Every pediatrician in the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Department Faculty Practice Associates is a member of the staff of the Mount Sinai Hospital and the faculty of the Icahn School of Medicine. The department offers advanced care for children with complicated infections such as sepsis, meningitis, osteomeylitis, septic arthritis, cellulitis, abscesses, endocarditis, and infections with unusual pathogens. We play an active role in the management and care of children with compromised immune systems including children pre- and post-transplantation and children exposed to or infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). Trained to respond effectively to any and all medical situations and conditions associated with infectious diseases, our physicians adhere to the highest standards of medical professionalism and expertise.
Ketamine Shows Significant Benefit in People with Treatment-Resistant Depression
May 20, 2013 - Patients with treatment-resistant major depression saw dramatic improvement in their illness after treatment with ketamine, an anesthetic.
Degenerative Changes Identified in Spinal Discs and Reversed With Drug Cocktail In Diabetic Mice
May 17, 2013 - The study, led by James C. Iatridis, PhD, was published in the journal PLOS ONE on May 17.
The Pediatric Infectious Diseases FPA is open from 9 A.M. until 5 P.M., Monday through Friday.