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Alexea Gaffney

Alexea Gaffney, M.D.

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Dr. Alexea M. Gaffney, MD is a triple Board Certified Infectious Disease specialist. As a Diplomate of the American Board of Medicine in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatrics, Dr. Alexea offers the most comprehensive preventive care and treatment to a variety of patients. She is a highly sought after expert, often being called upon when others “can’t figure out what’s going on with a patient” delivering expert care and management of complex clinical cases. She currently serves as a community Infectious Disease consultant, speaker/lecturer and wellness coach. To date, she has done over 25,000 consultations and helped guide the management of countless patients. As volunteer academic faculty, she holds the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor within the Department of Medicine and Division of Infectious Diseases.

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