Infectious Disease Associates of Tampa Bay (IDATB) the group of consulting physicians who specialize in diagnosis and treatment for infectious, and tropical diseases. Our staff is committed to providing the highest quality of care the management of simple infections most these unusual of tropical diseases. Our physicians are available twenty-four hours day to provide care for community. It is our privilege to care for you!
What is an ID Specialist?
Infectious Disease Specialists are like medical detectives. They examine difficult cases, looking for clues to identify the culprit and solve the problem. Your ID Physician has 9-10 years of specialized education and training: 4 years of medical school, 3 years training as doctor of internal medicine, and 2-3 years specialized training in Infectious Diseases. Our ID specialists are Board Certified, meaning to passed certification examination, by American Board of Internal Medicine both in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.
Many common infections can treated by your personal physician. In cases where infection is difficult to diagnose, or does not respond to treatment, your doctor might refer to Infectious Disease specialist.
ID specialists review your medical data, including X-rays and laboratory reports such as: blood work, cultures and pathology data. They also perform a physical exam to help determine the cause of problem.
Inpatient and Outpatient Services
We see patients at thirteen area hospitals daily:
- AdventHealth Carrollwood
- AdventHealth at Connerton
- AdventHealth Tampa
- AdventHealth Wesley Chapel
- Kindred Hospital Bay Area Tampa
- Kindred Hospital Central Tampa
- Memorial Hospital of Tampa
- South Florida Baptist Hospital
- St. Joseph’s Hospital
- St. Joseph’s Hospital North
- St. Joseph’s Hospital South
- St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital
- Tampa General Hospital
In addition to providing inpatient care for Tampa Bay community, also see patients on outpatient basis daily. Our outpatient services include:
- Diagnosis and treatment in office setting
- Two ambulatory infusion centers
- Management of home infusion services
- Traveler’s medicine including vaccinations