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Infectious Diseases

Infectious diseases are caused by pathogenic microorganisms, such as bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungi. The diseases can be spread, directly or indirectly, from one person to another.

Infectious pathologies are usually qualified as contagious diseases (also called communicable diseases) due to their potential for transmission from one person to another. Transmission of an infectious disease may occur through one or more diverse pathways including physical contact with infected individuals. These infecting agents may also be transmitted through liquids, food, body fluids, contaminated objects, and airborne inhalation.

Wound Management & Infectious Disease Center

Physicians in this outpatient care center are prepared to diagnose, treat and manage a range of infectious diseases such as sinusitis, urinary tract infections and acquired MRSA skin abscesses. In addition, the center treats complicated diabetic foot infections/wounds, surgical wounds, Lyme disease, and chronic non-healing wounds, among other conditions.

Every effort is made to accommodate urgent care visits. In addition, the center can arrange for intervenous  antibiotics if needed on an outpatient basis.

In the Wound Management Center, an experienced team of physicians, nurses, and staff provide state-of-the-art care and comprehensive programs to treat wounds and their underlying causes. Physician referrals and appointments are necessary, so please call in advance. 

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Orchard Medical Building - Suite 116
330 Orchard Street
New Haven, CT 06511 | Map
M-F 8 am - 4:30 pm

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