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

Infectious Disease Physicians Specialize in:

  • Congenital Immune Deficiencies
  • Fungal Infections
  • Immunizations
  • Hospital Acquired Infections
  • Hepatitis B and C
  • 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

Call 606-218-2208 for an appointment

  • 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.