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Bone Infection Care

Bone infections can be difficult to diagnose and our serious conditions that require expert care. Our comprehensive team works together to diagnose and create a care plan that is right for you. 

Conditions We Treat

We treat a range of conditions, including:

  • Infected fractures
  • Chronic bone infections
  • Infected implants
  • Infected prosthetics
  • Orthopedic device infections
  • Bone and joint infections

Meet Your Care Team

Mishu Allos

Mishu AllosMD

    General Infectious Diseases, Infectious Disease, Infectious Diseases
Karen C. Bloch

Karen C. BlochMPH, MD

    General Infectious Diseases, Infectious Disease, Infectious Diseases
Titus L. Daniels

Titus L. DanielsMD, MPH, MMHC

    Gay Men's Health, General Infectious Diseases, HIV Prevention, Including Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), Infectious Disease, Infectious Diseases
Christina T. Fiske

Christina T. FiskeMD

    General Infectious Diseases, Infectious Disease, Infectious Diseases
Gregory G. Polkowski

Gregory G. PolkowskiII, MD, MSCR

    Adult Orthopaedics, Joint Replacement, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedics
Thomas C. Naslund

Thomas C. NaslundMD

    Aneurysm, Aortic Aneurysms, Aortic Center, Cardiac Surgery, Surgery for Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Vascular Surgery

Why Choose Bone Infection Care at Vanderbilt

  • first aid kit, cross, Specialized care
    Expert care

    Bone infections can be difficult to diagnose as symptoms develop slowly but infection spreads quickly. Finding care as soon as possible is critical. Our infectious disease and orthopaedic experts specialize in quickly diagnosing and treating bone infections.

  • conference, Team approach, people, staff, partners
    Team approach

    We work together to ensure that you receive the comprehensive care you need. Our team members collaborate with each other, as well as with experts in other medical disciplines, to provide you with individual care that addresses your unique needs.

  • goal, specialized, individualized, customized, Personalized care
    Personalized care

    We tailor your treatment plan to meet your unique needs and health goals. We help you navigate your treatment options to ensure you receive the best possible care.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of tests, treatments and services, including:

  • Bone grafting
  • Amputation
  • Limb salvage surgery
  • Imaging scans
  • Removal of infected bone
  • Bone aspirations or biopsies
  • Draining of infected area
  • Medication