The Transplant-Oncology Infectious Diseases Program at Stony Brook Hospital offers clinical expertise in the prevention and management of infectious complications in oncology, solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplant patients as well as patients receiving immune-biologic therapies.
The Immunocompromised Host Infectious Disease Rotation
Clinical training activities includes an inpatient consult service, which consists of dedicated Infectious disease faculty with transplant ID training and experience, an ID fellow and a clinical pharmacist. Fellows spend at least 3 months/year on the Immunocompromised host rotation to care for complex patients undergoing biologic, oncologic therapies, stem cell and solid organ transplantation.
The Transplant-Oncology Infectious Disease Service.
Our Transplant-Oncology ID outpatient service provides the following consultation services:
- Full assessments of transplant candidates, focusing on infection risks and prevention.
- Consults for management and prevention of infectious disease management and prevention in transplant patients and donors.
- Assessment and management of infections in oncologic patients receiving chemotherapy and/or immunotherapy.
- Evaluation and management of patients whom are planned for or receiving biologic therapies.
- Management of Left ventricular assist device (LVAD) infection.