Expertise you can trust

The infectious diseases team includes:

  • Board-certified pediatric infectious disease specialists
  • Nurse practitioners with experience in infectious disease, HIV care and immunology
  • Nurses and medical assistants

Our top-notch team is committed to staying on the cutting edge of their field—each member of our group has particular expertise with various infectious syndromes. For example, Dr. Laura Hoyt and Dr. Farah Cassis-Ghavami focus on HIV infection; Dr. Kiran Belani knows the ins and outs of tuberculosis; and Dr. William Pomputius and Dr. Kiran Belani are experts in tropical diseases. Patsy Stinchfield, PNP, is a nationally recognized authority on immunization practices.

The infectious diseases program is led by:


Anu Kalaskar, MD and Laura Hoyt, MD
Co-Medical director of the division of infectious disease

See below for a list of some our all-star team at Children’s. (Click on their names to read their profiles.) To see a full list, search for the “Infectious Diseases, Pediatric” specialty in Find a Doctor.