Division of Infectious Disease
An infectious disease is a disease or illness caused by the presence of a pathogen, or germ, such as a virus, bacteria, fungus or parasite. Infectious disease typically results when the body’s immune system is unable to fight off an invading pathogen or germ for the following reasons:
The Division of Infectious Disease of Northwestern Medicine has been providing quality outpatient care for HIV/AIDS and many other infectious diseases since 1988. Our mission is to provide high-quality care to persons with all types of infections, conduct research to advance medical knowledge to benefit our patients and community, and educate the next generation of health care providers.
The Division of Infectious Disease offers the following services:
The Division of Infectious Disease staff includes an interdisciplinary team of physicians, nurses, social workers, pharmacists and advanced practice nurses, all dedicated to improving the health of those living with acute and chronic infectious diseases. We are concerned about both the medical aspects of infection and the impact of illness on the emotional well-being of patients and their families.
Meet Our Team
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
251 E Huron
9th Floor, Suite 940
Chicago, IL 60611