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Experience the Expertise

Doctor talking with patient.Using an individualized approach, advanced technology and innovative research, our Infectious Disease Team is committed to providing excellent care for the diagnosis, treatment and management of a wide variety of conditions.

At the Fairfield Healthcare Professionals Infections Disease Clinic, we treat more than your illness: we care for you as a person.

To learn more about services we offer, call our office at 740-687-8805.
Please note a physician referral may be required.


What is infectious disease?

Infectious diseases can be caused by a wide range of microscopic organisms, including bacteria, fungi, viruses or parasites, and may spread from person to person, through food and water sources or be transmitted by insects and animals. In some cases, these infections can lead to serious illness.

Our expert Infectious Disease Team focuses on identifying and treating the source of infection to improve the health of patients, protect the community and make a difference in the lives of those we serve.


Who is affected by infectious diseases?

Infectious diseases can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, race, sexual orientation and ethnicity.

You may be at an increased risk for certain types of infection if you are:

  • Immunocompromised (I.E. transplant recipients, chemotherapy patients and those with HIV)
  • Recovering from surgery or have recently received an implanted medical device
  • Traveling to areas where certain infections are common
  • Taking steroids or other medications that suppress the immune system
  • Diagnosed with cancer, diabetes, venous insufficiency or other conditions that may delay healing
  • Experiencing additional conditions, such as advanced age and malnutrition

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Commonly Treated Conditions

Viral infections occur when viruses enter the body and use the cells to replicate. Viruses are not the same as bacterial infections and require different methods of treatment and management. Commonly treated viral infections include:

      •  Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
      •  Human papilloma virus (HPV)
      •  Mononucleosis
      •  Shingles
      •  Viral meningitis
      •  Viral pneumonia
      •  Viral hepatitis
      • West Nile virus
      • Zika virus
      • Mumps, measles and rubella
      • Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)
      • Herpes simplex virus (HSV)
      • Influenza

 

Bacterial infections occur when harmful types of bacteria enter the body and reproduce. Antibiotics, which kill or stop the replication of bacteria, are the first line of defense – but some infections are more complicated. Commonly treated bacterial infections include:

      • MRSA
      • Cellulitis
      • C. diff
      • Tuberculosis
      • Bacterial meningitis
      • Bacterial pneumonia
      • Osteomyelitis
      • Tetanus
      • Gangrene
      • Pertussis
      • Lyme disease
      • Leptospirosis
      • Sexually transmitted infections

If your condition is not included in the list above, contact FHP’s Infectious Disease Team at 740-687-8805 to find out more about our treatment capabilities.

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Comprehensive Care

FHP’s Infectious Disease Team works alongside hospitalists and specialists to provide patients with comprehensive, effective treatment plans, including during inpatient stays and outpatient visits.

From primary care providers to vascular specialists, oncologists, orthopedic surgeons and more, Fairfield Medical Center’s extensive network of medical professionals is available to make and keep you well.

Providing Care Beyond Treatment

In addition to delivering treatment for infectious conditions, our team also offers access to services designed to help patients live safer, fuller lives, including:

  • In-depth education regarding infectious conditions
  • Information on how to protect others and prevent the spread of infectious conditions
  • Referral to mental health professionals to help navigate diagnoses and lifestyle changes
  • Financial assistance, including prescription assistance, for those who qualify

Meet the Team

Andrew Dagg-Murry, MD
Andrew Dagg-Murry, MD
Hospice & Palliative Medicine, Infectious Diseases, Wound Care Management
James Reeves, CNP
James Reeves, CNP
Infectious Diseases, Wound Care Management

Contact Us Fairfield Healthcare Professionals Infectious Disease

FMC Pavilion

Medical Office Pavilion

FHP Infectious Disease
135 N. Ewing St.
Suite 302
Lancaster, OH 43130

740-687-8805