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The Cleveland Clinic

The Cleveland Clinic

Department of Infectious Diseases
Mail # S-32 9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH  44195

Phone: 216 445 9245
Fax: 216 444 9446

Training Program Director

Carlos M. Isada, MD      

Research Interests:  Medical education, CMV diagnostic tests, antiviral resistance assays

Participating Hospitals

  • Cleveland Clinic : 1000

Program Training Offerings

How does this program meet the ABIM requirements for training in clinical microbiology?

Didactic Lectures
Hands-on Experience

The Program provides training in hospital epidemiology through:

Didactic Lectures
Continuity Clinic
Hands-on Experiences

The Program provides clinical experience for fellows in the following:

Infections in marrow transplant
Infections in solid organ transplant patients
Infections in travelers and tropical medicine
Infections in children

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic Lectures
Attendance at STD Clinic

The Program has a didactic lecture course for fellows:


If yes, what is the average number of lectures provided over a two-year period?


Training is for:


Are there citizenship requirements?


Types of visas accepted:

Number of fellows accepted each year:


Duration of the Fellowship (years):


The Program has a training grant (T32):


Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:


Number of Fellows completing the Program in the last 5 years:


Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):


Additional training/faculty resources in the program include: epidemiology (MPH possible), travel and tropical medicine, medical microbiology (separate fellowship possible).


Applications accepted via Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS®)?


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

Thomas Keys, MD,

Research Interests: Hospital-acquired infections, infectious endocarditis, antibiotic prescribing guidelines, process improvement


Wendy Armstrong, MD, staff

Research Interests: HIV quasi-species and pneumocystis

Robin Avery, MD, staff physician

Research Interests: Transplant ID, HIV, women in medicine, and healthcare of the homeless

Johanna Goldfarb, MD, staff

Research Interests: Antimicrobial agents, pediatric infections, pediatric AIDS

Steven Gordon, MD, staff physician

Research Interests: Hospital epidemiology, sexually transmitted diseases, HIV, cardiothoracic infections

Gerri Hall, PhD, staff microbiologist

Research Interests: Amplification, molecular epidemiology, fungal and mycobacterial susceptibility testing

Steven LaRosa, MD, staff physician

Research Interests: Sepsis

Steven Mawhorter, MD, staff

Research Interests: Tropical and travel medicine, immunology, pediatric ID

Martin McHenry, MD, staff physician

Research Interests: Vertebral osteomyelitis, gram negative sepsis

Sherif Mossad, MD, staff physician

Research Interests: Common cold, transplant ID, hepatitis C virus epidemiology

Gary Procop, MD, staff physician

Research Interests: Infectious Disease histopathology, Tropical Medicine, molecular microbiology

Susan Rehm, MD, staff physician

Research Interests: Home intravenous antibiotic therapy, HIV

Camille Sabella, MD, staff physician

Research Interests: Vaccines, neonatal infections, infections in transplant patients, viral infections

Alan Taege, MD, staff physician

Research Interests: HIV, mediastinitis, Clostridium difficile, tickborne diseases

J. Walton Tomford, MD, staff

Research Interests: Mycobacterial infections, thoracic infections, medical student education

Belinda Yen-Lieberman, PhD, staff microbiologist

Research Interests: Virology/retrovirology, immune regulation of infection, viral diagnosis/molecular diagnostics

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