Ige A. George, MD, MS

Ige A. George, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine

Dr. George is the Director of the Infectious Disease Fellowship Program. He specializes in clinical research focused on the epidemiology and treatment of infections in the immune compromised hosts and solid organ transplant recipients. He has been a been a lead investigator on multiple retrospective studies involving mycobacterial and cryptococcal infections using single center and large administrative claims data. He has expertise in conducting infectious diseases and public health research in resource-limited settings, especially in India. His current research also focuses on collaborative efforts with nano-engineers in the Danforth campus on developing rapid diagnostic tests for common infections in LMIC. He attends on the Transplant ID service teaching fellows, residents, and students and is the TB physician for the St Louis City TB and Refugee clinic.

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Additional Titles
  • Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS): Christian Medical College, Vellore The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Tamil Nadu, India (2000)
  • Postgraduate Resident in Internal Medicine (MD: Christian Medical College, Vellore The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Tamil Nadu, India (2005)
  • Resident, Department of Internal Medicine: Albert Einstein Medical Center, 5501 Old York Road, Philadelphia, PA (2013)
  • Fellow, Infectious Disease Division: Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO (2015)
  • Master of Science in Clinical Research: University of Minnesota (2017)

  • 2022 Fellow, Infectious Diseases Society of America
Selected publications
  1. George IA, Spec A, Powderly WG, Santos CAQ. Comparative Epidemiology and Outcomes of Human Immunodeficiency virus (HIV), Non-HIV Non-transplant, and Solid Organ Transplant Associated Cryptococcosis: A Population-Based Study. Clin Infect Dis. 2018 Feb 1;66(4):608-611.
  2. George IA, Santos CA, Olsen MA, Bailey TC. Epidemiology and Outcomes of Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Infections in Solid Organ Transplant Recipients at a Midwestern Center. Transplantation. 2016 May;100(5):1073-8. PubMed PMID
  3. Peter JV, John P, Graham PL, Moran JL, George IA, Bersten A. Corticosteroids in the prevention and treatment of acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) in adults: metaanalysis. BMJ 2008; 336(7651):1006-1009

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