Infectious Diseases

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Our pediatric specialists treat children and adolescents with infectious diseases, including community-acquired infections and infections related to complex medical conditions.

We see children and adolescents patients in the S Building at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus.

Our team of pediatric physicians treats children and adolescent patients with routine to complex problems, such as:

The Center for Pediatric Infectious Diseases evaluates children both in the inpatient and outpatient settings.

Inpatient Services

  • A pediatric infectious diseases specialist is always on-call and is available daily for hospital consultations.
  • We treat young patients with infections in the pediatric and neonatal intensive care units, including critically ill children after surgery and organ transplantation.
  • In select cases, our infectious diseases team is able to offer home intravenous antibiotic therapy that is arranged prior to hospital discharge and managed in our outpatient area.

Outpatient Services

A pediatric infectious diseases specialist is available for outpatient consultation. Common reasons for referral include:

  • Prolonged/unexplained or recurrent fevers
  • Ongoing or recurrent infections
  • Pneumonia
  • Complicated skin, bone, and soft tissue infections
  • TB exposure
  • Manage outpatient intravenous antibiotics

Questions regarding outpatient referral or consultation can be directed to 216.445.2322.

Travel Clinic for Children

  • Staff are available to give vaccines and destination-specific travel advice.
  • It is recommended that appointments occur one month prior to travel, whenever possible.
  • Information regarding travel destination/itinerary and prior vaccination records should be brought to the appointment.

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