Chesapeake Infectious Disease Doctors
- 1 Board certified
Top Infectious Disease Doctors in Chesapeake, VA
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 Chesapeake, VA has a population of approximately 222,272 people. There is 1 infectious disease doctor near Chesapeake, which gives it a ratio of 1 infectious disease doctor per 222,272 residents or a ratio of 1 infectious disease doctor per 79,593 households. There are 79,593 households in Chesapeake.