Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr is an infectious disease specialist in New York, New York and is affiliated with Harlem Hospital Center. She received her medical degree from Cairo University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 34 years. She is one of 5 doctors at Harlem Hospital Center who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Hospital Affiliation

Harlem Hospital Center

Education & Medical Training

Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center
Residency, General Practice, 1976 - 1977

Cabrini Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1977 - 1979

VA Medical Center (New York NY)
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1979 - 1980

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1980 - 1983

Cairo University School of Medicine
Class of 1975

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Infectious Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

NY State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2010

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2011

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2013

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2010

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2011

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2012

Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program, National Committee for Quality Assurance
2013

Elected Member, Institute of Medicine
2009

Publications & Presentations

Antiretroviral therapy recommendations for the global community: aspiration versus reality.
Phillips, A. N.,Munderi, P.,Revill, P. A.,El-Sadr, W. M.,Lundgren, J. D.

Can a peer-based intervention impact adherence to the treatment of latent tuberculous infection?
Hirsch-Moverman, Y.,Colson, P. W.,Bethel, J.,Franks, J.,El-Sadr, W. M.

Antiretroviral therapy for prevention of HIV and tuberculosis: a promising intervention but not a panacea.
McNairy, M. L.,Howard, A. A.,El-Sadr, W. M.

See all 15 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Healthfirst New York
  • HIP of New York - Select PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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