Infectious Disease

Infectious Disease

The infectious disease team at Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare provides state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment for patients with infections due to virus, bacteria, fungal, parasitic, or other sources. Our doctors provide care for hospitalized patients at ValleyCare, and at outpatient clinics.

Our specialized expertise includes care for:

  • General infectious diseases
  • Infections related to immunodeficiency
  • Bone and joint infections
  • HIV and sexually transmitted diseases
  • Illnesses acquired by travel, HIV, tuberculosis and hepatitis

Infectious Disease Conditions Treated:

Patients receive individualized treatment based on their condition, which may include:

  • Bone and joint infections
  • Bacterial infections
  • Chronic diarrhea
  • Chronic lung infection
  • Infections of prosthetic devices (artificial devices, pacemakers, etc.)
  • Fever of unknown cause
  • Helicobacter pyori infection
  • An infectious disease caused or transmitted by a parasite
  • An inflammatory condition caused by a fungus
  • Parasitic diseases
  • Sexually transmitted infection
  • Tuberculosis
  • Wide range of infectious bacterial and viral illnesses acquired while traveling.

We work hard to prevent and treat infectious diseases in our patients including, but not limited to infections caused by meningitis or pneumonia, hospital-acquired or surgical-acquired infections, illnesses acquired by travel, HIV, tuberculosis, and hepatitis. Our team specializes in diagnoses that are challenging and complex.

Why Choose Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare:

Our infectious disease physicians at Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare provide deep expertise in diagnosing and treating a range of infections. With Stanford Medicine physicians working alongside community doctors, we provide convenient local care with access to the latest innovations and research.

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