Rosemary Soave, M.D.
Infectious Disease
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Rosemary Soave, M.D.

Infectious Disease

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Gender: Female
Language: English


Specialties and Expertise


  • Infectious Disease


  • AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)
  • Cyclosporiasis
  • Infections In Organ Transplant Patients


Associate Professor of Medicine.  Following her graduation from Cornell University Medical College, Dr. Soave completed training in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases at Cornell.  She was Chief Medical Resident at MSKCC 1979-80. She subsequently studied the enteric infections of HIV infected patients with a particular emphasis on the immunopathogenesis, detection, and treatment of cryptosporidiosis and other coccidial diseases. Dr. Soave subsequently expanded her clinical and research interests to include the epidemiology, diagnosis, treatment and immunopathogenesis of selected viral, fungal and bacterial infections in hematopoietic stem cell and solid organ transplant recipients She provides expert comprehensive infectious diseases care to patients receiving autologous and allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, as well recipients of renal, pancreatic, and liver allografts. Dr. Soave is currently studying the epidemiology, immunopathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of viral infections complicating solid organ and bone marrow transplantation including HHV-6, BKV, CMV and the respiratory viruses.   She is also conducting a clinical trial of Fludase for parainfluenza infection in the immunocompromised host.


Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

Top Doctors
Rosemary Soave, M.D. has been named one of America's Top Doctors by Castle Connolly. Across 65 medical specialties, 404 Weill Cornell Medicine physicians have been awarded this designation.

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Board Certifications

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

Clinical and Academic Positions

  • Associate Attending Physician - NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine - Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University

Education and Training

  • M.D., Cornell University Medical College, 1976


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 - Medicare
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee Managed Care Plan
  • Aetna Weill Cornell Employee PPO Plan
  • Aetna-NYP - EPO/POS
  • Affinity Access
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • 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 - Medicare
  • WellCare of NY

Locations and Appointments

External Relationships

External Relationships

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