Cook Children's Infectious Diseases team is dedicated to providing excellent, patient-centered care, as well as access to the most up-to-date therapies and leading-edge clinical research.
We offer care for children and teens with diseases caused by bacteria, parasites, fungi or viruses. Our Fort Worth-based team provides a broad range of services including diagnosis, inpatient and outpatient consultations, immune deficiency evaluations and treatment of recurring infections.
Our team provides the following services to infectious disease patients:
- Evaluation and treatment by board certified infectious disease doctors.
- Easy access to the outpatient clinic at Cook Children's Medical Center.
- Intravenous (IV) therapies for diseases requiring routine infusions.
- Inpatient consultation at several, local hospitals.
- Consultation for the management of pediatric infections.
- Primary care for children who have been exposed to or have HIV in Tarrant County and West Texas.
- Medical evaluation of foreign adoptees.
We diagnose and treat children with infectious diseases such as:
- Travel-related illnesses
- Recurrent infections
- Life-threatening infections
- Osteomyelitis and septic arthritis
- Hepatitis, including hepatitis B and C
- Chronic and recurring infections
- Fevers of unknown origin
- Congenital infections
- Immune deficiency
- Pediatric AIDS
- Kawasaki disease
- Meningococcal disease
- Herpes simplex virus (HSV)
- Viral infections, including herpes and cytomegalovirus (CMV)
- Meningitis/central nervous system infections/encephalitis