Brian E Scully, MD

Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine
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Dr Scully is the chair of the Infection Control Committee at NewYork–Presbyterian Hospital, and cochair of the Joint Infection Control Committee and the Joint Subcommittee on Anti-infective Use. His research interests are in nosocomial infections, transplant infectious disease, and hospital epidemiology.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Complicated Infections
  • Consults
  • Infections In Immunocompromised Patients
  • Nosocomial Infections
  • Opportunistic Infection
  • Transplant Related Infections

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


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New York, NY 10032

Insurance Accepted


  • Aetna Signature Administrators
  • EPO
  • HMO
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Student Health

Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield

  • Medicare Managed Care

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Fidelis Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care


  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Leaf (Exchange)
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare (National)

  • MagnaCare


  • Railroad
  • Traditional Medicare


  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

Quality Health Management

  • Quality Health Management


  • Special Needs


  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • Empire Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care
  • SelectHealth
  • Special Needs


  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • University College of Dublin, Faculty of Medicine (Ireland)
  • Internship: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
  • Residency: St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center
  • Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, NY

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine
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Selected Publications

  • Argenziano et al. The influence of infection on survival and successful transplantation in patients with left ventricular assist devices. J Heart Lung Transplant. 1997;16:822-831.
  • Sinha et al. Infections during left ventricular assist device support do not affect postransplant outcomes. Circulation. 2000;102III:194-199.
  • Knirsh CA et al. An outbreak of Legionella micdadei pneumonia in transplant patients: Evaluation, molecular epidemiology, and control. Am J Med. 2000;108:290-295.
  • Saiman L et al. Banning artificial nails from health care settings. Am J Infect Control. 2002;11:252-254.
  • Lux JZ et al. Transfusion-associated babesiosis after heart transplant. Emerg Infect Dis. 2003;9:116-119.
  • Haas S, Scully B, Cohen D, Radhakrishnan J. Mycobacterium avium complex infection in kidney transplant patients. Transpl Infect Dis. 2005 7(2):75-9.
  • Farr M, Rubin AI, Mangurian C, Scully B et al. Late syphilis in cardiac transplant patient. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2006 25(3): 358-61.