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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
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
606-218-2208



Call 606-218-2208 for an appointment

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    PMC Physician Diligent to Save Transplant Patient’s New Liver

    In October of 2016, Barry Estep of Pikeville, KY, was told he was suffering from a rare condition caused by his liver. His medical treatment took him to Durham, NC, where physicians at Duke University Hospital informed him he needed a liver transplant. His life expectancy was only 24 months. Estep’s family and friends knew

  • Hepatitis A is a Vaccine-Preventable Virus

    Hepatitis A is a Vaccine-Preventable Virus

    Although it seems recent, Kentucky has actually been experiencing a hepatitis A virus (HAV) outbreak since November 2017 says Pikeville Medical Center Infectious Disease physician and Chief of Staff Dr. Fadi Al Akhrass. Although on a broader level serious precautions are being taken to address this problem, the number of confirmed cases continues to rise.