I am pleased to share our inaugural Member Spotlight, featuring Sabah Kalyoussef, DO. My hope is that the Member Spotlight will foster connections between PIDS members and highlight the diversity of work that we do as pediatric infection diseases specialists.

Kris

Sabah Kalyoussef, DO

Sabah Kalyoussef, DO is a Volunteer Clinical Assistant Professor at Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. She is an Attending in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases and Division of Hospital Medicine at the Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital in New Brunswick, NJ.

Dr. Kalyoussef received her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.  She obtained her osteopathic medical degree at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine.  Dr. Kalyoussef then completed her residency at the Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital and fellowship in Pediatric Infectious Diseases at the Children’s Hospital at Montefiore.  Her research interests include latent tuberculosis infection and pediatric sepsis.

As a part-time pediatric hospitalist, Dr. Kalyoussef has a strong interest in family-centered rounds, resident education and performance improvement projects.  Dr. Kalyoussef serves on the PIDS Education Committee.

Dr. Kalyoussef's own words about why she loves pediatric ID:

"I enjoy being a detective assigned to solve a mystery. ID processes can affect every organ system and require working with residents and staff to help my patients feel better!"