Whether you are seeking Infectious Disease Prevention, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Infectious Disease Consultation, Travel Medicine advice and recommendation, or ongoing treatment for any infectious illness, Comprehensive Infectious Disease Consultants (CIDC) has the knowledge, experience, skills, and caring concern to meet your personal or facilities’ health care needs.
The physicians of CIDC have well-established expertise in infectious disease diagnosis, treatment, and management that extends into many areas of medical care. We provide and supervise infection prevention, stewardship of antimicrobial therapy, quality assurance standards and measures, facility in telemedicine and health care information technology. CIDC has assisted numerous institutions throughout the San Fernando Valley to improve their health care metrics via direct involvement in the administrative aspects of Infectious Disease management leading to effective and efficient patient care.
CIDC has particularly specialized in the medical care of critically ill patients with complicated infections. Our physicians have extensive experience, authoritative expertise and well-recognized professional skills to treat patients with infectious diseases. As consultants to fellow physicians and hospitals throughout the San Fernando Valley, CIDC treats patients with urinary tract infections, pneumonias, complicated intra-abdominal infections, soft tissue infections, HIV, C. Diff colitis, Valley Fever-Ccoccidiomycosis, MRSA infections, as well as numerous other infectious ailments and complex conditions.
To advance Infection Prevention CIDC teams with other health care professionals to create standards that medical care facilities can use to prevent and manage infections. CIDC Antimicrobial Stewardship consulting fosters the development and implementation of evidence based medical practice. Not only does this enhance best medical care but protects patients, staff members and the community at large from exposure to serious infectious disease. Antimicrobial Stewardship by CIDC can make a dramatic difference in a facility’s antibiogram and thereby impact overall cost effectiveness.
CIDC currently serves hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, clinics and wound care centers with direct in-patient consultative care that includes available call services. We enthusiastically anticipate the opportunity to work closely with you as a patient or with facility health care administrators to ensure the best possible medical care for all.