The Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases offers a comprehensive range of services—preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic—for children and families in Suffolk County affected by all aspects of infectious diseases.
Inpatient services include more than 500 consultations each year on all types of infectious diseases. Consultations include patients on the pediatric acute units, the Pediatric Emergency Department, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU).
On an outpatient basis, the division provides more than 1,000 consults a year, not including the HIV clinic or clinical trials programs. For about 70 HIV infected children and teenagers, we provide ongoing, comprehensive, coordinated and family-centered services including PrEP and PEP, HIV specialist medical care and case management, nutritional assessment, education, crisis intervention and psychosocial support.
Our extensive clinical trials program includes studies conducted on both in and outpatients. Total number of patients vary with the current trials available. Past trials included evaluations of new vaccines, novel antibiotics and new diagnostics.
In addition, a weekly Travel Medicine Clinic is offered in conjunction with the Department of Preventive Medicine.