Nicolo Cabrera, MD

Nicolo Cabrera, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Nicolo Cabrera, MD, joined the infectious diseases division in 2021 as an Instructor in the Department of Medicine.

Dr. Cabrera specializes in clinical infectious disease, with a special focus on infectious disease in the setting of transplant, cancer and other forms of immune compromise. He attends on the transplant ID and general ID service teaching fellows, residents and students as well as on the telemedicine ID service. He sees patients in the LVAD clinic providing longitudinal care for patients with ventricular assist devices who develop infectious complications.

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Patients seen at

Infectious Diseases Clinic
620 South Taylor Ave., Suite 100
St. Louis, MO 63110

Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital – Medical Office Building 2
10 Barnes West Drive, Creve Coeur, MO 63141 Suite: 200
Fax: 855-202-2372

  • BS-Psychology, magna cum laude,  University of the Philippines Dilimann (2007)
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of the Philippines College of Medicine (2012)
  • Medicine Residency, John H. Stroger Hospital of Cook County (2018),
    Chief Resident (2017-2018)
  • Infectious Diseases Fellowship, University of Texas Health Science Center and University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas (2020),
    Chief Fellow  (2019-2020)
  • Immunocompromised Host/Transplant Infectious Disease Fellowship, Stanford University  (2021)
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty of Infectious Diseases
  • Dean’s and President’s List (8) (2003-2007)
  • Most Outstanding Intern, Straight Internal Medicine Internship Program, Philippine General Hospital (2012)
  • Clinical Skills and Scholarship Award, Stroger Hospital of Cook County Department of Medicine (2016)
Selected Publications
  1. Cabrera NL, Malek AE, Shelburne S, Taremi M, Awadh H, Francisco D, Robins A, Jabbour E, Chemaly RF. Disseminated cytomegalovirus infection with bilateral pseudotumors masquerading as recurrent hematologic malignancy. Infection. 2020 Jun;48(3):477-481. doi: 10.1007/s15010-020-01404-9. Epub 2020 Mar 6. PMID: 32144592.
  2. Aquino YSJ, Cabrera N. Hydroxychloroquine and COVID-19: critiquing the impact of disease public profile on policy and clinical decision-making. J Med Ethics. 2020 Sep;46(9):574-578. doi: 10.1136/medethics-2020-106306. Epub 2020 Jul 9. PMID: 32647045.
  3. Angelidakis G, Krishnan S, Cabrera NL, Jiang Y, Pushparaji B, Kaseb A, Torres HA. Virologic impact of radiotherapy on hepatitis C virus-infected patients with hepatocellular carcinoma. Hepatology. 2020 Aug;72(2):775-777. doi: 10.1002/hep.31114. PMID: 31944343.

Bibliography – Nicolo Cabrera