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Transplant Infectious Diseases Specialist

Northwell Health Physician Partners
New York, New York
Closing date
May 24, 2025

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Infectious Disease
Full Time
Position Type

The Transplant Center at Northwell Health s North Shore University Hospital is seeking a Transplant Infectious Diseases Specialist for a Clinical/Academic position joining a team of physicians focused on the care of immunocompromised patients serving Long Island, NY.

This exciting position includes the opportunity to lead a Transplant Infectious Diseases Stewardship program in conjunction with Transplant Infectious Diseases pharmacists. Participation and productivity in research are desired as well given the opportunity to develop a Clinical Research and mentorship program focused on solid organ transplantation research at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research.

As part of a large multidisciplinary team, you will provide comprehensive care to solid organ transplant candidates and heart, lung, liver, and kidney transplant recipients, as well as patients with ventricular assist devices and hematological malignancies requiring stem cell transplantation. Our team is committed to the training and education of future providers and leaders in the field of infectious diseases. Our faculty is known for our teaching excellence amongst medical students, residents and fellows, and our staff holds leadership positions in local, regional, and national organizations.

With the inception of the Transplant Institute at Northwell Health led by Dr. Nabil Dagher, we have unified our efforts to lead multi-organ transplantation in New York. The collaboration between Dr. Dagher s team and Dr. Esther Benamu, Director of Transplant Infectious Disease at Northwell Health, ushers in a new era in transplantation, where the multidisciplinary approach underscores the importance of comprehensive, patient-centered care. With cutting-edge facilities and a world-class medical team, the institute is poised to provide life-saving solutions for patients in need of liver and other organ transplants. Northwell Health has the fastest growing liver transplant program in the country and the fastest growing multi-organ transplant program in the NY Metro Area.

Training/Licensure requirements:

  • Medical Degree from an Accredited University
  • Board Certified in Infectious Diseases
  • New York State Medical License
  • Transplant Infectious Diseases training and clinical experience in a transplant program.

The successful candidate can expect to:

  • Join a rapidly growing multi-organ transplant program with 241 transplants in 2022 and more than 363 in 2023 and projected to perform over 400 transplants in 2024.
  • Have inpatient and outpatient clinical responsibilities focused on TID.
  • Participate in transplant selection meetings, antibiotic stewardship, infection control and quality improvement activities.
  • Participate in the creation, updating and implementation of ID related policies and guidelines focused on transplanted and immunocompromised patients.
  • Have an academic appointment with the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra University and participate in teaching house staff, residents, and fellows.
  • Have collaborative research opportunities at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research.

Northwell Health is New York State s largest health care provider and private employer, with 21 hospitals, over 850 outpatient facilities and more than 16,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 80,000 employees 18,900 nurses and 4,900 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners are working to change health care for the better. We re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit and follow us @NorthwellHealth on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

We continually recruit a diverse physician workforce to meet the needs of the diverse patients we seek to serve; as a result, our Health System is proudly ranked Diversity Inc s #1 Hospital and Health System. We fully understand that diversity is integral for our institutional excellence and a means to attaining health equity. As a result, our diversity and inclusion efforts are a part of everything we do, from education to clinical care, to research, to physician well-being. For more information and resources regarding our initiatives, please visit our Center for Equity of Care,


For further details or to apply, please e-mail the Office of Physician Recruitment at:

Full-time clinical base compensation at Northwell Health ranges from $125K to $750K, which is impacted by various factors, including but not limited to physician specialty, level of experience, quality of care, academic accomplishments, patient experience and productivity. The base compensation range listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future.

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