Infectious Disease

The Department of Specialty Care, Infectious Disease

Knox Community Hospital’s Infectious Disease specialists care for people with viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic infections. Dr. Sunil Bhat, a board-certified Infectious Disease physician, recently joined the KCH Medical Staff and provides comprehensive care for a wide variety of conditions.

Many infectious diseases can be related to other illnesses or conditions and Dr. Bhat works closely with primary care providers to offer the right plan of care of each unique patient. Patients may be referred to Dr. Bhat for consultation, but no referral is necessary to make an appointment.

Dr. Bhat offers care for patients with pneumonia and other respiratory conditions, HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases, as well as viral hepatitis, among many other diseases and conditions, and is pleased to now provide Knox County patients with these specialized services close to home.

Dr. Bhat’s office hours are Monday 2 pm – 6 pm, Wednesday 8 am – 6 pm, and Thursday 8 am- 6 pm.  Dr. Bhat is currently located at the Wright Family Medical Pavilion, 1st Floor. For more information or to make an appointment please call 740.326.3535.