Salem Infectious Disease Doctors
- 2 Board certified
- 1 Reviews
- Average rating is 4 stars
Top Infectious Disease Doctors in Salem, OR
2720 Commercial St SE
Salem, OR 97302
- Internal Medicine
- Infectious Disease
- 13 years experience
- Rated 4 stars by patients
- 4 star hospital
- Board certified
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 Salem, OR has a population of approximately 249,657 people. There are 2 infectious disease doctors near Salem, which gives it a ratio of 1 infectious disease doctor per 124,829 residents or a ratio of 1 infectious disease doctor per 45,840 households. There are 91,679 households in Salem.