David Perlman

David Perlman, MD

  • PROFESSOR | Medicine, Infectious Diseases


Infectious Disease

Research Topics:

Addiction, Biomedical Sciences, Epidemiology, Global Health, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C Virus, Infectious Disease

David C. Perlman, MD is Professor of Medicine and Associate Chief, Infectious Diseases at Mount Sinai Beth Israel.  He is also Investigator in the Baron Edmund De Rothschild Chemical Dependency Institute at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, and a member of the Institute of Advanced Medicine.  

He has over 20 years’ experience in HIV, HCV and related in substance using population and remains active as a clinician in these areas. He has served as principal investigator on multi-center trials within NIAID’s AIDS Clinical Trials group, and on R01 grants from NIDA. He has served on NIH study sections, CDC consensus panels, committees within the ACTG and the NYS DOH AIDS Institute, and the Planning Committee of the NYCDOMH New York Hepatitis C Research Consortium. He is the Director, Infectious Diseases Core, in the NIDA-funded multi-institutional P30 Center for Drug Use and HIV Research (CDUHR) where his role is to facilitate multi-disciplinary interactions and research among biomedical and socio-behavioral scientists.

He is an active clinician, doing inpatient consultative infectious diseases and a full range of office infectious diseases.  


Infectious Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine

Clinical Focus

  • Pneumonia
  • Polio Vaccine
  • Rabies Vaccine
  • Shingles
  • Syphilis
  • Tetanus Vaccine
  • Travel Medicine
  • Traveler's Diarrhea
  • Tuberculosis
  • Typhoid Vaccine
  • Varicella Vaccine
  • Yellow Fever Vaccine


MD, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

BA, Dartmouth College

Residency, Internal Medicine, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

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