The Travel Clinic provides travelers’ health services, including routine and travel vaccines, malaria prevention, travelers’ diarrhea prevention and management, general advice about keeping healthy during travel, and diagnosis and treatment of travel-related illness. The team can provide individualized services to any travelers who are aged 16 or older as well as those with special travel health needs, travelers with special medical needs, immunocompromised travelers, and pregnant travelers, those preparing to work or live overseas for prolonged periods, and business and adventure travelers.

Our physician and nurses have experience in internal medicine, infectious diseases, travel and tropical medicine, parasitology, and immigrant medicine. Our physician is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Internal Medicine & Infectious Diseases

To make an appointment at our clinic, call (607) 241-1118.

Pre-Travel Care

Immunizations

  • Routine adult vaccines

Vaccines, including (but not limited to):

  • Yellow fever vaccine
  • Hepatitis A vaccine
  • Typhoid vaccines (oral and injectable)
  • Rabies vaccine

Advice about:

  • Avoidance of insect bites
  • Prevention of diseases transmitted by mosquitoes and other insects, such as malaria, dengue fever and Japanese encephalitis
  • Prevention and treatment of traveler’s diarrhea
  • Prevention and management of animal bites
  • Prevention and management of travel-related health problems such as traffic accidents, altitude illness, motion sickness and jet lag
  • Travel during pregnancy
  • Healthy travel for individuals with chronic diseases or immunosuppressive disorders
  • Topics for long-term travelers including adjustment issues, need for tuberculosis testing and healthcare options abroad

Prescriptions as needed:

  • To prevent malaria
  • To treat traveler’s diarrhea
  • To manage altitude sickness and motion sickness

Post-Travel Care

Diagnosis and treatment of travel-related health problems including:

  • Fever after travel
  • Acute and chronic diarrhea
  • Skin diseases
  • Parasitic diseases including malaria, schistosomiasis, filarial diseases and chagas disease

1301 Trumansburg Road, Suite R
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 241-1118
Fax: (607) 257-2923
Weekdays 8:00a-5:00p

MacQueen, Douglas MD
MacQueen, Douglas MD
Infectious Disease