Memorial Sloan Kettering infectious disease specialist Tobias Hohl

Tobias M. Hohl, MD, PhD

Infectious Disease Specialist

Titles

Chief, Infectious Diseases Service

Clinical Expertise

Infections in Patients with Cancer

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Accepted Insurance Providers

Dr. Hohl accepts the following list of insurance providers. Select your insurance provider to see more details.

Aetna

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO, EPO PPO, POS, Transplant

Aetna Medicare Advantage (City of NY retirees only, starting 7/1/23)

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal Employee Program

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO, PPO

Blue Cross Blue Shield New York

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

Blue Cross Blue Shield states outside of NY/NJ

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO, EPO PPO, POS

Blue Cross Health Plus

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

Carrum Health

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): Supplemental

Cigna

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, HMO

Connecticare

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): POS, EPO, HMO

Emblem

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

Emblem Essential

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

Emblem Medicare Advantage

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, HMO

Empire Blue Cross Medicare Advantage

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, HMO, DSN

Empire Essential

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

Empire Plan / NYSHIP (Blue Cross/UnitedHealthcare split plan)

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO

Fidelis

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO, EPO

Fidelis Managed Medicaid & HARP

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

Fidelis Medicare Advantage

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

First Health

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO

Healthfirst

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): EPO, HMO, PPO, POS

Healthfirst Managed Medicaid

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

Healthfirst Medicare Advantage

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO, PPO

Healthsmart

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO EPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (HMO)

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey (PPO)

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey Omnia Tier I (EPO)

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): EPO

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield New Jersey Omnia Tier II (EPO)

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): EPO

Horizon Medicare Advantage

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, HMO

Husky CT Medicaid

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): State Government

Magnacare

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, EPO

Medicare Part A&B (traditional Medicare)

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): Federal Government

Multiplan/Beech Street/PHCS

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): Supplemental

MVP

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO/OAP

Non-Participating Plans with Out of Network Benefits

Payor Type: Other
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, EPO, HMO

NYC Medicare Advantage Plus for City Employees

Payor Type:
In Network Coverage Type(s): TBD

Oscar

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): HMO/EPO

Oxford

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, EPO

Qualcare

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, HMO

Straight NJ Medicaid

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): State Government

Straight NY Medicaid

Payor Type: Medicaid/Managed Medicaid
In Network Coverage Type(s): State Government

Tricare

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, HMO

UMR

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS

United Healthcare

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): PPO, POS, HMO

World Trade Center Health Program (WTC)

Payor Type: Commercial
In Network Coverage Type(s): State Government

Contact and Location

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About Me

Education

MD, PhD, Weill Cornell Medical College

Residencies

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center

Fellowships

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Board Certifications

Internal Medicine; Infectious Disease

I am an attending physician on the inpatient Infectious Diseases Service. My clinical practice focuses on bacterial, viral, parasitic, and fungal infections in highly immunocompromised patients, in particular patients with cancers of the blood and lymph nodes and in bone marrow transplant recipients. I have a specific interest in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of opportunistic fungal infections, including pulmonary and disseminated disease caused by Aspergillus, Rhizopus, Mucor, Cryptococcus, and Pneumocystis species as well as mucosal and systemic disease caused by Candida species.

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Beyond my clinical activities, I oversee a laboratory-based research program that studies the development of effective immune responses to pathogenic fungi. I hold a joint appointment in the Immunology Program of the Sloan Kettering Institute and am a faculty member in the Gerstner Sloan Kettering Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Memorial Sloan Kettering as well as in the Microbial Pathogenesis Program at Weill Cornell Graduate School.

My laboratory research focuses on understanding how cells of the immune system recognize opportunistic fungi and mount sterilizing immune responses to this class of microbes. Our work defines how immune and non-immune cells in the lung cooperate to clear infectious conidia (spores) from the ubiquitous mold Aspergillus fumigatus and prevent the formation of tissue-invasive hyphae. We have developed fluorescence-based tools to monitor conidial uptake and killing by infection-fighting cells in the lung and harness this technology in animal models of fungal challenge to reconstruct the molecular and cellular events required for effective immunity.

We have made contributions to understanding immune recognition of A. fumigatus via host C-type lectin receptor signaling, the transport of A. fumigatus to lung-draining lymph nodes for adaptive antifungal immune responses, the role of lung epithelial cells in recruiting neutrophils to infected airways, and the role of monocytes in innate and adaptive antifungal immunity. An emerging direction in the laboratory relates to the role of endogenous fungal communities (mycobiome) in mediating immune homeostasis. Our work seeks to understand how fungi interact with the immune system and how these interactions shape human disease and immune function.

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Clinical Trials

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Memorial Sloan Kettering's doctors and scientists are constantly developing new treatments for cancer. MSK is typically running hundreds of clinical trials at a given time.

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Research and Publications

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Publications on PubMed

Visit PubMed for a full listing of Dr. Hohl’s journal articles. Pubmed is an online index of research papers and other articles from the US National Library of Medicine and the National Institutes of Health.

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Disclosures

Doctors and faculty members often work with pharmaceutical, device, biotechnology, and life sciences companies, and other organizations outside of MSK, to find safe and effective cancer treatments, to improve patient care, and to educate the health care community.

MSK requires doctors and faculty members to report (“disclose”) the relationships and financial interests they have with external entities. As a commitment to transparency with our community, we make that information available to the public.

Tobias M. Hohl discloses the following relationships and financial interests:

  • Boehringer Ingelheim
    Provision of Services

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