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Dr. Abraham Verghese M.D., Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Abraham Verghese M.D.

Infectious Disease Specialist | Infectious Disease

300 Pasteur Dr # S102 Stanford CA, 94305


Dr. Abraham Verghese is an infectious disease specialist practicing in Stanford, CA. Dr. Verghese specializes in infections that are difficult to diagnose or unresponsive to treatments, such as HIV or airborne infections from a foreign country. Infectious disease specialists usually work with conditions that are not treatable by a primary physician but it is important to keep contact with the primary physician in order to receive information about the patients history and for deciding which diagnostic tests are appropriate.

Education and Training

Madras Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India 1980


Madras Medical College 1980

Board Certification

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Infectious Disease

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Pulmonary Disease- 1988

Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- 1983

Provider Details

MaleEnglish 36 years of experience


  • Doctor of Humane Letters (Hon), Upstate Medical University, SUNY Syrac 2012  
  • Member, Association of American Physicians, Association of American P 2006  
  • Member, Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Sciences 2011  
  • Master, American College of Physicians 2005  
  • John P. McGovern Medal, Osler Society, Montreal 2007  
  • Doctor of Humane Letters (Hon), 2007  
  • Doctor of Science (Hon), Swarthmore College 2001  


  • Univ Iowa Hosps & Clinics, Infectious Diseases; E Tn U-J H Quillen Coll Med, Internal Medicine  
  • East Tennessee State University    1983


  • Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Boston Univ School of Medicine Infectious Diseases    1985
  • Boston University Medical Center/Framington MA    1985
  • East Tennessee State University Medicine TN    1988


  • JAMA-the jourl of the American Medical AssociationA piece of my mind. The road back to the bedside.2013
  • JAMA-JOURL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATIONThe Attending Physician on the Wards Finding a New Homeostasis2012
  • ANLS OF INTERL MEDICINEThe Bedside Evaluation: Ritual and Reason2011
  • J Gen Intern MedThe Physical Exam and Other Forms of Fiction0
  • A novel published by Vintage Books Edition, NYCutting for Stone0
  • A novel published by Alfred P. Knopf, NYCutting for Stone0
  • Health AffairsA touch of sense2009
  • British Medical JourlIn Praise of the Physical Examition2009
  • Simon & Schuster, New York, NY 1994.My Own Country: A Doctor's Story of a Town and Its People in the Age of AIDS0
  • 1998 Aug. (Harper Collins in the USA, Vintage in the UK, Penguin in InThe Tennis Partner: A Doctor's Story of Friendship and Loss0
  • J Gen Intern MedCaring for Ivan Ilyich2010
  • New England Jourl of MedicineCulture Shock: The Patient as Icon, Icon as Patient2008
  • New England Jourl of MedicineThe Calling2005

Experience & Accolades

  • Senior Associate Chair 2007 - 2014 the Theory & Practice of Medicine, Stanford University, Department of Medicine
  • Clerkship Director 2007 - 2014 Stanford University, Department of Medicine

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Abraham Verghese

300 Pasteur Dr # S102 -
Stanford, CA 94305
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