Patient Visits Now Through Telehealth
Einstein’s determination to care for our community and staff continues as we expand services to telehealth. Einstein Department of Infectious Disease is keeping patients as our highest priority with expanding appointments by phone or online.
Your appointment can be done through your telephone, smartphone, or computer in the comfort of your own home.
For in-person exams, diagnostic workups, and interventional care, know that all operations continue as usual. Our offices remain open and are ready to provide care. For the time being, please continue with treatments prescribed by doctors.
To schedule a telemedicine appointment or contact Einstein Department of Infectious Disease, please call: 1-800-EINSTEIN (1-800-346-7834).
The Department of Infectious Disease is a group of specialized physicians highly experienced in diagnosing and treating complicated infectious diseases, including the unique health needs of patients with HIV, transplant patients and travelers.
We are actively engaged in the teaching and training of medical students, residents and fellows. Department members serve as faculty in the Infectious Disease Fellowship Training program, are responsible for the oversight of Hospital Infection Prevention and Control and supervise of many aspects of employee health. We provide clinical care and consultative services to other physicians, the hospital and the community. Services are available in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
The department also manages the Travel Health Service, a great resource for people planning to travel outside the country. Travel Health answers questions and concerns about travel abroad and provides immunization information and services.
All infections of adults including, but not limited to:
- Abdominal and brain abscesses
- Fever or unknown infectious diseases
- Illness after coming from developing countries
- Infections in immunocompromised hosts including cancer, transplant and AIDS patients
- Lyme disease
- Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections
- Rickettsial infections
- Severe hospital-acquired infections
Procedures / Therapies Provided
Treatment is dependent upon each individual case
- Evaluation of patient conditions
- Short-term and long-term management as needed
- Consultation on complicated cases
- Second opinions