Meet the Norton Children’s Infectious Diseases Team

Infectious disease specialists with Norton Children’s Infectious Diseases, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, are specially trained to care for rare, complex or recurring infections in children and teens.

The Norton Children’s Difference

The care your child needs is close to home at Norton Children’s. With a 125-year presence in Louisville, Norton Children’s is a leader in pediatric care across Kentucky and Southern Indiana, providing an expanded footprint that includes:

Norton Children’s Offers Specialized Programs and Services, Including:

  • Norton Children’s Cancer Institute, affiliated with the University of Louisville, and the Addison Jo Blair Cancer Care Center, which is one of the oldest oncology programs continuously accredited by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer.
  • Norton Children’s Heart & Vascular Institute, affiliated with the University of Louisville, a pioneer in pediatric cardiothoracic surgery. Norton Children’s heart transplant surgeons performed Kentucky’s first heart transplant in a newborn in 1986, making the hospital the second site in the United States for infant transplants. Norton Children’s Hospital will be home to the Jennifer Lawrence Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (expected completion in 2019).
  • Pediatric neurology and neurosurgery, including a Level 3 epilepsy center
  • Orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation
  • The Wendy Novak Diabetes Center
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Norton Children’s Infectious Disease

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(502) 629-KIDS

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My household is no stranger to germ precautions. My 2-year-old daughter, Hazel, has cystic fibrosis, which means she is at a greater risk of getting lung infections because of the thick, sticky mucus that builds […]

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I’m worried my child might have coronavirus/COVID-19. What should I do?

Though coronavirus/COVID-19 cases have been confirmed mostly in adults, kids are still susceptible to the virus. Norton Children’s Hospital is receiving many calls from concerned parents and caregivers. If you’re concerned your child might have […]

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Talking to kids about coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

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Norton Healthcare providers have diagnosed 651 cases of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) bronchiolitis in the Louisville and Southern Indiana area since September — more than triple the number of cases in the same period last year. Meanwhile, […]

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