Edward Horowitz, M.D.

Infectious Diseases

 Edward Horowitz M.D.
Medical School: Creighton University School of Medicine
Residency: Creighton University Medical Center
Fellowship: Creighton University Medical Center
Nebraska Western Iowa VA Health Care System
4101 Woolworth Ave.
Omaha, NE  68105
Phone: (402) 346-8800
Fax: (402) 449-0697



Infectious Diseases Information

An infectious disease (ID) specialist is a doctor of internal medicine (or, in some cases, pediatrics) who is qualified as an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of infectious diseases. After seven or more years of medical school and postgraduate training, ID specialists complete two to three years of additional training in infectious diseases.

ID specialists have expertise in infections of the sinuses, heart, brain, lungs, urinary tract, bowel, bones and pelvic organs. Their extensive training focuses on all kinds of infections, including those caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites.

Along with their specialized knowledge comes a particular insight into the use of antibiotics and their potential adverse effects. ID specialists also have additional training in immunology (how the body fights infection), epidemiology (how infections spread) and infection control.