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Tulane Lakeside Hospital
Tulane Medical Center

Infectious Diseases

Our Pediatric Infectious Diseases program provides comprehensive medical care to infants, children, and adolescents with acute and chronic infectious diseases. With board-certified pediatric infectious disease specialists, a licensed psychologist, and a large research staff, our expert staff prides itself on providing state-of-the-art, compassionate, and quality care to our youngest patients.

Services and Treatments

  • Bone and joint infections
  • Chronic and recurrent infections
  • CNS infections (brain and spinal cord)
  • Endocarditis (heart infections)
  • Fever or unknown origin
  • Foreign-body and catheter-related infections
  • Fungal Infections
  • Infections in newborn infants
  • Infections in travelers
  • Transplant related infectious diseases
  • Tropical diseases
  • Tuberculosis
  • Upper and lower respiratory tract infections

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Team

  • Russell Van Dyke, MD
  • James Robinson, MD
  • Margarita Silio, MD
  • John Schieffelin, MD