Kent Sepkowitz, MD

Infectious Disease Specialist

Deputy Physician-in-Chief for Quality and Safety

Kent Sepkowitz, MD

About Me

I am a board-certified internist and infectious disease specialist, and care for patients with infectious diseases related to cancer and its treatment. I lead Memorial Sloan Ketterings’s infection control program, whose members work to prevent the development and spread of infections among patients and staff.

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I am a Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College.

My research interests include hospital infection control and tuberculosis, and I am author or more than 125 research studies.

  • Clinical Expertise: Infections Related to Cancer and the Immunocompromised Patient; Tuberculosis; Infection Control
  • Languages Spoken: English
  • Education: MD, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
  • Residencies: Roosevelt Hospital (New York)
  • Fellowships: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Board Certifications: Internal Medicine; Infectious Disease

My Research

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Clinical Trials

As home to one of the world’s top cancer research centers, Memorial Sloan Kettering is typically involved in more than 900 clinical trials at a given time. Currently, clinical trials focused on the conditions I treat are enrolling new patients. If you’re interested in joining a clinical trial, click to learn about the trial’s purpose, eligibility criteria, and how to get more information.

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