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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

  • Consultations
  • Evaluations
  • 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.

Contact Us

(801) 581-6791

Krow Ampofo, M.B.Ch.B.

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.
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Specialties:

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital (801) 581-6791

Anne J. Blaschke, M.D., Ph.D.

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 ... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital (801) 581-6791

Carrie L. Byington, M.D.

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 accurat... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric General Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Locations:

South Main Public Health Center (801) 468-3690

Elizabeth Doby Knackstedt, M.D.

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.
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Specialties:

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital (801) 581-6791

Amy Herbener, M.D.

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 Redwoo... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital (801) 581-6791

Adam L. Hersh, M.D., Ph.D.

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 Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital (801) 581-6791

Susan W. Keeshin, M.D., M.S.

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.

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Specialties:

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital (801) 581-6791

Russell J. Osguthorpe, M.D.

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... Read More

Specialties:

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital (801) 581-6791

Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

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 reside... Read More

Specialties:

Infectious Diseases, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital (801) 581-6791

Susie K. Sanderson, FNP, D.N.P.

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 va... Read More

Specialties:

Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital (801) 581-6791

Emily A. Thorell, M.D., M.S.C.I

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.

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Specialties:

Antimicrobial Stewardship, Epidemiology, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Locations:

Primary Children's Hospital (801) 581-6791
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Salt Lake City, UT 84113
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