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Kap Sum Foong, MD Accepting New Patients LGBTQ+ Health LGBTQ+ Health

Programs + Specialties
Training + Education Universiti Sains Malaysia; Residency: Crozer Chester Medical Center
Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine at St. Louis / Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Board Certifications Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases
NPI # 1376958215
Gender Male
Accepted Insurances View Accepted Insurances at Tufts Medical Center

Tufts Medical Center
260 Tremont St.
Biewend 3
Boston, MA 02111
Phone #: 617-636-7010
Fax #: 617-636-8525
Melrose-Wakefield Hospital
585 Lebanon St.
Melrose, MA 02176

2019 Jonathan Freeman Scholarships awardee

Foong KS, Mabayoje M, AlMajali A. Clinical Impact of Non-invasive Plasma Microbial Cell-free Deoxyribonucleic Acid Sequencing for the Diagnosis and Management of Pneumocystis jirovecii Pneumonia: A Single-Center Retrospective Study. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2022; 9(12):ofac652. PMID: 36578518

Foong KS, Munigala S, Kern-Allely S, Warren DK. Blood culture utilization practices among febrile and/or hypothermic inpatients. BMC Infect Dis. 2022; 22(1):779. PMID: 36217111

Foong KS, Sung A, Burnham J, Kronen R, Lian Q, Salazar Zetina A, Hsueh K, Charlotte L, Powderly W, Spec A. Risk Factors Predicting Candida Infective Endocarditis in Patients with Candidemia. Med Mycol. 2020; 58(5):593-9. PMID: 31613365

Foong KS, Munigala S, Jackups Jr. R, Yarbrough ML, Burnham CD, Warren DK. The Incidence and Diagnostic Yield of Repeat Urine Culture in Hospitalized Patients: An Opportunity for Diagnostic Stewardship. J Clin Microbiol. 2019; 57(10):e00910-19. PMID: 31391227.

Foong KS, Carlson AL, Munigala S, Burnham CD, Warren DK. Clinical Impact of Revised Cefepime Breakpoints in Patients with Enterobacteriaceae Bacteremia. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2019; 6(8):ofz341. PMID: 31660387

Foong KS, Casabar E, Warren DK. Incidence and Etiology of Fever following Seasonal Influenza Vaccination in Hospitalized Patients. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 2019; 40(2):235-7. PMID: 30522531

Foong KS, Hsueh K, Bailey TC, Luong L, Iqbal A, Hoehner C, Connor L, Casabar E, Lane M, Burnett Y, Ritchie D, Krekel T, Newland H, Weilmuenster L, Heuring B, Durkin MJ, Hamad Y. A Cluster of Cefepime-induced Neutropenia during Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy. Clin Infect Dis. 2019; 69(3):534-7. PMID: 30590400

Helms JM, Ansteatt KT, Roberts JC, Kamatam S, Foong KS, Labayog JS, Tarantino MD. Severe, Refractory Immune Thrombocytopenia Occurring After SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine. J Blood Med. 2021; 12:221-4. PMID: 33854395

Book Chapter
Foong KS, Babcock H. Vaccination of Healthcare Personnel. Hospital Epidemiology and Infection Control. 5th ed. Wolters Kluwer; 2020.

Infectious Diseases Society of America, Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America