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Purba Gupta, M.B.B.S.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 275-0526

Administrative: (585) 275-5871

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

groupAn Accountable Health Partner

assignmentAccepting New Patients

Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Infectious Diseases

Biography

Professional Background

Dr. Purba Gupta completed her Internal Medicine residency and Infectious Diseases fellowship training from Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Before that, she had completed her medical school and residency from University of Delhi, India. She was in practice at Cleveland, Ohio thereafter. Due to her interest in infections in immunocompromised host, she then went on to pursue advanced fellowship in Transplant and Oncology Infectious Diseases at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in Baltimore and thereafter accepted a position as an attending physician at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 2018, she moved to Rochester, NY to join the Transplant Infectious Diseases Division at Strong Memorial Hospital. Her primary clinical interest is in treating complex infections in immunocompromised host including both solid organ transplant recipients and patients with oncologic malignancies and bone marrow transplant recipients. Dr. Gupta is actively involved in teaching general and transplant infectious disease fellows and internal medicine residents. She is also part of a multidisciplinary transplant team here at Strong and actively participates and contributes in the departmental academic activities.

Credentials

Specialties

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

Education

1994-1999
MBBS | Lady Hardinge Medical College, University of Delhi

1999-1999
Medical Intern | Lady Hardinge Medical College, University of Delhi

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

10/24/2016 - 10/22/2017
Fellowship in Transplant Infectious Diseases at Johns Hopkins Hospital - GME Office

07/01/2010 - 6/30/2012
Fellowship in Infectious Disease at Maimonides Medical Center

07/01/2007 - 06/30/2010
Residency in Internal Medicine at Maimonides Medical Center

05/15/2000 - 4/30/2003
Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Delhi

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Awards

2009 - 2010
Excellence Award, Outstanding Third Year Resident, Maimonides Medical Center

2007 - 2008
Intern of the Month Award, Maimonides Medical Center

1995
5. Merit Certificate (top 10% of class), Lady Hardinge Medical College, University of Delhi, India

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Publications

Journal Articles

Gupta P, Yakubov S, Tin K, Zea D, Garankina O, Ghitan M, Chapnick EK, Homel P, Lin YS, Koegel MM. "Does Alkaline Colonic pH Predispose to Clostridium difficile Infection?". Southern Medical Journal (Forthcoming) Feb' 2016 (YJINF-D-15-00101). .

Gupta P, Byrne M, Singh M, Balderacchi J, Lin YS, Chapnick EK, Ghitan M. "Recurrent Isosporiasis in a Patient With Human T-cell Lymphotropic Virus 1 Infection." Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. Dec' 2012 (ePub ahead of print); doi: 10.1097/IPC.0b013e31827de00d. .

Bhanot N, Rao S, Sharma S, Malka ES, Ghitan M, Gupta P, Sahud AG, McCaughey B, Chapnick EK. "Effectiveness and feasibility of using a physical barrier device in reducing rates of microbial contamination of sphygnomanometer cuffs." Journal of Infection Prevention. Nov' 2011; 12(6): 241-245.

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