Pediatric Infectious Disease

Pediatrix infectious disease specialists diagnose, treat and work to prevent infectious diseases in young patients.

Our pediatric infectious disease specialists have advanced training that allows them to effectively diagnose and treat young patients with various acute and chronic infections. With compassion and dedication, Pediatrix specialists provide exceptional care, partnering with a child’s primary care physician and other pediatric subspecialists as needed to share knowledge and determine the best treatment plan for each child’s unique needs. 

Infectious Disease Conditions

Bringing expertise and compassion to young patients, our pediatric infectious disease specialists perform advanced diagnostic tests to establish the specific cause of a child’s illness and determine the most viable treatment plan.

Infectious Disease Conditions We Treat Include:

  • Bacteria — Strep throat, pneumonia, bacteremia, meningitis
  • Immune deficiencies — Severe combined immune deficiency (SCID), common variable immune deficiency (CVID), HIV/AIDS, drug-induced immune deficiency
  • Needlestick exposure
  • Parasites — Pinworms, giardiasis, cryptosporidium
  • Recurrent fevers or infections
  • Serious or life-threatening infections
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Viruses — Common cold, influenza, COVID-19

Infectious Disease Program Benefits

Our pediatric infectious disease specialists perform advanced diagnostic tests to determine the specific cause of a child’s illness and provide sustainable treatment options.

Following are some of the many benefits of care from Pediatrix:

Collaboration Among Care Providers

Our specialists will partner with you and your child’s other providers to ensure your child receives coordinated, personalized care.

High-Quality Care

Your child's diagnosis and treatment will be based on the best available research and latest advancements, leading to positive outcomes.


Our highly qualified providers are specially focused on the care of children and continuously seek improvements in their field.

A Strong Referral Network

Our national network enables your child to receive care close to home and gives you access to guidance when needed.

Dedicated Clinicians

With Pediatrix, your provider enjoys a supportive, innovation-minded culture and opportunities for personal and professional advancement.

An Employer of Choice

We attract and retain the most sought-after providers, which means consistent, quality care and service for your child.

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