Meningitis

    Overview

    Meningitis is an inflammatory disease attacking membranes of the brain and spinal cord. Symptoms include headache, fever, and stiff neck. Meningitis infections may be viral or bacterial in nature. Some infections may get better on its own, others can be life-threatening, requiring urgent antibiotic treatment.

    Our doctors

    Provider

    Hesham Allam, MD

    Neurologist Neurology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 3100 Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Zainab Alnafoosi, MD

    Infectious Diseases Physician Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1100 Springfield, IL 62702
    Provider

    Subhash Chaudhary, MD

    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist Pediatrics
    301 N. 8th St. Suite 4A Springfield, IL 62701
    Provider

    Marcela Rodriguez, MD

    301 N. 8th St. Suite 4A Springfield, IL 62701
    Provider

    Ezzeldin Saleh, MD

    301 N. 8th St. Suite 4A Springfield, IL 62701

    Why SIU

    Continually learning

    With a focus on continual improvement, our doctors take the time to research, study and innovate to provide the latest treatments for our patients.

    Patient-first experience

    Our care ranges from primary care physicians to specialists and sub-specialists who have advanced training. We're here for you when you need us.

    Breakthrough technology

    Continually teaching the next generation of doctors, our physicians use the latest developments in procedures and technologies for our patients.