Lee Physician Group

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

About This Specialty

Pediatric Infectious Disease is a medical specialty focused on the treatment and management of serious and long-lasting infections in infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Recurring or persistent infections may be caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites.

Pediatric infectious diseases specialists treat a wide range of infectious and immunologic diseases and may be consulted for diseases that are complicated or atypical.

Our specialists treat a range of infectious and immunological conditions and diseases.

Some of the conditions we treat include:

  • Tuberculosis
  • Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
  • Encephalitis
  • Hepatitis
  • Meningitis
  • Viral infections, such as herpes
  • Respiratory tract infections
  • Sepsis and bloodstream infections
  • Skin infections
  • Vaccine-related disorders

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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