Tuberculosis (TB)

    Overview

    Tuberculosis is a potentially serious bacterial infection attacking the lungs. Symptoms include cough or cough accompanied by blood, weight loss, night sweats, and fever. Treatment isn't always required for those without symptoms. Patients displaying symptoms will likely require an extensive course of treatment including multiple antibiotics.

    Our doctors

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    Zainab Alnafoosi, MD

    Infectious Diseases Physician Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Melissa Ashley, FNP-BC

    Pulmonology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 2100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Mouhamad Bakir, MD

    Pulmonology, Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 2100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Subhash Chaudhary, MD

    Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist Pediatrics
    301 N. 8th St. Suite 4A Springfield, IL 62701
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    Mary Francine Chua, MD

    Infectious Diseases Physician Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases
    751 N. Rutledge St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Wael Dakkak, MD

    Internal Medicine
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    Breanne Frieze, FNP-BC

    Pulmonology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 2100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Paula Mackrides, DO

    Family Medicine
    612 N. 11th St. Quincy, IL 62301
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    Vidhya Prakash, MD

    Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program Infectious Diseases
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Whitney Ringer, FNP-BC

    Infectious Disease Nurse Practitioner Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Marcela Rodriguez, MD

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

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

    Pulmonologist Pulmonology, Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 2100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Mingchen Song, MD

    Pulmonology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 2100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Rajagopal Sreedhar, MD

    Medical Director, MMC Bronchoscopy Unit Pulmonology, Internal Medicine
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 2100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Vidya Sundareshan, MD

    Program Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program, Interim Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases Infectious Diseases
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Sana Waqar, MD

    Infectious Diseases
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 1100 Springfield, IL 62702
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    Kylee Wassell, FNP-BC

    Pulmonology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Springfield, IL 62702
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    Peter White, MD

    Medical Director, MMC Intensive Care Unit Pulmonology
    751 N. Rutledge St. Suite 2100 Springfield, IL 62702

    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.