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Alexandra V. Yamshchikov, M.D.

(Pronouns: she/her/hers)

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Administrative: (585) 275-7622

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Infectious Diseases


Professional Background

Dr. Yamshchikov completed her residency training in Internal Medicine at Yale University in 2003, followed by fellowship training in Infectious Diseases at Emory University 2006-2009. She first joined the Infectious Diseases faculty at the University of Rochester in 2010, and has rejoined in 2023 after a period of private practice.

Dr Yamshchikov has extensive experience in various aspects of infectious diseases practice, including hospital epidemiology, antimicrobial stewardship, and general clinical infectious disease.



MD | University of Virginia

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

07/01/2006 - 09/30/2009
Fellowship in Infectious Disease at Emory University Hospital-GME

07/01/2004 - 06/30/2006
Residency in Internal Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine

07/01/2003 - 06/30/2004
Internship in Internal Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine

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Journal Articles

Staicu ML, Brundige ML, Ramsey A, Brown J, Yamshchikov A, Peterson DR, Baran A, Laguio-Vila M. "Implementation of a penicillin allergy screening tool to optimize aztreonam use." American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.. 2016 Mar 1; 73(5):298-306.

Ecklund MM, Wahl G, Yamshchikov AV, Smith MS. "Journey of a survivor of near drowning, polymicrobial pneumonia, and acute respiratory distress syndrome." Critical care nursing clinics of North America.. 2012 Dec; 24(4):601-23. Epub 2012 Aug 21.

Watkins RR, Yamshchikov AV, Lemonovich TL, Salata RA. "The role of vitamin D deficiency in sepsis and potential therapeutic implications." The Journal of infection.. 2011 Nov; 63(5):321-6. Epub 2011 Jul 13.