David P. Calfee, M.D., M.S.
Infectious Disease
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David P. Calfee, M.D., M.S.

Infectious Disease

Gender: Male
Language: English
Insurance: 41 accepted  View

Credentials

Specialties

  • Infectious Disease

Expertise

  • Healthcare-Associated Infection

Qualifications

Board Certifications

  • Genetic Counseling
  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical & Academic Positions

  • Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education & Training

  • M.S., University of Virginia, 2000
  • M.D., West Virginia University School of Medicine, 1995
  • B.A., West Virginia University, 1991

Research

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Personal Statement

Dr. David Calfee received a BA in Biology from West Virginia University.  He also received his medical degree from West Virginia University.  He then completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the University of Virginia. He received an MS in Health Evaluation Sciences (Epidemiology) from the University of Virginia. During fellowship, Dr. Calfee received additional training in healthcare epidemiology and infection control.  He currently serves as the Chief Hospital Epidemiologist for NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. His research interests are in the areas of healthcare-associated infections and antimicrobial resistance.

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

The following represents most of the managed care plans accepted by this physician. If your insurance carrier does not appear here please contact the physician’s office as they may have individual contracts not included on this site.

* indicates this physician is no longer accepting new patients with this insurance plan.

  • AETNA - PPO
  • AETNA - Medicare
  • AETNA - HMO
  • Aetna - Weill Cornell - POS
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Blue Priority Network
  • CIGNA
  • Emblem (HIP) Medicare Essential Network
  • Emblem Select Care
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - PPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X Enhanced
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Mediblue (Senior)
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - Pathway X
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - EPO
  • Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield - HMO
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus
  • Empire Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield HealthPlus - CHP
  • Fidelis Care
  • GHI - CBP
  • Health First
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicare
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP) - Medicaid
  • Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans - Metro/Core/Charter
  • Oxford Health Plans - Medicare Advantage
  • Oxford Health Plans - Freedom
  • Oxford Health Plans - Liberty
  • Rockefeller University - CoreSource
  • UHC Compass
  • United Empire
  • United Health Care - Medicare
  • United Health Care
  • United Health Care - Community Plan
  • VNSNY CHOICE - Medicare
  • VNSNY CHOICE - HMO
  • WellCare Health Plans

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Deputy Editor, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 2002-2007

Editorial Advisory Board, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, 2007-present

Chair, Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Committee, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), 2006-2008.

Fellow, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), 2012

Fellow, Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), 2012

Infection Prevention Champion Award, Greater New York Chapter of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), December 2012