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About Benjamin A Miko, MD
Benjamin Miko is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City. He specializes in the management of opportunistic infections among immunocompromised individuals as well as the treatment of MRSA infections and HIV/AIDS. His past research has focused on the transmission of antimicrobial resistant pathogens among incarcerated individuals. Miko serves as the Program Director of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship and the Section Director of the Microbiology/Infectious Diseases Course for pre-clinical medical students at Columbia.
Miko holds an MD from Boston University, an MSc in Biostatistics from Columbia University, and a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (DTM&H) from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (University of London, UK). He completed Internal Medicine Residency and Infectious Diseases Fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center, where he also served as a post-doctoral research fellow with the Center for Interdisciplinary Research to Reduce Antimicrobial Resistance. He joined the faculty of the Division of Infectious Diseases in 2013. Miko is an Associate Editor of the journal "Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene" (Oxford University Press). He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) and the Royal College of Physicians of London. He serves on the Item-Writing Task Force for the US Infectious Diseases Board Certification Exam (ABIM) and is an elected Councilor for the Infectious Diseases Society of New York. Miko is an associate member of Chatham House (The Royal Institute of International Affairs) and a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations.
- Infectious Disease
- Internal Medicine
Specialties & Expertise
- HIV Infection
- Infectious Disease In Immune Disorders
- MRSA (Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus)
- Staphylococcal Infection
- Tropical Medicine
- Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
- Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center
- Medical School: Boston University School of Medicine
Leadership, Titles & Positions
- Assistant Professor of Medicine at CUMC
- NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
- NewYork-Presbyterian Allen Hospital