The physicians in the Division of Infectious Disease are committed to providing expertise in the diagnosis and management of suspected and proven infections. They provide in hospital consultation, expertise in infection control, and stewardship of antimicrobial agents.
The physicians maintain an active outpatient practice where patients are seen by physician referral only. Among the problems they manage are
- HIV infections
- Skin and soft tissue infections
- Complicated infections of organs such as liver, kidney, bone and joint, etc.
- Diagnostic problems such as fever of unknown origin
Each of the infectious disease physicians is on the faculty at the University of Miami School of Medicine and Nova Southeastern School of Medicine. They also actively train medical students as well as residents and fellows in infectious disease and internal medicine.
Kenneth R. Ratzan, MD
Chief of the Division of Infectious Disease