UVM Medical Center Main Campus

Infectious Disease

 (802) 847-9783

111 Colchester Avenue
Main Campus, East Pavilion, Level 5
Burlington, VT 05401-1473

Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Infectious Disease Clinic at the UVM Medical Center

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The Infectious Disease Clinic at the University of Vermont Medical Center performs about 1,500 inpatient consultations yearly from all hospital departments and specialties for a wide diversity of clinical illnesses. The outpatient clinic is active daily, providing care for persons with HIV and general infectious diseases, assisting with home intravenous antibiotic therapy and counseling and prevention for international travelers in the travel clinic.

Clinic services provided include:

  • Follow up for inpatient consultations to all hospital departments and specialty services.
  • Inpatient care for persons living with HIV requiring medical admission.
  • Outpatient primary and specialty care for persons living with HIV.
  • Outpatient infectious diseases consultation.
  • Counseling, preventive medicine and post-travel assessment for the international traveler.
  • Anonymous and confidential HIV testing.
  • Counseling and follow-up for sexual assault victims being treated to prevent HIV transmission.

Learn more about our HIV Comprehensive Care Clinic.

Common Infectious Disease Conditions

  • Bone Infection
  • Fever
  • Heart Valve Infections
  • Hepatitis B Infection
  • Hepatitis C Infection
  • HIV
  • Joint Infections Lung Infections
  • Skin Infections

Common Infectious Disease Treatments

  • Antibiotics
  • Hepatitis C Medication
  • HIV Medications
  • Home Intravenous Antibiotics

Our Infectious Disease Team

The UVM Medical Center's Infectious Disease program is staffed by full time board-certified University of Vermont Medical Group physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, a dietician, social workers, support staff, clinical research coordinators and infection control practitioners.

In addition to the clinical duties at UVM Medical Center, the staff is dedicated to teaching and research in their academic roles at the University of Vermont College of Medicine.

The department has close working relationships with University of Vermont Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics and the Vermont Department of Health.

HIV Comprehensive Care

Providing care for those living with HIV is a strong focus of the staff. They coordinate four HIV specialty clinics (Comprehensive Care Clinics) throughout Vermont, supported by Ryan White CARE Act funding.

The HIV Comprehensive Care Clinics are a 4-clinic system providing state-of-the-art treatment for all stages of HIV. All services are confidential and the first visit is free. Services include: free HIV testing, prevention counseling, confidential services and state-of-the-art medical care.

HIV Comprehensive Care Clinics are located at:

Find HIV Testing locations in Vermont

International Travel Medicine

The UVM Medical Center International Travel Clinic provides pre-travel advice, immunizations, medications, and treatment of post travel illness.

Learn more about International Travel Medicine.

Wallace K. Alston, MD
Infectious Disease
Sean Bullis, MD
Infectious Disease
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Internal Medicine - Specialty Care
Laura J. Catoe, NP
Infectious Disease
Jean M. Dejace, MD
Infectious Disease
	  	  Judy E. Fingergut, MD
Judy E. Fingergut, MD
Family Medicine - Specialty Care
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Andrew J. Hale, MD
Infectious Disease
Peter Hyson, MD
Infectious Disease
Beth D. Kirkpatrick, MD
Infectious Disease
Benjamin Lee, MD
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Cindy D. Noyes, MD
Infectious Disease
	  	  John Openshaw, MD
John Openshaw, MD
Infectious Disease
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Kristen K. Pierce, MD
Infectious Disease
Louis B. Polish, MD
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