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Kohta Saito, M.D.

Infectious Disease

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Biographical Info

Dr. Kohta Saito, Assistant Professor of Medicine, received his M.D. from Harvard Medical School before going on to complete an Internal Medicine-Pediatrics combined residency program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai. He concurrently completed a Masters of Public Health along the Global Health Track, and was Chief Resident of Internal Medicine-Pediatrics in his final year. He then went on to complete a fellowship in adult Infectious Diseases at Weill Cornell Medicine. He is currently working at WCM in both inpatient and outpatient infectious diseases capacities. When not providing clinical services, his research interests lie in better understanding Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of tuberculosis. He studies different states of the bacterium that allow it to tolerate current antimicrobials, and aims to find new treatment options for tuberculosis.

Honors and Awards

The Potts Memorial Foundation

Benjamin H. Josephson, M.D. Fund

Board Certifications
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease)
American Board of Pediatrics
Languages
English
Education 
  • M.P.H.
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    2015
  • M.D.
    Harvard Medical School
    2009
  • B.A.
    Yale University
    2005
Appointments 
  • Assistant Attending Physician
    NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
  • Charles R. Steinberg, M.D. Clinical Scholar in Infectious Diseases
    Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

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No External Relationships Reported