ColumbiaDoctors pediatric infectious disease clinicians are internationally recognized experts in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of complicated childhood infections.
Our doctors, board-certified pediatricians with subspecialty training in infectious diseases, have expertise in a wide range of pediatric infections, including congenital and neonatal infections, pneumonia, skin infections, bone and joint infections, meningitis, viral infections, cystic fibrosis, Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses, antibiotic resistant infections, and infections in immunocompromised children.
We work closely with other clinical services at ColumbiaDoctors Children’s Health to provide the highest quality, most scientifically based care for children. Our collaborative clinics with other services including dermatology, pulmonology, and orthopedics, help make your child’s visit as easy and efficient as possible. We also provide expert advice to patients and physicians across the country.
Adolescent Sexual Health
At our sexual health clinic at the ColumbiaDoctors White Plains, NY, site, Natalie Neu, MD provides pre-college physicals and immunizations, and testing, treatment, prophylaxis, and counseling for sexually transmitted diseases, and sees new patients and holds follow-up appointments for all infectious diseases. To make an appointment with Dr. Neu call (212) 305-4558.
TeleHealth for Antibiotic Therapy
Our specialists are now offering virtual visits for outpatient antibiotic therapy follow-up. The Outpatient Antibiotic Therapy TeleHealth (OATTH) program is designed to monitor patients who are discharged home on intravenous antibiotic or long-term oral antibiotic therapy. Follow-up appointments with an infectious disease specialist are conducted from the comfort of a patient’s own home utilizing a convenient, secure video chat app on their smartphone, tablet, or computer. Learn more about virtual visits.
Our faculty members are actively involved in research in many areas of infectious diseases. We have particularly expertise in vaccine development and safety, epidemiology and infection control, and viral and bacterial pathogenesis. Our doctors are at the forefront in the area of epidemiology and the appropriate use of antibiotics, both in the outpatient and inpatient settings. Our pediatric infectious disease doctors have played crucial roles in the development of the varicella (chickenpox) vaccine, shaping modern pediatric HIV care, controlling infections in children with cystic fibrosis, and understanding the pathogenesis and management of pulmonary infection.