Infectious Disease Specialist | Infectious Disease409 Beverly Garden Drive Metaire Louisiana, 70001
Pierre Dejace, MD, is a retired infectious disease specialist having worked at the Veterans Administration based out of New Orleans, Louisiana. With over 30 years of experience, Dr. Dejace has had much success in his career; being nominated Best Top Doctor in the United States in 2011 and 2012. Dr. Dejace's expertise and clinical interest are in tropical medicine, HIV infections, and infections in cancer patients. Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in infectious diseases, Dr. Dejace received training at the prestigious Brown University in 1984, for a fellowship program. Initially educated in Brussels, Belgium, he then relocated to the United States; where he currently practices medicine and is involved in the field. When not serving his patients, Dr. Dejace works at the Tulane Medical Center and VA Hospital; as well as, authored publications and is involved with local and regional public speaking.
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Education and Training
Free University of Brussels
American Board of Internal Medicine- Infectious Disease
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Local and Regional Public Speaking -
- Best Top Doctors in US, 2011, 2012
- Baystate Medical Center
- Brown University
Professional Society Memberships
- Infectious Diseases Society of America, American Society for Microbiology, American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Articles and Publications
- Has been Published
What do you attribute your success to?
Hobbies / Sports
- Bird Watching
Favorite professional publications
- Lancet Medical Journal
Pierre Dejace's Practice location
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- What Are the Different Stages of Syphilis?
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- Do I Have the Mumps?
The mumps is a highly contagious airborne viral infection, which manifests in a specific shape of the face and neck. The causing agent is the virus of mumps (paramyxovirus). Timely vaccination (MMR) is the best way to prevent complications that arise in 95% of cases. The mumps virus can be...
- Can I Get Shingles If I Didn’t Have The Chicken Pox?
As a child, you may not have contracted chicken pox, and you are wondering if you can get shingles. The answer is a simple yes. However, you don’t need to panic or get sweaty over this revelation. It does not mean that you must get shingles in the future, but there is a possibility you could...
- HIV: 5 Transmission Myths
What is HIV?HIV is a virus that was discovered in the 1980s. It attacks a person's immune system, causing it to be too weak to fight outside infections. The HIV virus works by destroying white blood cells, called CD4 cells, in the immune system, and progresses through three stages, the last of which...
- What To Do When You Get Positive COVID-19 Results
With the consistent rise of confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States, it is not impossible that you can also acquire the infection.As per the usual guidelines we see on the television or social media, you've been told to monitor signs and symptoms like colds, runny nose, dry cough, difficulty...
- What Is HSV-1?
Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (HSV-1)HSV-1 or herpes simplex virus type 1 is a type of herpes simplex virus that causes cold sores. It is called "oral herpes" because it often causes sores around the mouth or on the lips. Cold sores are also called as fever blisters. However, the sores can also be found...
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