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Pediatrics specialties

Infectious diseases

The mission of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases is to provide superior subspecialty clinical care to the children of Central Virginia, to provide outstanding training in infectious diseases for medical students, residents and subspecialty fellows and to generate new knowledge through both clinical and basic science research projects.

Services provided

Clinical services include:

  • Inpatient and outpatient consultation for children with suspected infections, or infections that are complex, chronic or recurrent, or particularly difficult to diagnose or treat
  • Phone consultation for physicians and other pediatric medical professionals who need assistance and advice with infectious disease issues pertinent to their patients
  • Consultation for review of antibiotic, antiviral or antifungal therapies, including assistance in drug monitoring for toxicities and side effects for both inpatient and home health services
  • Consultation on epidemiologic issues in the health care setting as well as in the community

Specialized outpatient clinics:

  • Pediatric Infectious Disease Clinic
  • Pediatric HIV (Family HIV) Clinic
  • International Adoption Medical Clinic (read more)
  • Travel Clinic

More information

Appointments and location

Routine appointments: (804) 628-7337
HIV/AIDS clinic: (804) 828-6163
Travel clinic (804) 828-4515

Services are provided at the Children's Pavilion, 4th Floor; West Hospital, 3rd Floor; Ambulatory Care Center, 4th Floor; Nelson Clinic, 1st Floor and other satellite facilities.

Meet the team