Franklin Infectious Disease Doctors
- 2 Board certified
Top Infectious Disease Doctors in Franklin, TN
2105 Edward Curd Ln
Franklin, TN 37067
- Internal Medicine
- Infectious Disease
- 5 years experience
- Board certified
- 4 star medical school
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 Franklin, TN has a population of approximately 90,669 people. There are 2 infectious disease doctors near Franklin, which gives it a ratio of 1 infectious disease doctor per 45,335 residents or a ratio of 1 infectious disease doctor per 16,830 households. There are 33,660 households in Franklin.