Division of Infectious Diseases

Faculty & Research

Faculty & Research 

Our investigators advance the study of infectious diseases and the pathogens that cause them through hands-on field work supporting basic science research as well as investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored clinical trials. more info 


Education & Training

Education & Training 


Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program 

Division-Sponsored Courses 

Global Health Training 

Educational Videos


Patient Care & Clinical Services

Patient Care & Clinical Services 

Schedule an appointment, refer a patient, Einstein-Montefiore ID treatment centers. more info 




Policies, schedules, antibiotic booklet, and useful links. more info 

News & Media

Matthew AkiyamaDr. Matthew Akiyama Selected to Serve on Hepatitis C Elimination Task Force 
Dr. Matthew Akiyama, clinician-investigator and assistant professor of Medicine in the divisions of General Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, has been selected by Governor Andrew Cuomo to serve as a member of the newly-formed Hepatitis C Elimination Task Force that will advise the state on how to end the “silent” epidemic that affects an estimated 200,000 New Yorkers. Read more  


Johanna P. Daily, M.D.,  M.S.Plasmodium falciparum
— the most lethal of the five parasitic species that cause malaria. She regularly travels to sub-Saharan Africa, the region hardest hit by the disease.


John Chan, M.D.Immune Evasion in TB Infection Immune Evasion in TB Infection Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the tuberculosis (TB) bacterium, is notorious for evading the body’s immune response.


Joshua D. Nosanchuk, M.D.A Champion for future Generations
You could argue that Dr. Nosanchuk has already done more than enough to strengthen the ID field throughout his illustrious career.


Dr. Paul F. Riska, M.D.Effect of Algorithm-Based Therapy vs Usual Care on Clinical Success and Serious Adverse Events in Patients with Staphylococcal Bacteremia
Staphylococci are the most commonly identified pathogens in both hospital-acquired and community-onset bloodstream infections.


Belinda OstrowskyInfectious Diseases Physicians: Leading the Way in Antimicrobial Stewardship
Antimicrobial resistance is a well-documented public health crisis that seriously threatens patient outcomes and national security. Further, the World Health Organization has recognized antimicrobial resistance as a threat to global stability  

Carol HarrisA Perspective on the Relationship between Jacobi Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine: In the Days of the Giants. 


zingmanCBS Evening News, Dec. 3, 2017
Millons of People Living With HIV Now Have the Therapy They Need

In honor of World AIDS Day, Barry Zingman, MD, Medical Director of the AIDS Center at Montefiore and Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases), discusses the positive implications of ART therapy to suppress HIV and how this powerful tool can help directly prevent transmission and reduce stigma. Watch the CBS Evening News segment

Life as an Infectious Diseases Physician Scientist
In the September 2017 issue of The Journal of Infectious Diseases, Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski, Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Microbiology & Immunology; Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases; and Selma and Dr. Jacques Mitrani Chair in Biomedical Research, discusses her career as an infectious diseases physician scientist and the opportunity for future generations of ID specialists to make inroads in the fields of infectious diseases, immunity, and microbial pathogenesis. Read the article Life as an Infectious Diseases Physician Scientist: Science is Humanity’s Lifeline here with accompanying video.

news & multimedia archive 


Division Chief

Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D.

Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D. (Bio)
Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases , Department of Medicine
Selma and Dr. Jacques Mitrani Chair in Biomedical Research


Case of the Month

 December 2018    

A 54 year old man had chronic sinusitis for several years.  He had taken several courses of antibiotics during that time with incomplete relief, but his symptoms always returned.   more   

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Conferences & Seminars

Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds at Einstein
Fellow Presentation
Dr. Fleischner
Wednesday, January 23, 2019 @ 8:30 AM

Conference & Seminar Schedules

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