Lees Summit Infectious Disease Doctors
- 7 Board certified
- 8 Reviews
- Average rating is 3.7 stars
- Average wait time is 21.9 minutes
What are Infectious Disease Specialists?
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.
The area of Lees Summit, MO has a population of approximately 288,447 people. There are 8 infectious disease doctors near Lees Summit, which gives it a ratio of 1 infectious disease doctor per 36,056 residents or a ratio of 1 infectious disease doctor per 13,630 households. There are 109,041 households in Lees Summit.