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Infectious Disease Specialists in Manhattan, New York, NY

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Infectious Disease Specialist
109 East 38th Street, Downstairs Medical EntranceNew YorkNY10016
(368)

Very efficient and took the time to answer all my questions. Great experience.

Appointments available Today
Appointments available Today
Infectious Disease Specialist
943 Lexington AvenueNew YorkNY10021
(172)

I cannot fully express the gratitude I have for Dr. Smith. I came to him when I was terrified and couldn’t figure out what was wrong with me. I had been to the ER, a primary care, a neurologist and a nurse practitioner and they all looked at me and said, “its probably just a virus. You just have to let it run its course.” But weeks went by and I knew in my heart that something was off. I walked into the office completely emotionally and physically drained. I was greeted by Gina. She is an absolute sweetheart and made me feel welcome. Craig, the office manager is one of the most genuinely kind people I’ve ever met. Every time I came to the office he made me feel taken care of and safe. A few times I came to my appointment early just to see Gina and Craig. As for Dr. Smith, you couldn’t ask for a more invested doctor. I think other doctors are even surprised at his attentiveness and willingness to go the extra mile for his patients even if its inconvenient for him. He listened to me but not only that he really heard me. He made sure I understood his thought process and why he was running certain tests. He took me seriously when so many others didn't. It turned out that it wasn’t a virus that was going to run its course. He ended up admitting me to the hospital and I was there for 5 days. Dr. Smith came to see me every single day and brought in specialists to deal with my complex case. He always filled in the blanks for me and answered my questions. Honestly, he made me believe in doctors again. Even though what was happening to me was scary he made me feel like it was going to be okay and it was. I feel lucky to know him and to be his patient.

Appointments available Tomorrow
Appointments available Tomorrow
Infectious Disease Specialist
1 Degraw Ave, Ste BTeaneckNJ07666
(21)

Amazing doctor. Will go above and beyond for you, which is invaluable and very rare. Can't say enough good about her!

Appointments available Today
Appointments available Today
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Medical Offices of Manhattan - Uptown
201 E 65th StNew YorkNY10065
(3)

Amazing!! what a lovely, intelligent human. He is intelligent, calm and addressed all my concerns, and made me feel comfortable and cared for. He followed up on all of my lab results, and he jumped through hoops to get me a prescription that was out of stock at many pharmacies. I highly recommend him.

Appointments available Today
Appointments available Today
Infectious Disease Specialist
Mount Sinai Doctors - West 60th Street
36 West 60th Street, Ground FloorNew YorkNY10023
(27)

Great Doctor! On the money,& compassionate!

Appointments available Mon, Nov 18
Appointments available Mon, Nov 18
Allergist
225 East 57th Street, Comm-ANew YorkNY10022
(8)

Perfect. Very happy.

Appointments available Today
Appointments available Today
Allergist
225 East 57th Street, Comm-ANew YorkNY10022
(22)

I think she is very good.

Appointments available Today
Appointments available Today
Allergist
135 E 83rd StNew YorkNY10028
(22)

I think she is very good.

Appointments available Today
Appointments available Today
Family Physician
Medical Offices of Manhattan - Midtown
211 E 51st StNew YorkNY10022
(185)

Unlike most doctors in NYC, Dr. Vaynkof actually took the time to listen to my complaints and explore my medical history. He also personally followed up with me regarding my test results and was always available to answer any questions I had about treatment or care.

Appointments available Today
Appointments available Today
Infectious Disease Specialist
25-75 34th StreetAstoriaNY11103
(132)

It was my first visit so it's hard to say much, but the doctor was very kind and patient and his staff was lovely. I will be going back.

Appointments available Tue, Oct 1
Appointments available Tue, Oct 1
Infectious Disease Specialist
10 Union Square ENew YorkNY10003
(8)

I am a patient for almost 4 years. The professional service is excellent. Yuette always gracious. Dorothy Lee alway accomodating. Dr. Nadim Salomon - best care physician <3

Appointments available Thu, Sep 26
Appointments available Thu, Sep 26
Allergist
116 East 36th Street, GroundNew YorkNY10016
(22)

I think she is very good.

Appointments available Today
Appointments available Today
Allergist
116 East 36th Street, GroundNew YorkNY10016
(8)

Perfect. Very happy.

Appointments available Today
Appointments available Today
Infectious Disease Specialist
141 East 35th StNew YorkNY10016
(24)

Dr. Gilbert was wonderful. She was amiable, accessible, clear in her explanation and reasons for her diagnosis and totally thorough. She made sure that I understood her thinking and the science behind it and I had great confidence that her analysis was supported by the facts and he experience.

Appointments available Mon, Oct 28
Appointments available Mon, Oct 28
Infectious Disease Specialist
101-24 Queens Blvd, Suite AForest HillsNY11375
(212)

The wait isn’t the best but I scheduled during a busy hr (7pm on a weekday). Honestly, Dr. Preis was worth the wait. I adore her honesty, knowledge, thoroughness and demeanor. She’s a great dr who I had to see after her great work with my fiancé! Neither of us ever like doctors but we’d both HIGHLY recommend her

Appointments available Tomorrow
Appointments available Tomorrow
Infectious Disease Specialist
Mount Sinai Union Square
10 Union Square EastNew YorkNY10003
(8)

Dr. Perlman's manner, treatment and counsel mirrored his well-served reputation for excellence.

Appointments available Tue, Oct 8
Appointments available Tue, Oct 8
Infectious Disease Specialist
Mount Sinai Union Square
10 Union Square East, Suite 3FNew YorkNY10003
Appointments available Thu, Oct 10
Appointments available Thu, Oct 10
Infectious Disease Specialist
Mount Sinai Union Square
10 Union Square EastNew YorkNY10003
No upcoming appointments available
No upcoming appointments available
Infectious Disease Specialist
Mount Sinai Union Square
10 Union Square EastNew YorkNY10003
(2)
No upcoming appointments available
No upcoming appointments available
Infectious Disease Specialist
31 Washington Square West, 4th floorNew YorkNY10011
(115)

My visit with Dr. Rahimian was just what I was looking for in a PCP. On time, prepared, helpful in addional sources of help, and extremly friendly and professional.

Appointments available Tue, Oct 8
Appointments available Tue, Oct 8

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On average, patients who use Zocdoc get appointments within 24 hours of searching for a Manhattan, New York Infectious Disease Specialist. Same-day appointments might be available, but it depends on where and when you book, what your insurance is, and which type of doctor you want to see.


New York Infectious Disease Specialists 

Infectious disease medicine is a branch of internal medicine. Infectious disease doctors specialize in diagnosing and treating diseases caused by microorganisms. These microscopic organisms enter the body and infect it, causing symptoms that can range from mild to fatal. Infectious disease specialists usually work with other medical specialists to diagnose and treat the affected organ systems, such as the central nervous system or cardiovascular system.

The American Medical Association states that infectious diseases are the second largest cause of death around the globe. The four main kinds of germs that lead to diseases are:

  • Viruses - Viruses can affect, damage or kill cells and induce sickness. The common cold, hepatitis and HIV are three examples of viruses.
  • Bacteria - Bacteria are single-celled organisms that cause illnesses such as tuberculosis or urinary tract infections.
  • Parasites - Illnesses such as malaria are caused by a parasite that is transmitted through a mosquito bite. In this case, the mosquito carries a parasite.
  • Fungi - Fungi causes infections like ringworm.

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Common ways in which infectious diseases are transmitted

Infectious diseases are transmitted in a number of ways:

  • Contagious infections are transferred by direct contact with a person who has the infection.
  • Infections can be transmitted through contaminated water or food.
  • Indirect contact such as touching something that has germs on it is another way diseases can spread.
  • Infections can be transmitted through insect or animal bites.
  • During pregnancy, a mother can pass germs onto the unborn child.

Prevention of infectious disease

Infectious diseases can have varying symptoms, and if the symptoms are mild, they may go unnoticed. Here are some precautionary measures that you can take to avoid contracting an infection altogether:

  • Make it a habit to wash your hands regularly, especially before preparing or consuming food.
  • Timely immunization can help reduce your risk of getting an infection.
  • Practice safe sex.
  • Visit a doctor immediately if you have any contact with wild animals.
  • Avoid sharing personal items such as toothbrushes and utensils.



Sources: American College of Physicians,

American Medical Association,

MedlinePlus,

Infectious Diseases Society of America



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