- The Transplant Infectious Diseases Consult Service is staffed by one faculty member and one infectious diseases fellow at all times and provides inpatient consultation and follow-up for all patients with suspected or confirmed infections on the following services: liver medicine, liver transplant, kidney-pancreas transplant, intestinal transplant, lung transplant, heart transplant, and bone marrow transplant.
- The Transplant Infectious Diseases Outpatient Practice performs pre-transplant evaluations, consultations, and follow-ups for all patients before and after solid organ transplantation.
- The program is essential to the training of the Mount Sinai Infectious Diseases Fellows who rotate on the consult service throughout the year.
- Additionally, fellows from the greater New York City area participate in the Mount Sinai Transplant Infectious Diseases Visiting Fellow Program to receive training in the care of transplant recipients and other immunocompromised hosts.
The program is also dedicated to a research program with active or upcoming projects in the following areas:
- Epidemiology, prevention and treatment of resistant gram-negative infections
- Solid organ transplantation in HIV-infected patients
- Prevention of CMV following solid organ transplantation
- Surveillance of invasive fungal infections
- Treatment of proven and probable invasive aspergillosis
- Treatment and prevention of influenza in solid organ transplant recipients
Sapan Bindal, MD
Transplant Infectious Diseases Program