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Todd D Barton, M.D.

Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Attending Physician, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Senior Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Training Program, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Associate Chief of Infectious Diseases, Clinical Affairs, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Interim Director, MacGregor Infectious Diseases Clinic, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3 Silverstein, Suite E
Hospital of the University Pennsylvania
Philadelphia,, PA 19104-4283
BA (English / Chemistry)
Swarthmore College, 1992.
University of Rochester School of Medicine, 1997.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1997-1998.
Resident in Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1998-2000.
Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2000-2001.
Fellow, Division of Infectious Diseases, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2001-2003.
Diplomat in Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010.
Diplomat in Infectious Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2013.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

transplant-related infectious disease
clinical infectious disease
medical education

Selected Publications

Volkman KM, Barton TD, Colby K, Goldberger ZD, White AA: Stranger than fiction J Hospital Med 10(5): 314-17, May 2015.

Longworth SA, Blumberg EA, Barton TD, Vinnard C: Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections after solid organ transplantation: a survival analysis Clin Microbiol Infect 21(1): 43-7, Jan 2015.

Longworth SA, Vinnard C, Lee I, Sims KD, Barton TD, Blumberg EA: Risk factors for nontuberculous mycobacterial infections in solid organ transplant recipients: a case control study Transpl Infect Dis Page: 76-83, Feb 2014.

Blyth D, Lee I, Sims KD, Gasink LB, Barton TD: Risk factors and clinical outcomes of cytomegalovirus disease occurring more than one year post solid organ transplantation. Transpl Infect Dis 14(2): 149-55, Apr 2012.

Mascitti KB, Gerber JS, Zaoutis TE, Barton TD, Lautenbach E: Preferred treatment and prevention strategies for recurrent community-associated methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus skin and soft-tissue infections: a survey of adult and pediatric providers. American Journal of Infection Control 38(4): 324-8, May 2010.

Vinnard C, Barton TD, Jerud E, Blumberg EA: A report of HHV-6 associated encephalitis in a solid organ transplant recipient and a review of previously published cases Liver Transpl 15(10): 1242-6, Oct 2009.

Shiley KT, Gasink LB, Barton TD, Pfeiffenberger P, Olthoff KM, Blumberg EA: Increased incidence of cytomegalovirus infection in high-risk liver transplant recipients receiving valganciclovir prophylaxis versus ganciclovir prophylaxis. Liver Transpl 15(8): 963-7, Aug 2009.

Linkin DR, Fishman NO, Landis JR, Barton TD, Gluckman S, Kostman J, Metlay JP: Effect of communication errors during calls to an antimicrobial stewardship program Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28(12): 1374-81, Dec 2007

Barton TD, Blumberg EA, Doyle A, Ahya VN, Ferrenberg JM, Brozena SC, Limaye AP: A prospective cross-sectional study of BK virus infection in non-renal solid organ transplant recipients with chronic renal dysfunction. Transpl Infect Dis 8(2): 102-7, Jun 2006.

Sims KD, Barton TD: Group B streptococcal toxic shock syndrome in an asplenic patient: case report and literature review. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 25(3): 208-10, Mar 2006.

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Last updated: 10/06/2015
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