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Karam C. Mounzer, MD

Clinical Professor of Medicine
Attending Physician, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Department: Medicine

Contact information
Philadelphia Fight
1233 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Office: 215-790-1788
Fax: 215-732-5490
Education:
Bachelor (Experimental Sciences and French Literature)
College Notre Dame de Jamhour, Beirut, Lebanon, 1985.
MD (Pre-Med & Med combined)
Saint Joseph University, Faculty of Medicine, Beirut, Lebanon , 1992.
Post-Graduate Training
Internal Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 1992-1993.
Residency, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School , 1993-1995.
Infectious Diseases Fellowship, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School , 1995-1997.
Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine , 1995.
Diplomate, American Board of Infectious Diseases , 1997.
ABIM Internal Medicine, 2015.
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Description of Research Expertise

Clinical Development of new antiretroviral agents

Description of Clinical Expertise

Treatment of Multi drug Resistant HIV virus, HIV-HCV co-infection

Description of Other Expertise

Suboxone Clinic for HIV infected opioid-addicted patients

Selected Publications

Hsu R, Brunet L, Fusco J, Mounzer K, Vannappagari V, Henegar C, van Wyk J, Curtis L, Lo J, Fusco G: Risk of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus after Antiretroviral Therapy Initiation in Individuals Living with HIV in the United States Session Name: HIV Complications: Cardiovascular, Metabolic, and other Complications IDWeek Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC October 2019.

Leila B. Giron1, Irena Trbojevic-Akmacic2, Kenneth M. Lynn1, Surya Vadrevu1, Alitzel Anzurez1, Karam Mounzer3, Philip J. Norris4, Alan Landay5, Thomas Premeaux6, Gordan Lauc7, Cecilia Shikuma6, Luis Montaner1, Lishomwa C. Ndhlovu6, Mohamed Abdel-Mohsen1: HOST GLYCOMIC DETERMINANTS OF HIV-ASSOCIATED NEUROCOGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT DURING THERAPY. 2019 Annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) September 2019.

McComsey GA, Eron JJ, Santiago S, Mounzer K, Moyle G, Vanig T, Sax PE, Althoff KA, Milligan S, Marks M, Elion RA: “WEIGHT GAIN DURING TREATMENT AMONG 3,468 TREATMENT-EXPERIENCED ADULTS WITH HIV" 2019 Annual Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) Boston, MA September 2019.

Papasavvas E, Azzoni L, Kossenkov AV, Dawany N, Morales KH, Fair M, Ross BN, Lynn K, Mackiewicz A, Mounzer K, Tebas P, Jacobson JM, Kostman JR, Showe L, Montaner LJ: NK Response Correlates with HIV Decrease in Pegylated IFN-α2a-Treated Antiretroviral Therapy-Suppressed Subjects. J Immunol 203(3): 705-717, Aug 2019.

Mounzer et al.: TDF/FTC pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) from 2012 to 2018 in the OPERA cohort 10th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS 2019), Mexico City, Mexico July 2019.

Ashare RL, Thompson M, Serrano K, Leone F, Metzger D, Frank I, Gross R, Hole A, Mounzer K, Collman RG, Wileyto EP, Schnoll R: Placebo-controlled randomized clinical trial testing the efficacy and safety of varenicline for smokers with HIV. Drug Alcohol Depend Page: 26-33, Jul 2019.

Mounzer et al: TDF/FTC pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) from 2012 to 2018 in the OPERA cohort 10th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS Mexico City, Mexico July 2019.

Mounzer, et al: Gastrointestinal Disorders Following Initiation of Dolutegravir, Elvitegravir, Raltegravir or Darunavir. 10th IAS Conference on HIV Science (IAS Mexico City, Mexico July 2019.

Ashare RL, Thompson M, Leone F, Metzger D, Gross R, Mounzer K, Tyndale RF, Lerman C, Mahoney MC, Cinciripini P, George TP, Collman RG, Schnoll R: Differences in the rate of nicotine metabolism among smokers with and without HIV. AIDS 33(6): 1083-1088, May 2019.

Schnoll RA, Thompson M, Serrano K, Leone F, Metzger D, Frank I, Gross R, Mounzer K, Tyndale RF, Weisbrot J, Meline M, Collman RG, Ashare RL: Brief Report: Rate of Nicotine Metabolism and Tobacco Use Among Persons With HIV: Implications for Treatment and Research. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 80(2): e36-e40, Feb 2019.

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Last updated: 10/18/2019
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