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Geoffrey A. Weinberg, M.D.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-5944

Office: (585) 275-5944

Fax: (585) 273-1104

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Pediatrics

Biography

Dr. Weinberg's practice includes all areas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, with special emphasis on Pediatric HIV/AIDS medicine, clinical immunology (deficiencies of the immune system, immunization (proper use of vaccines to prevent disease), and assessment of recurrent infections and fevers of unknown cause (including pediatric travel medicine/tropical medicine).

He has written nearly 70 textbook chapters and published more than 170 papers in the field of pediatric infectious diseases and immunology.

Professional Background

Dr. Weinberg's practice includes all areas of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, with special emphasis on Pediatric HIV/AIDS medicine, clinical immunology, immunization, laboratory medicine, and assessment of recurrent infections and fevers of unknown cause (including pediatric travel medicine/tropical medicine).

His research is currently funded by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (New Vaccine Surveillance Network), and is focused on the integration of vaccine-preventable enteric and respiratory disease epidemiologic and laboratory surveillance with a goal towards the improvement of vaccine delivery and efficacy

Past work has included clinical trials of new pharmaceuticals, biologics, and vaccines in children and pregnant women infected with HIV (International Maternal, Pediatric, and Adolescent Clinical Trials Network, funded by NIH/NICHD contract). In addition, other research interests include definition of the role of iron in infection, particularly with regards to HIV infection and Pneumocystis carinii infection, vaccine biology, and infectious diseases epidemiology.

He is a member and past Co-Chair of the DHHS/NIH/OARAC Panel on Pediatric Antiretroviral Therapy and Management Guidelines; a consultant to the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute; and a past member of the CDC ACIP RSV Pediatric/Maternal Work Group.

Research

Dr. Weinberg's current research efforts focus on the integration of vaccine-preventable enteric and respiratory disease epidemiologic and laboratory surveillance, with a goal towards the improvement of vaccine delivery and efficacy (New Vaccine Surveillance Network, funded by CDC contract).

Past work has included clinical trials of new pharmaceuticals, biologics, and vaccines in children and pregnant women infected with HIV (International Maternal, Pediatric, and Adolescent Clinical Trials Network, funded by NIH/NICHD contract)

Additional research interests include definition of the role of iron in infection, particularly with regards to HIV infection and Pneumocystis carinii infection, vaccine biology, and infectious diseases epidemiology.

Credentials

Education

1982
MD | Indiana University School of Medicine-Indianapolis

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/1984 - 06/30/1988
Fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at Washington University School Of Medicine ((314)362-4658)

07/01/1983 - 06/30/1984
Residency in Pediatrics at Washington University School Of Medicine ((314)362-4658)

06/01/1982 - 06/30/1983
Internship in Pediatrics at Washington University School Of Medicine ((314)362-4658)

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Awards

2014 - 2015
Univ Rochester Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")
Location: URMC

2012 - 2013
Univ Rochester Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2007 - 2008
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry Dept of Pediatrics Ruth A. Lawrence Faculty Service Award

2005 - Present
Best Doctors in America

2004 - 2005
Univ Rochester Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2003 - 2004
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2002 - 2003
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

2001 - 2002
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award

1998 - 1999
Univ Roch Sch Med Dept Pediatrics House Staff Teaching Award ("Morning Report MVP")

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Publications

Journal Articles

10/7/2022
Perez A, Lively JY, Curns A, Weinberg GA, Halasa NB, Staat MA, Szilagyi PG, Stewart LS, McNeal MM, Clopper B, Zhou Y, Whitaker BL, LeMasters E, Harker E, Englund JA, Klein EJ, Selvarangan R, Harrison CJ, Boom JA, Sahni LC, Michaels MG, Williams JV, Langley GE, Gerber SI, Campbell A, Hall AJ, Rha B, McMorrow M, . "Respiratory Virus Surveillance Among Children with Acute Respiratory Illnesses - New Vaccine Surveillance Network, United States, 2016-2021." MMWR. Morbidity and mortality weekly report.. 2022 Oct 7; 71(40):1253-1259. Epub 2022 Oct 07.

8/31/2022
Banerjee D, Hassan F, Avadhanula V, Piedra PA, Boom J, Sahni LC, Weinberg GA, Lindstrom S, Rha B, Harrison CJ, Selvarangan R. "Comparative analysis of three multiplex platforms for the detection of respiratory viral pathogens." Journal of clinical virology : the official publication of the Pan American Society for Clinical Virology.. 2022 Aug 31; 156:105274. Epub 2022 Aug 31.

8/10/2022
Geier CB, Ellison M, Cruz R, Pawar S, Leiss-Piller A, Zmajkovicova K, McNulty SM, Yilmaz M, Evans MO, Gordon S, Ujhazi B, Wiest I, Abolhassani H, Aghamohammadi A, Barmettler S, Bhar S, Bondarenko A, Bolyard AA, Buchbinder D, Cada M, Cavieres M, Connelly JA, Dale DC, Deordieva E, Dorsey MJ, Drysdale SB, Ehl S, Elfeky R, Fioredda F, Firkin F, Förster-Waldl E, Geng B, Goda V, Gonzalez-Granado L, Grunebaum E, Grzesk E, Henrickson SE, Hilfanova A, Hiwatari M, Imai C, Ip W, Jyonouchi S, Kanegane H, Kawahara Y, Khojah AM, Kim VH, Koji? M, Ko?tan S, Krivan G, Langguth D, Lau YL, Leung D, Miano M, Mersyanova I, Mousallem T, Muskat M, Naoum FA, Noronha SA, Ouederni M, Ozono S, Richmond GW, Sakovich I, Salzer U, Schuetz C, Seeborg FO, Sharapova SO, Sockel K, Volokha A, von Bonin M, Warnatz K, Wegehaupt O, Weinberg GA, Wong KJ, Worth A, Yu H, Zharankova Y, Zhao X, Devlin L, Badarau A, Csomos K, Keszei M, Pereira J, Taveras AG, Beaussant-Cohen SL, Ong MS, Shcherbina A, Walter JE. "Disease Progression of WHIM Syndrome in an International Cohort of 66 Pediatric and Adult Patients." Journal of clinical immunology.. 2022 Aug 10; Epub 2022 Aug 10.

Books & Chapters

2020
Chapter Title: Parainfluenza viral diseases
Book Title: Goldman's Cecil Medicine, 26th edition
Author List: Weinberg G.A., Edwards K.M.
Edited By: Goldman L., Schafer A.I.
Published By: Elsevier 2020 in Philadelphia

2020
Chapter Title: Epiglottitis
Book Title: Mandell, Douglas and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 9th Edition
Author List: Nayak JL, Weinberg GA.
Edited By: Bennett JE, Dolin R, Blaser MJ
Published By: Elsevier 2020 in Philadelphia

2020
Chapter Title: Pediatric human immunodeficiency virus infection
Book Title: Mandell, Douglas and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 9th Edition
Author List: Weinberg GA, Siberry GK
Edited By: Bennett JE, Dolin R, Blaser MJ
Published By: Elsevier 2020 in Philadelphia

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