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

Infectious Disease

Profile Photo of David P. Calfee, M.D., M.S.
Gender: Male
Language: English

About

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.

Specialties and Expertise

Specialties

  • Infectious Disease

Expertise

  • Healthcare-Associated Infection

Research

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

Credentials

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Genetic Counseling
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease)

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Professor of Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Professor of Population Health Sciences - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

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

Insurance

Insurance Plans Accepted

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

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

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

External Relationships

External Relationships

Relationships and collaborations with for-profit and not-for profit organizations are of vital importance to our faculty because these exchanges of scientific information foster innovation. As experts in their fields, WCM physicians and scientists are sought after by many organizations to consult and educate. WCM and its faculty make this information available to the public, thus creating a transparent environment.

No External Relationships Reported