Giovanni Schifitto, M.D., M.S.

Giovanni Schifitto, M.D., M.S.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 673
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-3052
Fax: (585) 276-1870


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Recent Journal Articles

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2010 Feb 2
Simpson DM, Schifitto G, Clifford DB, Murphy TK, Durso-De Cruz E, Glue P, Whalen E, Emir B, Scott GN, Freeman R, . "Pregabalin for painful HIV neuropathy: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial." Neurology. 2010 Feb 2; 74(5):413-20.
2010 Feb
Cohen RA, Harezlak J, Schifitto G, Hana G, Clark U, Gongvatana A, Paul R, Taylor M, Thompson P, Alger J, Brown M, Zhong J, Campbell T, Singer E, Daar E, McMahon D, Tso Y, Yiannoutsos CT, Navia B. "Effects of nadir CD4 count and duration of human immunodeficiency virus infection on brain volumes in the highly active antiretroviral therapy era." Journal of neurovirology. 2010 Feb; 16(1):25-32.
2010 Jan 15
Eggert D, Dash PK, Gorantla S, Dou H, Schifitto G, Maggirwar SB, Dewhurst S, Poluektova L, Gelbard HA, Gendelman HE. "Neuroprotective activities of CEP-1347 in models of neuroAIDS." The Journal of immunology : official journal of the American Association of Immunologists. 2010 Jan 15; 184(2):746-56. Epub 2009 Dec 04.
2009 Jul 17
Marra CM, Zhao Y, Clifford DB, Letendre S, Evans S, Henry K, Ellis RJ, Rodriguez B, Coombs RW, Schifitto G, McArthur JC, Robertson K, . "Impact of combination antiretroviral therapy on cerebrospinal fluid HIV RNA and neurocognitive performance." AIDS. 2009 Jul 17; 23(11):1359-66.
2009 Apr
Schifitto G, Zhong J, Gill D, Peterson DR, Gaugh MD, Zhu T, Tivarus M, Cruttenden K, Maggirwar SB, Gendelman HE, Dewhurst S, Gelbard HA. "Lithium therapy for human immunodeficiency virus type 1-associated neurocognitive impairment." Journal of neurovirology. 2009 Apr; 15(2):176-86.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Neurology, General Neurology (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Imaging Sciences (SMD)


Vascular Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology


M.S. | Medical Management | University of Rochester Simon Graduate School of Business2009
BS | Arts & Sciences | University of Toronto1989
MD | Medicine | Universita' Degli Studi di Milano1988

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Fellowship in Neurology at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry07/01/1994 - 06/30/1996
Residency in Neurology at University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry09/01/1992 - 06/30/1994
Residency in Neurology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine07/01/1991 - 06/30/1992
Internship in Internal Medicine at Brookdale Hospital Medical Center07/01/1990 - 06/30/1991