Dr. Gary Schleiter MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Gary Schleiter is an infectious disease specialist in Danbury, Connecticut and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Danbury Hospital and New Milford Hospital. He received his medical degree from Wake Forest School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. Dr. Schleiter accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 3 doctors at Danbury Hospital and one of 2 at New Milford Hospital who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Clinical Interests: Wound care, HIV, Hospital medicine, HIV Lyme and Tick borne illnesses Hospital infection Control

Hospital Affiliation

Danbury Hospital

New Milford Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Connecticut
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1980–1981

University of Massachusetts
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1981–1985

Wake Forest School of Medicine
Class of 1980

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 31 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 28 years in Infectious Disease

CT State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

The elusive diagnosis: recurrent benign lymphocytic meningitis.
Vindenes, T.,Crowl, G.,Perera, B. M.,Schleiter, G.

Appropriateness of serologic tests and parenteral antibiotic therapy for patients with presumed Lyme disease.
Gerber, M. A., Bieluch, V., Levitz, R. E., Parry, M. F., Sabetta, J., Schleiter, G.

Vertebral osteomyelitis secondary to Streptococcus pneumoniae: a pathophysiologic understanding.
Schleiter, G., Gantz, N. M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Connecticare FlexPOS
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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