Infectious Diseases

Michael Gelfand, MD,, FACP

Infectious Diseases

Methodist University Hospital
(Hospital in-patient call coverage only)

Medical Degree


Medical School

First Moscow Medical School, Russia; Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas


Internship and Residency: Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas

Fellowship: (Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology) Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee

Job Title

Professor of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Physicians / American Society of Internal Medicine
  • American Academy of HIV Medicine
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society for Microbiology
  • Fellow, Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Society for Hospital Epidemiologists of America
  • Southern Medical Association

Special Interests

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Organ Transplantation

Additional Information

  • Recognized in Best Doctors in America®
  • Health Care Heroes Award of the Memphis Business Journal
  • Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Methodist Hospitals of Memphis
  • President, Infectious Disease Society of Tennessee