It a specialty that treats patients with substance use disorders, behavioral addictions, and co-occurring psychiatric and medical disorders by using a multidisciplinary approach. Addiction medicine is a complex disease process and requires a team to support you on this path to recovery. In order to achieve success the patient will need effective interaction with a multi-disciplinary team consisting of psychologists, social workers, nurses, counselors and peers in recovery.
A specialty that not only diagnoses but treats a diverse group of diseases, such as infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), Escherichia coli (E. coli), tuberculosis, HIV, hepatitis viruses, malaria, and fungal infections, to rarer infections including yellow fever, anthrax, leprosy, and plague. The field of Infectious Diseases also encompasses new and emerging diseases such as Ebola, Chikungunya fever, avian influenza and COVID-19
Sometimes there are obstacles to coming into a medical office, but help is still available. Dr Vaid can meet you over a HIPAA compliant connection. Same day appointments available!
Meenu Vaid, MD is a Board Certified Internist\Infectious Diseases & Addiction Medicine Physician. She is also an International Coaching Federation accredited Wellness Coach. She has over 14 years of experience in treating complex medical conditions including but not limited to opioid use disorder, alcohol use disorder/abuse, stimulant use, excessive internet usage, Covid, Endocarditis, Fever of unknown origin, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Osteomyelitis, Post-surgical infections, Skin and soft tissue infections. She is currently working in the Corrections department of state of California managing level IV patients with multiple medical comorbidities for over 10 years, Dr Vaid felt that lot of local patients in our community can benefit from her skills, She decided to form her own private practice where she would be able to spend more time with her patients. She is dedicated to an ongoing relationship between patient and physician that fosters active participation by patients in their health care decisions. She believes that such relationship is essential to helping you achieve optimal wellness. As times are changing and the demands on physicians to see more patients in a shorter period of time increases, there are more non-physicians assuming much of the primary care workload, we remain committed to continue high level of care revered in days gone by. Our passionate staff will answer your phone in a reasonable amount of time. You can expect an appointment to be focused on you. And most importantly, your physician will sit down with you, and spend as much time as is necessary to answer all your questions. Dr. Vaid earned her medical degree at Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College in Karnataka, India. She completed her internal medicine residency at Louis E. Weiss Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. She completed her Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Chicago School of Medicine in North Chicago, IL. Dr. Vaid is board certified by the American Board of Internal medicine for both Internal Medicine & Infectious Diseases. She is fluent in Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu a passive speaker of Spanish. In her spare time, Dr Vaid enjoys spending time with her 3 awesome children and husband who is physician as well. She is avidly practices yoga, enjoys going for hikes and spending quality time with family and friends. She makes time for volunteering for the local Morgan Hill Community.