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Michelle V. Lisgaris, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University

Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine

Email : michelle.lisgaris@uhhospitals.org
Office Phone : 216.844.1709
Fax : 216.844.1632
Appointments : 216.844.8500
Outpatient Clinic : Mather Pavilion & Special Immunology Unit


  • B.A. : Chemistry & Psychology, Case Western Reserve University, 1986-1990
  • M.D. : Case Western Reserve University, 1991-1995
  • Internship and Residency : Internal Medicine, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1995-1998
  • Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, University Hospitals of Cleveland, 1998-2001

Clinical Interests

  • General infectious diseases

Research Interests

Dr. Lisgaris' research interests currently involve epidemiologically relevant investigations in the areas of infection control and most recently HIV infection in women

Selected References

  • Chemaly RF, de Parres JB, Rehm SJ, Adal KA, Lisgaris MV, Katz-Scott DS, Curtas S, Gordon SM, Steiger E, Olin J, Longworth DL.Venous thrombosis associated with peripherally inserted central catheters: a retrospective analysis of the Cleveland Clinic experience. Clin Infect Dis. 2002 May 1;34(9):1179-83.
  • Nadeau L, Salata R, Lisgaris M, Goldman M, Cowen R, Armitage K. Does Limiting Fluoroquinolone Use in the Treatment of Community-Acquired Infections Prevent Resistance Among Gram Negative Rods?. Infectious Disease in Clinical Practice 2002 June; 11(5): 271-275.
  • Lisgaris MV. The Occurrence and Prevention of Infections Associated with Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. Curr Inf Dis Reports 2003. 5:108-113.
  • Hamza NS, Lisgaris MV, Yadavalli G, Nadeau L, Fox R, Fu P, Lazarus HM, Koc ON, Salata RA, Laughlin MJ. Kinetics of myeloid and lymphocyte recovery and infectious complications after unrelated umbilical cord blood versus HLA-matched unrelated donor allogeneic transplantation in adults. Br J Haematol. 2004 Feb;124(4):488-98.