NTIDC Services


North Texas Infectious Diseases Consultants offers a comprehensive range of specialized services combining our expert knowledge with the latest advances in science and medicine. And of course, we provide it all with the highest level of patient care possible.

Infectious Disease Medicine
Antibiotic Therapy
Clinical Trials and Research
On-Site Pharmacy

Our complete list of services include:

  • Infectious diseases consultations
  • Infusion Medicine, including biologics and chemotherapy
  • Provision of appropriate antibiotic and other medication and supplies
  • Cost-effective treatment of immune deficiencies
  • Treatment of pre and post transplant patients
  • Gamma globulin infusions for hypogammaglobulinemia
  • Intravenous hydration
  • On-site laboratory
  • Antibiotic therapy
  • Antiretroviral
  • Corticosteroids Therapy
  • Sub-Q and IM injection services
  • On-site retail pharmacy

Infectious Disease Medicine

Infectious diseases are the third leading cause of death in the United States, causing over 170,000 deaths annually, a figure that has nearly doubled since the early 1980's. Globally, infectious diseases rank as the second leading cause of death, over half of which are under the age of 5. These existing, as well as new and emerging diseases, present a continuous threat to society.

Infectious Diseases specialists have eradicated smallpox worldwide, led efforts to eliminate polio, and developed vaccines that have enabled dramatic reductions in diseases such as hepatitis B and varicella. Infectious Diseases specialists are on the leading edge of some of the hottest topics in medicine today-from treatment for HIV/AIDS patients, to the growing threat posed by antibiotic resistance, to concerns about the appropriate evaluation and response to threats of bioterrorism. They are also leading efforts to strengthen and improve U.S. and global preparedness against pandemic influenza.

Infectious Diseases physicians are highly trained specialists, having spent 4 years completing medical school training, 3 years completing an Internal Medicine Residency Training Program and a minimum of 2 years of sub-specialty fellowship training in Infectious Diseases Medicine.

NTIDC Physicians are all of the above as well as being experts in developing and employing strategies to prevent and treat infectious diseases in our patients. Prevention is accomplished through environmental approaches, prophylactic antibiotics, and most importantly, vaccines. Treatment involves the use of antimicrobial medications, medicine capable of destroying or slowing the growth of disease-causing organisms.

If you or your physician feels that you need to be evaluated and/or treated by an infectious diseases specialist, NTIDC physicians are ready and willing to help. Call us today.

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Antibiotic Therapy

Antibiotic therapy involves the administration of medication through a needle or catheter. It is prescribed when a patient's condition is so severe that it cannot be treated effectively by oral medications. Typically, "antibiotic therapy" means that a drug is administered intravenously, but the term also may refer to situations where drugs are provided through other non-oral routes, such as intramuscular injections and epidural routes.

"Traditional" prescription drug therapies commonly administered via infusion include antibiotic, antifungal, antiviral, chemotherapy, hydration, pain management and parenteral nutrition.

Antibiotic therapy is also provided to patients for treating a wide assortment of often chronic and sometimes rare diseases for which "specialty" antibiotic therapy medications are effective. While some have been available for many years, others are newer drugs and biologics. Examples of chronic or rare diseases treated by antibiotic therapy medicine are: rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, Crohn's disease and hemophilia.

NTIDC'S Infusion Services have become highly respected and trusted referral destination for local and regional physicians seeking antibiotic therapy for their patients or patients seeking a more convenient or aesthetically pleasing facility. Convenient, daily, weekly or monthly antibiotic therapy services are available to accommodate our patient's busy schedule. For those patients requiring infusion in our infusion center, we offer a quiet and comfortable setting with both bed and recliners available. Patients may chose television, internet access, movies or reading material to pass their time.

Many patients who require long-term antibiotic therapy treatments can take advantage of our home antibiotic therapy services. Patients who are referred to NTIDC are initially seen in-office by one of our physicians for therapy consultation, planning, education and training. After this, home antibiotic therapy services may be considered the appropriate form of treatment.

Given the technological advances that enabled safe and effective administration of antibiotic therapies in the home, the desire of patients to resume normal lifestyles and work activities while recovering from illness and the cost effectiveness of outpatient therapy make home infusion an excellent alternative.

NTIDC's antibiotic therapy team consists of board certified Infectious Diseases physicians, many of whom are on D Magazine's "Best Doctors" list, and are complimented by pharmacists, specially trained physician assistants, and nurses. Our antibiotic therapy team works under the direction of the patient's referring physician, utilizing the most effective and efficient treatments available. The entire team is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to ensure we consistently deliver superior patient care.

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Clinical Trials and Research

The physicians and staff of NTIDC conduct multiple clinical trials for the treatment and study of HIV-infected individuals. Currently, the Research Department is participating in Phases I, II, III & IV trials and is one of the most respected and sought-after clinical trial sites in the north Texas region, providing our HIV patients with access to the most cutting-edge experimental treatment options available. All trials are conducted at NTIDC Research Department located at 3409 Worth Street on the Baylor University Medical Center campus in the Worth Street Tower, Suite 710, Dallas, Texas.

The Research Department's primary objectives are to provide multiple options for our patients and the community including; naive, treatment experienced and treatment salvage studies. NTIDC's Research Department has participated in multiple trials for many antiretroviral drugs including Protease Inhibitors, NNRTI's, NRTI's, Integrase Inhibitors, and Entry Inhibitors. Our Research Department enables us to participate in intense 12-hour pharmacokinetic studies whose outcomes provide important dosing and safety information.

NTIDC, through its Research Department is collaborating with the Baylor Institute of Immunology Research (BIIR) to study a therapeutic vaccine for the treatment of HIV. We remain committed to our work with pharmaceutical companies on the development of new antiretroviral therapies, vaccine's and the improvement of currently used ART's.

Our research team provides patients with a full spectrum of care including social work referrals, pharmacy support, standard of care and protocol required procedures.

If you have any questions or want information on our current research studies, please contact Bryan King at bryan.king@ntidc.org. Thank you.

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On-Site Pharmacy

NTISP Infusion, Specialty, and Retail Pharmacy serve patients with certain complex and chronic conditions.

We offer:

  • Compounding of drugs which must be infused intravenously either in a clinic setting or in the comfort of a patient's home.
  • Specialty retail pharmacy services designed for confidential, private, convenient, and timely provision of specialty pharmaceuticals
  • Compliance programs to help ensure that patients benefit fully from their therapy
  • Clinical services for the patient and his/her doctor to implement and complete the prescribed course of treatment
  • Reimbursement services to help patients with insurance issues, based on our long track record in managing costs and health plan reimbursements

NTISP provides certain pharmaceutical medications and specialized services to treat a variety of disease states:

  • Osteomyelitis
  • Endocarditis
  • Post Operative Wound Infections
  • Growth Hormone
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Fertility
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Crohn's Disease

The focus of our pharmacy is on injectable and oral drugs that:

  • Require extensive clinical monitoring either in our clinic setting or the patient's home
  • Are used recurrently to treat chronic and life-threatening diseases
  • Are expensive and require extensive coordination with your insurance provider
  • Are difficult to administer
  • Require specialized training to monitor adverse reactions
  • Require temperature control or other specialized handling
  • May have restrictions as determined by the FDA

Our services cover the range of needs posed by specialized care required by our patients. Our state-of-the art distribution center, along with our stringent processes, ensures patients and healthcare providers receive the appropriate medication and supplies in the care setting necessary to ensure the best outcome for their treatment. We also provide comprehensive clinical reviews to safeguard against drug-to-drug or drug-to-disease interactions, therapeutic duplication, accuracy of dosing and efficacy.

Our pharmacists and other healthcare professionals counsel frequently with patients in our clinic and over the phone, helping them follow their treatment regimens and educating them about their condition.

Our reimbursement specialists help patients manage the paperwork that's generated by dealing with insurance companies, managed care plans, and government payers.

Our retail prices are competitive and we provide billing to most insurance companies and major medical plans as well as Medicare participants in the Part B & D plans. Our service area includes the Dallas / Fort Worth Metroplex, as well as overnight delivery service to most cities in Texas and Oklahoma.

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