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Brian E. Scully, MD, MA

Infectious Disease (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (212) 305-8039
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors


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.

Area of Expertise

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Aetna [EPO, HMO, Medicare Managed Care, NY Signature, NYP Employee Plan, POS, PPO, Signature Administrators, Student Health]

Affinity [Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Amida Care [Special Needs Plan]

Cigna [EPO, Great West, HMO, POS, PPO]

Emblem/GHI [Medicare Managed Care, PPO]

Emblem/HIP [ConnectiCare, EPO, Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO, Select Care (Exchange), Vytra]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [Blue Access (Exchange), EPO, Gatekeeper (Exchange), HMO, Medicare Managed Care, Pathway (Exchange), POS, PPO]

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HealthPlus [Child/Family Health Plus, Essential Plan, Medicaid Managed Care]

Fidelis Care [Child/Family Health Plus, Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Healthfirst [Child/Family Health Plus, Leaf (Exchange), Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]

Local 1199 [Local 1199]

MagnaCare [MagnaCare]

Medicare [Traditional Medicare (NY)]

Multiplan [Multiplan]

Oxford Health Plans [Freedom, Liberty, Medicare Managed Care]


UnitedHealthcare [Columbia University Employee Plan, Compass (Exchange), Essential Plan, HMO, Medicaid (Community Plan), Medicare Managed Care, POS, PPO]

VNSNY CHOICE [Medicare Managed Care, SelectHealth]

WellCare [Medicaid Managed Care, Medicare Managed Care]


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


  • 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.

Harkness Pavilion

180 Fort Washington Avenue
Suite 242
New York, NY 10032

Phone: (212) 305-8039

Fax: (212) 305-1754

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Associate Professor of Medicine at CUMC

Transit Advisory Notice

Starting Jan. 5, 2019, 1 trains will bypass the 168th Street subway station at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center until early 2020.