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David R. Snydman, MD, FACP, FIDSA, FAST accepting new patients


Programs + Specialties
Research Interests Transplantation infectious diseases, epidemiologic aspects of infectious diseases, cytomegalovirus infections, hospital infections, antimicrobial resistance, anaerobic resistance and probiotics
Training + Education University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Centers for Disease Control; Tufts Medical Center
Board Certifications Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine
NPI # 1942311337
Gender Male

Locations + Directions

Tufts Medical Center
Biewend Building, 3rd Floor
800 Washington St.
Box 238
Boston, MA 02111
Fax #: 617-636-8525
Phone #: 617-636-5788

Honors + Awards

1998-2016, Americas Best Doctor’s Selection
2015, Walter E. Stamm Mentor Award from Infectious Disease Society of America
2012-2015, "Top Doctor," Boston Magazine
2013, The George A. Jacoby, MD Visiting Professor and Lecturer, Lahey Clinic Medical Center
2012, "Top Doctor," U.S. News & World Report
2011, The Ninth Harold C. Neu, MD Visiting Professor at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University School of Medicine
2011, Raymond A. Koff, MD Honarary Lecture at MetroWest Medical Center
2009, Distinguished Faculty Lecture at Tufts University School of Medicine Alumni Meeting
2007, Fellowship, American College of Physicians
2004, Co-recipient of Emanuel Wolinsky Award given by IDSA/CID as an author for the Best Article Published in Clinical Infectious Diseases in 2003
2004, Distinguished Faculty Award, Tufts University School of Medicine
2003, Ken Kaplan, MD Clinician award from the Massachusetts Chapter of the Infectious Diseases Society of America
2002, Pfizer Visiting Scholar to Emory University School of Medicine
1998-2012, Americas Best Doctor’s Selection
1998, The Milton O. and Natalie V. Zucker Faculty Research Award of Tufts University School of Medicine and Sackler School of Graduate Medical Sciences
1994, Citation from Massachusetts Biologic Laboratories for Development of Cytomegalovirus Immune Globulin
1990, Fellowship Teaching Award (created in 1990 by ID Fellows)
1989, Elected to Fellowship of Infectious Disease Society of America
1979-1982, Teaching and Research Scholar of the American College of Physicians
1978-1979, Bristol Fellowship of the Infectious Disease Society of America
1972, Dr. A.O.J. Kelly Prize

Publications + National Presentations

1. Alraddadi B, Nierenberg NE, Price LL, Chow JK, Poutsiaka DD, Rohrer RJ, Cooper JT, Freeman R, Snydman DR. Characteristics and outcome of neutropenia in liver transplantation. Liver Transplant 2015: PMID: 26336061

2. Doron S, Hibberd PL, Goldin B, Thorpe C, McDermott L, Snydman DR. Effect of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG Administration on Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus Colonization in Adults with Comorbidities. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Aug;59(8):4593-9. PMID: 26014940; PMCID: PMC4505284.

3. Doron S, Snydman DR. Risk and safety of probiotics. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 May 15;60 Suppl 2:S129-34. PubMed PMID: 25922398; PMCID: PMC4490230.

4. Dunne MW, Talbot GH, Boucher HW, Wilcox M, Puttagunta S. Safety of Dalbavancin in the Treatment of Skin and Skin Structure Infections: A Pooled Analysis of Randomized, Comparative Studies. Drug Saf. 2015 Dec 29. PMID: 26715497.

5. Gardiner BJ, Snydman DR. Editorial Commentary: Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction in Lung Transplant Recipients: Another piece of the puzzle. Clin Infect Disease 2015: 26565009

6. Miescher SM, Huber TM, Kuhne M, Lieby P, Snydman DR, Vensak JL, Berger M. In vitro evaluation of cytomegalovirus-specific hyperimmune globulins vs. standard intravenous immunoglobulins. Vox Sang 2015; 109(1):71-8. PMID: 25766313

7. Muldoon EG, Switkowski K, Tice A, Snydman DR, Allison GM. A national survey of infectious disease practitioners on their use of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy (OPAT). Infect Dis (Lond). 2015 Jan;47(1):39-45. PMID: 25415655.

8. Reich JA, Goodstein ME, Callahan SE, Callahan KM, Crossley LW, Doron SI, Snydman DR, Nasraway SA Jr. Physician report cards and rankings yield long-lasting hand hygiene compliance exceeding 90%. Crit Care. 2015 Aug 14;19:292. PMID: 26271619; PMCID: PMC4536705.

9. Snydman DR, McDermott LA, Jacobus NV, Thorpe C, Stone S, Jenkins SG, Goldstein EJ, Patel R, Forbes BA, Mirrett S, Johnson S, Gerding DN. A US based national sentinel surveillance study for the epidemiology of clostridium difficile associated diarrheal isolates and their susceptibility to Fidaxomicin. Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2015; 59(10):6437-43. PMID: 26239985

View all Dr. Snydman’s publications on PubMed.

Professional Memberships

Fellow, Infectious Disease Society of America
Fellow, The American College of Physicians
Fellow, American Society of Transplantation
Transplantation Society
American Medical Association
Massachusetts Medical Society
American Society for Microbiology

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