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Neil O. Fishman, MD

Neil O. Fishman, MD Physician

Associate Chief Medical Officer, University of Pennsylvania Health System
Chief Patient Safety Officer
Associate Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Fishman is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Neil O. Fishman

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Medicine
    • Infectious Diseases

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Infectious Disease, 1990
  • Internal Medicine, 1986

Clinical Expertise:

  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Health (LGBT)

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
  • 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
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: Temple University Hospital
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Memberships

Guidelines for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Healthcare (a collaborative effort between the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee, and others. Final report to be published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, and Morbidity Mortality Weekly Reports), National Infectious Diseases Society of America, National National Institutes of Health, National National Institutes of Health, National Pennsylvania Safety Authority, Local Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Fishman is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

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

Research

Selected Publications:

Cluzet VC, Gerber JS, Nachamkin I, Metlay JP, Zaoutis TE, Davis MF, Julian KG, Linkin DR, Coffin SE, Margolis DJ, Hollander JE, Bilker WB, Han X, Mistry RD, Gavin LJ, Tolomeo P, Wise JA, Wheeler MK, Hu B, Fishman NO, Royer D, Lautenbach E: Risk factors for recurrent colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in community-dwelling adults and children Infection control and hospital epidemiology 36 (7): 786-93,2015.

Cluzet VC, Gerber JS, Nachamkin I, Metlay JP, Zaoutis TE, Davis MF, Julian KG, Royer D, Linkin DR, Coffin SE, Margolis DJ, Hollander JE, Mistry RD, Gavin LJ, Tolomeo P, Wise JA, Wheeler MK, Bilker WB, Han X, Hu B, Fishman NO, Lautenbach E: Duration of Colonization and Determinants of Earlier Clearance of Colonization With Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Clin Infect Dis 60 (10): 1489-96,2015.

Cluzet VC, Lautenbach E, Nachamkin I, Cary MS, Fishman NO, Shih NN C, Morales KH, Linkin DR: Risk factors for gyrA and parC mutations in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Infection control and hospital epidemiology 36 (4): 387-93,2015.

Klompas M, Diekema DJ, Fishman NO, Yokoe DS: Ebola Fever: reconciling planning with risk in U.S. Hospitals Annals of internal medicine 161 (10): 751-2,2014.

Yokoe DS, Anderson DJ, Berenholtz SM, Calfee DP, Dubberke ER, Ellingson KD, Gerding DN, Haas JP, Kaye KS, Klompas M, Lo E, Marschall J, Mermel LA, Nicolle LE, Salgado CD, Bryant K, Classen D, Crist K, Deloney VM, Fishman NO, Foster N, Goldmann DA, Humphreys E, Jernigan JA, Padberg J, Perl TM, Podgorny K, Septimus EJ, VanAmringe M, Weaver T, Weinstein RA, Wise R, Maragakis LL: A compendium of strategies to prevent healthcare-associated infections in acute care hospitals: 2014 updates Infection control and hospital epidemiology 35 Suppl 2 (8): S21-31,2014.

Mehta Jimish M, Haynes Kevin, Wileyto E Paul, Gerber Jeffrey S, Timko Daniel R, Morgan Steven C, Binkley Shawn, Fishman Neil O, Lautenbach Ebbing, Zaoutis Theoklis: Comparison of prior authorization and prospective audit with feedback for antimicrobial stewardship. Infection control and hospital epidemiology : the official journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America 35 (9): 1092-9,2014.

Baillie CA, Epps M, Hanish A, Fishman NO, French B, Umscheid CA: Usability and impact of a computerized clinical decision support intervention designed to reduce urinary catheter utilization and catheter-associated urinary tract infections Infection control and hospital epidemiology 35 (9): 1147-55,2014.

Yokoe Deborah S, Anderson Deverick J, Berenholtz Sean M, Calfee David P, Dubberke Erik R, Ellingson Katherine D, Gerding Dale N, Haas Janet P, Kaye Keith S, Klompas Michael, Lo Evelyn, Marschall Jonas, Mermel Leonard A, Nicolle Lindsay E, Salgado Cassandra D, Bryant Kristina, Classen David, Crist Katrina, Deloney Valerie M, Fishman Neil O, Foster Nancy, Goldmann Donald A, Humphreys Eve, Jernigan John A, Padberg Jennifer, Perl Trish M, Podgorny Kelly, Septimus Edward J, VanAmringe Margaret, Weaver Tom, Weins: A Compendium of Strategies to Prevent Healthcare-Associated Infections in Acute Care Hospitals: 2014 Updates American journal of infection control 42 (8): 820-8,2014.

Hamilton Keith W, Fishman Neil O: Antimicrobial stewardship interventions: thinking inside and outside the box Infectious disease clinics of North America 28 (2): 301-13,2014.

Han JH, Bilker W B, Nachamkin I, Zaoutis TE, Coffin SE, Linkin DR, Hu B, Tolomeo P, Fishman NO, Lautenbach E: The Effect of a Hospital-Wide Urine Culture Screening Intervention on the Incidence of Extended-Spectrum ß-Lactamase-Producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella Species Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 34 (11): 1160-6,2013.

Academic Contact Info

706 Penn Tower
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 349-8592
Fax: (215) 614-1968
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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