Dr. Debra A Tristram MD Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Debra Tristram is a pediatric infectious disease specialist in Albany, New York and is affiliated with Vidant Medical Center. She received her medical degree from Albany Medical College and has been in practice for 32 years. Dr. Tristram accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 2 doctors at Vidant Medical Center who specialize in Pediatric Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist: General Pediatric Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

SUNY Upstate Medical University
Residency, Pediatrics, 1982–1987

Albany Medical College
Class of 1982

State University of New York at Albany
Other Training, 1976

SUNY Health Science Center
Other Training, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 1985–1987

Children's Hospital of Buffalo
Other Training, Pediatric Infectious Dis., 1989–1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 27 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 20 years in Pediatric Infectious Diseases

NC State Medical License

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FAAP), American Academy of Pediatrics

America's Top Pediatricians, Consumer's Research Council of America
2006

Housestaff Teaching Award
1985

Medical Student Summer Research Grant
1979

Beta Beta Beta Honor Society
1975

Dean's Honor Roll
1974

Phi Zeta Kappa Honor Society
1973

President's List
1972

National Honor Society
1971

Publications & Presentations

"Pediatric HIV symposium; how kids are really different "
2012 3 1

"HIV MTCT issues for the 21st century"
2011 11 1

"IDSA update 2011"
2011 11 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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