Dr. Fadi Al akhrass M.D.
Infectious Disease Specialist | Infectious Disease911 Bypass Rd Pikeville KY, 41501
Dr. Fadi Al akhrass is an infectious disease specialist practicing in Pikeville, KY. Dr. Al akhrass specializes in infections that are difficult to diagnose or unresponsive to treatments, such as HIV or airborne infections from a foreign country. Infectious disease specialists usually work with conditions that are not treatable by a primary physician but it is important to keep contact with the primary physician in order to receive information about the patients history and for deciding which diagnostic tests are appropriate.
Education and Training
Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences 2002
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- Can I Pass Lyme Disease to My Partner?
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