Infectious Diseases

Find diagnostic and treatment services for infections — including those that are hard to treat — from the Englewood Health Physician Network’s infectious disease specialists in New Jersey and New York.

Englewood Health’s experts diagnose and treat conditions that:

  • pass from person-to-person
  • arise from animal bites
  • originate from eating contaminated food or liquids

You’ll find help for the full range of bacterial, viral, fungal, parasitic, and tropical diseases, including:

  • Bone and joint infections
  • Chronic hepatitis
  • Chronic lung infections, like tuberculosis and fungal infections
  • Heart valve infection
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS)
  • Influenza (the flu)
  • Lyme disease
  • Parasitic diseases, including Giardia infections
  • Pneumonia, an infection of one or both lungs
  • Tropical diseases, such as malaria

Immunity and Infections

You may face a higher risk of infections if your immune system is weakened due to:

  • Cancer treatments like chemotherapy or radiation
  • Certain health conditions, such as HIV/AIDS
  • Immunosuppressive medications, including organ transplant anti-rejection drugs

Trust our knowledgeable team to treat infections related to immune-system problems.

Treatments for an Infection

Your treatment depends on the cause of your infection. Your doctor may recommend medications like:

  • Antibiotics to treat illnesses spread by bacteria
  • Antifungals to treat fungal infections
  • Antiparasitics to fight parasites
  • Antivirals to prevent and treat viruses


Count on your Englewood Health doctor to recommend and provide vaccines that can help you protect your health. Vaccines are available for:

  • AIDS
  • Bacterial Infections
  • Endocarditis
  • Epstein-Barr Virus
  • Hepatitis
  • HIV
  • Parasitic Infections
  • Staphylococcal Infections
  • Travel-Related Infections
  • Tropical Diseases
  • Wound Infections
  • Viral Infections

Travel Medicine Consultation

Make your visit to another country safe and enjoyable with Englewood Health’s complete travel consultation services. See your doctor at least two months before your trip to talk about how to protect yourself from infections. Get information about:

  • Vaccinations
  • Preventive medications
  • Steps to take while traveling to stay healthy
  • What to do if you get sick

If you’re an employer, travel medicine consultations can help you reduce company health care costs.

Travel Vaccinations

You may need certain immunizations depending on your destination, type of visit, length of travel, and vaccination history. See your doctor as early as possible before your trip to ask which vaccines are right for you and plan your vaccination schedule.