Daniel E. Freedberg, <span>MD, MS</span>

Daniel E. Freedberg, MD, MS

Gastroenterology (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Internal Medicine (Board Certified)
Office Phone: (646) 317-3533

Biography

Dr. Freedberg graduated from Harvard Medical School and completed his residency and fellowship training at Columbia University. He received a Master's degree in biostatistics from Columbia's Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Freedberg's research focuses on the use of acid suppression medications, Clostridium difficile infection, and the gastrointestinal microbiome. Current projects include studies of how acid suppression medications alter the colonic microbiome and of how alterations in the gastrointestinal flora predispose patients to Clostridium difficile and other infections during periods of critical illness. His research is funded by the National Institutes of Health and the American Gastroenterological Association.

Area of Expertise

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Education

MD, Harvard Medical School

Residency: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center

Publications

  • Wang Y, Schluger A, Li J, Gomez-Simmonds A. Salmasian H, Freedberg D. Does addition of intravenous metronidazole to oral vancomycin improve outcomes in clostridioides difficile infection? Clin Infect Dis. 2019 pii: ciz1115. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciz1115. PMID: 31714955

  • Freedberg DE, Zhou MJ, Cohen ME, Annavajhala MK, Khan S, Moscoso DI, Brooks C, Whittier S, Chong DH, Uhlemann AC, Abrams JA. Pathogen colonization of the gastrointestinal microbiome at intensive care unit admission and risk for subsequent death or infection. Intensive Care Med. 2018; 44(8):1203-1211. PMID: 29936583

  • Seeley JJ, Baker RG, Mohamed G, Bruns T, Hayden MS, Deshmukh SD, Freedberg DE, Ghosh S. Induction of innate immune memory via microRNA targeting of chromatin remodelling factors. Nature. 2018; 559(7712):114-119. PMID: 29950719