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.





The Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center is now closed for the 2015 season.


Anyone experiencing post-season symptoms should call the Infectious Disease Service at (914) 493-TICK (8425)


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)
    • Babesiosis
    • Deer Tick Virus (Powassan)


The Center also provides tick identification services with consideration for preventive antibiotic treatment.




College Seal




19 Bradhurst Ave.
Suite 1400 S
Hawthorne, NY 10532
(Map Location)


2015 Clinic Hours


The Lyme Disease Diagnostic Clinic is now closed for the 2015 season



Contact Information


Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center Information:

(914) 493-TICK (8425)


Current patients:

(914) 594-4800

We will call back M-F during business hours


Patients with long standing symptoms:

(914) 493-8865


Pediatric Infectious Disease ( under 18):

(914) 493-8333