Aliyah Baluch, MD MSc
Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Disease & International Medicine
Assistant Member, Division of Infectious Disease, Moffitt Cancer Center
Phone: (813) 745-7452
FAX: (813) 745-1038
MD, Internal Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
MSc, University of Alberta, CA
Dr. Baluch is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseaes & International Medicine at the University of South Florida (USF). Dr. Baluch received her accelerated medical degree from the USF Morsani College of Medicine in 2004. She went on to complete Internal Medicine residency and an additional clinical research oriented Chief Year at Moffitt Cancer Center. Afterwards Dr. Baluch completed her General Infectious Disease Fellowship at USF prior to going to University of Alberta for a two-year Transplant Infectious Diseases Fellowship with a concomitant Thesis-based Masters of Science. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases.
Dr. Baluch is currently an attending at Moffitt Cancer Center practicing Infectious Diseases in Hematopoietic Stem Cell Recipients, both autologous and allogeneic. She has a special interest in immunocompromised hosts especially in reference to vaccine responses as reflected in her recent publications. She has published some of her work from Canada analyzing vaccine responses in solid organ transplant recipients (i.e. heart, lung, and liver tranplant recipients). Dr. Baluch has spoken at numerous national meetings in both Canada and in the US concerning her research and infectious diseases complications in immunocompromised hosts. She also continues to mentor a variety of students along the continuum of trying to get into medical school and then onwards through residency and fellowship.
Areas of Expertise
Vaccine responses in transplant recipients and immunocompromised hosts
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