Lyme disease (LD) is an infection caused by Borrelia burgdorferi, a type of bacterium called a spirochete (pronounced spy-ro-keet) that is carried by deer ticks. Lyme disease is the most common tick-borne disease in the Northern Hemisphere.
Background and Mission Statement:
Established in 1989, the Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center is staffed by experienced physicians and nurses with special expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of persons 18 years and older with:
- Tick bites
- Early/Acute Lyme disease
- Anaplasmosis (Ehrlichiosis)
The Center also provides tick identification services with consideration for preventive antibiotic treatment.
Munger Pavilion; Room 149
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY 10595
2013 Clinic Hours
Starting June 3, 2013 the Clinic will be open:
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
evenings from 5-7pm (except for July 4th)
until August 30th.
Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center Information:
(914) 493-TICK (8425)
We will call back M-F during business hours
Patients with long standing symptoms:
Pediatric Infectious Disease ( under 18):