Kent Sepkowitz, MD

Kent Sepkowitz, MD

Infectious Disease Specialist


Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Quality and Safety

Clinical Expertise

Infections Related to Cancer and the Immunocompromised Patient; Tuberculosis; Infection Control

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About Me


MD, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine


Roosevelt Hospital (New York)


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine; Infectious Disease

I am a board-certified internist and infectious disease specialist who cares for patients with infectious diseases related to cancer and its treatment. I also am Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Quality and Safety at Memorial Sloan Kettering and work with staff across the institution to improve patient outcomes.


I am a professor of medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.

My research interest is healthcare quality and safety. I am the author of more than 200 articles in the medical literature.  

Awards and Honors

  • Castle Connolly: New York Magazine Top Doctors (2002-2014
  • 2016, 2017)


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Research and Publications

Publications on PubMed

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