Infectious Diseases

The infectious disease specialists at Baptist Health diagnose and care for a wide range of conditions caused by bacteria, viruses and other organisms. A multidisciplinary team of doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other clinicians provide comprehensive treatment through antibiotics and other medications, as well as preventive vaccinations and immunizations.

We provide a range of services, including:

  • Diagnostic services for bacterial and viral pathogens
  • Comprehensive care for hospitalized patients with infectious diseases
  • Pre- and post-travel health consultations and immunizations
  • Care and oversight of transplant patients

Our infectious disease professionals manage care for a range of infectious conditions, including:

  • Cytomegalovirus disease
  • Fungal infections
  • Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)
  • Infections of the skin and soft tissue
  • Influenza
  • Lyme disease
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Sexually transmitted diseases
  • Transplant-related infections
  • Travel-related infections
  • Tuberculosis
  • Viral hepatitis


  • Baptist Health-Fort Smith
  • Baptist Health Gastroenterology Clinic-Fort Smith
  • Baptist Health Center for Infectious Disease-Fort Smith