John Greene

John Greene, MD, FACP

Professor, Department of Oncologic Sciences

Professor of Medicine, Infectious Diseases

Section Chief, Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology

Assoc Professor, College of Medicine Internal Medicine

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, 1992 - Present)
  • Christian Medical and Dental Association - CMDA (Director, 1991 - Present)
  • Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (Member, 1989 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Neha Patel Chandrashekar Bohra Ganesh Gajanan Ramon Sandin Greene J. Palate Perforation: Infectious and Non-Infectious Causes Infectious Disease in Clinical Practice. 24(2) : 83-86, 2016.
  • Haider Manzer Sowmya Nanjappa and Greene J. 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 Greene J. 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 Greene JN. 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.
  • 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 Angoraone G, Blouin B Camins C Casper B Cooper E Dubberke A Engemann A Friefeld Greene J. 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 Greene J. 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.
  • Sowmya Nanjappa Chris DeClue Ganesh Gajanan Smitha Pabbathi Eric Toloza and Greene J. Pneumonectomy Complicated by Bronchopleural Fistula and Empyema: A Case Report and Review of Literature Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 24(2) : 79-82, 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, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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, 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • Pak J, Tucci VT, Katayama M, Vincent AL, Sandin RL, Greene JN. Treatment Disseminated Rhizomucor with a Combination of Ambisome and Posoconazole Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22: 6-67, 2014.
  • Yacoub AT, Besaw L, Pasikhova Y, Kharfan-Dadaja MA, Sandin RL, Greene JN. Cytomegalovirus Encephalitis in an Allogeneic Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Recipient: A Case Report and Review of Literature Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22(4) : e95-99, 2014.
  • Apuri S, Carlin K, Bass E, Nguyen PT, Greene JN. Tacrolimus Associated Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrom - A Case Series and Review Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Disease. 6: e2014014, 2014.
  • Smith KM, Chawdry A, Shumyak L, Ponnuru A, Sandin RL, Greene JN. A Complicated Case of Coccidioidomycosis in a Patient Receiving Tumor Necrosis Factor-a Inhibitor Therapy with Infliximab Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22(1) : 60-62, 2014.
  • Rihana N, Sullivan C, Velez A, Greene JN. Malignancy Trends in the HIV-Infected Patient Over the Past 10 Years AIDS. , 2014.
  • Yacoub A, Mojica L, Jones L, Knab A, Alrabaa S, Greene JN. The Role of Corticosteroids in Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome Caused by Viridans Group Streptococci Bacteremia in Neutropenic Patients Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases. , 2014.
  • Olson D, Yacoub A, Gjini A, Domingo G, Greene JN. Escherichia Coli: An Important Pathogen in Patients with Hematologic Malignancies Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Disease. , 2014.
  • Dukkipati S, Velez A, Yacoub AT, Greene JN. Treatment of Infections After hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22(6) , 2014.
  • Parekh AA, Noel PR, Kenny P, Casanas BC, Yacoub AT, Greene JN. Rapidly Growing Mycobacterium Infections in Cancer Patients Infectious Disease in Clinical Practice. 22(6) , 2014.
  • Rajyaguru N, Velez AP, Sandin RL, Yacoub AT, Greene JN. Pyorubin Producing Pseudomonas Scalp Infections Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22(4) : e91-92, 2014.
  • Yacoub AT, Velez AP, Khwaja SI, Sandin RL, Greene JN. Streptomyces Pneumonia in an Immunocompromised Patient: A Case Report and a Review of the Literature Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22(4) : e113-115, 2014.
  • Yacoub AT, Khwaja SL, Greene JN. Chronic Recurrent Multifocal Osteomyelitis Mimicking Infection Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22(4) : e93-94, 2014.
  • Chike CT, Apuri S, DeRespino A, Kelkar D, Greene JN. Clostridium Difficile Osteomyelitis Associated with Methotrexate Use: A Case Report Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22(4) : e60-62, 2014.
  • Mendoza D, Castillo E, Alrabaa S, Murtagh R, Velez AP, Yacoub AT, Khwaja SI, Greene JN. Baseline and Bimonthly High-Resolution Computed Tomography Imaging of the Chest in the Early Detection and Treatment of Pulmonary Mold Infections in Leukemic Patients with Prolonged Neutropenia Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22(4) : 210-215, 2014.
  • Yacoub AT, Vanukuri RL, Jones L, Acevedo I, Sandin RL, Greene JN. Nontyphoidal Salmonella Infections in Cancer Patients: A Case Series and Review of the Literature Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22(4) : 232-234, 2014.
  • Irby RF, Kandula M, Sadikany R, Sandin RL, Greene JN. Yarrowia lipolytica as Normal Human Flora: A Case Series of 24 Patients with Positive Cultures and No Attributable Disease Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22(4) : 207-209, 2014.
  • Quilitz RE, Jani NK, Velez AP, Sandin RL, Oehler RL, Greene JN. Vancomycin and Daptomycin-Resistant Enterococcus Faecium Bacteremia and Colonization in Leukemic Patients with Prolonged Neutropenia Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22(4) : 157-160, 2014.
  • Yacoub AT, Jones L, Coppola D, Smith K, Sandin RL, Vincent AL, Greene JN. Nitazoxanide for Cryptosporidiosis After Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: A Case Series and Review of Literature Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22(5) : 257-9, 2014.
  • Farooq A, Alrabaa S, Quilitz R, Yacoub A, Maroon E, Fulp W, Sandin R, Greene JN. Comparison of Clinical and Radiological Features of Aspergillus, Zygomycosis, and Fusarium Pneumonia in Neutropenic Patients Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22(5) : 288-93, 2014.
  • Gaudi S, Greene JN, Sandin RL. Phaeohyphomycosis: Human Infections by Dematiaceous Fungi - ASCP Case Reports Microbiology. 14(6) , 2014.
  • Levitt LA, Yacoub AT, Khwaja SI, Vincent AL, Sandin RL, Greene JN. Daptomycin Prevention of Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus Bacteremia in Colonized Patient with Acute Myelogenous Leukemia Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22: 89-91, 2014.
  • Raturi R, Palacio C, Baluch A, Vargas J, Kenney P, Greene JN. Retrospective Analysis of Opportunistic Brain Abscesses in Patients with Hematologic Malignancies Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22: 96-103, 2014.
  • Mehanni S, Joseph K, Casanas B, Greene JN. Mycobactrium Abscessus Granulomatous Cystitis in a patient with Superficial Bladder Cancer Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22: 116-117, 2014.
  • Yacoub AT, Katayama M, Tran J, Zadikany R, Kandula M, Greene JN. Bordetella Bronchiseptica in the Immunosuppressed Population - A Case Series and Review Mediterr j Hematol Infect Dis. 6(1) : E201400, 2014.
  • Yacoub AT, Jones LN, Oehler RL, Greene JN. Human Bite Injuries: More Than Meets the Eye Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22(4) : e55-57, 2014.
  • Rolfe NE, Sandin RL, Greene JN. Scedosporium Infections at a Cancer Center over a 10-Year Period (2001-2010) Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice. 22(2) : 71-74, 2014.

Awards/Honors

  • Internal Medicine Outstanding Resident Teaching Award (University of South Florida - 2016)
  • Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award (American College of Physicians (ACP) - Florida Annual Science Meeting - 2013)
  • Nick Porter Award for Spirit of Moffitt - as a member of SMART (Antibiotic Stewardship) (Moffitt Cancer Center - 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)