Information on COVID-19
Learn more about COVID-19, information about previously scheduled appointments and what you can do to help protect your child and family. View COVID-19 information.
Riley at IU Health Facilities have implemented visitor restrictions to help minimize the spread of COVID-19, flu and other respiratory viruses. View visitor restrictions.
Information on Previously Scheduled Outpatient Appointments
To ensure the health and safety of all our patients and team members during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we’re making adjustments to some of our outpatient appointments. View updates to outpatient appointments.
Free Virtual Coronavirus Screenings
IU Health has launched a virtual clinic to offer individuals in Indiana regardless of age free coronavirus (COVID-19) screenings. View screening details.
Información sobre el COVID-19
Obtenga más información acerca del COVID-19, incluyendo las preguntas más frecuentes y lo que puede hacer para ayudar a protegerse y proteger a su familia. Ver información del COVID-19.
Restricciones para visitantes
Las instalaciones de salud de IU Health han implementado restricciones a los visitantes para ayudar a minimizar la propagación del COVID-19, la gripe y otros virus respiratorios. Ver restricciones para visitantes.
Información sobre citas ambulatorias previamente programadas
Para asegurar la salud y la seguridad de todos nuestros pacientes y empleados durante la pandemia del coronavirus (COVID-19), estamos haciendo ajustes en algunas de nuestras citas ambulatorias. Ver actualizaciones de citas ambulatorias.
Exámenes de coronavirus virtuales gratuitos
IU Health ha lanzado una clínica virtual para ofrecer a las personas en Indiana, independientemente de la edad, evaluaciones virtuales para la detección del coronavirus (COVID-19). Ver detalles de la evaluación.
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:
With the new Coronavirus or COVID-19 the topic of discussion across the U.S., your kids may start to ask questions about what it is or if they’re going to get it. Dr. John Christenson, a Pediatric Infectious Disease specialist with the Ryan White Center for Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Global Health gives information and tips on how to address questions and talk to your children about the virus.Continue reading
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.