Dr. Matthew Bidwell Goetz MD
Infectious Disease Specialist | Infectious Disease11301 Wilshire Blvd Infectious Diseases Los Angeles CA, 90073
Dr. Matthew Goetz is an infectious disease specialist practicing in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Goetz 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
Tufts Univ Sch of Med, Boston Ma 1977
Tufts University School of Medicine 1977
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Infectious Disease
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Appropriate selection of antimicrobials in the treatment of ambulatory patients.
- Improving pneumococcal vaccine rates. Nurse protocols versus clinical reminders.
- Discordance between virological, immunologic, and clinical outcomes of therapy with protease inhibitors among human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients.
- Delays in tuberculosis isolation and suspicion among persons hospitalized with HIV-related pneumonia.
- A new preadmission staging system for predicting inpatient mortality from HIV-associated Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia in the early highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) era.
- Decreased recovery of CD4 lymphocytes in older HIV-infected patients beginning highly active antiretroviral therapy.
- Serotonin syndrome and linezolid.
- Medication adherence among HIV+ adults: effects of cognitive dysfunction and regimen complexity.
- Azithromycin monotherapy for patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia: a 31/2-year experience from a veterans affairs hospital.
- Association between protease inhibitor use and increased cardiovascular risk in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus: a systematic review.
- Comparison of mycobacterial lymphadenitis among persons infected with human immunodeficiency virus and seronegative controls.
- Early switch and early discharge opportunities in intravenous vancomycin treatment of suspected methicillin-resistant staphylococcal species infections.
- Relationship between health insurance and medical care for patients hospitalized with human immunodeficiency virus-related Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia, 1995-1997: Medicaid, bronchoscopy, and survival.
- Transfusion-dependent anemia in a patient with AIDS.
- Pyelonephritis, rash, and progressive respiratory failure in a pregnant woman.
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