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It can be upsetting to discover unexplained symptoms in your child or to learn that he or she has contracted a serious infectious disease. The Ryan White Center for Pediatric Infectious Disease and Global Health helps children and families affected by infectious diseases overcome or manage these conditions. You can feel better knowing that our highly skilled and experienced professionals are helping your child.
We have extensive experience diagnosing and treating children of all ages who have infectious diseases. Our specialists focus on prevention, diagnosis, treatment and ongoing care of children with serious infections such as meningitis, pneumonia, Kawasaki disease and other infections.
As a major referral facility, we are responsible for the evaluation and care of children with complex infectious diseases. We provide inpatient care for nearly 1,000 children a year and consult with all pediatric and surgical departments within Riley at IU Health. We also provide outpatient care and consultative services.
We are advocates for children’s health. We participate in a variety of programs to promote children’s health by:
Our pediatric specialists provide patient- and family-centered care for most related conditions. The links below provide more specific information about some, but not all, of the conditions that we treat.
Our team of board certified pediatricians specializes in pediatric infectious diseases. All of our doctors serve as faculty members of the Indiana University School of Medicine. They often speak at national conferences and publish extensively on pediatric infectious diseases.
In addition to our primary hospital location at the Academic Health Center in Indianapolis, IN, we have convenient locations to better serve our communities throughout the state.
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The Infectious Diseases at Riley at IU Health provides the following forms for parents, healthcare providers and personnel. We have also curated relevant resources from other websites and provided links with brief descriptions of the information that is available.
The Ryan White Center for Pediatric Infectious Disease and Global Health offers the following specialty programs:
We work with referring physicians to provide specialized care to children with infectious diseases. Physicians can reach an infectious disease specialist at 317.944.5000. For consultations or referrals, please call 317.944.7260 or send a fax to 317.948.0860. Physicians may also call the Riley at IU Health 24/7 Transfer Center at 317.963.3333.
Riley at IU Health works with referring physicians in Indiana and beyond.Refer A Patient
We are committed to educating and training medical students, physician assistants, residents and fellows. The Pediatric Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program at the IU School of Medicine is based at Riley at IU Health. It is a three-year program that prepares fellows for a career as an academic pediatric infectious disease specialist.