While many infections are addressed by primary care providers, such as an internist or family physician, other infections need more specialized attention. This ensures that you receive focused attention from doctors with expertise in this field of medicine. Receiving the right care Specific conditions addressed by Infectious Diseases of West Georgia include: Bacterial, fungal, viral, bloodstream and parasitic infections or infections at surgical sites Bone or joint infections or infections associated with prosthetic devices (artificial joints, pacemakers, etc.) Chronic lung infections Fever of unknown origin Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) Hepatitis A and B, tetanus, pneumococcal, flu and rabies vaccinations Illnesses developed while traveling abroad Travel medicine for individuals traveling abroad Management of skin infections Chronic wound care HIV treatments Pre-op assessments for patients with MRSA to reduce surgical risk Evaluations and initiation of intravenous antibiotics for cellulitis, urinary tract infections and other infections Home health intravenous antibiotics management It’s important to have a trusted primary care provider to help you manage your overall health, apart from your infectious disease care. Find a Provider To find a primary care provider, call 770-214-CARE (2273) or use the Find a Provider tool to find an internal medicine or family medicine provider.