Infectious Diseases

General Information

Yale Infectious Diseases provides patient care and consultation for ambulatory and hospitalized patients with every variety of infectious disease. Specialized services are offered in such areas as traveler's health, HIV, and related disorders. Research explores such areas as microbial pathogenesis, pneumonia, and UTI in older adults; HIV; meningitis and international health; and nosocomial infections.

Services include:

  • Central nervous system infections
  • Fungal infections
  • Nosocomial infection control and management

Distinguishing factors:

  • Expertise in treating infections in solid organ and stem cell transplantation
  • Comprehensive AIDS care and prevention services for people living with and at risk for HIV
  • Multiple observational studies and clinical trial expertise in the study of HIV, HCV, immunology of aging, pneumonia, pseudomonas, TB (including MDR), urinary tract infections, and vector borne disease

Infectious Diseases Leadership


Erol Fikrig, MD headshot

Erol Fikrig, MD

Section Chief, Infectious Diseases

Vincent James Quagliarello, MD headshot

Vincent James Quagliarello, MD

Clinical Chief, Infectious Diseases Section

Michael J Kozal, MD headshot

Michael J Kozal, MD

Chief, Section of Infectious Diseases, VA CT Healthcare System

Merceditas Santos Villanueva, MD headshot

Merceditas Santos Villanueva, MD

Director, HIV/AIDS Program

Louise-Marie Dembry, MD, FACP, MS, MBA headshot

Louise-Marie Dembry, MD, FACP, MS, MBA

Director, Epidemiology Laboratory

Frederick Lewis Altice, MD headshot

Frederick Lewis Altice, MD

Director, HIV in Prisons Program

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