Thomas Jefferson University
Sidney Kimmel Medical College
Department of Medicine

Zurlo, John

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John Zurlo

John Zurlo, MD

Contact Dr. Zurlo

1015 Chestnut Street
Suite 1020
Philadelphia, PA 19107

(215) 503-8575
(215) 503-2624 fax

Medical School

Albany Medical College - 1983


Internal Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University, 1983-86
Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, 1986-89

Board Certification

Internal Medicine 1986
Infectious Diseases 1988

Hospital Appointment

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

University Appointment

The W. Paul and Ida Havens Professorship of Infectious Diseases
Director, Division of Infectious Diseases

Professional Societies

American College of Physicians
Infectious Diseases Society of America
Pennsylvania Medical Society

Research and Clinical Interests

Research and Clinical Interests
HIV infection – Use of social media as a tool in improving outcomes
Outpatient Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT)
General Infectious Diseases


Most Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

  1. Tocilizumab in the Management of COVID-19: A Preliminary Report
  2. Acceptability of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) among HIV positive smokers
  3. OPT-In For Life: A Mobile Technology–Based Intervention to Improve HIV Care Continuum for Young Adults Living With HIV
  4. Early Infectious Disease Outpatient Follow-up of Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy Patients Reduces 30-Day Readmission
  5. Infectious Diseases Specialty Intervention Is Associated With Better Outcomes Among Privately Insured Individuals Receiving Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy
  6. Transdermal Delivery of Enfuvirtide in a Porcine Model Using a Low-Frequency, Low-Power Ultrasound Transducer Patch
  7. 2018 Infectious diseases society of America clinical practice guideline for the management of outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy
  8. Promising approaches for engaging youth and young adults living with hiv in hiv primary care using social media and mobile technology interventions: Protocol for the spns social media initiative
  9. Preoperative Anemia Is Associated With Failure of Open Debridement Polyethylene Exchange in Acute and Acute Hematogenous Prosthetic Joint Infection
  10. HIV transmission risk behaviors among people living with HIV/AIDS: The need to integrate HIV prevention interventions and public health strategies into HIV care
  11. Pasteurella Species
  12. The intricate relationship of histoplasmosis and sarcoidosis: A case report
  13. Incidence and predictors of vancomycin-associated nephrotoxicity
  14. Human immunodeficiency virus testing behaviors among US adults: The roles of individual factors, legislative status, and public health resources
  15. The roles of social domains, behavioral risk, health care resources, and chlamydia in spatial clusters of US cervical cancer mortality: Not all the clusters are the same
  16. Epstein barré virus-negative diffuse large b-cell lymphoma in an hiv-infected man with a durable complete remission on highly active antiretroviral therapy alone
  17. Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole-induced life-threatening agranulocytosis [2] (multiple letters)
  18. Trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole revisited
  19. Mycobacterium chelonae: Nonhealing leg ulcers treated successfully with an oral antibiotic
  20. Usefulness of gallium67 and indium111 scans in the localization of fever source
  21. Tuberculosis control in health care workers: an algorithmic approach.
  22. Questioning the clinical significance of upper gastrointestinal cytomegalovirus disease following heart transplantation
  23. Effect of Splenectomy on T Lymphocyte Subsets in Patients Infected with the Human Immunodeficiency Virus
  24. Acute retinal pigment epitheliitis and hepatitis C [10]
  25. How useful are cytomegalovirus cultures in patients with HIV infection? [2]