Infectious Diseases Clinic

8th Floor, Counter C (EAST Lift)

Tel. 02-090-3129

8:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Infectious Diseases Clinic

Infectious diseases are caused by microorganisms not visible to the naked eye. They include viruses, bacteria, fungi, and protozoa. These pathogens can affect the functions of almost every organ and system, including the digestive system, respiratory system, urinary tract and kidneys, and neurological system. Infectious diseases can spread through breathing, exposure to bodily fluids, consuming contaminated food, or bites or scratch wounds from infected animals. Infectious diseases can be acute or chronic. If left untreated or inadequately treated, the causative microorganisms may develop drug resistance, making treatment more challenging and potentially life-threatening.

Infectious diseases remain prevalent and continue to be a significant cause of death even at present times. In addition, patients with weakened immunity, such as the elderly, those with chronic diseases, people who have undergone organ transplantation, or cancer patients, are more vulnerable to infection and more severe diseases compared to individuals with a more robust immune system.
 
Diagnosing and treating patients with infectious diseases is best handled by highly experienced, meticulous infection disease specialists who pay attention to details and can promptly provide appropriate treatment and emphasize follow-ups, prevention, and coping with the potential spreading of infection to distant organs, as well as handling drug-resistant pathogens efficiently. The Infectious Diseases Clinic at MedPark Hospital is ready to deal with infection of any bodily organs, regardless of whether commonplace or severe infections in immunocompromised patients, drug-resistant infections, and multi-organ infections. Patients will be diagnosed and closely cared for by teaching faculties with over 20 years of experience in diagnosing and treating infectious diseases. Our medical professionals are dedicated to the infection control and treatment of infectious diseases, prioritizing patient safety and expeditious recovery.

In addition, MedPark Hospital has instituted a contingency plan for emerging and re-emerging infectious disease outbreaks. Our comprehensive Emergency Preparedness Plan outlines proactive measures and adaptable service guidance that swiftly elevate infection control measures within the hospital.

Why the Infectious Diseases Clinic at MedPark Hospital?

  • MedPark Hospital's infectious disease specialists possess expertise in combating microbial diseases impacting any organ. They also have in-depth knowledge of endemic and globally prevalent infectious diseases, focusing on complex and challenging cases, namely drug-resistant infections, acute and chronic infections, emerging infectious diseases, and opportunistic infections in immunocompromised patients. Moreover, our infectious disease physicians work closely with a highly experienced multidisciplinary team, each member bringing their unique expertise to the mix. We share a deep understanding of the intricacies of infectious diseases and are committed to providing compassionate, patient-centered care. Our unwavering dedication ensures that every patient, especially those with complications, receives the best possible treatment, maximizing their chances of survival and recovery.
  • The clinic is ready to tackle infectious disease outbreaks in any situation with an emergency preparedness plan for infection control of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. Advanced infection control plans ever ready for implementation are central to infection control strategy at MedPark Hospital.
  • The clinic is adept at managing infectious disease patients in critical condition. MedPark Hospital infection control measures meet the JCI accreditation standard. Our nurse staffing ratio for critically ill patients is 1:1, ensuring timely response when required. The hospital's 130 Critical Care Unit beds are the highest among private hospitals in Thailand. Additionally, eighteen VIP inpatient rooms could instantly be transformed into ICU rooms by the built-in microbial-controlled ventilation system and medical pipeline outlets for critical care medical equipment.
  • Our infectious disease physicians work hand in hand with specialists in other fields to enhance efficacy in controlling, managing, and preventing infectious diseases in every stage. The primary purpose is to bestow patients the best possible quality of life. To achieve that goal, our specialists work with allergy and clinical immunology specialists to provide recommendations for patients with specific drug allergies precluding using of certain antibiotics. This collaboration allows for the most effective management and treatment of infectious diseases.
  • Clinical laboratories with ISO accreditations for quality and safety. MedPark Hospital boasts a fully automated laboratory system that enhances analytical capabilities and expedites result reporting, translating to shorter lab turnaround times. The laboratory operates a MADI-TOF mass spectrometry, a powerful analytical technology that can rapidly identify the microorganism from a colony of bacterial cultures with unmatched accuracy within 20 minutes. During MALDI-TOF analysis, the complex microbial molecules separate from each other at a rate based on their mass-to-charge ratio, creating a characteristic profile that enables physicians to diagnose infectious diseases in a shorter time. Additionally, the hospital's comprehensive range of services now encompasses the management of complex conditions through harnessing the expertise of the Surgical Pathology and Clinical Pathology Laboratories.
  • Hospital air quality is maintained at healthy levels 24/7, ensuring clean air for patients and everyone inside the hospital. The hospital building, including clinics and patient rooms, is designed as a positive-pressure facility. This setup prevents outside polluted air from seeping into the building by using specialized Outside Air Units. These units filter out pathogens, bacteria, and fine pollutant particles while regulating temperature and humidity to match the indoor air. This design helps decrease infections, allergens, pollutants, and pathogens in the building.

Diseases and disorders

Tests and procedures

  • Diagnosis and treatment for viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic infections
  • Diagnosis and treatment for acute and chronic infections
  • Diagnosis and treatment for seasonal infections
  • Tuberculosis screening (Tuberculin skin test or TB skin test)
  • Pre- and post-travel health consultation and evaluation
  • Medication consultation and vaccination services

Specialties 

  • Caring for patients with infections, especially severe infections, specific infections, and infections in patients requiring complex medical management
  • Treatment of infections in patients with autoimmune diseases, cancer, weakened immunity, and those who underwent organ or bone marrow transplantation.
  • Pre-travel and post-travel vaccination consultation
  • Consultation on vaccination, antibiotics, and preventive measures for patients at risk of developing infections, such as chemotherapy patients, bone marrow and organ transplant patients, and patients with complex, disseminated infections.
  • Consultation on managing infections in immunocompromised patients.
  • Consultation on managing infected diabetic wounds. 
  • Medication consultation for elderly patients with pressure sores 
  • Consultation and treatment for patients with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) such as HIV infections.

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Published: 03 Jul 2023

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