Roberto Posada, MD
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases
- ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | Medical Education
Specialties:Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Dr. Roberto Posada is Associate Professor in the Divisions of Infectious Diseases and Medical Education in the Jack and Lucy Clark Department of Pediatrics of the Kravis Children's Hospital and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Originally from Colombia where he attended medical school, Dr. Posada trained in pediatrics and pediatric infectious diseases at Montefiore Hospital (Albert Einstein College of Medicine) before joining the faculty at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. Since 2001, he has served as the director of the pediatric and young adult HIV program at Mount Sinai’s Jack Martin Fund Clinic, which provides comprehensive primary and specialty care to people living with HIV or at risk of acquiring HIV. Together with his colleagues in the division of pediatric HIV, he also cares for children with common pediatric infections, as well as those with complicated or unusual infections, including immunocompromised children with cancer, transplant recipients, children with fever of unknown source, and children suspected of having infections acquired abroad.
In addition to his clinical interests, Dr. Posada is co-director of the Medical Microbiology course and a faculty advisor for medical students at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and he is the director of the fellowship training program in pediatric infectious diseases. He is a member of the Pediatric Infectious Disease Society and the Infectious Disease Society of America and has published on a variety of topics, including pediatric HIV and infections in transplant recipients.
- Congenital Infections
- Infections In Patients With Cancer
- Infections In Patients With Primary Immunodeficiency
- Infections In Transplant Recipients
- Kawasaki Disease
- Lyme Disease
- Other Respiratory Infections
- Prolonged Fever Or Fever Of Unknown Origin
- Recurrent Fever
- Recurrent Skin Infections
- Septic Arthritis
- Severe Skin Infections
- Urinary Tract Infection
MD, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Residency, Pediatrics, Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship, Peds Infectious Dis., Montefiore Medical Center
John M, Gondolesi G, Herold B, Kaufman S, Fishbein T, Posada R. Impact of Surveillance Stool Culture Guided Selection of Antibiotics in the Management of Pediatric Small Bowel Transplant Recipients. . Pediatr Transplantation 2006 March; 10(2): 198-204.
Madan R, Campbell A, Shust G, Kahn A, Wistinghausen B, Posada R, Kerkar N, Shneider B, Emre S, Herold B. A hybrid strategy for the prevention of cytomegalovirus-related complications in pediatric liver transplantation recipients. . Transplantation 2009 May; 15(87): 1318-24.
Weisfeld-Adams J, Frank Y, Havalad V, Hojsack J, Posada R, Kaicker S, Wistinghausen B. Diagnostic Challenges in a Child with Familial Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis Type 3 (FHLH3) Presenting with Fulminant Neurologic Disease. . Childs Nerv Syst 2009 February; 25(2): 153-9.
Abuali M, Arnon R, Posada R. An update on immunizations before and after transplantation in the pediatric solid organ transplant recipient. . Pediatr Transplant 2011 December; 15(8): 770-7.
Jao J, Sigel K, Chen K, Rodriguez-Caprio G, Posada R, Shust G, Wisnivesky J, Abrams E, Sperling R. Small for gestational age birth outcomes in pregnant women with perinatally acquired HIV. . AIDS 2012 April; 24(26): 855-9.
Shust G, Jao J, Rodriguez-Caprio G, Posada R, Chen K, Averitt A, Sperling R. Salvage Regimens Containing Darunavir, Etravirine, Raltegravir, or Enfuvirtide in Highly Treatment-Experienced Perinatally Infected Pregnant Women. . Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society 2013;.
Morris L, Posada R, Hickman C, Latner D, Singh T, Rautenberg A, Jao J, Bellini W, Sperling R. Susceptibility to Measles Among Perinatally HIV-Infected Adolescents and Young Adults. Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society 2013;.
Kowalsky S, Arnon R, Posada R. Prevention of cytomegalovirus following solid organ transplantation: A literature review. . Pediatr Transplant 2013 September; 17(6).
Morris L, Kouya F, Kwalar R, Pilapil M, Saito K, Palmer N, Posada R, Tih P, Welty T, Jao J. Factors associated with inconsistent condom use in adolescents with negative or unknown HIV status in Northwest Cameroon. . AIDS Care 2014 May; 27: 1-6.
Shust G, Posada R, Sampson H. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in Infants, Children and Adolescents, in Mount Sinai Expert Guides. . Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2015; Wiley Blackwell.