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Lisa R Saiman, MD

Pediatric Infectious Diseases
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Pediatrics, Infectious Disease, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

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CUIMC/NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

3959 Broadway
New York, NY 10032
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About Lisa R Saiman, MD

Dr. Lisa Saiman is currently a Professor of Pediatrics and has served as the Hospital Epidemiologist at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital for over two decades. Dr. Saiman is the Chair of the Department of Pediatrics' Committee on Appointments and Promotions (CoAP) and the Associate Vice Chair for Faculty Development. Her primary research and clinical interests are hospital epidemiology and healthcare-associated infections across the spectrum of healthcare, ranging from the neonatal ICU to cystic fibrosis to pediatric long-term care with a particular focus on respiratory viruses.

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Pediatrics

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish


  • Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine - Yeshiva University
  • Residency: Babies & Children's Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Babies & Children's Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Internship: Babies & Children's Hospital - Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center
  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Awards & Honors

  • 2009: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Richard C. Talamo Distinguished Clinical Achievement Award
  • 2014: Physician Champion, NYP Patient-centered CareAwarded for leadership in Ebola Preparedness Effort and Biocontainment ICU development and staff training
  • 2014: Quality Symposium Award, NYP Healthcare SystemPediatric Surgical Care Improvement Project: Improving Perioperative Prophylaxis and Reducing Surgical Infection Rates
  • 2014: Society of Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) Lectureship AwardSelected by SHEA to present at IDWeek annual meeting“Perspectives of a Pediatric Practitioner”
  • 2016: Recipient, Samberg Scholar in Childrens Health

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