Dr. Gary Wormser, MD

Dr. Gary Wormser, MD

Infectious Disease Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Gary Wormser, MD is an infectious disease specialist in Hawthorne, NY and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med in 1972 and specializes in infectious disease medicine and internal medicine.Read his story

19 Bradhurst Ave Ste 2550

Hawthorne, NY 10532

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(914) 493-7337

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  • Humana

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Board certified in Infectious Disease and Internal Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Wormser's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wormser "Gary P. Wormser, M.D. is Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Vice Chairman of the Department of Medicine at New York Medical College. He is Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Pharmacology. Dr. Wormser is Director and Founder of the Lyme Disease Diagnostic Center, a well-respected walk-in clinic for the care and study of patients with tick-borne infections. At Westchester Medical Center, Dr. Wormser is Chief of the Section of Infectious Diseases and Director and Founder of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program. He was acting Medical Director of the AIDS Care Center at the Westchester Medical Center from August 2006 through June 2008. Dr. Wormser received his B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania (magna cum laude), majoring in mathematics and his medical degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He did his Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine, as well as his Infectious Diseases Fellowship, at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, New York. Dr. Wormser is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. He is a member of AOA. Dr. Wormser's principal research interests are Lyme disease, babesiosis, and human granulocytic anaplasmosis, with other research activities in HIV infection, infection control, and investigational antimicrobial agents and vaccine preparations. Dr. Wormser is on the editorial board of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift, the Archives of Medical Science, PLOS ONE and Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases. He has edited one of the leading textbooks on AIDS now in its 4th edition and has authored over 400 published papers, including 23 publications in the New England Journal of Medicine alone (that are listed by PubMed). He is coauthor of the original description of AIDS appearing in the New England Journal of Medicine in 1981. He was recipient of the Dean's Distinguished Research Award from New York Medical College in 1999, he was one of two individuals to receive a citation for exemplary service from the Infectious Diseases Society of America in 2007, and was chosen to deliver the American Public Health Association Wade Hampton Frost Lectureship in 2007 for his contributions to the epidemiology of infectious diseases. He is listed in the Best Doctors in America databases, in the Castle Connolly Guide to America's Top Doctors and in the Castle Connolly Guide to the Best Doctors in New York. He has won best teacher awards from the Medical Residents at Westchester Medical Center (2000) and from the Medical Students at New York Medical College (1985, 1993)."
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2  Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

5  Conditions Treated

  • Babesiosis
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Lyme Disease
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Tick-Borne Disease

3  Procedures

  • Infection Management
  • Lyme Disease Evaluation
  • Lyme Disease Treatment

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Johns Hopkins Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1975
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1977

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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