Dr. Darren R. Linkin MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Darren Linkin is an infectious disease specialist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and has been in practice for 17 years. He is one of 42 doctors at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and one of 21 at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1997–2000

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 2000–2003

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Class of 1997

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Infectious Disease

PA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

The evolving landscape of healthcare-associated infections: recent advances in prevention and a road map for research.
Safdar, N.,Anderson, D. J.,Braun, B. I.,Carling, P.,Cohen, S.,Donskey, C.,Drees, M.,Harris, A.,Henderson, D. K.,Huang, S. S.,Juthani-Mehta, M.,Lautenbach, E.,Linkin, D. R.,Meddings, J.,Miller, L. G.,Milstone, A.,Morgan, D.,Sengupta, S.,Varman, M.,Yokoe, D.,Zerr, D. M.

Opinions and attitudes of participants in a randomized controlled trial examining the efficacy of SMS reminders to enhance antiretroviral adherence: a cross-sectional survey.
Reid, M. J.,Dhar, S. I.,Cary, M.,Liang, P.,Thompson, J.,Gabaitiri, L.,Steele, K.,Mayisela, S.,Dickinson, D.,Friedman, H.,Linkin, D. R.,Steenhoff, A. P.

A multifaceted intervention to reduce rates of catheter-associated urinary tract infections in a resource-limited setting.
Tillekeratne, L. G.,Linkin, D. R.,Obino, M.,Omar, A.,Wanjiku, M.,Holtzman, D.,Cohn, J.

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