AboutDr. Richard Chmielewski, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Cleveland, OH. He has 36 years of experience. His specialties include Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine. Dr. Chmielewski is affiliated with St Vincent Charity Medical Center, Cleveland Clinic HS - Fairview Hospital and South Pointe Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. Richard Chmielewski has the following 2 specialties
- Infectious Disease
An infectious disease specialist has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of contagious diseases.
Infectious diseases, also known as contagious or transmissible diseases, are those that stem from pathogen from a host organism. These infections may spread to other carriers through physical touch, airborne inhalation, bodily fluids or contaminated foods.
Infectious disease specialists identify whether the disease is caused by bacteria, a virus, a fungus or a parasite often through blood tests and then determine what course of treatment, if any, is necessary.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
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- AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
- HIV Infections
- Hepatitis C
Dr. Chmielewski is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
St Vincent Charity Medical Center
2351 E 22nd St
Cleveland, OH 44115
Cleveland Clinic HS - Fairview Hospital
18101 Lorain Ave
Cleveland, OH 44111
South Pointe Hospital
4110 Warrensville Center Rd
Beachwood, OH 44122
2307 W 14th St
Cleveland, OH 44113
6780 Mayfield Rd
Cleveland, OH 44124
12300 McCracken Rd
Cleveland, OH 44125
36 Years Experience
University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1977
University Hospital Health System
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