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Mindy G. Schuster, MD

Mindy G. Schuster, MD Physician

Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Schuster is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Mindy G. Schuster

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's May 2002 Top Docs issue

Clinical Specialties


  • Infectious Diseases

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Infectious Disease, 1992

Clinical Expertise:

  • Blood Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Infectious Diseases

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine South Pavilion, 4th Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

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

Education and Training

Medical School: Yale University School of Medicine
Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American College of Physicians, National Infectious Disease Society of America, National Organ Transplant Infection Detection Project--Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (TRANSNET), National The College of Physicians of Philadelphia, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Schuster is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Young JA, Logan BR, Wu J, Wingard JR, Weisdorf DJ, Mudrick C, Knust K, Horowitz MM, Confer DL, Dubberke ER, Pergam SA, Marty FM, Strasfeld LM, Brown JW, Langston AA, Schuster MG, Kaul DR, Martin SI, Anasetti C; Blood and Marrow Transplant Clinical Trials Network Trial 0201.: Infections after Transplantation of Bone Marrow or Peripheral Blood Stem Cells from Unrelated Donors. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Feb;22(2):359-70 22 (2): 359-70,2016.

Peter G. Pappas, Carol A. Kauffman, David R. Andes, Cornelius J. Clancy, Kieren A. Marr, Luis Ostrosky-Zeichner, Annette C. Reboli, Mindy G. Schuster, Jose A. Vazquez, Thomas J. Walsh, Theoklis E. Zaoutis, and Jack D. Sobel: Executive Summary: Clinical Practice Guideline for the Management of Candidiasis: 2016 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America Clinical Infectious Disease 62 : 409-417,2016.

Vincent Lo Re III, Mindy Schuster: Evaluating Hepatitis B Virus Reactivation During Solid Tumor Chemotherapy: Evidence to Guide Pretreatment Hepatitis B Screening and Prophylaxis Annals of Internal Medicine 164 (1): 64-5,2016.

McCarty TP, Baddley JW, Walsh TJ, Alexander BD, Kontoyiannis DP, Perl TM, Walker R, Patterson TF, Schuster MG, Lyon GM, Wingard JR, Andes DR, Park BJ, Brandt ME, Pappas PG; TRANSNET Investigators.: Phaeohyphomycosis in transplant recipients: Results from the Transplant Associated Infection Surveillance Network (TRANSNET). Medical Mycology 53 (5): 440-446,2015.

Banerjee S, Peck KN, Feldman MD, Schuster MG, Alwine JC, Robertson ES.: Identification of fungal pathogen in a patient with acute myelogenous leukemia using a pathogen detection array technology. Cancer Biology and Therapy In press : 2015.

Young JH, Logan BR, Wu J, Wingard JR, Weisdorf DJ, Mudrick C, Knust K, Horowitz MM, Confer Dl, Dubberke ER, Pergam SA, Marty FM, Strasfeld LM, Brown JM, Langston AA, Schuster MG, Kaul DR, Martin SI, Anasetti C.: Infections Following Transplantation of Bone Marrow or Peripheral-Blood Stem Cells from Unrelated Donors Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation in press : 2015.

Leon, C, Ostrosky-Zeichner L, Schuster M: Candida colonization and infection in the critically ill. Intensive Care Medicine In Press : 2014.

Horn DL, Freifeld AG, Schuster MG, Nkechi EA, Franks B, Kauffman CA: Treatment and Outcomes of Invasive Fusariosis: Review of 65 Cases from the PATH Alliance® Registry Mycoses 57 (11): 652-58,2014.

Kauffman CA, Freifeld AG, Andes DR, Baddley JW, Herwaldt L, Walker RC, Alexander BD, Anaissie EJ, Benedict K, Ito JI, Knapp KM, Lyon GM, Marr, KA, Morrison VA, Park BJ, Patterson TF, Schuster MG, Chiller TM, Pappas PG: Endemic fungal infections in solid organ and hematopoietic cell transplant recipients enrolled in the Transplant Associated Infection Surveillance Network (TRANSNET) Transplant Infectious Disease 16 (2): 213-224,2014.

Ostrosky-Zeichner, Shoham, S, Vasquez J, Reboli A, Betts R,Barron M, Schuster M, Judson MA, Revanker SG, Caeiro JP, Mangino JE,Mushatt D, Bedimo R, Freifeld A, Nguyen MH, Kauffman CA, Dismukes WE.: MSG-01: A randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial of caspofungin prophylaxis followed by pre-emptive therapy for invasive candidiasis in high-risk adults in the critical care setting. Clinical Infectious Disease 58 (9): 1219-1226,2014.

Academic Contact Info

University of Pennsylvania
Infectious Diseases Division
3 Silverstein, Suite E
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-4645
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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