Mercy Medical Center Sioux City

Infectious Disease Clinic

Mercy Infectious Disease Clinic offers a wide range of services, including specialized care for infections of the skin, soft tissues, bones, brain, spinal cord and pneumonia. The clinic also offers specialized care for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis B and C infections.

The clinic offers overseas travelers advice on immunizations they may need in advance of their trip.

The Mercy Infectious Disease Clinic offers inpatient and outpatient consultations at Mercy Medical Center-Sioux City and Unity Point St. Luke's Regional Medical Center on a 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week basis.

Physicians:
Dr. Daniel Lamptey

Clinic hours:
Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8 am to noon.

Phone: 712-279-2550
Toll free: 877-830-6027
Fax: 712-279-2554
After hours: 712-279-2010
Click here to send an email to the clinic.

Physician Resources

Merck Medicus
www.merckmedicus.com
Free access to Harrison's Textbooks Online. Just register with your DEA number.

Up to Date
www.uptodate.com
This highly respected medical resource requires registration but is accessible at any computer in the hospital.

New England Journal of Medicine
www.nejm.org

PubMed
www.pubmed.gov
A service of the National Library of Medicine, includes over 15 million citations from MEDLINE and additional life science journals.

National Institutes of Health HIV website
www.aidsinfo.nih.gov

American Board of Internal Medicine
www.abim.org

Infectious Disease Society of America
www.idsociety.org

Center for Disease Control parasitology website
www.dpd.cdc.gov/dpdx

American College of Physicians
www.acponline.org

Free training and CME in hepatitis C
www.clevelandclinicmeded.com/hcv

Free antibiotic guide from Johns Hopkins University
www.hopkins-abxguide.org

Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal
www.cdc.gov/ncidod/EID

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report
www.cdc.gov/mmwr

CDC website for travel health advisory, immunization schedules and more
www.cdc.gov/travel

Emergency Preparedness & Response
www.bt.cdc.gov

Patient Resources

www.cdc.gov/travel
Free travel information. Check this website for travel requirements prior to visiting our center and make a list of questions to ask.