Infectious Disease Clinic

The Infectious Disease Clinic diagnoses and treats patients with general infectious ailments as well as patient's with compromised immune systems.

For more information about Tropical Medicine and Travelers' Health please visit the Stanford Travel Clinic.

For more information about Sexually Transmitted Infections please visit the Positive Care Clinic.

Infectious Disease Clinic
900 Blake Wilbur Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: 650-736-5200 Getting Here
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900 Blake Wilbur Drive
Palo Alto, CA 94304
Phone: 650-736-5200 Getting Here

Our Doctors

Care and Treatment of Infectious Diseases

Conditions Treated

Fever of unknown cause

A chronic fever of more than 100(o) that has no known origin.

Parasitic diseases

An infectious disease caused or transmitted by a parasite.

Fungal infections

An inflammatory condition caused by a fungus.

Bone and joint infections

Bacterial infections that circulate through the bloodstream until they reach a bone, joint, or muscle. Bacteria then leave the bloodstream and multiply in the bone, joint, or muscle tissues.

Diseases of travelers

Wide range of infectious bacterial and viral illnesses acquired while traveling.


Also known as TB, a chronic bacterial infection that usually infects the lungs, although other organs are sometimes involved. TB is primarily an airborne disease (spread by air droplets from infected people when they cough or sneeze).

Chronic lung infections

Respiratory infections in the lungs and chest that occur repeatedly over time.

Helicobacter pylori infection

A spiral-shaped bacterium found in the stomach, which (along with acid secretion) damages stomach and duodenal tissue, causing inflammation and peptic ulcers.

Chronic diarrhea

Diarrhea that lasts more than four weeks, chronic diarrhea may require medical attention to find the underlying cause and treat complications, such as dehydration.

Infections of prosthetic devices (artificial devices, pacemakers, etc.)

Infections associated with post-surgical prosthetic devices; causes vary and may include foreign body-associated tissue damage, autoimmune reactions or compromised immune systems, or bacterial sources.

Sexually transmitted infections

Also known as STDs;  infectious diseases transmitted through sexual contact.

For Patients

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Patients requesting an appointment must have a referral from a doctor. Fax your referral to 650-320-9443.

International Patients
Phone: +1 650-723-8561

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For Health Care Professionals


Phone: 1-866-742-4811
Fax: 650-320-9443
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Stanford Health Care (formerly Stanford Hospital & Clinics) provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as provides the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions visit Referring Physicians.


To refer a new patient, call 650-736-5200. Fax a referral form with supporting documentation to 650-320-9443.

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