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Michael Simberkoff, MD

  • Specialty: Infectious Diseases & Immunology
  • Language: English


  • Professor, Department of Medicine
  • Associate Dean for Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine - Internal Medicine, 1980
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease), 1972
Education and Training
  • Fellowship, Bellevue Hospital Center, Infectious Disease, 1969
  • Residency, NYU Medical Center, Internal Medicine, 1967
  • Residency, Bellevue Hospital Center, Internal Medicine, 1964
  • MD from New York University, 1962

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bacterial infections in HIV patients

Research Summary

Michael S. Simberkoff, M.D.'s research interests are in the areas of pathogenesis and treatment of bacterial infections, treatment of HIV infection, and the prevention and treatment of opportunistic infections. Dr. Simberkoff was the co-chairman of a VA Cooperative Study which compared early with later zidovudine treatment for HIV-infected patients. He was the chairman of VA Cooperative Study of pneumococcal vaccine efficacy in high-risk patients.

Dr. Simberkoff is currently the co-chairman of a multi-center study designed to determine and develop a model to predict the resources, personnel requirements, and costs for the care of HIV-infected patients. He is also a principal investigator in a CDC-sponsored study of nosocomial and community acquired bacterial infections in HIV-infected patients.


Research Interests Timeline

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