Infectious Diseases Services
Preventing, Diagnosing and Treating Infectious Diseases Caused by Pathogens
Adult Infectious Diseases
Infectious diseases can be caused by many pathogens, including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites that may cause illness and disease. For humans, transmission of pathogens may occur in a variety of ways: spread from person-to-person by direct contact, water or foodborne illness or aerosolization of infected particles in the environment and through insects and ticks.
Lamis W. Ibrahim, M.D.
Jonathan Moorman, M.D.
James Myers, M.D.
Paras Patel, M.D.
Wael Shams, M.D.
Zhi Q. Yao, M.D.
Dima Youssef, M.D.
Susan Fields, L.C.S.W.
Christine M. Rigsby, N.P.
Roxanne Underwood, N.P.
Janet M. Williams, N.P.
Animal and Human Bites
Bone and Joint infections
Clostridium Difficile Colitis
Fever of Unknown Origin
Infected pressure ulcers/osteomyelitis
Infection with Tuberculosis
Parasitic infestations and travel related infections
Positive PPD skin test
Soft tissue infections
Tick Borne Illnesses
Internal Medicine-Johnson City
325 North State of Franklin Road, 2nd Floor
Johnson City, TN 37604-6092
Four Sheridan Square, Suite 200
Kingsport, TN 37660-7435
615 N. State of Franklin Road
Johnson City, TN 37604-8209
Why ETSU Health?
Our infectious disease specialists oversee clinical care and teaching at the ETSU
Center of Excellence of HIV/AIDS Care, a Ryan White funded center. Our facility provides
top quality services to all of East Tennessee. We are also involved in the full spectrum
of research to better understand the risk factors associated with -- and develop treatments
for -- fungal, bacterial, and viral infections.
Our specialist have a broad range of research interests, including molecular pathogenesis, epidemiology, and clinical studies, with presentations in all of these areas at national meetings and extramural funding for translational initiatives. Particular areas of interest include the immunopathogenesis of hepatitis C infection, molecular epidemiology, and the treatment of resistant organisms.
The Division of Infectious, Inflammatory and Immunologic Diseases is committed to excellence in teaching, clinical care, and scholarship.
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