Las Cruces Infectious Disease Doctors
- 1 Board certified
Top Infectious Disease Doctors in Las Cruces, NM
2801 Missouri Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88011
- Internal Medicine
- Infectious Disease
- 12 years experience
- Board certified
- Completed fellowship
- 3 star hospital
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 Las Cruces, NM has a population of approximately 143,900 people. There are 2 infectious disease doctors near Las Cruces, which gives it a ratio of 1 infectious disease doctor per 71,950 residents or a ratio of 1 infectious disease doctor per 27,855 households. There are 55,710 households in Las Cruces.