Dr. Gary Schleiter MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Gary Schleiter is an infectious disease specialist in Danbury, Connecticut. He 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 Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

AZ State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

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

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.

See all 4 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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