Infectious Disease Care at Cooley Dickinson Health Care is provided by Joanne Levin, MD and William J. Swiggard, MD, PhD. We aim to provide timely, caring and thorough evaluation and treatment of patients from Western Massachusetts for all infectious diseases. We treat patients in a judgment-free environment that respects all cultures, races, religions, sexual orientations and lifestyle choices, and our treatment remains focused solely on helping people prevent, treat and manage disease.
Diseases and conditions we treat include:
- Bone infections
- Diarrhea, including Clostridium Difficile (C-Dif)
- Illness in returning travelers
- Immunization questions
- IV antibiotic management
- Lyme disease
- Other tick-borne diseases
- Urinary tract infections
The Value of an Infectious Disease Consultation for Inpatient Care
The link between ID interventions and positive patient outcomes has been established.
Research has proven that the advice given by ID specialists leads to more accurate diagnoses and more effective treatments, with fewer complications and lower health care costs. Learn more at the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Web site.
For more information or to make an appointment, speak to your primary care provider about obtaining a referral.