Infectious Diseases of West Georgia

Committed to following you for the duration of your infection, helping you understand how to avoid future complications.

Services

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.

Events

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Food As Medicine for Diabetes

Thursday, August 11, 2022

Cooking Matters - Webinar
Cooking Matters - Webinar

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Blogs

Why Is the Omicron COVID Variant So Scary?
Why Is the Omicron COVID Variant So Scary?

Just as the wave of COVID-19 cases caused by the Delta variant finally seems to be subsiding, now we see reports of a new threat: the Omicron variant.

Manage COVID-19 Exposure, Risk With Three Healthy Habits
Manage COVID-19 Exposure, Risk With Three Healthy Habits

Tanner infection specialists, who work across the system — five hospitals, almost 40 physician practice locations and more than 3,500 team members — recommend three healthy habits that everyone can practice to stay healthy and prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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