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Infectious diseases are caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites or other types of organisms. These type of diseases can be passed to another person and are usually transmitted by insect or animal bites, ingesting contaminated food/water or being exposed to environmental organisms. Infectious diseases are also referred to as transmissible or communicable diseases.

PMC Clinic Building, 8th Floor
911 Bypass Road, Building A
Pikeville, KY 41501
606-218-2208

Infectious Disease Physicians Specialize in:

  • Congenital Immune Deficiencies
  • Fungal Infections
  • Immunizations
  • Hospital Acquired Infections
  • Hepatitis B and C
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Infections in Transplant Recipients and Other Compromised Hosts
  • Bone and Joint Infections
  • Skin and Soft Tissue Infections
  • Cardiovascular Infections
  • Clostridium Difficile Associated Diarrhea
  • Tuberculosis

 

PMC Clinic Building, 8th Floor
911 Bypass Road, Building A
606-218-2208



Call 606-218-2208 for an appointment

  • PMC Infectious Disease Physician Continues His Work Against the Spread of HIV

    Sunday, December 1 is World AIDS Day, which is seen by many medical professionals as a day to show support for patients living with HIV and remember those lives claimed by the disease.  It is also a day to educate the public. Fadi Al Akhrass, MD, PMC Medical Director of Infectious Disease and Infection Control

  • Infectious Disease Physician Warns About Overuse of Antibiotics

    Infectious Disease Physician Warns About Overuse of Antibiotics

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) physicians are observing a national effort aimed at targeting antibiotic resistance. Be Antibiotics Aware is a national effort intended to help fight antibiotic resistance and improve antibiotic prescribing and use. Antibiotic resistance happens when germs like bacteria and fungi develop the ability to defeat the drugs designed to kill them. That