Faculty in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases provide in-patient consultation services to all pediatric services at Diamond Chidlren's. In addition, the division is on-call 24 hours a day to provide informal phone consultative services to physicians and physician-assistants both in Tucson and throughout Arizona.
Bone & joint infections
Pneumonia and complicated respiratory infections
Coccidioidomycosis and other fungal infections
Opportunistic infections in immunosuppressed children
Conditions producing diagnostic dilemmas, such as fever of unknown origin, periodic fevers, severe or recurrent infections
Central nervous system infections
Initial evaluation of children with recurrent infections
In addition to its clinical services, the division focuses on clinical research and has a strong presence in both administration and education of both medical students and housestaff.