Infectious Diseases

The division of pediatric infectious diseases features nationally and internationally-recognized leaders in vaccine development and vaccine safety, bacterial infections such as pertussis and staphylococcus aureus, viral infections such as influenza and coronaviruses (e.g. SARS), pediatric HIV/AIDS, global health, antimicrobial stewardship, and the care of children with compromised immune systems.

Conditions We Treat

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    Bone and joint infections (osteomyelitis, septic arthritis)
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    Chronic or recurrent infections
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    Fever without an apparent source
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    Hepatitis C
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    Immune deficiencies
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    Infections following international travel
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    Periodic or recurrent fever syndromes (PFAPA)

Meet Your Care Team

Ritu Banerjee

Ritu BanerjeePhD, MD

    Pediatric Infectious Diseases
James E. Cassat

James E. CassatPhD, MD

    Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Mark R. Denison

Mark R. DenisonMD

    Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Daniel E. Dulek
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Daniel E. DulekMD

    Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Natasha B. Halasa

Natasha B. HalasaMPH, MD

    Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Why Choose Infectious Diseases Care at Children's Hospital

  • High-quality care

    Our team of physicians, nurses and pharmacists is dedicated to providing the highest-quality care in a compassionate and patient-centered manner.

  • Innovative research

    Our team is continually at the forefront of new and innovative developments in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of pediatric infections.

  • Personalized care

    Our team works closely with all other specialties within Children's Hospital to provide an individualized, multidisciplinary plan of care for your child.


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