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Dr. Adarsh Bhimraj is an associate staff physician in the Department of Infectious Disease at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Bhimraj is the head for section of Neurologic Infectious Diseases and is also a core faculty member for the Internal Medicine Residency program. He holds a clinical faculty appointment at the University Of Pittsburgh, Division of Infectious Diseases.
His area of interest is in Neurologic-Infectious diseases; in particular device related infections like VP shunt infections. His other interest is in evidence based medicine (EBM) education and is actively involved in EBM training for the internal medicine program
Neurologic Infectious Diseases is an emerging sub-specialty in Infectious Diseases and deals with infection of the brain, spinal cord and its linings (meninges). Some of the conditions that Neuro-ID specialists treat are meningitis (infection of the lining of the brain), brain abscess (pockets of pus in the brain), encephalitis (infection in the brain), and infections following neurosurgery. There are few centers that have dedicated infected diseases service to take care of such highly complex infections.
Neurologic Infectious Diseases
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