Infectious Diseases Clinic

Experts in Infectious Diseases diagnose and treat children with serious infections, including infants and children in the hospital's neonatal and pediatric intensive care units. Specialists have expertise in treating infections related to cancer, bone marrow transplant and solid organ transplant as well as infectious complications from surgery.

Specialists also treat children with skin and soft tissue infections, Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), osteomyelitis, fevers of unknown origin, infections acquired during overseas travel and more.

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The clinic works with San Francisco General Hospital, a UCSF-affiliated hospital, to treat children, including those with community-acquired infections and infections from developing countries.

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Getting Here

Infectious Diseases Clinic
Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building
1825 Fourth St., Sixth Floor
San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone: (415) 353-2813
Fax (in advance of appointment): (415) 476-1343
Fax (day of appointment): (415) 353-2466

Hours: Tuesdays
1 – 5 p.m.

8 a.m. – noon

What to Bring

  • Health insurance information including authorizations or referrals
  • List of your child's prescription medications and dosages
  • List of medications your child is allergic to
  • List of questions you may have
  • Recent test results related to your child's condition
  • Paper and pencil to take notes

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Our Team

Benjamin James Briggs
Benjamin James Briggs, MD
Pediatric infectious disease physician
Margaret Feeney
Margaret Feeney, MD
Pediatric infectious disease physician
Manjiree Vikas Karandikar
Manjiree Vikas Karandikar, MD
Pediatric infectious disease specialist
Mary Prahl
Mary Prahl, MD
Pediatric infectious disease specialist
Lynn Ramirez
Lynn Ramirez, MD
Pediatric infectious disease physician
Ted Ruel
Ted Ruel, MD
Pediatric infectious disease physician
Rachel Lynn Wattier
Rachel Lynn Wattier, MD, MS
Pediatric infectious disease specialist