UTHealth Expert List

Travel Medicine

Charles Ericsson, M.D.

Charles  Ericsson
  • Dr. and Mrs. Carl V. Vartian Professor in Infectious Diseases and Head of Clinical Infectious Diseases, UTHealth Medical School
  • Director of Travel Medicine Clinic, UT Physicians, part of the UTHealth Medical School
  • Medical staff member, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital, which is part of the Harris Health System

Charles D. Ericsson, M.D., is an infectious disease and travel medicine specialist and has conducted clinical studies on traveler’s diarrhea in Guadalajara, Mexico. Ericsson can address food-borne diseases that plague some cruise ships, deep vein thrombosis that can afflict travelers on prolonged air flights and infectious diseases, such as Ebola, that are more common in other parts of the world. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Travel Medicine and past president of the International Society of Travel Medicine. He is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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