Dr. Punitha Arunkumar MD
Infectious Disease Specialist | Infectious Disease1001 S George St Mkb 4th Floor York PA, 17403
Dr. Punitha Arunkumar is an infectious disease specialist practicing in York, PA. Dr. Arunkumar 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
Sri Ramachandra Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India 1993
Sri Ramachandra Medical College And Research Institute 1993
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Infectious Disease
- Pinnaclehlth Sys-Polyclinic, Internal Medicine
- PinnacleHealth Hospitals Program
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- What Causes AIDS?
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- What to Expect on Your Future Visits to the Doctor After You Have Been Diagnosed with Lyme Disease
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- Foodborne Diseases Commonly Occur With Imported Foods
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