Mary T Flood, MD

Infectious Disease
Internal Medicine
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With a background in cell biology and basic science research, Dr. Flood focuses on clinical infectious diseases. Her interests include general infectious diseases with a particular interest in HIV primary care, infections in immunocompromised patients, endocarditis and septic arthritis. Dr. Flood is also qualified to do travel recommendations and immunizations.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Bone and Joint Infections
  • Bone and Soft Tissue Abnormalities
  • Bone Disease
  • Encephalitis
  • HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection)
  • Meningitis
  • Rheumatic Fever
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
  • Soft Tissue Mass
  • Travel Medicine
  • Travel Related Infections
  • UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)
  • Viral Infection
  • Wound Care
  • Wound Infection

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center


  • Female

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180 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 242
New York, NY 10032

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • MD, PhD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • 1987 Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Internship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Residency: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Honors & Awards

Listed in America's top doctors, Castle Connolly listing of outstanding doctors, and NY Times Super Doctors

America's Top Doctor
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Selected Publications

  • Furuya, EY, Paez A, Srinivasin A, et al "Outbreak of Mycobacterium abscesses wound infections among "liptourists" from the United States who underwent abdominoplasty in the Domincan Republic". Clin Inf Dis 46(2008):1181-1188.
  • Flood MT. "Infectious Arthritis." In: Current Practice of Medicine. RC Bone MD ed. Current Medicine, Philadelphia 1996, VIII: 16.1-10.
  • Brunswick AF, Messeri PA, Dobkin J, Flood MT, Yang A. "Sibling homophily in HIV infection: biopsychosocial linkages in an urban African-American sample. NIDA Research Monograph 151, 1995
  • Blaner WS, Das Sr, Gouras P, Flood MT. "Hydrolysis of 11-cis and all-trans retinyl palmitate by homogenates of human retinal epithelial cells. J Biol Chem 262 (1987): 53-58.
  • Flood MT, Gouras P, Kjeldbye H. "Growth characteristics and ultrastructure of human retinal pigment epithelium in vitro. Invest Ophthal Vis Sci 19 (1980): 1309-1320.