Dr. Raghavendra Tirupathi govindaraju MD
Infectious Disease Specialist | Infectious Disease830 5TH AVE STE 201 CHAMBERSBURG PA, 17201
Dr. Raghavendra Tirupathi govindaraju is an infectious disease specialist practicing in CHAMBERSBURG, PA. Dr. Tirupathi govindaraju 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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