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Michael N. Braffman, M.D.

Professor of Clinical Medicine
Attending Physician , Infectious Diseases Service, Pennsylvania Hospital
Medical Director, Clinical Effectiveness and Quality Improvement, Pennsylvania Hospital
Chairman, Department of Medicine, Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Pennsylvania Hospital
800 Spruce Street
Department of Medicine, 1 Pine West
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 215-829-5105
Fax: 215-829-7129
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 1976.
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 1980.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1980-1981.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1981-1983.
Chief Medical Resident, Department of Medicine, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, 1983-1984.
Fellow, Infectious Diseases Section, Department of Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1984-1986.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, 1983.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, 1990.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, 2000.
American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases, 2010.
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Selected Publications

Ricketty A, Cleri D, Braffman M, Sigh S, Moser R, Vernaleo J.: : Cough, Wheeze, and a Pruritic Rash After a Trip to Africa. Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice 19(2): 117-120, March 2011.

Deirmengian, C., Greenbaum, J., Stern, J., Braffman, M., Lotke, P., Booth, R.E., & Lonner, J.H.: Open Debridement of Acute Gram-Positive Infections After Total Knee Arthroplasty. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research(416), 129-34, 2003.

Gopal, K., Hudson, I., Ludmir, J., Braffman, M., Ewing, S., Bavaria, J., Wong, K., & Bridges, C.: Homograft Aortic Root Replacement During Pregnancy. Annals of Thoracic Surgery 74(1): 243-5, 2002.

Schindler, N., Callegaro, K.D., Dougherty, M.J., Diehl, J., Modi, K.H., & Braffman, M.N.: Melioidosis Presenting as an Infected Intrathoracic Subclavian Artery Pseudoaneurysm Treated by Femoral Vein Interposition Graft. Journal of Vascular Surgery 35(3): 569-72, 2002.

Braffman, M.N.: Pneumonia. HIV Infection in Primary Care. Buckley, R.M., Gluckman, S.J. (eds.). W.B. Saunders Company, 2002.

Dornadula, G., Nunnari, G., Vanella, M., Roman, J., Babinchak, T., DeSimone J., Stern, J., Braffman, M., Zhang, H., & Pomerantz, R.J.: Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1-Infected Persons with Residual Disease and Virus REservoirs on SUppressive Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Can Be Stratified in Relevant Virologic and Immunologic Subgroups. Journal of Infectious Disease 183(11): 1682-7, 2001.

Kroliewicki, A. & Braffman, M.N.: Continuous Infusion Acyclovir for server varicella. New England Journal of Medicine 337: 203-4, 1997 Notes: Letter.

Drew, W.L., Ives, D., Lalezari, J.P., Crumpacker, C., Follansbee, S.E., Spector, S.A., Benson, C.A., Friedberg, D.N., Hubbard, L., Stempien, M.J., Shadman, A., Buhles, W. : Oral ganciclovir as maintenance treatment for cytomegalovirus retinitis in patients with AIDS: Syntex Cooperative Oral Ganciclovir Study Group. New England Journal of Medicine 333: 615-20, 1995.

Stern, J.J., Pietroski, N.A., Buckley, R.M., Braffman, M.N., & Rinaldi, M.: Parenteral and oral fluconazole for acute cryptococcal meningitis in AIDS: Experinece with 13 patients. Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 26(7-8): 876-882, 1992.

MacGregor, R.R., Morgan, A.S., Graziani, A.L., Pietroski, N.A., Frank, I., Braffman, M.N., Stern, J.J., & Buckley, R.M. : Efficacy and Tolerance of Intermittent vs. Daily Cotrimoxazole for PCP prophylaxis in HIV-positive patients. American Journal of Medicine 92(2): 227-229, 1992.

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