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Paul Gisbert Auwaerter, M.B.A., M.D.

Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
Professor of Medicine

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Appointment Phone

410-583-2900

Main Location

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

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Titles

  • Clinical Director, Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Director, Fisher Center for Environmental Infectious Diseases
  • Chief Medical Officer, Point of Care-Information Technology (POC-IT) Center
  • Professor of Medicine

Centers & Institutes

Departments

Locations

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 410-583-2900

Green Spring Station
10751 Falls Road
Falls Concourse Suite 412
Lutherville, MD 21093 map
Phone: 410-583-2900

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-1725

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Expertise

Epstein-Barr Virus, Fever of Unknown Origin, Infectious Disease, Infectious Mononucleosis, Lyme Disease, Osteomyelitis, Respiratory Tract Infections, Tick-Borne Diseases

Research Interests

Tick borne diseases; Point of Care Information Technology

Biography

Dr. Paul Auwaerter is a professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include Lyme disease, Epstein-Barr virus and fever of unknown origin. 

Dr. Auwaerter serves as the clinical director of the Division of Infectious Diseases. He is also the director of the Fisher Center for Environmental Infectious Diseases and the chief medical officer of the Point of Care-Information Technology (POC-IT) Center.

He earned his M.D. from the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. 

His research interests include tick-borne diseases and point of care information technology.

Dr. Auwaerter serves on the Clinical Compensation Subcommittee for the Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine. He was recognized with a Healthnetworks Service Excellence Award in 2014. He is a member of the American Society of Microbiology and the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

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    Additional Information

  • Education +

    Degrees

    • Columbia University College of Physicians and Surg / MD (1988)

    Residencies

    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital (1991)

    Fellowships

    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital (1996)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Infectious Disease (1994)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (1992)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Auwaerter, Paul G. "Editorial Commentary: Life after Lyme Disease." Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2015;61(2):248-250.

    Auwaerter, Paul G. "Lyme Disease: Knowing Good Evidence to Help Inform Practice." Infectious Disease Clinics of North America. 2015;29(2):xi-xvi.

    Feng, Jie; Paul G. Auwaerter; Ying Zhang. "Drug combinations against Borrelia burgdorferi persisters in vitro: Eradication achieved by using daptomycin, cefoperazone and doxycycline." PLoS ONE.  2015;10(3).

    Cohen, Jason E.; Patricia Landis; Bruce J. Trock; Hiten D. Patel; Mark W. Ball; Paul G. Auwaerter; Edward Schaeffer; H. Ballentine Carter. "Fluoroquinolone resistance in the rectal carriage of men in an active surveillance cohort: Longitudinal analysis." Journal of Urology. 2015;193(2):552-556.

    Melia, Michael T.; Paul M. Lantos; Paul G. Auwaerter. "Laboratory testing for Lyme neuroborreliosis – Reply." JAMA Neurology. 2015;72(1):126.

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    • Healthnetworks Service Excellence Award, 2014

    Memberships

    • American Society of Microbiology
    • Infectious Diseases Society of America

    Professional Activities

    • Clinical Compensation Subcommittee, Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
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