Dr. Diane M Failla MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Diane Failla is an infectious disease specialist in Metairie, Louisiana and is affiliated with East Jefferson General Hospital. She received her medical degree from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and has been in practice for 24 years. She is one of 6 doctors at East Jefferson General Hospital who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Hospital Affiliation

East Jefferson General Hospital

Education & Medical Training

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1990–1993

Ochsner Clinic Foundation
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1993–1995

Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Infectious Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

LA State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Comparison of the amplified Mycobacterium tuberculosis (MTB) direct test, Amplicor MTB PCR, and IS6110-PCR for detection of MTB in respiratory specimens.
Dalovisio, J. R., Montenegro-James, S., Kemmerly, S. A., Genre, C. F., Chambers, R., Greer, D., Pankey, G. A., Failla, D. M., Haydel, K. G., Hutchinson, L., Lindley, M. F., Nunez, B. M., Praba, A., Eisenach, K. D., Cooper, E. S.

Bacteroides fragilis arthritis following cesarean section.
Failla, D. M., Dalovisio, J. R.

Optimum outpatient therapy of skin and skin structure infections.
Failla, D. M., Pankey, G. A.


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