Luis (Ostrosky-Zeichner) Ostrosky, MD, Infectious Disease, Houston, TX, Memorial Hermann - Texas Medical Center

LuisZeichner(Ostrosky-Zeichner)OstroskyMD

Infectious Disease Houston, TX

University of Texas Medical School at Houston

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Summary

  • Luis Ostrosky-Zeichner, M.D., FACP, FIDSA, FSHEA, CMQ
    Dr. Ostrosky-Zeichner is currently a professor of medicine and epidemiology, the Vice-Chair of Medicine for Healthcare Quality, and the director of the Laboratory of Mycology Research, at the Division of Infectious Diseases of the McGovern Medical School (a part of UTHealth). He also serves medical director for epidemiology and antimicrobial stewardship for Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center. He is a fellow of the American College of Physicians, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America, and the Academy of the European Confederation of Medical Mycology. He is a Senior Editor for Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, as well as an editorial board member of Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. He is a board member of the Mycoses Study Group and Educational Consortium and the International Immunocompromised Host Society. He is also a past chair of the Infectious Diseases Society of America Standards and Practice Guidelines Committee and a consultant to the US FDA and CDC.

    Dr. Ostrosky-Zeichner obtained his medical degree from Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico. He completed his internal medicine residency at Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion Salvador Zubiran, and his infectious diseases fellowship at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and MD Anderson Cancer Center combined fellowship program. He has advanced training and experience in medical mycology, healthcare epidemiology, antimicrobial stewardship, general and transplant infectious diseases, and healthcare quality and has published over 140 peer-reviewed articles on those topics.

Education & Training

  • U Texas Med SchFELLOWSHIP
  • Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
    Universidad Nacional Autonoma de MexicoMEDICAL_SCHOOL

Certifications & Licensure

  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2002 - 2022
  • American Board of Medical QualityCMQ

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Fellow European Confederation of Medical Mycology
  • Fellow American College of Physicians
  • Fellow Infectious Diseases Society of America
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Authored Content

  • IDWeek 2018: Accuracy of the NHSN Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection DefinitionOctober 2018
  • IDWeek 2018: Accuracy of the NHSN Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection DefinitionOctober 2018
  • IDWeek 2018: Using Blockchain to Develop a Novel Propensity Score for Candidemia and Invasive CandidiasisOctober 2018

Press Mentions

  • Houston Doctor Calls Remdesivir the 'U-turn Drug'
    Houston Doctor Calls Remdesivir the 'U-turn Drug'November 06, 2020 15:40
  • Providing a Safe Environment for Psychiatric Patients During Pandemic
    Providing a Safe Environment for Psychiatric Patients During PandemicNovember 05, 2020 14:05
  • Houston Area Doing Better Than State in New COVID-19 Cases, but Another Surge May Be Coming
    Houston Area Doing Better Than State in New COVID-19 Cases, but Another Surge May Be ComingOctober 27, 2020 12:10
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Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations