Norton Healthcare Infectious Disease

Norton Infectious Disease Specialists provide advanced infectious disease care to patients living in Louisville and Southern Indiana. Our providers are experienced in managing and treating a variety of conditions.

  • Our infectious disease specialists are fellowship trained.
  • We have two convenient locations: Norton Hospital campus in downtown Louisville and Norton Brownsboro Hospital campus in northeastern Louisville.
  • Our Norton Complex Care Clinics in Louisville or Southern Indiana are dedicated to treating and curing patients with hepatitis C.
  • We strive to see patients with urgent issues as quickly as possible, and offer appointments within 24 to 48 hours for patients newly diagnosed with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

Primary areas of focus include:

  • Bone and joint infections
  • Clostridium difficile (C. diff)
  • Diabetic foot infections
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • HIV
  • Immune disorders
  • Mycobacterium
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for HIV prevention
  • Shingles
  • Syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases

A physician referral may be required to make an appointment.

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