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Infectious Disease

Central Vermont Medical Center's Infectious Disease department provides consultations and care for persons with HIV/AIDS and general infectious diseases, as well as international travel medicine.

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Berlin, VT 05602

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Infectious Disease Department at Central Vermont Medical Center

The Infectious Disease Department at Central Vermont Medical Center performs consultations from all hospital departments and specialties for a wide diversity of clinical illnesses. The outpatient clinic provides care for persons with HIV/AIDS and general infectious diseases, assisting with home intravenous antibiotic therapy and counseling and prevention for international travelers.

Clinic services provided include:

  • Follow up for inpatient consultations to all hospital departments and specialty services.
  • Inpatient care for persons living with HIV/AIDS requiring medical admission.
  • Outpatient primary and specialty care for persons living with HIV/AIDS.
  • Follow-up for sexual assault victims being treated to prevent HIV transmission.
  • Outpatient infectious diseases consultation.
  • Counseling, preventive medicine and post-travel assessment for the international traveler.
  • Home Intravenous Antibiotics

Common Infectious Disease Conditions

  • Osteomyelitis (Bone Infections)
  • Fever of unknown origin
  • Endocarditis (Heart Valve Infections)
  • Hepatitis B Infection
  • Hepatitis C Infection
  • HIV
  • Joint Infections
  • Pulmonary Infections (including TB and non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections)
  • Skin Infections
  • Our Infectious Disease Team

The CVMC Infectious Disease program is staffed by a full time board-certified physician and nurse. Services available for consultation include dietitians, social workers, support staff, and infection control practitioners.


Providing care for those living with HIV/AIDS is a strong focus of the staff. They work closely with the University of Vermont Medical Center and the Vermont Department of Health.

We provide treatment for all stages of HIV/AIDS. All services are confidential including: HIV testing, prevention counseling, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), and medical care for patients living with HIV/AIDS.

International Travel Medicine

The CVMC Infectious Disease Department provides pre-travel advice, immunizations, medications, and treatment of post travel illness.

Jessie Leyse, MD, MPH
Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Pediatric Physician