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Joseph A. DeSimone, Jr., MD

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1015 Chestnut Street
Suite 1020
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 955-7785
(215) 955-9362 fax

Medical School

Hahnemann University School of Medicine - 1994

Residency

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Fellowship

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Board Certification

Internal Medicine
Infectious Disease

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Expertise & Research Interests

Dr. DeSimone is the Fellowship Director of Infectious Disease and is predominantly involved with the inpatient consultative service. He is also participating in several HIV-related clinical trials, and supervises fellows in the outpatient setting.

Publications

Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Photo quiz: Fatal septicemia in an immunocompromised patient
  2. The effects of a pharmacist-delivered patient education programme on retention in human immunodeficiency virus care: A pilot study
  3. Hepatitis B reverse seroconversion in a patient with well controlled HIV infection: A case report and a review of the literature
  4. Dolutegravir: A new integrase strand transfer inhibitor for the treatment of HIV - An alternative viewpoint
  5. Dolutegravir: A new integrase strand transfer inhibitor for the treatment of HIV
  6. Erratum: Dolutegravir: A new integrase strand transfer inhibitor for the treatment of HIV (Pharmacotherapy (2014) 34:5 (506-520))
  7. Rothia mucilaginosa prosthetic device infections: A case of prosthetic valve endocarditis
  8. Candida cerebral abscesses: A case report and review of the literature
  9. Fatal case of Weeksella virosa sepsis
  10. Clostridium septicum panophthalmitis complicated by meningitis: A case report and review of the literature
  11. Prevalence of obstructive lung disease in HIV population: A cross sectional study
  12. Osteomyelitis of the jaw: A retrospective analysis
  13. Candidemia complicated by endophthalmitis: A prospective analysis
  14. Bloodstream infections in hospitalized adults with sickle cell disease: A retrospective analysis
  15. Anti-HIV-1 microbicides - 'Chemical condoms' designed to limit the scourge of the HIV-1 pandemic
  16. Attenuation of HIV-1 infection by other microbial agents
  17. Antiretroviral therapy in the developing world
  18. Molecular Diagnostic Techniques and Other Tests for Direct Detection of HIV
  19. Successful desensitization to enfuvirtide after a hypersensitivity reaction in an HIV-1-infected man.
  20. Treatment of Mycobacterium avium Complex Immune Reconstitution Disease in HIV-1-Infected Individuals