Section of Infectious Diseases

At West Virginia University, our Infectious Diseases Section is focused on providing diagnosis and treatment of infections including viral, bacterial, protozoal, and fungal diseases. In an effort to increase outreach to patients living with HIV, West Virginia University and the Section of Infectious Diseases has instituted the Positive Health Clinic. This program offers HIV care to patients in 33 counties of northern West Virginia. Our university's commitment to excellence is reflected in the physicians and care we offer in this region.

The Infectious Diseases Section provides consultation in infectious diseases in inpatient and outpatient settings and also provides outpatient care.

We Provide

  • Consultation in infectious diseases for both inpatients and outpatients
  • Diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases, including viral, bacterial, protozoal, and fungal
  • Diagnosis and treatment of HIV/AIDS
  • Expertise for travel-related and tropical diseases
  • Consultation on infection control policies and procedures
  • Consultation on methods for dealing with epidemics
  • Consultation on antimicrobial stewardship program

Mission and Goals

The mission of the Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine at West Virginia University is to provide patient-centered care and innovative education, enhance scholarship and engage in service to the community.

We provide care to our patients in areas of diagnosis, management and prevention of infectious diseases including viral, bacterial, parasitic and fungal. We enhance learning and scholarship through mentoring, and learner-centered approaches.

We provide a supportive environment for professional growth. In an effort to increase outreach to patients living with HIV, West Virginia University and the Section of Infectious Diseases has instituted the Positive Health Clinic.

This program offers HIV care to patients in 33 counties of northern West Virginia. Our University’s commitment to excellence is reflected in our dedicated healthcare professionals who continue to make a difference.