Infectious Disease

Providing care for acute and chronic childhood infections 

Our infectious diseases specialists provide consults and screenings for the diagnosis of acute and chronic infections, ranging from common childhood illnesses, to complex viral infections and serious bacterial or fungal infections. We see diseases associated with foreign travel, and infections in children undergoing treatment for cancer and blood-borne diseases.

We work closely with your child’s pediatrician, intensive care doctors, neonatologists and other specialists to provide comprehensive, quality care for conditions such as:

  • Skin infections (including MRSA)
  • Blood infections
  • Bone infections
  • Meningitis
  • Lyme Disease
  • Antibiotic-resistant and recurrent infections
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Hepatitis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Diseases acquired during foreign travel
  • Infections that develop while undergoing treatment for cancer and other blood-borne diseases

Preventive care for traveling abroad

TravelKids helps prepare your child for an international trip.

TravelKids, located at Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital in Hackensack, develops customized recommendations to meet your child’s needs and travel plans, including the following services:

  • Review of local outbreaks
  • Food and water counseling
  • Malaria and insect protection
  • Community service project risk assessment
  • Yellow fever immunization
  • International vaccination certificate
  • Typhoid fever immunization
  • Japanese encephalitis immunization
  • Rabies immunization

Make an appointment by calling 551-996-5308.

For More Information

Joseph M. Sanzari Children’s Hospital at Hackensack University Medical Center
Pediatric Ambulatory Center, Don IMUS Building, 3rd Floor
551-996-5308

K. Hovnanian Children’s Hospital at Jersey
Shore University Medical Center

19 Davis Avenue, HOPE Tower, 5th Floor, Neptune, NJ 07753
732-776-4860

Our Doctors

Our infectious diseases specialists provide consults and screenings for the diagnosis of acute and chronic infections, ranging from common childhood illnesses, to complex viral infections and serious bacterial or fungal infections.

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