Deena Altman

Deena Altman, MD

  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Medicine, Infectious Diseases
  • ASSISTANT PROFESSOR | Genetics and Genomic Sciences

Specialty:

Infectious Disease

Research Topics:

Bacterial Genetics, Drug Resistance, Genomics, Infectious Disease, Microbiology, Staphylococcus Aureus, Translational Research, Virulence Genes

Dr. Altman is an Internal Medicine physician, sub-specializing in Infectious Diseases. Her research focuses on Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) pathogenesis, epidemiology, and genomics. She began her study of S. aureus during Internal Medicine residency at New York University and carried her work to fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, where she investigates the capabilities of genomics to delineate both intra- and inter-host adaptation. She is the initiator and Project Lead of the collaborative Pathogen Surveillance Program (PSP) which uses genomics to define bacterial diversity at the Mount Sinai Health System.

Certifications

American Board of Internal Medicine

Education

MD, Ben Gurion University

Residency, Internal Medicine, Bellevue Hospital Center

Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, Mount Sinai Hospital

Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, Mount Sinai Hospital

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