Our Approach

The conditions we treat range from fever and neutropenia in hospitalized children with cancer, to malaria and other tropical infections in returning travelers. We work closely with pediatricians in the community, neonatologists, pediatric intensivists, pediatric emergency physicians and various other subspecialists, to deliver high quality care in a patient- and family-centered environment.

Common Conditions Treated in the Outpatient Clinic

  • Bacterial skin infections
  • Congenital infections
  • Infectious in returning travelers
  • Lymphadenitis
  • Musculoskeletal infectious
  • Tuberculosis
  • Unexplained/prolonged fevers
  • Zoonotic infectious

Common Conditions Treated in the Hospital

  • Encephalitis
  • Fevers of unknown origin
  • Heart/vascular infections
  • Infections associated with a foreign body
  • Infections in immunocompromised hosts
  • Intra-abdominal infections
  • Meningitis
  • Musculoskeletal infections
  • Pneumonias
  • Postoperative wound infections
 

Our Location

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Our Team

Luis  Castagnini

Luis Castagnini, MD

Pediatric Infectious Disease

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Section Chief

Jonathan Crews

Jonathan Crews, MD, MS

Pediatric Infectious Disease

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine