Anderson Infectious Disease Center

1020 22nd Avenue, Second Floor

Meridian, MS 39301

Phone: 601.553.6361

Fax: 601.484.5384

Anderson Infectious Disease Center treats patients who have infections or inflammatory conditions.

Amina Goodwin-Fernandez, MD, is a specialist in infectious diseases. Dr. Goodwin-Fernandez brings her expertise to Anderson Infectious Disease Center, where she treats patients who have infections or inflammatory conditions.

Infectious disease specialists like Dr. Goodwin-Fernandez are medical detectives. They examine difficult cases, looking for clues to identify the culprit and solve the problem.

Dr. Goodwin-Fernandez did her residency in Internal Medicine at the Harlem Hospital Center in New York and completed the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program at the University of Medicine and Dentistry at the New Jersey Medical School.

A member of the American College of Physicians, the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the HIV Medicine Association, Dr. Goodwin-Fernandez was most recently the Clinical Care Coordinator for the National AIDS Program in Antigua/Barbuda.


Linda S. Kirkman, FNP

Linda S. Kirkman received her Family Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Alabama and her Masters of Science in Nursing for Adult Health Education from the William Carey University. She is Board Certified with the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is a member of the following organizations: American Nurses Association, Mississippi Nurses Association, Sigma Theta Tau and the Golden Key International Honor Society.

Providing treatment and care for:
• Bone and joint infections
• Skin and soft tissue infections
• Bloodstream infections
• Respiratory infections including pneumonia
• Sexually transmitted infections
• HIV and AIDS
• Hepatitis
• Tuberculosis
• Tick-borne infections, (e.g., Lyme, Rocky Mountain
   Spotted Fever)
• Urinary tract infections
• Heart valve infections
• Diabetic foot infections
• Surgical wound infections
• Animal bite wounds
• Fever of unknown cause
• Recurrent infections
• Fungal infections
• Viral infections
• Travel/tropical medicine, including pre-
  and post-travel health assessment



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