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Natalie E. Nierenberg, MD, MPH Accepting New Patients Virtual Appointments Available

Programs + Specialties
Training + Education Tulane Medical School; University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio; Tufts Medical CEnter
Board Certifications Internal Medicine, Infectious Disease
NPI # 1386829422
Gender Female
Accepted Insurances View Accepted Insurances at Tufts Medical Center

Tufts Medical Center
Rehabilitation Building, 1st Floor (Wound Center)
800 Washington St.
Box 238
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-7761
Fax #: 617-636-3198

Allison GM, Muldoon EG, Kent D, Paulus JK, Ruthazer R, Ren A, Snydman DR. Prediction Model for 30-day Hospital Readmissions among Patients Discharged Receiving Outpatient Parenteral Antibiotic Therapy (OPAT). Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Dec 19. PMID:24357220

Doron S, Boucher HW. Antibiotics for skin infections: new study design and a step toward shorter course therapy. JAMA. 2013 Feb 13;309(6):609-11. PMID:23403687

Jarrett OD, Wanke CA, Ruthazer R, Bica I, Isaac R, Knox TA. Metabolic syndrome predicts all-cause mortality in persons with human immunodeficiency virus. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2013 May;27(5):266-71. PMID:23651103

McMahon JH, Elliott JH, Bertagnolio S, Kubiak R, Jordan MR. Viral suppression after 12 months of antiretroviral therapy in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review. Bull World Health Organ. 2013 May 1;91(5):377-385E. PMID:23678201

M. Jordan, J. Winsett, A. Tiro, V. Bau, R. Berbara, C. Rowley, N. Bellosillo, C. Wanke and E. Coakley, "HIV Drug Resistance Profiles and Clinical Outcomes in Patients with Viremia Maintained at Very Low Levels,"World Journal of AIDS, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2013, pp. 71-78. doi: 10.4236/wja.2013.32010.

Muldoon EG, Epstein L, Logvinenko T, Murray S, Doron SI, Snydman DR. The impact of cefepime as first line therapy for neutropenic fever on Clostridium difficile rates among hematology and oncology patients. Anaerobe. 2013 Dec;24:79-81. PMID:24140078

Trotter AB, Hong SY, Srikantiah P, Abeyewickreme I, Bertagnolio S, Jordan MR. Systematic review of HIV drug resistance in Southeast Asia. AIDS Rev. 2013 Jul-Sep;15(3):162-70. PMID:24002200

Volpe GE, Tang AM, Polak JF, Mangili A, Skinner SC, Wanke CA. Progression of carotid intima-media thickness and coronary artery calcium over 6 years in an HIV-infected cohort. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2013 Sep 1;64(1):51-7. PMID:23945252

Weston A, Boucher HW. Early high-dose daptomycin for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infections with elevated vancomycin minimum inhibitory concentrations: ready for prime time? Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Jun;56(11):1570-2. PMID:23449271

Weston A, Caldera K, Doron S. Surgical care improvement project in the value-based purchasing era: more harm than good? Clin Infect Dis. 2013 Feb;56(3):424-7. PMID:23143099

Weston A, Epstein L, Davidson LE, Demaria A Jr, Doron S. The impact of a Massachusetts state-sponsored educational program on antimicrobial stewardship in acute care hospitals. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2013 Apr;34(4):437-9. PMID:23466920

Allison GM, Muldoon EG, Kent DM, Paulus JK, Ruthazer R, Ren A, Snydman DR. Prediction model for 30-day hospital readmissions among patients discharged receiving outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Mar;58(6):812-9. PubMed PMID: 24357220; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3935501.

Boucher HW, Wilcox M, Talbot GH, Puttagunta S, Das AF, Dunne MW. Once-weekly dalbavancin versus daily conventional therapy for skin infection. N Engl J Med. 2014 Jun 5;370(23):2169-79. PubMed PMID: 24897082.

Dinh, D., Volpe, G., Duffalo, C., Bhalchandra, S., Tai, AK, Kane, AV, Wanke, CA and Ward, HD The Intestinal Microbiota, Microbial Translocation and Systemic Inflammation in Chronic HIV Infection. J Infect Dis 2015 211:19-27. doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiu409. Epub 2014 Jul 23.

Nierenberg NE, Poutsiaka DD, Chow JK, Cooper J, Price LL, Freeman RB, Rohrer R, Snydman DR. Pretransplant lymphopenia is a novel prognostic factor in cytomegalovirus and noncytomegalovirus invasive infections after liver transplantation. Liver Transpl. 2014 Dec;20(12):1497-507. PubMed PMID: 25205044.

Paranandi A, Asztalos BF, Mangili A, Kuvin J, Gerrior J, Sheehan H, Skinner SC, Tang AM, Wanke CA. Short communication: effects of omega-3 fatty acids on triglycerides and high-density lipoprotein subprofiles in HIV-infected persons with hypertriglyceridemia. AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses. 2014 Aug;30(8):800-5. PubMed PMID: 24988179; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4118719.

Weston A, Golan Y, Holcroft C, Snydman DR. The efficacy of daptomycin versus vancomycin for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream infection in patients with impaired renal function. Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Jun;58(11):1533-9. PubMed PMID: 24642554; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4017894.

Taylor LE, Foont JA, DeLong AK, Wurcel A, Linas BP, Chapman S, Maynard MA, Cu-Uvin S, Mayer KH. The spectrum of undiagnosed hepatitis C virus infection in a US HIV clinic. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2014 Jan;28(1):4-9. PubMed PMID: 24428794; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3894677.

Dr. Nierenberg graduated from undergraduate at Georgetown and went on to get her MD and MPH in International Medicine from the Tulane University School of Medicine and the Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine respectively. While in undergraduate, Dr. Nierenberg started working in developing countries with Project Medishare and Partners in Health and took her first trip to Haiti. This trip became the first of nearly two dozen trips to Haiti so far. On the first trip, Dr. Nierenberg helped set up mobile clinics in remote areas and assisted in training local practitioners to run the clinics. She continued these visits as a medical student, intern, resident and attending physician and has trained many students and residents to continue to the operations. Now, Dr. Nierenberg provides continuing education online and in person for local practitioners in Haiti to enhance sustainability and decrease reliance on volunteer missions.

As an attending physician at Tufts Medical Center, Dr. Nierenberg specializes in transplant infectious disease, the management of device related infections, and is also a wound care specialist in the Center for Vascular Medicine, Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine. In the fall, she will assume the position of Medical Direction for Inpatient Wound Care.