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What makes the Pediatric Infectious Disease Department at McLane Children's special?

The pediatric infectious disease team at McLane Children’s Scott & White has a special focus on education and research. We are involved in research projects to find new ways to prevent, diagnose, and treat infectious diseases.

Almost every year we participate in influenza prevention and childhood and adult vaccination studies. Your child may be able to participate in these research studies as a general pediatrics patient.

In addition, two members of our team are nationally recognized pediatric infectious disease specialists:

How do I get my child in to see an infectious disease specialist?

Call 877-254-2705 (select option 2) to set up an appointment.

If your child is a Scott & White Health Plan patient, your pediatrician may refer you directly to a Scott & White pediatric infectious disease specialist.

Otherwise, you may need a referral to see a pediatric infectious disease specialist. Contact your insurance company to learn about your child’s coverage.