Dr. Kristen Marks, MD

Dr. Kristen Marks, MD

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Infectious Disease Medicine  ·  
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46 y/o
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Dr. Kristen Marks, MD is an infectious disease specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 13 years. She specializes in infectious disease medicine.Read her story

Center For Special Studies

525 E 68th St

New York, NY 10065
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Amida Care
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Medicaid
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • VNS Choice
  • WellCare

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Dr. Marks' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
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  • Specializes in Infectious Disease Medicine
  • Board certified in Infectious Disease
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Marks' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Marks "Dr. Marks received Internal Medicine residency and Infectious Diseases fellowship training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital (Cornell), where she focused her clinical training and research on HIV and hepatitis virus infections, and she completed Weill Cornell's Master's Degree in Clinical Investigation. Her current research focuses on improving treatment outcomes in patients with HIV and hepatitis virus co-infections and includes studies of acute HCV as well as new treatment strategies for chronic HCV. She was the vice chair of an AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) multi-center study, currently serves on 3 other ACTG hepatitis protocol teams, and is a member of the ACTG Hepatitis Transformative Science Group. She is co-investigator in the Cornell HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials Unit and Center for Study of Hepatitis C, where she conducts treatment studies related to HIV and HCV. She also sits on IDSA, AASLD, and IAS-USA's joint guidelines panel for "Recommendations for testing, managing and treating hepatitis C"."
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This content was provided by Dr. Marks "My medical training coincided with a time of intense progress in the treatment of HIV infection following the discovery of protease inhibitors and  effective antiretroviral combination therapy.  During my medical school clinical rotations at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Columbia and residency training at New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell, I observed the life-saving capacity of these therapies as they became established in clinical practice.  I also had the opportunity to care for patients who had exhausted the currently available drug options and were receiving newer agents through studies such as those conducted at the Cornell Clinical Trials Unit. During these years of progress in the management of HIV, I witnessed viral hepatitis, particularly hepatitis C infection, emerge as an increasingly common cause of morbidity and mortality in HIV-infected persons; however, the available therapies for hepatitis C continued to fail most HIV-infected patients.  These experiences influenced my decision to further my training in the subspecialty of Infectious Diseases, focusing on care of patients coinfected with HIV and viral hepatitis infections.  In addition, I began research with the aim of optimizing treatment of Hepatitis C in HIV-infected patients.   Today, I continue this research at the Cornell Clinical Trials Unit in collaboration with the Center for the Study of Hepatitis C.  I also care for patients living with HIV infection (Center for Special Studies) and viral hepatic infections (Hepatitis Clinic).  In addition, I am fortunate to participate in the teaching of medical students, residents and fellows."
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1  Specialties

  • Infectious Disease Medicine

1  Board Certifications

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

6  Conditions Treated

3  Procedures

  • HIV Care
  • Infection Management
  • Medication Management

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.

Education

  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital-Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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