Dr. Karen T Tashima MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Karen Tashima is an infectious disease specialist in Providence, Rhode Island. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Miriam Hospital and Rhode Island Hospital. She received her medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 26 years. She is one of 13 doctors at Miriam Hospital and one of 15 at Rhode Island Hospital who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Education & Medical Training

New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia Campus
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1988 - 1991

Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1991 - 1995

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Family Medicine

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified in Sports Medicine

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

FL State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACP), American College of Physicians

Publications & Presentations

Photo quiz. Disseminated Rhodocuccus equi infection.
Alonso, P., Tashima, K. T., Goldstein, I. J.

Verbal memory declines more rapidly with age in HIV infected versus uninfected adults.
Seider, T. R.,Luo, X.,Gongvatana, A.,Devlin, K. N.,de la Monte, S. M.,Chasman, J. D.,Yan, P.,Tashima, K. T.,Navia, B.,Cohen, R. A.

Factors Associated with Variability in Rifampin Plasma Pharmacokinetics and the Relationship between Rifampin Concentrations and Induction of Efavirenz Clearance.
Kwara, A.,Cao, L.,Yang, H.,Poethke, P.,Kurpewski, J.,Tashima, K. T.,Mahjoub, B. D.,Court, M. H.,Peloquin, C. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West 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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