Infectious disease clinic in Richmond

The infectious disease specialists at HCA Virginia Physicians, are experienced in diagnosing, treating and when possible, preventing many types of infections.

Our specialists have access to accurate testing procedures and advanced therapies. This allows us to determine what treatment is needed for various infections based on your unique situation.

What are infectious diseases?

There are many types of infectious diseases, that range in seriousness from the common cold to postoperative infections. At HCA Virginia Physicians, our specialists are experienced in treating a wide range of infectious diseases.

Infectious diseases can be spread through many different ways, including:

  • Direct contact such as shaking hands
  • Bites from animals and insects
  • Kissing and sexual contact
  • Sharing food or drink

Infectious diseases can spread in the form of:

  • Bacteria
  • Fungi
  • Parasites
  • Viruses

In some cases, infectious diseases can be cured through rest and oral medications. However, some infectious diseases may require hospitalization and intravenous antibiotics. When advanced care is necessary, our specialists are here to help.

Treatment for infectious diseases

We understand the idea of an infectious disease can be overwhelming, which is why our specialists provide comprehensive, compassionate care for patients. We work with patients one-on-one to determine the cause of their infection and determine the best treatment option.

Our infectious disease experts diagnose and treat many infectious diseases, such as:

  • Joint and bone infections
  • Infections in bone marrow
  • Infections in organ transplant recipients
  • Postoperative infections
  • Sexually transmitted diseases, including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Tuberculosis