Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Louisville Disease Consultation

To make an appointment with UofL Physicians - Pediatric Infectious Diseases, call 502-588-2348. After hours (after 5 p.m. and on weekends), please call Norton Children's Hospital at 502-629-6000.

UofL Physicians - Pediatric Infectious Diseases provides inpatient and outpatient consultation and management services for children with unusual, complicated, or recurrent infections. Outpatient office hours are held daily at the clinical office address; all visits are by appointment only and referral by a primary care physician is required. Urgent outpatient consultation outside of office hours can be arranged at the request of the referring physician.

Louisville Pediatric Treatment

  • Recurrent staph infections
  • Bone and joint infections
  • HIV infection
  • Recurrent infections
  • Suspected immune deficiency
  • Endocarditis
  • Fever of unknown origin
  • Periodic fevers
  • Mononucleosis
  • Congenital infections
  • Kawasaki disease
  • Otorrhea
  • Lymphadenopathy
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Cat-scratch disease
  • Opportunistic infections in special hosts
  • Vaccine hesitancy

UofL Infectious Diseases

UofL Physicians - Pediatric Infectious Diseases, formerly UofL Pediatrics, holds a special clinic twice a month for children with primary immunodeficiencies, in collaboration with clinical and laboratory immunology faculty. Children with HIV infection are seen during general clinic hours. Follow-up is provided for patients seen in the hospital. Management of home intravenous antibiotic therapy is available if necessary.

Physicians in this practice may not see patients at all locations listed below. For details, please call the appointment line for the location you are interested in visiting.

Physicians are on call 24 hours a day. For emergent consultations after hours, call 502-629-6000 and ask for the infectious diseases physician on call.

Offices and Clinics

  • UofL Physicians Novak Center for Children's Health
    411 E. Chestnut Street
    4th Level, Check-in
    Louisville, Kentucky 40202
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Hospital Affiliations

  • Norton Children’s Hospital

In addition to caring for patients, our doctors are very active in academics and research.  Faculty members are nationally recognized in their field and have a variety of interests, including:

  • Vaccine development
  • Policy and implementation
  • Outcomes research in clinical infectious diseases
  • Outcomes research in diagnostic microbiology (making diagnoses through microbiology)
  • Hospital infection control and epidemiology (identifying risk factors for disease and targets for preventive medicine and public policies
  • Antibiotic resistance and how the body affects the drugs
  • Public health
  • Health care economics

Next Steps

For more information or to make an appointment,
call 502-588-6000