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Dr. Andrew Catanzaro

Infectious Disease
Takoma Park, MD
33 years experience male

Locations

Office

Takoma Park

Address

7910 Carroll Avenue, Takoma Park
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My office hours

Thursday: 8:00am - 12pm
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About

Bio

Dr. Andy Catanzaro is a board certified Infectious Disease physician who joined Adventist HealthCare, Washington Adventist Hospital in April 2013 and Adventist Medical Group in 2014. Currently; he is the Director of Infectious Diseases, the Chair of the Infection Prevention Committee and the Chair of the Antibiotic Stewardship Committee. Dr. Catanzaro trained at Georgetown University Hospital and the National Institutes of Health. He conducted research and published several articles with the Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Dr. Anthony Fauci. Additionally, he has worked with the development of vaccines for HIV, smallpox and ebola

Specialties
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Infectious Disease

Licenses

United States: Maryland

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

51 Answers
29 Agrees
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Catanzaro
Infectious Disease 33 years experience
HIV uninfected baby: There are a dozen medications (some only a single tablet) which can reduce transmission to <1%. Get on therapy early, and you may need IV medication during delivary or a C-section.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Catanzaro
Infectious Disease 33 years experience
Not zinc: Zinc based products do not help a cold, and can cause nausea. Fluids, rest, hot tea and honey work!
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Catanzaro
Infectious Disease 33 years experience
Oral testing: There is an oral test for HIV. You may only need a swab to get tested. In the US it is a kit

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Thank you notes
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This was very helpful. Thanks! thanks, i think its bad practice too, i took it for granted they would let me know if something was wrong
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you Dr.Cantanzaro for your kind professional advice much appreciated from England UK
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you so much.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, VA
Graduated 1988MD

Residency

GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL

Affiliations

American Board of Internal Medicine
Infectious Disease Society of America (IDSA)
American College of Physicians
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