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Michael Z. David, MD, PhD

Michael Z. David, MD, PhD Physician

Director, Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Program Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Dr. David is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Infectious Diseases

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Infectious Disease, 2009
  • Internal Medicine, 2004

Clinical Expertise:

  • Bacterial Infections
  • Bone Infection (Osteomyelitis)
  • Cellulitis
  • Epidemiology
  • Hospital Epidemiology
  • Hospital-Acquired Infections
  • Infectious Skin Disorders
  • MRSA Infections
  • Multi-drug Resistant Organisms (MDROs)
  • Multiple Drug Resistance
  • Musculoskeletal Infection
  • Mycobacterial Infections
  • Skin Infections
  • Soft Tissue Infection
  • Staph Infection
  • Tuberculosis (TB)

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: Yale University
Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellowship: University of Chicago Medical Center

Memberships

Antibiotic Resistance Leadership Group, National European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID), International Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), National International Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (ISAC), International Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA), National The Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES), National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. David is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Medicine Rittenhouse Long-Term Acute Care Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Research

Description of Research Expertise:

Molecular epidemiology
Infectious diseases epidemiology
Antimicrobial resistance
Infection control
MRSA epidemiology

Selected Publications:

David MZ: MRSA community pneumonia: A global perspective on resistance Lancet Infect Dis 16 (12): 1309-10,2016.

Alam T, Reed T, Sieth J, Kumar N, Miller LG, Eells S, Boyle-Vavra S, Daum RS, David MZ: Transmission and microevolution of USA300 MRSA in U.S. households: Evidence from whole-genome sequencing mBio 6 (2): e00054-15,2015.

David MZ, Dryden M, Gottlieb T, Tattevin P, Gould IM: Recently approved new antibacterials for Gram positive bacteria: The shock of the new Int J Antimicrob Agents 50 (3): 303-307,2017.

Azarian T, Petty L, Steinbeck J, Michel A, Yin Z, Boyle-Vavra S, Daum RS, David MZ: Intrahost evolution of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 among individuals with reoccurring skin and soft-tissue infections J Infect Dis 214 (6): 895-905,2016.

Carrel M, Perencevich E, David MZ: USA300 methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, United States, 2000-2013 Emerg Infect Dis 21 (11): 1973-80,2015.

Alegre ML, Chen L, David MZ, Bartman C, Boyle-Vavra S, Kumar N, Chong AS, Daum RS: Impact of Staphylococcus aureus USA300 colonization and skin infections on systemic immune responses in humans J Immunol 197 (4): 1118-1126,2016.

David MZ, Siegel JD, Henderson J, Leos G, Lo K, Porsa E, Schumm P, Boyle-Vavra S, Daum RS: A randomized, controlled trial of chlorhexidine-soaked cloths to reduce methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus carriage prevalence in an urban jail Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 35 (12): 1466-73,2014.

Miller LG, Eells SJ, Taylor AR, David MZ, Ortiz N, Zychowski D, Kumar N, Cruz D, Boyle-Vavra S, Daum RS: Staphylococcus aureus skin infection recurrences among household members: An examination of host, behavioral, and pathogen level predictors Clin Infect Dis 60 (5): 753-63,2015.

Shah N, McNulty M, Greenberg JA, Riddell J, Gregg KS, Mangino JE, Weber D, Hebert CL, Marzec NS, Barron MA, Chaparro-Rojas F, Restrepo A, Hemmige V, Prasidthrathsint K, Cobb S, Herwaldt L, Raabe V, Cannavino C, Green Hines A, Bares S, Antiporta PB, Scardina T, Patel U, Reid G, Mohazabnia P, Kachhdiya S, Le BM, Park CJ, Ostrowsky B, Robicsek A, Smith BA, Schied J, Bhatti MM, Mayer S, Sikka M, Murphy-Aguilu I, Patwari P, Abeles SR, Torriani FJ, Abbas Z, Doktor K, Chakrabarti A, Doblecki-Lewis S, Looney DJ: Bacterial and viral co-infections complicating severe influenza: Incidence and impact among 507 U.S. patients, 2013-14 J Clin Virol 80 : 12-19,2016.

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Academic Contact Info

423 Guardian Drive
707 Blockley Hall

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 573-3244
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)