AboutDr. Nicolas Dela Pena, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Merced, CA. He has 31 years of experience. His specialties include Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine. Dr. Dela Pena is affiliated with Mercy Medical Center, Merced - Community Campus and Mercy Medical Center Merced. He speaks English.
Dr. Nicolas Dela Pena has the following 2 specialties
- Infectious Disease
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.
- Internal Medicine
An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
- AIDS/HIV (Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome)
- HIV Infections
- Hepatitis C
- Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV/AIDS)
- Weight Loss (non-surgical)
Dr. Dela Pena is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Mercy Medical Center, Merced - Community Campus
301 E 13th St
Merced, CA 95341
Mercy Medical Center Merced
2740 M St
Merced, CA 95340
31 Years Experience
Saint Louis University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1986
Mount Sinai School Of Medicine
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