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Julio Arroyo, MD, FIDSA

Julio Arroyo, MD, FIDSA

Infectious Diseases, Tropical Medicine
Degrees and Certifications
Doctor of Medicine, University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, 1971
Internal Medicine Residency at San Juan City Hospital, Rio Pedras, Puerto Rico, 1972-1974
Infectious Disease Fellowship at Barnes and Wohl Hospitals, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1974-1976

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360 North Irby St., Florence, SC 29501
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About Dr. Arroyo

Dr. Arroyo is a board-certified physician specializing in infectious diseases and internal medicine. He received his medical degree from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Dr. Arroyo completed his infectious diseases fellowship at Barnes and Wohl Hospitals in St. Louis and his internal medicine residency at San Juan City Hospital in Puerto Rico. He cares for patients at HopeHealth Medical Plaza in Florence.


  • School of Medicine: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
  • Internships: Straight Medical Internship at Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago
  • Fellowship: Infectious Disease Fellowship at Barnes and Wohl Hospitals, Washington School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
  • Residency: Internal Medicine Residency at San Juan City Hospital, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico


  • Arroyo JC. Diphtheria. In: J.F. Fries and G.E. Ehrlich (Eds), Prognosis. Contemporary Outcomes of Disease, Stanford, California, Charles Press (Prentice Hall Co.), 1981, pp 22-24.
  • Arroyo JC, Medoff G, and Kobayashi G. Theraphy of murine aspergillosis with amphotericin B in combination with rifampin or 5-fluorocytosine. Antimicrob Agents Chemother, 1977; 11: 21-25.
  • Arroyo JC, Sonnenwirth AC, and Liebhaber H. Proteus rettgeri infections: A review. J Urology, 1977; 117: 115-117.
  • Arroyo JC, Nichols S, and Carrol G., Disseminated Nocardia caviae infection. Am J Medicine, 1977; 62: 409-412.
  • Arroyo JC, and Medoff G. Mycobacterium chelonei infection: Successful treatment based on a radiometric sensitivity test. Antimicrob Agents Chemother, 1977; 11: 763-654.
  • Mowjood M, and Arroyo JC. Gram negative bacteriemia. Two cases in adults with chronic otitis media. Postgrad Med, 1979; 66: 183-185.
  • Raghuprasad PD, Arroyo JC, et al. Bronchogenic carcinoma in a patient with Hodgkin’s Disease. Illinois Med J. 1979; 156: 113-185.
  • Arroyo JC, and Lipton S. Hypocomplementemia and Campylobacter fetus infection. South Med J 1980; 73: 1540-1542.
  • Arroyo JC. Intracerebral hematoma simulating bacterial meningitis: Case Report. Military Med. 1981; 146: 730-731.
  • Arroyo JC, Gordan V, Prostic B. Transthoracic needle aspiration in the management of pulmonary infections. J. South Carolina Med Assoc. 1983; 77: 427-432.
  • Arroyo JC, Milligan WL, et al. Clinical, epidemiologic and microbiologic geatures of a persistent outbreak of amikacin-resistant Serratia marcescens. Infection Control 1981; 2: 367-372.
  • Magera BE, Arroyo JC, Rosansky SJ, Prostic B: Vancomycin pharmacokinetics in patients with peritonitis on peritoneal dialysis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1983; 76: 710-714.
  • Arroyo JC, Quindlen E. Accumulation of vancomycin after intraventricular infusions. South Med J. 1983; 76: 1544-1555.
  • Arroyo JC. Amphotericin B fever in rabbits. Life Sci. 1984; 34: 1249-1252.
  • Postic B, Arroyo JC. Prospects for the medical use of interferon in 1984. Henry Ford Hospital Med J. 1984; 32: 116-122.
  • Arroyo JC, Postic B, Brown A, Harrison K, Birgenheier R, Dowda H. Influenza A/Philippines2/82 outbreak in a nursing home. Limitation of influenza vaccine in the aged. Am J Infect Control. 1984; 12: 329-334.
  • Arroyo JC, Milligan L, Davis J, Mitchell D. Impact of aminoglycoside serum levels on clinical decisions and on renal toxicity. South Med J. 1986; 79: 272-276.
  • Arroyo JC, Brown A. concentration of thiabendazole and parasite-specific IgG antibodies in the cerebrospinal fluid of a patient with disseminated strongyloidiasis. J. Infect Dis. 1987; 156(3): 520-523.
  • Arroyo JC, Jordan W, Lema MW, Brown A. Diversity of plasmids in Achromobacter xylosoxidans isolates responsible for a seemingly common source nosocomial outbreak. J. Clin Microbiol. 1987; 25: 1952-1955.
  • Arroyo JC, Jordan W, Milligan L. Upper respiratory tract infection and serum antibody responses in nursing home patients. Am J Infect Control. 1988; 16: 152-158.
  • Rowen RC, Mullenix TA, Arroyo JC. Development of Pseudomonas aeruginosa resistance to norfloxacin during therapy. Drug Intell Clin Pharm. 1988; 22(10): 773-775.
  • Arroyo JC. Streptomycin-induced fever confirmed by rechallenge. AM J Med Wellcome. July 2000 through February 2001.
  • Arroyo JC. Phase III study comparing the antiviral efficacy and safety of BMS-232632 with efavirenz. March 2001.


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