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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 employed by Penn Medicine.

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About Dr. Neil O. Fishman

Recognized by America's Top Doctors for 2015

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2011 - 2018

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Infectious Diseases

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Infectious Disease, 1990
  • Internal Medicine, 1986

Clinical Expertise:

  • AIDS
  • Anal Pap Smear
  • Antiretroviral Salvage Therapy
  • Aspergillosis
  • Bone Infection (Osteomyelitis)
  • C. Difficile (Clostridium Difficile Diarrhea)
  • Cellulitis
  • Encephalitis
  • Fever of Unknown Origin
  • Flu (Influenza)
  • Flu Shot Vaccination
  • Fungal Meningitis
  • Fungemia
  • Genital Warts (Condyloma Acuminatum)
  • Gonorrhea
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis A Vaccination
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis B Vaccination
  • Hepatitis C
  • Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV)
  • Histoplasmosis
  • HIV and AIDS
  • HPV Vaccination
  • Human Papilloma Virus
  • Japanese Encephalitis Vaccination
  • Joint Infection
  • Lyme Disease
  • Lymphogranuloma Venereum
  • Malaria
  • Measles Vaccination
  • Meningitis
  • Meningitis Vaccination
  • Menningococcal Vaccine
  • MMR Vaccine
  • Mycobacterium
  • Mycobacterium Avium Complex
  • Mycoplasma
  • Mycosis
  • Parasitic Diseases
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonia Vaccination
  • Polio Vaccination
  • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis
  • Prosthetic Joint Infection
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Rabies Vaccination
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)
  • Shingles
  • Shingles Vaccination
  • Staph Infection
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Syphilis
  • Transplant Related Infection
  • Travel Medicine
  • Travel Vaccination
  • Travelers' Diarrhea
  • Tropical Medicine
  • Tuberculosis (TB)
  • Tuberculosis Testing
  • Typhoid Fever Vaccination
  • Viral Encephalitis
  • Viral Meningitis
  • Wound Infection
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination
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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
  • Oscar Health Plan of PA
  • 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: 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 employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

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

Research

Selected Publications:

Giannini HM, Ginestra JC, Chivers C, Draugelis M, Hanish A, Schweickert WD, Fuchs BD, Meadows L, Lynch M, Donnelly PJ, Pavan K, Fishman NO, Hanson CW, Umscheid CA: A Machine Learning Algorithm to Predict Severe Sepsis and Septic Shock: Development, Implementation, and Impact on Clinical Practice Crit Care Med : 2019.

Doernberg SB, Abbo LM, Burdette SD, Fishman NO, Goodman EL, Kravitz GR, Leggett JE, Moehring RW, Newland JG, Robinson PA, Spivak ES, Tamma PD, Chambers HF: Essential Resources and Strategies for Antibiotic Stewardship Programs in the Acute Care Setting Clin Infect Dis 67 (8): 1168-1174,2018.

Ma GK, Pegues DA, Kochman ML, Alby K, Fishman NO, Saunders M, Grous C, Dempsey DT, Ginsberg GG: Implementation of a systematic culturing program to monitor the efficacy of endoscope reprocessing: outcomes and costs Gastrointest Endosc 87 (1): 104-109.e3,2018.

Septimus EJ, Coopersmith CM, Whittle J, Hale CP, Fishman NO, Kim TJ: Sepsis National Hospital Inpatient Quality Measure (SEP-1): Multistakeholder Work Group Recommendations for Appropriate Antibiotics for the Treatment of Sepsis Clin Infect Dis 65 (9): 1565-1569,2017.

Scarpato SJ, Timko DR, Cluzet VC, Dougherty JP, Nunez JJ, Fishman NO, Hamilton KW: An Evaluation of Antibiotic Prescribing Practices Upon Hospital Discharge Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 38 (3): 353-355,2017.

Cluzet VC, Gerber JS, Metlay JP, Nachamkin I, 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: The Effect of Total Household Decolonization on Clearance of Colonization With Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 37 (10): 1226-33,2016.

Morgan DJ, Croft LD, Deloney V, Popovich KJ, Crnich C, Srinivasan A, Fishman NO, Bryant K, Cosgrove SE, Leekha S: Choosing Wisely in Healthcare Epidemiology and Antimicrobial Stewardship Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 37 (7): 755-60,2016.

Barlam TF, Cosgrove SE, Abbo LM, MacDougall C, Schuetz AN, Septimus EJ, Srinivasan A, Dellit TH, Falck-Ytter YT, Fishman NO, Hamilton CW, Jenkins TC, Lipsett PA, Malani PN, May LS, Moran GJ, Neuhauser MM, Newland JG, Ohl CA, Samore MH, Seo SK, Trivedi KK: Implementing an Antibiotic Stewardship Program: Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Clin Infect Dis 62 (10): e51-77,2016.

Barlam TF, Cosgrove SE, Abbo LM, MacDougall C, Schuetz AN, Septimus EJ, Srinivasan A, Dellit TH, Falck-Ytter YT, Fishman NO, Hamilton CW, Jenkins TC, Lipsett PA, Malani PN, May LS, Moran GJ, Neuhauser MM, Newland JG, Ohl CA, Samore MH, Seo SK, Trivedi KK: Executive Summary: Implementing an Antibiotic Stewardship Program: Guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America Clin Infect Dis 62 (10): 1197-202,2016.

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 Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 36 (7): 786-93,2015.

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