Dr. Ngozi Mezu-patel MD
Infectious Disease Specialist | Infectious Disease33-57 Harrison St Johnson City NY, 13790
Dr. Ngozi Mezu-patel is an infectious disease specialist practicing in Johnson City, NY. Dr. Mezu-patel 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.
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