Infectious Disease

Children's Health Service Infectious Disease

Infectious Disease

Director: Janak Patel MD

Adult & Child Travel Clinic

We offer Travel Medicine consultations for children and adults who plan to travel to areas of high risk, this includes all countries in the tropics and other underdeveloped countries or rapidly developing countries such as China, Brazil, India and Mexico. This also includes possible participation in high risk activities, including mountain climbing, diving and trekking. It is best if we see you 4-6 weeks before your trip.  At your consultation, you can expect to receive:

  • Extensive counseling on health precautions during foreign travel
  • Country-specific written brochures
  • Administration of appropriate preventive vaccines
  • Pharmacy prescriptions for prevention and treatment of travel-related diseases
  • Hepatitis A and B, typhoid, tetanus, Yellow Fever, Japanese encephalitis, rabies, and more..


Cost

Patients can call to discuss the travel itinerary and to obtain cost estimates

  • Charges include the costs to consult with the infectious disease specialist and to receive vaccines
  • All charges require immediate payment by cash, credit card or check
  • An estimate will be given about the costs when the appointment is scheduled

Clinic Hours and Locations

For the best results, we recommend you visit us at least 4 weeks prior to departure, however, we are flexible and can accommodate later travel dates.

Travel Clinic Hours: 
Monday 8:30 and - 11:30 am (League City)
Wednesday 1:00 - 4:30 pm (Galveston Island East - PCP)
Thursday 8:30 - 11:30 am (League City)
Friday 8:30 - 11:00 am (League City)

Specialty Care Clinic, League City is located at 2785 Gulf Freeway South, Suite 2.200 (second floor)
Specialty Care Clinic, Galveston Island East is located at 400 Harborside Drive Suite 103

FOR APPOINTMENTS, PATIENT REFERRALS, OR QUESTIONS - CALL 409-772-2798

Locations

2785 Gulf Freeway South, Suite 2.200 (second floor)
(409) 772-3695 or (888) 886-2543  
Referral Fax (409) 772-3680

Pediatric Infectious Disease Clinic
Adult & Child Travel Clinic

Clinic Hours
Monday, Thursday and Friday 8:30 a.m.– 11:30;
2785 Gulf Freeway South, Suite 2.200 (second floor)
(409) 772-3695 or (888) 886-2543  
Referral Fax (409) 772-3680

Maternal-Child HIV Clinic

Clinic Hours
Monday, Thursday 8:30 am - 11:30 am;