infectious disease treatment • HIV diagnosis, monitoring and care • IV antibiotics • communicable disease treatment

Chris Porter Medical

206.937.5747

3623 SW Alaska Street

West Seattle, WA 98126

 

infectious disease & HIV care

Evaluation and treatment of infectious diseases, ranging from Hepatitis to HIV.


We do not accept patients with chronic Lyme disease or those requiring chronic pain management.

Chris has spent the majority of his medical career providing education, giving lectures, and volunteering in the field against the spread of infectious diseases, particularly as it relates to HIV / AIDS. His services in this area include:


evaluation and treatment of typical and atypical infectious diseases

  1. Hepatitis A, B, and C

  2. MRSA (methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus)

  3. Herpes Simplex Virus I (cold sores)

  4. Herpes Simplex Virus II (genital herpes)

  5. Infectious diarrhea and malaria

  6. Cellulitis

  7. Infections of the heart valve and joints

  8. Shingles


IV antibiotic therapy

Chris can provide short and long-term course antibiotics administered in his office using either Intravenous (IV) Injection or PICC Line Catheter.


HIV screening and management

Chris offers comprehensive services related to the identification and treatment of HIV/AIDS, beginning with an initial physical exam and laboratory studies to determine the state of the immune system, followed by recommended steps. He is available for ongoing disease management, including lab studies, medication adjustments, and counseling (both in- and out-of-office).


MRSA (methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus)

This form of Staph infection is caused by a bacteria that has become resistant to standard antibiotics (read more on the Mayo Clinic website), and typically causes complicated skin infections. Chris’ services include outpatient treatment of abscesses, and necessary antibiotic therapy.


We do not accept patients with chronic Lyme disease or those requiring chronic pain management.

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