Pediatric Infectious Diseases

 Back to Services
Learn More
For questions or appointment requests

Baystate Children’s Hospital (BCH) is the primary infectious disease center for the western Massachusetts region. Our pediatric doctors are board certified in pediatric infectious diseases – health conditions that affect kids that are caused by organisms, such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites.

Complete, Compassionate Care

With the area’s only Pediatric Emergency Department as well as a Children’s Specialty Center, BCH is the place to go for expert, compassionate care for your child. We treat a wide range of diseases, including Lyme disease, HIV/AIDS, skin infections and MRSA.

Infectious diseases we evaluate and treat include:

  • Antibiotic-resistant infections (including MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection)
  • Bone infections (osteomyelitis)
  • Difficult-to-treat infections
  • Herpes virus infections
  • Immune system issues
  • Lyme disease, a bacterial infection transmitted by ticks
  • Meningitis, an inflammation of the membranes around the brain and spinal cord
  • Periodic fever syndromes, auto-inflammatory diseases with no infectious cause
  • Recurrent skin infections
  • Travel and international adoption-related illnesses
Little girl with doll

A Special Place for Kids

Baystate Children's Specialty Center

Coordinated, convenient, kid-centered

Manage Your Health Information Using MyBaystate
Sign in online or download the MyBaystate patient portal app to access your health information.

Back to Top