infectious diseases are passed from person-to-person, while others are transmitted by insect or animal bites, via contaminated foods or other environmental exposures.

Our specialists review a patient’s medical records and history, diagnosis and treat a variety of acute and chronic infectious diseases.

Some of the conditions we treat include:

  • Bone infections
  • E. coli
  • Meningitis
  • Respiratory infections, including MAI
  • Salmonella
  • Shingles
  • Soft tissue infections, including MRSA
  • Tetanus

Our Care Team

Before Your Appointment Use This Checklist

  • Write down any questions that you may have.
  • Put your questions in order of importance so that you are sure to cover the most important question first.
  • Bring a list of other health care professionals that have taken care of you since your last visit—include any specialists, hospitalizations or ER visits.
  • Write down the medications that you are taking, or bring all the bottles with you to the appointment, including over-the-counter and herbal remedies.

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