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Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Who We Are:

We perform inpatient consultations in all areas of Baystate Children's Hospital and offer follow up care when necessary in the Baystate Children's Specialty Center at 50 Wason Avenue.  Our patients and families have access to all the facilities and programs of Baystate Children's Hospital.  Our physicians are all board certified in pediatric Infectious Diseases and are faculty members of Tufts University School of Medicine Western Campus. 


Our Services:

Pediatric Infectious Diseases division provides treatment and consultations for patients with a referral from their primary care physician or pediatrician for evaluation of simple to complex infectious diseases including:

  • Recurrent skin infections
  • Bone infections (osteomyelitis)
  • Lyme disease
  • Meningitis
  • Difficult-to-treat infections
  • Antibiotic-resistant infections
  • Travel and international adoption related illnesses


We see these children in the hospital during hospitalization or as an outpatient consultation.


Our Team:

  • Dr. Donna Fisher
  • Dr. Alicia Johnston
  • Dr. J. Michael Klatte
  • Dr. Barbara Stechenberg
  • Carrie Somppi, RN, BSN


Meet the team...


Patients must be referred by their primary care physician. Appointments can be made by calling us at 413-794-5379.

Contact Us

Baystate Children's Specialty Center

50 Wason Ave.



(toll free) 844-794-KIDS


Hours & Directions

Monday: 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon

and as needed for emergencies


Inpatient consultations available seven days a week.