July 11, 2018
Tri-State Memorial Hospital & Medical Campus Announces New Infectious Disease Clinic
Tri-State Memorial Hospital & Medical Campus is proud to announce Anubhav Kanwar, MD has joined Tri-State Infectious Disease, a new clinic opening on July 23, 2018. Tri-State Infectious Disease will be located at 1119 Highland Avenue, Suite 6 in the Medical Office Building on the Tri-State Memorial Hospital campus in Clarkston, WA. The clinic will be open Monday through Friday by appointment only. New patient referrals will be accepted as of July 23, 2018.
Tri-State Infectious Disease specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of known or suspected infectious diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi, and chronic wounds, as well as HIV. Common conditions treated include; abscesses, blood stream infections, bone and joint infections, central nervous system infections including meningitis and encephalitis, endocarditis, fever of unknown origin, fungal infections, infections associated with medical devices and procedures, infections associated with organ transplantation, infections related to compromised immunity (prevention and treatment), parasitic diseases, pneumonia, post-surgical infections, sepsis, STDs, skin and soft tissue infections, travel associated diseases (prevention and treatment), tuberculosis, and viral infections.
The clinic will offer services in; antibiotic therapy, immunizations, infection prevention and counseling, outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy, education and treatment of pre and post HIV exposure, pre-travel consultations, telemedicine consultations, and screening for MRSA, HIV, and Hepatitis C. For patients with chronic and non-healing wounds, the clinic will work closely with Tri-State Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Services, also located in the Medical Office Building on the Tri-State Memorial Hospital campus in Clarkston, WA.
To better serve our community, Tri-State Infectious Disease will be participating in the Early Intervention Program (EIP) and AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) offered through the Washington State Department of Health. These programs provide assistance to eligible individuals with HIV to receive medical care and support to improve their health.
“With the addition of the Infectious Disease clinic, we have an incredible opportunity to improve access to high quality prevention and treatment for some of the most complex conditions,” said Joleen Carper, Chief of Clinic Services for Tri-State Memorial Hospital & Medical Campus. “Prevention and treatment of infectious diseases are important now more than ever with an increase in international travel and potential antibiotic resistance. We are so pleased Dr. Kanwar has joined Tri-State and is committed to keeping our community healthy and safe.”
Anubhav Kanwar, MD has extensive experience in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of infectious diseases. He received his Bachelors of Medicine and Bachelors of Surgery (MBBS) in 2003 from Indira Gandhi Medical College in India. In 2012, he moved to the U.S. to complete his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and Jack C. Montgomery VA Medical Center. He continued his training as a Fellow in Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Kanwar has always been fascinated by infectious diseases due to the impact it has on public health. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.
For more information, please visit www.tristatehospital.org/medical-clinics/infectious-disease.