Ghinwa K. Dumyati, M.D.

Ghinwa K. Dumyati, M.D.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 689
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 224-3087
Fax: (585) 442-7936
Administrative: (585) 224-3075


The biographical information for Ghinwa K. Dumyati, M.D. is not currently available.

Awards & Honors (National)

Effect of Different Disinfectants on Clostridium difficile Spores 1st place | American College of Physicians Associate Meeting | Baltimore, MD 1988

Awards & Honors (Local)

Platinum award for Team Excellence | Greater Rochester Quality Council | Rochester, NY 2014
Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Award | Nominated | Rochester, NY 2012
Infection Prevention Week Award | APIC 2007

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 42 available »

2015 May 21
Thompson ND, Edwards JR, Bamberg W, Beldavs ZG, Dumyati G, Godine D, Maloney M, Kainer M, Ray S, Thompson D, Wilson L, Magill SS. "Estimating central line-associated bloodstream infection incidence rates by sampling of denominator data: A prospective, multicenter evaluation." American journal of infection control. 2015 May 21; Epub 2015 May 21.
2015 Feb 26
Lessa FC, Mu Y, Bamberg WM, Beldavs ZG, Dumyati GK, Dunn JR, Farley MM, Holzbauer SM, Meek JI, Phipps EC, Wilson LE, Winston LG, Cohen JA, Limbago BM, Fridkin SK, Gerding DN, McDonald LC. "Burden of Clostridium difficile infection in the United States." The New England journal of medicine. 2015 Feb 26; 372(9):825-34.
2014 Oct 8
Magill SS, Edwards JR, Beldavs ZG, Dumyati G, Janelle SJ, Kainer MA, Lynfield R, Nadle J, Neuhauser MM, Ray SM, Richards K, Rodriguez R, Thompson DL, Fridkin SK, . "Prevalence of antimicrobial use in US acute care hospitals, May-September 2011." JAMA. 2014 Oct 8; 312(14):1438-46.
2014 Sep
Concannon C, van Wijngaarden E, Stevens V, Dumyati G. "The effect of multiple concurrent central venous catheters on central line-associated bloodstream infections." Infection control and hospital epidemiology. 2014 Sep; 35(9):1140-6. Epub 2014 Jul 28.
2014 Sep
Lessa FC, Mu Y, Winston LG, Dumyati GK, Farley MM, Beldavs ZG, Kast K, Holzbauer SM, Meek JI, Cohen J, McDonald LC, Fridkin SK. "Determinants of Clostridium difficile Infection Incidence Across Diverse United States Geographic Locations." Open forum infectious diseases. 2014 Sep; 1(2):ofu048. Epub 2014 Jul 28.

Current Appointments

Associate Professor - Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases (SMD) - Primary


Infectious Disease - American Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine


MD | Medicine | Lebanon-Sch Med Amer U Beirut1985
BS | Biology | Lebanon - Non-Medical School1981

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Infectious Diseases at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1989 - 06/30/1993
Residency in Internal Medicine at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1988 - 06/30/1989
Residency in Internal Medicine at Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland07/01/1986 - 06/30/1988