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Appointments and Specialities

At Joaquim Chaves Saúde medical units you can schedule an Infecious Diseases or Infectious Diseases appointment. This specialty is dedicated to the study, diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases caused by virus, bacteria and fungus. All age groups are considered.

Infecious Diseases covers a wide area of intervention within its clinical activity and is supported by a solid background in microbiology and epidemiology.

This specialty often interacts with other ones, such as Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Dermatology, amongst others, and is responsible for the area of Travel Medicine.

The global trend for the spread of infectious diseases requires professionals to have a global integration perspective on the relation host – infectious agent, valuing epidemiological, clinical and microbiological information.

Infecious Diseases requires a deep understanding of the host’s defence mechanisms and especially those of the immune system. It also implies appropriate knowledge of resistance mechanisms of microorganisms and antimicrobial drugs pharmacology.


Infectiology Appointment

Traveller Appointment

Health Units

Clínica Cirúrgica de Carcavelos

Clínica de Cascais

Clínica de Miraflores

Health Professionals

Ana Cláudia Miranda

João Sá Monteiro

Magda Coutinho

Other Specialties