As an infectious disease specialist, Dr. Bridges is capable of preventing, diagnosing, and treating a wide variety of infectious diseases. Typically, patients with an infectious disease, such as malaria, will require highly specialized treatment or care. Dr. Bridges may also educate patients traveling to places around the world that have a high rate of infectious diseases; this is sometimes referred to as travel medicine.
Nearly all teenagers are faced with a range of challenges and issues during their formative adolescent years. As a result, the care of an adolescent medicine specialist like Dr. Bridges can help to ensure patients are growing and maturing into healthy young adults. Dr. Bridges serves as a primary care provider for teenage patients, acting as a point of first contact when they require medical assistance.