Division of Infectious Diseases | NYU Grossman Long Island School of Medicine | NYU Langone Health

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Division of Infectious Diseases

We provide outstanding patient care and medical training and participate in innovative clinical research.

In the Division of Infectious Diseases, part of the Department of Medicine at NYU Grossman Long Island School of Medicine, our mission is to provide outstanding patient care; demonstrate excellence in teaching of fellows, residents, and medical students; and participate in innovative clinical research.

Infectious Diseases Education

Led by Diane H. Johnson, MD, division chief, our faculty serve as mentors and resources to residents and medical students, and we offer a two-year Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)–accredited fellowship in infectious diseases.

Infectious Disease Fellowship

Based at NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island, the Infectious Disease Fellowship offers comprehensive training in this rewarding and rapidly evolving field. Our fellowship is the first infectious diseases training program on Long Island, and our fellows gain wide-ranging expertise through a curriculum of clinical experiences, structured didactics, extensive one-on-one teaching, and opportunities to present research.

Infectious Diseases Research

Our faculty are active participants in clinical research with a focus on quality and patient safety. Under the direction of Martin Bäcker, MD, NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island is a site of NYU Langone’s Vaccine Center and participates in groundbreaking vaccine trials, including trials for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Infectious Diseases Clinical Services

Our specialists provide a range of specialized clinical services, including the following:

  • inpatient infectious disease consultations
  • outpatient consultative care
  • outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT) management for people receiving outpatient intravenous therapy
  • longitudinal care for people with HIV infection
  • transplant infectious disease services

Infectious Diseases Faculty

Diane H. Johnson, MD
Martin Bäcker, MD
Sigridh A. Muñoz-Gomez, MD
Andrew B. Fleming, MD
John I. Hogan, MD
Bruce W. Polsky, MD

Contact Us

If you have questions about the Division of Infectious Diseases, please email Carole Salvato, academic coordinator, at Carole.Salvato@NYULangone.org or 516-663-2842.