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. 53 available »

2016 Dec
Epstein L, Stone ND, LaPlace L, Harper J, Lynfield R, Warnke L, Whitten T, Maloney M, Melchreit R, Rodriguez R, Quinlan G, Concannon C, Dumyati G, Thompson DL, Thompson N. "Comparison of Data Collection for Healthcare-Associated Infection Surveillance in Nursing Homes." Infection control and hospital epidemiology. 2016 Dec; 37(12):1440-1445. Epub 2016 Oct 03.
2016 Aug 26
Novosad SA, Sapiano MR, Grigg C, Lake J, Robyn M, Dumyati G, Felsen C, Blog D, Dufort E, Zansky S, Wiedeman K, Avery L, Dantes RB, Jernigan JA, Magill SS, Fiore A, Epstein L. "Vital Signs: Epidemiology of Sepsis: Prevalence of Health Care Factors and Opportunities for Prevention." MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report. 2016 Aug 26; 65(33):864-9. Epub 2016 Aug 26.
2016 Apr 1
Langley G, Hao Y, Pondo T, Miller L, Petit S, Thomas A, Lindegren ML, Farley MM, Dumyati G, Como-Sabetti K, Harrison LH, Baumbach J, Watt J, Van Beneden C. "The Impact of Obesity and Diabetes on the Risk of Disease and Death due to Invasive Group A Streptococcus Infections in Adults." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 2016 Apr 1; 62(7):845-52. Epub 2015 Dec 23.
2016 Feb
Nguyen DB, See I, Gualandi N, Shugart A, Lines C, Bamberg W, Dumyati G, Harrison LH, Lesher L, Nadle J, Petit S, Ray SM, Schaffner W, Townes J, Njord L, Sievert D, Thompson ND, Patel PR. "Completeness of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bloodstream Infection Reporting From Outpatient Hemodialysis Facilities to the National Healthcare Safety Network, 2013." Infection control and hospital epidemiology. 2016 Feb; 37(2):205-7. Epub 2015 Nov 11.
2016 Jan 1
Epstein L, Mu Y, Belflower R, Scott J, Ray S, Dumyati G, Felsen C, Petit S, Yousey-Hindes K, Nadle J, Pasutti L, Lynfield R, Warnke L, Schaffner W, Leib K, Kallen AJ, Fridkin SK, Lessa FC. "Risk Factors for Invasive Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection After Recent Discharge From an Acute-Care Hospitalization, 2011-2013." Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America. 2016 Jan 1; 62(1):45-52. Epub 2015 Sep 03.

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Center for Community Health


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