Aliyah Baluch, MD MSc FACP

Assistant Professor, Division of Infectious Disease & International Medicine
Assistant Member, Division of Infectious Disease, Moffitt Cancer Center
Contact Information
Phone: (813) 745-7452
FAX: (813) 745-1038

Education
MD, Internal Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
MSc, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada


Biographical Sketch

Dr. Baluch is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases & 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 attended USF Internal Medicine residency.  She did an additional clinical research-oriented year as the Chief Resident for Internal Medicine at Moffitt Cancer Center. Afterwards Dr. Baluch completed her General Infectious Disease Fellowship also at USF. Due to an interest in immunosuppressed Infectious Diseases, Dr. Baluch attended 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.  In 2014, Dr. Baluch was elected a Fellow of the American College of Physicians.

Dr. Baluch is currently an attending at Moffitt Cancer Center since 2012 practicing Bone Marrow Transplant Infectious Diseases.  She sees both autologous and allogeneic transplant recipients inpatient and in clinic. Her publications include but are not limited to prospective trials of the response in solid organ transplant recipients to influenza vaccines and descriptive statistics of opportunistic brain abscesses in hematopoietic malignancies. 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 training, i.e. from pre-med undergraduates to ID fellows and pharmacists).

Areas of Expertise

Vaccine responses in transplant recipients and immunocompromised hosts

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