Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease is $194,761
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Physician / Doctor, Infectious Diseases?
An entry-level Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $188,855 based on 5 salaries. An early career Physician / Doctor, Infectious Disease with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation …Read more
What Do Physician / Doctor, Infectious Diseases Do?
Infectious disease physicians/doctors are responsible for treating patients with infectious diseases on behalf of their organization. They are in charge of providing excellent patient care, as well as providing solutions to infectious illnesses and helping stop them from spreading to other individuals. They must be able to effectively explain disease-related information and treatment options to patient and their families. Infectious disease doctors recognize, evaluate, and make recommendations …Read more
- Treat and protect against infectious diseases, especially antibiotic resistant organisms and infectious diseases contracted during international travel.
- Prescribe measures to prevent contraction of infectious diseases, including vaccinating and counseling patients and family members on various prevention measures.
- Examine patients, order tests and analyze data to diagnose cause of illness; prescribe treatment.
- Meet with patients to gather and review medical history.