John Greene

John Greene, MD, FACP

Professor, Department of Oncologic Sciences

Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Section Chief, Infectious Disease & Epidemiology, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Chief Epidemiologist, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Director, Employee Health, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center

Contact Info Moffitt Cancer Center
12902 Magnolia Dr., FOB3
Tampa FL 33612

Academic Email: john.greene@moffitt.org

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Education

  • MD, University of South Florida, 1986

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease

Research Interests

  • Dr. Greene’s research interest is prevention and management of infectious complications in neutropenic patients with a hematologic malignancy. In addition, he has an interest in the diagnosis and management of pulmonary non-tuberculous Mycobacterial infections.

Memberships

  • National Comprehensive Cancer Network (Member, 1999 - Present)
  • American Society of Microbiology (Member, 1998 - Present)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Gamma Chapter at The University of South Florida College of Medicine (Member, 1998 - Present)
  • Emerging Infections Network of the Infectious Diseases Society of America (Member, 1998 - Present)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science (Member, 1996 - Present)
  • American College of Physicians (Fellow, 1995 - Present)
  • H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute Member-In-Residence (Member, 1993 - Present)
  • Infectious Disease Society of America (member, 1989 - Present)
  • Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (Member, 1989 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • James Denham, Sowmya Nanjappa, and Greene J. Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Bacteremia in Patients with Hematologic Malignancies Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 25(4) : 199-202, 2017.
  • Michael Grabau, Sowmya Nanjappa, Shuchi Pandya, Rahul Shenoy, and Greene J. Liver Abscess in Patients with Leukemia and Prolonged Neutropenia Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 25(4) : 193-198, 2017.
  • Vivek Singh, Sowmya Nanjappa, Smitha Pabbathi, and Greene J. Invasive Haemophilus Influenzae Infection in Patients with Cancer Cancer Control. 24(1) : 66-71, 2017.
  • Aatif Rashid, Sowmya Nanjappa, and Greene J. Infectious Causes of Right Middle Lobe Syndrome Cancer Control. 24(1) : 60-65, 2017.
  • Emmanuel Bassily, Sean Verma, Sowmya Nanjappa, Olivia Bassily, and Greene J. Rothia Mucilaginosa Bacteremia and Subsequent Typhilitis in a Patient with Acute Myeloid Leukemia Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 25(1) : e1-e3, 2017.
  • Luis Beverido, Kabanda Musenge, Sowmya Nanjappa, Russell Ebersole, and Greene J. Nasofacial Destruction Due to Rhinoscleroma and Review of Other Causes Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 25(1) : 48-53, 2017.
  • Rahul Shenoy, Sowmya Nanjappa, Eric Toloza, and Greene J. Infections Leading to Broncholithiasis A Case Report and Review of All Causes Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 25(1) : 5-8, 2017.
  • Mindy Sampson, Sowmya Nanjappa, and Greene J. Mucositis and Oral Infections Secondary to Gram Negative Rods in Patients with Prolonged Neutropenia ID Cases. 9: 101-103, 2017.
  • Yacoub A, Soni K, Mojica L, Mai J, Morano J, Cruse W Sandin R, Nanjappa S, Bohra C, Gajanan G, and Greene J. Primary Gangrenous Cutaneous Mold Infections in Patient with Cancer and Neutropenia Cancer Control. 23(3) : 265-271, 2016.
  • Niel Shah, Sowmya Nanjappa, Jane Messina, and Greene J. Cutaneous Leishmaniasis Successfully Treated by Liposomal Amphotericin B – A Case Report and Review of the Literature Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 24(6) : e76-e82, 2016.
  • Tyler Stutzman, Flor Sanchez-Vargas, Sowmya Nanjappa, Ana Velez, and Greene J. Achromobacter Bacteremia in Patients with Cancer Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 24(6) : 339-342, 2016.
  • Abraham Yacoub, Sarah Khwaja, Talabi Taiwo, Ju Hee Kim, Sowmya Nanjappa, and Greene J. Mycoplasma Pneumoniae in the Immunocompromised Host – A Case Series and Review of Literature Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 24(6) : 310-313, 2016.
  • Samuel S, Nanjappa S, Cooper CD, Greene JN. Human Metapneumovirus Infection in Immunocompromised Patients. Cancer control : journal of the Moffitt Cancer Center. 23(4) : 442-445, 2016. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27842334
  • Sweta Shah, Jennifer Hankenson, Smitha Pabbathi, Greene J. Clostridium Tertium in Neutropenic Patients: Case Series at a Cancer Institute Journal of Infectious Disease. 51: 44-46, 2016.
  • Neha Patel, Sowmya Nanjappa, Abraham Yacoub, Greene J. Endstage Mycobacteria Pneumonia in Older Woman: A Case Series Infectious Disease in Clinical Practice. 24(5) : 278-279, 2016.
  • Abraham Yacoub, Spencer Moreland, Devang Jani Rod Quilitz Stephanie Carraway Ramon Sandin Greene J. Candidemia in Cancer Patients: A Retrospective Analysis in a Cancer Center: 2001-2014 Infectious Disease in Clinical Practice. 24(5) : 273-277, 2016.
  • Abraham Yacoub, Sowmya Nanjappa, Ganesh Gajanan, Chandrashekar Bohra, Greene J. Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease: An Emerging Disease in Immunocompetent Adults International Journal of Case Reports and Images. 7(8) : 1-5, 2016.
  • LR Baden, S Swaminathan, M Angarone, G Blouin, B Camins, C Casper, B Cooper, E Dubberke, A Engemann, A Freifeld, and JN Greene Prevention and Treatment of Cancer-Related Infections NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology: Version 2.2016. 14(7) : 882-913, 2016.
  • Sowmya Nanjappa, Daniel Jeong, Manjunath Muddaraju, Katherine Jeong, Ebone Hille, and Greene JN. Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage in Acute Myeloid Leukemia Cancer Control. 23(3) : 272-277, 2016.
  • Khwaja S, Yacoub A, Cheema A, Rihana N, Russo R, Velez A, Nanjappa S, Sandin R, Bohra C, Gajanan G, Greene J. Marijuana Smoking in Patients with Leukemia Cancer Control. 23(3) : 278-283, 2016.
  • Aysha Ahmed, Abraham Yacoub, Arun Ponnuru, Smitha Pabbathi, Sowmya Nanjappa, Albert Vincent, and John Greene. Is Tonsillectomy an Appropriate Treatment Modality for this Adult Patient's Refractory Group A B-Hemolytic Streptococcal Pharyngitis, in light of Her History of Recurrent Infections? The Journal of Family Practice. 65(7) : 474-476, 2016.
  • Yacoub A, Nguyen D, Greene JN Rhinovirus Infection Among Patients with Hematologic Malignancy at a Cancer Center Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 24(1) , 2016.
  • Sowmya Nanjappa, Chris DeClue, Ganesh Gajanan, Smitha Pabbathi, Eric Toloza, and John Greene. Pneumonectomy Complicated by Bronchopleural Fistula and Empyema: A Case Report and Review of Literature Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 24(2) : 79-82, 2016.
  • Neha Patel, Chandrashekar Bohra, Ganesh Gajanan, Ramon Sandin, John Greene. Palate Perforation: Infectious and Non-Infectious Causes Infectious Disease in Clinical Practice. 24(2) : 83-86, 2016.
  • Haider Manzer, Sowmya Nanjappa, and John Greene. Bone-Anchored Hearing Aid Infections in Immunocompromised Patients: Case Summary and Literature Review Infectious Disease in Clinical Practice. 24(2) : 69-71, 2016.
  • Abraham Yacoub, Sowmya Nanjappa, Tyler Janz, and John Greene. Bordetella Pertussis Infection in Patients with Cancer Cancer Control Journa of Moffitt Cancer Center. 23(2) : 163-166, 2016.
  • Michael Grabau, Ganesh Gajanan, Sowmya Nanjappa, Chandrashekar Bohra, Nam Tran, Frank Vrionis, and John Greene. Neurological Symptoms in a Cancer Patient with Osler-Weber-Rendu Syndrome Brain Abscess of Matastasis? Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 24(3) : 138-142, 2016.
  • Ganesh Gajanan, Ghandrashekar Bohra, Sowmya Nanjappa, and Greene J. Chronic Infections Leading to Squamous Cell Carcinoma from Chronic Inflammation: A Case Report and Review Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 24(3) : 133-137, 2016.
  • Dukkipati S, Velez A, Youcoub AT, Greene JN. Prophylaxis for Infections Following Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Infectious Disease in Clinical Practice. 23(1) : 7112, 2015.
  • Yacoub A, Thomas D, Yuan C, Collazo C, Greene JN, et al. Diagnostic Value of Bronchoalveolar Lavage in Leukemic and Bone Marrow Transplant Patients: The Impact of Antimicrobial Therapy Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Disease. , 2015.
  • Yacoub A, Thomas D, Yan C, Collazo C, Greene JN. Diagnostic Value of Bronchoalveolar Lavage in Leukemic and Bone Marrow Transplant Patients: The Impact of Antimicrobial Therapy MJHID. , 2015.
  • Braue J, Hagele T, Yacoub A, Mannivannan S, Sokol L, Glass F, Greene NJ. A Case of Rupioid Syphilis Masquerading as Aggressive Cutaneous Lymphoma Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Disease. , 2015.
  • Yacoub A, Krishnan J, Acevedo I, Halliday J, Greene JN. Nutritionally Variant Streptococci Bacteremia in Cancer Patients: A Retrospective Study Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Disease. , 2015.
  • Yacoub AT, Halliday J, Katayama M, Pasikhova Y, Katzman A, Ralys A, Sandin R, Greene JN. Necrotizing Pneumonia in Cancer Patients: A Retrospective Observational Study, 1987 - 2011 Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 23(2) , 2015.
  • Khwaja S Yacoub A Katayama M Greene J. Ecthyma Gangrenosum: A Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Bacilli - A Growing Fear in the Immunocompromised Patients A Case Series Infectious Disease in Clinical Practice. 23(4) , 2015.
  • Braue J, Murugesan V, Holland S, Patel N, Naik E, Leiding J, Yacoub A, Preito-Granada C, Greene JN. NF-kB Essential Modulator Deficiency Leading to Dissemenated Cutaneous Atypical Mycobacteria Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Disease. , 2015.
  • Yacoub A, Janz T, Mojica L, Jones L, Greene J. A Fishmonger's Tale: A case Report and Review of Literature Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 23(5) , 2015.
  • Prodhan T, Yacoub A, Jones L, Mai J, Greene J. Non-Candida Yeasts Fungemia in Cancer Patients: A Retrospective Analysis as a Referral Cancer Center 1999-2014 Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 23(5) , 2015.
  • Yacoub A, Monta R, Quaiser S, Acevedo I, Greene J. Pneumococcal Bacteremia in Patients with Cancer: A Retrospective Observational Study 2003-2013 Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 23(5) , 2015.
  • Fields K Morgan MA Yacoub A Greene J. Diagnosis of Cardiovascular Syphilis in the Follow-Up of a Long-Term Cancer Survivor - A Case Report Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 23(5) , 2015.
  • Yacoub A, Khwaja S, Leino D, Brem S, Vincent A, Sandin R, Greene JN. Propionibacterium Acnes Causing Central Nervous System Infections - A Case Report and Review of Literature Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 23(2) , 2015.

Awards/Honors

  • Internal Medicine Outstanding Resident Teaching Award (University of South Florida - 2016)
  • Outstanding Pre-Clership Level Oral Presentation for Room B (USF Health Morsani College of Medicine - 2016)
  • Nick Porter Award for Spirit of Moffitt - as a member of SMART (Antibiotic Stewardship) (Moffitt Cancer Center - 2013)
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award (American College of Physicians (ACP) - Florida Annual Science Meeting - 2013)
  • Selected by Peers (Best Doctors in America® 2011-2012 - 2012)
  • Nominated (USF College of Medicine Alumni Award - 2011)
  • Nominated (of South Florida College of Medicine Distinguished Physician Alumnus Award - 2011)
  • Who's Who (Who’s Who of Executives Professionals and Entrepreneurs - 2010)