Infectious Diseases

Infectious diseases [ID] is a branch of medicine that deals with investigating, diagnosing, and treating diseases caused by different infectious agents like bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites. ID is a growing specialty in India and is the need of the hour in view of exponentially increasing antibiotic resistance and difficulty in managing such resistant organisms.

We at AIG hospitals have qualified and competent doctors trained in the specialty from renowned institutions in India. We also have a good team of Microbiologists with a well-equipped lab supporting our ID doctors with the diagnosis of infectious diseases in patients, infection control practices, and AMSP (anti-microbial stewardship program)

Infectious Diseases deals with

  • Acute febrile illnesses of various etiologies
  • Sepsis
  • Chronic undiagnosed fevers (FUO- fever of unknown origin)
  • Tuberculosis- Drug-susceptible and Multidrug-resistant TB
  • HIV
  • Infections in immunocompromised- Primary immune deficiencies, Solid organ transplants, Hematological malignancies, Bone marrow transplants, etc
  • Healthcare-associated infections
  • Adult immunization
  • Travel medicine

Key Doctors

Dr. HariPriya Reddy Challa

Consultant - Infectious Diseases

Dr. Harshith

Consultant - Infectious Diseases