Our Pediatric Infectious Disease specialists are devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of children who suffer from infectious diseases. We are experts in diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, and parasites and treat mild to the most severe conditions. Working with state-of-the-art labs and diagnostic technology, our team of doctors, nurses and therapists will work to treat the disease and it's symptoms.
Areas of Service
- HIV Care
- International adoption and refugee evaluation
- Outpatient IV antibiotic management
Consultations are provided in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Referral required except for HIV and international adoption. Clinics held Tuesday afternoons and Thursday mornings.
There are many different infectious diseases that require clinical care by a doctor or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.
Dr. Krow Ampofo received his medical degree from the University of Ghana Medical School, completed his Pediatric residency at the Children's Hospital of New Jersey at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center, and his Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He is currently a Professor of Pediatri... Read More
Dr. Blaschke completed her medical degree at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine. She then completed her Pediatric Residency and a fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the University of Utah and Primary Children’s Hospital. She is currently an AssociateProfessor in the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Division at the U... Read More
My research focuses on viral and bacterial infections in infants and children. Research has included the development of new diagnostics, the clinical validation of diagnostics, epidemiology of infectious diseases using molecular diagnostics, and improving health services, including public health, through accurate diagnostics and informatics. The pr... Read More
Dr. Doby received her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine and completed her Pediatric Residency and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship at the University of Utah/Primary Children’s Medical Center in Salt Lake City, UT. She also served as Chief Resident. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseas... Read More
Dr. Herbener received her medical degree from the University of Utah School of Medicine. She completed her residency in Pediatrics at the University of Utah at Primary Children’s Medical Center. Prior to joining the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases she worked at the University of Utah Health Care Redwood Center. Dr. Herbener was a Disea... Read More
Dr. Hersh received his medical degree and doctoral degrees from Dartmouth Medical School, and completed his Pediatrics residency and Fellowships in Infectious Diseases and General Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco. He is currently an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Utah in the Division of Pediatric In... Read More
Dr. Keeshin received her medical degree from Meharry Medical College, completed her Internal Medicine and Pediatric Residency at the University of Utah and her Infectious Disease Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease at the University of Ut... Read More
Dr. Russell J. Osguthorpe received his medical degree from the McGill University School of Medicine, completed his residency at The Children’s Hospital in Denver, Colorado and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Washington University School of Medicine. He was on faculty at Washington University for two years prior to coming to Primary Chi... Read More
Dr. Pavia received his undergraduate and medical degrees from Brown University. He completed his residency at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and served as chief resident. He then served as an officer in the Epidemic Intelligence Service at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and completed a residency in Preventive Medicine. He comple... Read More
Susan Sanderson, FNP, DNP. She received her Master’s Degree in Nursing from the University of Utah in 1996 specializing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She completed her Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree from the University of Utah graduating in 2010. She has been in clinical nursing practice since 1992 in various settings including general medi... Read More
Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
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Dr. Emily Thorell received her medical degree from the University of Utah and completed her Pediatric Residency and Pediatric Infectious Disease Fellowship at Children's Mercy Hospitals and Clinics in Kansas City, Missouri. She is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Infectious Diseases at the University of Utah and Primary Children´s Ho... Read More