Dr. Allison Ford Messina MD Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Allison Messina is a pediatric infectious disease specialist in Saint Petersburg, Florida. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including All Children's Hospital and Bayfront Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years. She is one of 6 doctors at All Children's Hospital and one of 4 at Bayfront Medical Center who specialize in Pediatric Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist: General Pediatric Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Residency, Pediatrics, 1998 - 2001

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Fellowship, Pediatric Infectious Disease, 2002 - 2006

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Class of 1998

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified in Pediatrics

FL State Medical License
Active through 2014

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

The Management and Outcome of Spinal Implant Related Infections in Pediatric Patients: A Retrospective Review.
Messina, A. F.,Berman, D. M.,Ghazarian, S. R.,Patel, R.,Neustadt, J.,Hahn, G.,Sibinga, E. M.

PHOTO QUIZ. A 12-month-old boy with pneumonia and hepatitis.
Levitt, L., Messina, A., Dumois, J., Gonzalez-Gomez, I., Berman, D. M.

Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole Therapy for Children With Acute Osteomyelitis.
Messina, A.F., Namtu, K., Guild, M., Dumois, J.A., Berman, D.M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS New Mexico PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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