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Infectious Diseases

We provide innovative treatment, research, education and outreach to children and youth.
About

We provide services in these areas:

  • Infectious Diseases Consulting
    • Inpatient: hospitalized patients with wide varity of complex infections including: infections in immunine compromised hosts, tuberculosis, HIV and infections after international travel.
    • Outpatient: Complex infectious diseases including infection after international travel, tuberculosis, parasitic infections, congenital infections.
    • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • HIV/AIDS providing care to women, pregnant women and children with HIV-AIDS (at Oak Tree Clinic at BC Women's Hospital)
  • Infection Control Service
  • Family Immunization Clinic 

Our clinical activities continue to expand, given the increasing complexity of infectious complications in immuno-compromised children, the emergence of antibiotic-resistant "superbugs", the spread of infections within the hospital, and the risks of, and preparedness for, bioterrorism. 

We have developed quality-of-care indicators for infection control, hospital-acquired blood stream infections, and venous access devices.

Our team

Physicians

Dr. Tobias Kollmann, Interim Division Head
Dr. Jennifer Tam, Fellowship Program Director
Dr. Ariane Alimenti
Dr. Jane Finlay
Dr. Soren Gantt
Dr. David Goldfarb 
Dr. Ashley Roberts
Dr. Laura Sauvé

Research

Dr. Julie Bettinger

Support Staff

Jennifer Vanderlei, Clinic Secretary
Carolyn Smith, Administrative Assistant
Myomi Chu, Program Administrator

Affiliations & Partners

Other Affiliations


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